This game was very much a microcosm of the whole season for Bridgwater. From the Bridgwater viewpoint it was a real ‘curate’s egg’ – parts of it were excellent! Bridgwater brought in Sam Knights at scrum half to replace the unavailable Roger Drabble also restoring James Brakes to the wing and Stu Heal, back from [...]
MATCH REPORT BY TONY POMEROY With both teams prepared to throw the ball about, an entertaining game developed. Neither side attempted a penalty kick at goal throughout the game, preferring to go for tries. Bridgwater were missing regular goal-kicker, Stu Heal, who had gone skiing and brought in Steve Ward on the wing. Bridgwater should [...]
The executive committee of B&A RFC are pleased to announce that the 2014-15 season has been appointed a testimonial season for three stalwarts of the club: Skipper Dan Kemmish, James ‘Roly’ Bryant and Matt Hastie. The three have combined for more than 33 years service and over 900 first team games for Bridgwater & Albion; [...]
Bridgwater welcomed Imperial to College way for their final home game of the season with high hopes after a 24 – 10 defeat in the reverse fixture on the opening day of the season. Both teams started well, with good periods of possession and the ball being moved freely around the pitch on a good [...]
Bridgwater made the short trip up the M5 with a strong looking team, looking forward to a tough game against a Hornets side who won the reverse fixture 20 – 5 at College Way, back in December. Some disrupted match preparation, due to a mini’s festival, resulted in a lacklustre start from Albion resulted in [...]
Last week the seconds had an agonising result against top of the table Clevedon seconds whom stole the victory in the dying moments of the game. Bridgwater were buoyed by their fantastic performance and travelled to Chard in search of a second 5-point victory over their second string this season. In what is becoming a [...]
BARFC Dirtrackers 19, Wyvern 66 For this match Albion yet again made some further changes – mainly positional with Buck moving into the centre and Polder who had made an impressive debut the week before going to full-back. Albion’s early promise somewhat flattered them as Wyvern gradually gained the upper hand and after half-time two [...]
Albion’s Dirtrackers once again made a multitude of changes for this local derby. Newcomer Ponder came in to the centre with Willis on the wing. There was also a fresh second row pairing of Lewis and Worgan with the veteran Marsh starting upfront. Albion’s main aim was to prevent Morganians’ renowned driving mauls from gathering [...]
DIRTRACKERS TURN ON THE STYLE IN BOTTOM OF TABLE CLASH SATURDAY 29 MARCH 2014 BRIDGWATER & ALBION ATHLETIC 52 WIVELISCOMBE II 24 This bottom of the table clash turned out to be a highly entertaining fast-flowing affair. Albion were able to choose from a squad of 28 – a complete contrast from the previous week [...]
The future Bridgy stars played a fantastic but feisty match this evening against WsM. They scored well, and despite Weston taking the initial lead, the Bridgy boys came back with three tries and a penalty to take the win.
BARFC Colts are in action at 3pm this Sunday afternoon (16th March) with a Somerset Colts Cup Quarter Final against Chew Valley Colts. Come along and support our young stars of the future. Entry is FREE!The winners will play Hornets away next Saturday! Come on the Bridgy Boys!
Somerset Under 18 League Bridgwater & Albion Colts played their first match in almost 8 weeks and just their third since mid December – and it showed!Their Wellington counterparts were by far the better side and thoroughly deserved the win. From the kick off Wellington went through a number of phases but good defensive work held them up [...]
Seniors Presentation Evening 2014 Friday 2nd May 3 Course Meal, Comedian and senior presentations. Please come and support our players and club at this great event. We would love to see as many supporters here as possible! 7 pm Arrival for meal 7.30 pm prompt. £20 per ticket Strictly no late entry on the door so please buy [...]
Club members and former players from the late 1960/70’s and early 1980’s era will be sad to have learned of the death of David Darch on 4 April. David had been unwell for some time and passed away peacefully. David joined the club in 1965 after completing his schooling at Queens College, Taunton. He was [...]