Category: 1st XV News

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1st Team Manager Reflect – Geoff Sluman

1st Team Manager Reflect – Geoff Sluman

| 26/09/2017

Reflecting on an impressive all round performance Geoff Sluman the Albion’s First XV team manager who was deputizing for head coach Simon Morrell on Saturday said: “ We were all very pleased with the team performance and the lads bounced back well from last week’s disappointments. “Clevedon are a tough side who we haven’t beaten […]

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Bridgwater and Albion 41- Clevedon 22.

Bridgwater and Albion 41- Clevedon 22.

| 24/09/2017

Match Report by Richard Walsh Bridgwater and Albion bounced back to winning ways with a comfortable six try win over Clevedon, who have now suffered three defeats this season. The hosts welcomed back Stuart Heal from injury, and included veteran Dan Kemmish in place of the injured Ali Blundell in their line up. Clevedon were […]

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Bridgwater and Albion boss reflects

Bridgwater and Albion boss reflects

| 18/09/2017

Simon Morrell the Bridgwater and Albion head coach admits that his team were beaten by a better side on Saturday, but they can learn a lot from their defeat ahead of the game against Clevedon this weekend at College Way.  “Thornbury are the best team that we have played so far and at the end […]

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Saturday 16th September – Match Report

Saturday 16th September – Match Report

| 18/09/2017

South West One (West) Bridgwater and Albion 19- Thornbury 26. Bridgwater and Albion suffered their first home defeat of the season against a Thornbury side who ran the ball well and scored four tries.  Once again despite missing a number of first team regulars through injury the hosts continued to fight hard and came back […]

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Bideford 35, BARFC 22 (09/09/17)

Bideford 35, BARFC 22 (09/09/17)

| 10/09/2017

Bridgwater and Albion made the trip to North Devon on Saturday where despite losing two key players to injury they led several times but in the end were beaten a Bideford side who scored three times in the final 10 minutes of the game. The visitors welcomed Matt Hastie to the side, back after a […]

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Happy Simon!

Happy Simon!

| 04/09/2017

Written by Richard Walsh Bridgwater and Albion head coach Simon Morrell was a very happy man after his side recorded a 41-21 victory over his former side Teignmouth in the opening match of the season on Saturday. The Albion boss who is recovering from a knee operation so was unable to be as mobile as […]

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Bridgwater and Albion 41, Teignmouth 21 (02/09/17)

Bridgwater and Albion 41, Teignmouth 21 (02/09/17)

| 03/09/2017

South West One (West) Bridgwater and Albion 41- Teignmouth 21. Match report by Richard Walsh Bridgwater and Albion got their season off to a flying start when they scored five tries against Teignmouth to notch up a comfortable victory in a game that was played a furious pace throughout. Before the start of the game […]

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New Season Preview

New Season Preview

| 28/08/2017

Bridgwater and Albion Rugby Club kick off their new season in South West One (West) on Saturday afternoon with a home game against Teignmouth RFC where the kick off is at 3pm. Head coach Simon Morrell, who is now into his second season in charge at College Way talked about how the pre-season had gone. […]

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Countdown on for new season preparations

Countdown on for new season preparations

| 15/08/2017

Bridgwater and Albion kick off their 2017-18 campaign in South West One (West) with a home fixture against Teignmouth on September 2nd, which is less than three weeks away. On Saturday they suffered the frustration of having their pre-season game against Chard called off by their opponents. However the Albion will continue their preparations this […]

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Pre Season Training has started!

Pre Season Training has started!

| 05/07/2017

Bridgwater and Albion reported back for their first pre-season training session on Tuesday evening and in addition to the majority of those who were part of the team last year there were some new faces. Simon Morrell the BARFC head coach said: “It has been a busy off-season, with a few of boys moving on […]

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