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Showing the love for Sluy!

Showing the love for Sluy!

| 05/04/2018

When Geoff Sluman played his last game for Exeter Chiefs back in the early 1990’s little did he realize that almost a quarter of a century later he would still be involved with the game- at Bridgwater and Albion. Sluman, who is Chairman of Rugby at the Albion was born and bred in Exeter and […]

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Reflecting on the Newent game

Reflecting on the Newent game

| 29/03/2018

Reflecting on the Newent game Geoff Sluman the Albion’s director of rugby said: “It’s the same story that it has been for the last couple of weeks- a really good effort, but in the end we got close but we weren’t quite enough to beat another team near the top. “Everybody put in a phenomenal […]

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Bridgwater and Albion 25- Newent 27

Bridgwater and Albion 25- Newent 27

| 25/03/2018

South West One (West) Bridgwater and Albion 25- Newent 27. This fast moving action packed, and at times rather scrappy game ended in favour Newent who won their first match ever on Bridgwater turf. The hosts took the lead after just three minutes when number 8 Brad Talbot burst through the middle before passing the […]

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Geoff’s Thoughts

Geoff’s Thoughts

| 18/03/2018

Bridgwater and Albion face another tough rugby match when they play at home to fourth-placed Newent in South West One (W) this coming Saturday. Albion lost 14-5 at home to Cornish All Blacks over the weekend and although pleased with the performance Albion’s director of rugby Geoff Sluman was obviously not pleased with the result. […]

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Bridgwater and Albion 5 – 14 Launceston

Bridgwater and Albion 5 – 14 Launceston

| 18/03/2018

Report by Ben Warren on behalf of Richard Walsh Bridgwater and Albion 5 – 14 Launceston It was visiting Launceston who triumphed over Bridgwater and Albion at the College Way Ground on Saturday, recording a win by 14 points to 5. In a game played in difficult conditions with low temperatures and a strong wind, […]

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Kick off BARFC v Launceston 3pm

Kick off BARFC v Launceston 3pm

| 16/03/2018

Revised!!! Kick Off at BARFC for the 1st Lanceston game is 3pm and NOT 1pm as previously advertised. Pasties and Sausage Rolls still available. Please come down and support!!

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Matson 29- BARFC -7

Matson 29- BARFC -7

| 11/03/2018

South West One (West) Matson 29- BARFC -7 Bridgwater and Albion travelled up the M5 to Gloucester where they were greeted with the news that their pitch at Matson RFC was unplayable and that the game had been transferred to a very heavy and considerably sloping one nearby. The Albion welcomed Garryn Basson back for […]

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Matson 27- BARFC- 9

Matson 27- BARFC- 9

| 10/03/2018

South West One (West) Matson 27- BARFC- 9 A full report on the Albion’s game at Matson RFC on Saturday afternoon will appear here later.

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Simon looking for big finish to season

Simon looking for big finish to season

| 08/03/2018

Bridgwater and Albion head coach Simon Morrell is hoping to end the season with a flourish and going into the last two months of the season he said: “There is still a lot of the season left to play and while other teams around us might be happy to be where they are in the […]

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Father and son duo Jerry and Ollie Phillips make Bridgwater and Albion history

Father and son duo Jerry and Ollie Phillips make Bridgwater and Albion history

| 08/03/2018

Father and son duo Jerry and Ollie Phillips made Bridgwater and Albion history when they both came on as replacements to make their first team debuts in the Somerset Cup semi final match against Hornets at Weston super Mare RFC recently. Ollie who is 19 years old, is a promising scrum half and came off […]

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