Match Report by Tony Pomeroy Bridgwater will be very satisfied with the five point haul from this match. However, they made hard work of the victory, with coach, Kevin Innalls metaphorically tearing his hair out as the visitors went to sleep a little during the second half.Bridgwater brought James Brakes back on the wing as [...]
Match report by Tony Pomeroy Bridgwater brought in Garryn Basson to replace Rob Allen, injured at North Petherton last week and re-instated Ollie McGeown, now recovered from injury, at scrum half. Adrian Tew also joined the front row to replace Joe Bussell. This was a nail-biting game for both sides. Cleve will be well satisfied [...]
Heavy thundery rain in the hour before the kick off may have kept many spectators away but the 682 who attended witnessed a typical local derby with no quarter given or asked. Bridgwater will be regretting their missed chances that cost them victory and bragging rights over their near neighbours. Bridgwater’s kicking boots had been [...]
MATCH MONOLOGUE: BARFC 2nds 38, Chard 2nds 0 Please see below the unedited and unabridged story of the BARFC 2nd team game by Josh (why use one word when you can use twenty) Sturdy. Bridgwater & Albion took on the task of Hosting Chard RFC on a dry overcast day down at their very own [...]
Bridgwater’s second string took the short journey to Beggars Brook to play North Petherton’s second team in what was to be the second derby between the two clubs in as many weeks. In the clash of the first teams it was Petherton who claimed victory, edging Bridgwater 9-5. The second team, much changed from the [...]
Bridgwater’s second team played the part of host for the second week in a row with Hornets second team visiting College Way. Bridgwater were looking to bounce back from a disappointing performance and a 1-point loss from the previous week and Hornets were looking to continue their unbeaten streak. After a brief shower during the [...]
Albion turned up at the rural setting of Plain Pond with 19 players – somewhat short of their normal squad. Whilst there was an abundance of front row players, some naturally had to play out of position and this disrupted the side. Day made his debut in the second row. Albion had secured a good [...]
The Dirtrackers turned up at bath road ready to right the wrongs of the previous week, where they narrowly lost to morgs by 1 point. In their way stood a Wells team complete with an ex Dirtracker in the form of Andy Hambleton. The Dirtrackers kicked off with the wind in the first half and [...]
The BARFC 3rd XV having lost just one of their five previous matches travelled up the road to Morganians with their best chance of winning for several seasons but in the end they were denied by the narrowest of margins. Both sides produced an abundant squad with Albion bringing the cavalry of 24 including newcomer [...]
Another narrow win for the Bridgy Boys away to Wiveliscombe. Well done guys – keep it up!
The Bridgy Colts secured a great win against Weston Colts in this preliminary round of the Somerset Colts Cup. Well done guys!
The Bridgwater Colts have been drawn at home to Weston Colts in the preliminary round of the Somerset Colts Cup.This is going to be held under the floodlights on Wednesday 8th October with Kick Off at 7.45pm.The bar will be open – please come along and show true Bridgy support for these young men.
Big thank you to Sedgemoor District Council and Councillor Dave Loveridge for their donation to BARFC Youth Rugby. This will be a great help and allow us to develop new facilities at the Club.
The Bridgy lads were understandably very pleased with their dominant win over Burnham on Sea after suffering a 2 point defeat to them away last week. Bridgwater managed a grand total of seven tries to Burnham’s two and demonstrated a fantastic all round team effort. Bridgwater used their significant size difference to their advantage on [...]
Tries: Palmer-Brown, Roots, Nelson (2), Galloway, JonesCon: Palmer-Brown (5)Pen: Palmer-Brown Albion got their season under-way in fine fashion, with a convincing 43-12 win over Chard. The game was all but over as a contest before Half-Time as the visitors raced into a 36-0 lead with some great attacking Rugby and punishing several Chard mistakes. Within [...]
Older Albion players and supporters may well remember the dashing wing play of Jim Baker who passed away on Saturday 4 October. Jim joined Bridgwater & Albion as the game resurrected immediately after the Second World War and joined the ranks of other Albion luminaries of that time – Bert Bastable, Gordon Barrett, Jack Andrews, [...]
With the 1st XV not in action this weekend, why not come on down to the club on Saturday afternoon and watch the Colts XV in local derby action against North Petherton. Kick off is 2.30pm.
Rugby Tots is coming to Bridgwater & Albion RFC. Rugbytots was started in 2006 to fill a gap in the child development sector by using Rugby specific skills to aid in the development of young children (ages 2 to 7). Their programme has been designed to develop your child’s physical, psychological and social attributes, as [...]