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1st XV News

BARFC 38, Wells RFC 15 (17/01/15)

BARFC 38, Wells RFC 15 (17/01/15)

| 17/01/2015 | Reply

Bridgwater got their season back together with this six try defeat of a plucky Wells side.  In doing so, they crept one point closer to Ivybridge but remain in third place in the league. Bridgwater made a couple of changes after last week’s defeat at Bideford. Nick Francis returned to the wing in place of [...]

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Bideford 23, BARFC 15 (10/01/15)

Bideford 23, BARFC 15 (10/01/15)

| 10/01/2015 | Reply

All good things must come to an end and Bridgwater’s run of eight successive league victories came to a shuddering halt at a very cold Bideford.  The North Devon side looked just that little bit sharper. Bridgwater outscored the home side by three tries to two and created enough chances for at least three more [...]

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BARFC 29, Avonmouth Old Boys 15 (03/01/15)

BARFC 29, Avonmouth Old Boys 15 (03/01/15)

| 03/01/2015 | Reply

Match report by Tony Pomeroy This was a typical hard fought league game between two fairly even-matched teams. No quarter was given or asked and some of the tackling was of a very high standard. Both sides contributed to a game of seven tries and enjoyed by a large crowd. Bridgwater brought in Garryn Basson [...]

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2nd XV News

Castle Cary 13, BARFC 2nds 13 (17/01/15)

Castle Cary 13, BARFC 2nds 13 (17/01/15)

| 18/01/2015 | Reply

Bridgwater second team opted keep the bulk of the team that orchestrated a 40 point win over Old Sulians at College Way last week. They travelled to Castle Cary to take on their first team and were looking for some retribution after losing by a single point at home earlier in the season. There were [...]

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BARFC 2nds 50, Old Sulians 10 (10/01/15)

BARFC 2nds 50, Old Sulians 10 (10/01/15)

| 10/01/2015 | Reply

Bridgwater made three changes to the starting XV which convincingly beat Yatton II’s last week by 51 points to play Old Sulians at College Way. Drew Shaw was promoted from the bench to replace Jay Owens who had a gammy ankle and create a new centre partnership with Charlie Johnson. In the pack, Joe Stradling [...]

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Yatton 2nds 3, BARFC 2nds 49 (03/01/15)

Yatton 2nds 3, BARFC 2nds 49 (03/01/15)

| 03/01/2015 | Reply

Yatton II 3 – 49 (54) BARFC II  After the disappointment of losing to 2nd place Chew Valley before the Christmas break, Bridgwater 2s were looking to get back to winning ways on the road to Yatton. Having won in the reverse fixture at College Way 34-8 and having not lost on the road this season, [...]

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3rd XV News

Dirtrackers idle for second consecutive week……..

Dirtrackers idle for second consecutive week……..

| 19/01/2015 | Reply

The Dirtrackers anxious to get back into play following the failure of Ivel Barbarians II to materialise last week fell foul of the weather this time as Somerton’s pitch was waterlogged and Saturday’s encounter was postponed.  Fortunately there are plenty of further gaps in the season to catch up this match but the Dirtrackers, reeling [...]

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3rd XV rearranged fixture

3rd XV rearranged fixture

| 18/01/2015 | Reply

The 3rd XV fixture against Somerton, which was postponed yesterday has been rescheduled for 14th February.

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BARFC 3rds vs Ivel Barbarians 2nds (10/01/14)

BARFC 3rds vs Ivel Barbarians 2nds (10/01/14)

| 13/01/2015 | Reply

Bridgwater & Albion 3rd XV were hoping to get back on the road after suffering a disappointing defeat at Tor the previous week. However the opposition – Ivel Barbarians II – did not arrive. When Albion played Ivel away the home side just about managed to gather a side together, so the signs of them [...]

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Colts News

BARFC Colts 7, Weston Colts 20 (17/01/15)

BARFC Colts 7, Weston Colts 20 (17/01/15)

| 17/01/2015 | Reply

Bridgy were unrecognisable as the same team that lost heavily the previous week. Their closing down of Weston runners and first up tackling was a vast improvement. So much so that, three minutes in the Bridgwater centres were caught well offside in their enthusiasm. Weston slotted the resultant penalty. For the remainder of the first [...]

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Wellington Colts 67, BARFC Colts 5 (10/01/15)

Wellington Colts 67, BARFC Colts 5 (10/01/15)

| 17/01/2015 | Reply

This result is the heaviest defeat for Bridgy’s colts for some. The main factors being some very poor tackling from Bridgwater in defence and (credit to Wellington) the sheer mobility and physical fitness of all their players, of which they appear to have almost two full squads again! In truth, going forward, Bridgwater exercise good [...]

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Wiveliscombe Colts 5, BARFC Colts 10 (25/10/14)

Wiveliscombe Colts 5, BARFC Colts 10 (25/10/14)

| 25/10/2014 | Reply

Another narrow win for the Bridgy Boys away to Wiveliscombe. Well done guys – keep it up!

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Youth News

Minis & Juniors at Cheddar Valley (11/01/15)

Minis & Juniors at Cheddar Valley (11/01/15)

| 11/01/2015 | Reply

The minis and juniors were hosted this morning by Cheddar Valley RFC. It was cold and blustery but more importantly remained dry. They boys and girls of the Youth Rugby squads had a great mornings rugby with some fantastic play from both sides. The U11′s also took on visitors from Wells. Our thanks go to [...]

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Youth Rugby – BARFC vs Tor & Ivel/Yeovil (14/12/14)

Youth Rugby – BARFC vs Tor & Ivel/Yeovil (14/12/14)

| 14/12/2014 | Reply

Thanks to Tor and Ivel/Yeovil RFC visiting College Way today and giving us a great and entertaining mornings rugby. Particularly great to see Tor Youth Section back on their feet and playing great youth rugby.

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MATCH REPORT: BARFC U15 v Wellington

MATCH REPORT: BARFC U15 v Wellington

| 24/11/2014 | 1 Reply

Bridgwater’s U15 side travelled down the M5 to take on Wellington’s U15s on 23rd November. Travelling with a healthy squad of 20 players, including some new players, Bridgwater won the game by an impressive 64 – 12. Wellington were not helped by losing players to injury during the warm up. Bridgwater’s coaches said this reflected an [...]

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Club News

England Rugby recognise Mike Berry’s 50th year

England Rugby recognise Mike Berry’s 50th year

| 22/01/2015 | Reply

A great tribute from England Rugby to Club President Mike Berry for his 50th year in PLAYING Rugby Football http://www.englandrugby.com/news/features/real-rugby-stories-going-strong/ Well done Mike, a fantastic Ambassador to the game of rugby and our Club.

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Thank you Tamlyns

Thank you Tamlyns

| 08/01/2015 | Reply

Massive THANK YOU to Tamlyns for sponsoring our Senior Squads and providing the players with Hoodies!!! We could not survive without such great support from our sponsors and fans! Visit their website at http://www.tamlyns.co.uk/

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A year in pictures……

A year in pictures……

| 30/12/2014 | Reply

A massive thank you to everyone who has been part of the Club in the last 12 months. It’s been a great year, let’s make 2015 even better!Happy New Year everyone!!!!!

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