Worcester 21-24 Cornish Pirates

Tom Arscott
Tom Arscott's first-half try briefly had Warriors in the lead against Pirates

Worcester Warriors rounded off their pre-season programme with a 24-21 home defeat against the Cornish Pirates.

The Warriors made too many unforced errors and were outscored by four tries to three.

Andy Goode converted a first-half Tom Arscott score to put Warriors 7-5 up but that was the only time they led.

Ben Gulliver and Matt Kvesic scored late consolation tries for the Warriors who were 24-7 down, but Pirates held on for a deserved victory.