Bridgwater managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in this pulsating game in Bristol writes Tony Pomeroy. Bridgwater were severely handicapped throughout the game as referee, Andy Miller of the Bristol Society, seemed to take a grave dislike to their play. The home side won the penalty count 13-3 and the free kicks [...]
Match report by Tony Pomeroy Bridgwater’s dominant pack laid a solid foundation for this comfortable victory. They won at least three scrums against the head, were secure in the lines-out, with Dan Kemmish and his cohorts reigning supreme, and very strong in the loose. However, thanks to a registration indiscretion at the end of last [...]
Despite this pointless defeat, Bridgwater made the return trip form Cornwall with their collective and individual heads held high writes Tony Pomeroy. Last season, St Austell were in the promotion chase whilst Bridgwater were somewhat lower in the table but on the evidence of this match, the positions could be reversed this time. Bridgwater’s nemesis [...]
On a dry, overcast Saturday afternoon at College Way, Bridgwater welcomed Yatton to what would turn out as a very eventful game.Bridgwater welcomed back Josh Sturdy who returned from 1st team duties and also James Kerry and Mitch Windsor who were promoted from the Dirt Trackers and also young Luke Payne making his first Bridgwater [...]
Match report by George Sluman On what was a glorious day for running rugby, Bridgwater 2nds travelled to new boys Chew Valley, with both teams having won their first league game. With healthy numbers at training, the 2nd team were able to field another strong team. With Joshua Sturdy promoted to the 1st team, Tom [...]
Albion’s second string opened their league campaign against newly promoted Cheddar Valley at college way on a warm, sunny September afternoon. Bridgy gave senior debuts to five players in total, some, graduates from last season’s Colts team as well as some returning to the Albion fold. All proved themselves more than capable of playing at [...]
Albion’s 3rd XV once again produced an abundant squad of 24 personnel this week – surprisingly much changed from the week before which generally shows the strength of the club at present. Tor II arrived as one of the likely front runners for the league title this season after their strong performance last time. However [...]
The Dirtrackers’ newly found strength and cohesion well amplified by a full side training on Thursday, showed the benefits of that with a good display in a comfortable victory at Wellington. The side is now developing a delightful blend of youth and experience, boosted by the inclusion of several Colts from the last few seasons. [...]
The Dirtrackers travelled to Martock for this pre-league warm up match for both sides. The Dirtrackers being in a 13 team league were the spare side on the opening week and Martock in a lesser team league wait until 20 September for their opening encounter. Hence this was an ideal fixture for both sides. The [...]
Well done guys – this completes the double over Chard.
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 [...]
The youth rugby season kicked off today with a fantastic registration and training day at Bridgwater & Albion Rugby Football Club. pproximately 150 children, aged between 5 and 16, took part and really demonstrated the passion they have for Rugby.It was great to see lots of new faces (and the old ones too) and we [...]
04/09/14 Update: If you missed our Registration/Open day, don’t worry you can still come along! Just turn up on a Sunday morning at the club and we’ll introduce you to the relevant coaches and Team Manager! The new Youth Rugby season is nearly upon us. Bridgwater and Albion Youth Rugby starts on Sunday 31st August [...]
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 [...]
YOUTH RUGBY: During the ‘quiet’ times between the season, we have been busy beavering away and have produced an all new Youth Rugby Information Pack. This pack contains valuable contact information, codes of practice, policies etc. along with full details of what you can expect from Youth Rugby at BARFC. This will be posted out [...]