Josh Lewsey has been appointed to the dual roles of Acting Chief Executive and Performance Director for the Cornish Pirates.
The former British Lion and World Cup winner with England will join the club from next month until September as a part-time consultant.
Following a pitch inspection this afternoon, Friday evening's match between Newcastle Falcons and Cornish Pirates in the RFU Championship is now officially off.
The rescheduled match will take place on the weekend 22 - 24 February, though the precise date and time has yet to be decided.
The Cornish Pirates have been beaten at Carmarthen in the British and Irish Cup.
Alex Cheesman and Rob Elloway scored a try apiece for the Pirates.
Cornish Pirates v Bristol - GAME ON
Cornish Pirates' crunch championship home game with Bristol goes ahead following a pitch inspection this morning.
Both teams will be aiming to be one of the top four sides who will contest the promotion play-offs.
The Pirates are currently sixth and Bristol fourth, with just three league points separating the teams. Kick-off at 2pm. Click here for more details
The cross-Tamar rugby derby between Plymouth Albion and the Cornish Pirates at Brickfields saw the visitors complete a season double over their hosts in foul conditions.
Matthias Kurth's report also features an interview with Pirates' captain Gavin Cattle:
The Cornish Pirates have been beaten by Bedford in tonight's Championship clash.
The hosts scored two late tries, with 22 points coming from the boot of Jake Sharp.
Keiron Hallett kicked two penalties in reply for the Pirates.
The Cornish Pirates won 32-6 at Dundee High, while Plymouth Albion suffered a heavy 59-26 defeat at Rotherham.
It's not been a good day for our Championship teams.
The Cornish Pirates lost 25-24 at London Scottish, with the home side kicking an 80th minute penalty to win the game.
Local Newlyn youngster Jack Nowell had earlier scored a debut try for the Pirates.
Meanwhile, Plymouth Albion suffered a heavy 55-17 defeat at Bedford.
Canadian winger Matt Evans scored three tries as the Cornish Pirates began the Championship season with a comfortable win at newly promoted Jersey.