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Matson 40, BARFC 32 (22/04/17)

Matson 40, BARFC 32 (22/04/17)

| 22/04/2017

Written by Richard Walsh Bridgwater and Albion travelled up the M5 to play their final match of the season against Matson where at the end of a 12 try thriller it was the hosts who sneaked home thanks to a brace of tries in the dying minutes. The visitors had the better of the opening […]

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Matson Preview

Matson Preview

| 18/04/2017

Bridgwater and Albion travel up the M5 to Gloucester on Saturday to play Matson RFC in their final South West One (West) fixture of the season. Currently their hosts are in fourth place in the table with 73 points from their 15 victories while the Albion are ninth with 63 from 13 wins. When the […]

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That was a must win game……..

That was a must win game……..

| 10/04/2017

Reflecting on the game against Midsomer Norton the Albion coach said: “This was one of those must win games for the team which created a lot of pressure in addition to that there was a large crowd including the 200 people from the Friends Dinner that made it even more. “Our skipper Ollie Dunn lost […]

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BARFC 73, Midsomer Norton 24 (08/04/17)

BARFC 73, Midsomer Norton 24 (08/04/17)

| 09/04/2017

Report by Richard Walsh Bridgwater and Albion brought the curtain down on their home campaign in style with a resounding victory over Midsomer Norton, who although doomed to relegation never gave up the fight throughout the game. The season’s finale at College Way made an entertaining spectacle for the large crowd which included almost 200 […]

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“We don’t want the season to fizzle out…….”

“We don’t want the season to fizzle out…….”

| 03/04/2017

Reflecting on Saturday’s match Albion head coach Simon Morrell said: “First and foremost it was a good game and we set out with the intention of being really competitive for the full 80 minutes, which we were and we were much improved in several areas from our game against Clevedon. “Against a really tough and […]

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Drybrook 22, BARFC 0 (01/04/17)

Drybrook 22, BARFC 0 (01/04/17)

| 01/04/2017

Bridgwater and Albion made the trip to the Forest of Dean where despite putting up a spirited performance they suffered their first defeat to Drybrook in six encounters. The opening exchanges were pretty even and both sides created opportunities that all failed to result in points. The Drybrook full back Hubert kicked his side out […]

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Morrell pleased with performance after Clevedon

Morrell pleased with performance after Clevedon

| 28/03/2017

Despite losing out Bridgwater and Albion head coach Simon Morrell was pleased with the way that his team performed against Clevedon. “It’s rather frustrating because I felt that we should have won the game, but given the 18 players we had in the squad and the disruption we had right up to kick off when […]

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BARFC 19, Clevedon 24 (25/03/17)

BARFC 19, Clevedon 24 (25/03/17)

| 25/03/2017

Match Report by Richard Walsh This was a bruising encounter from start to finish in which the home side never stopped fighting but in the end it was play off chasing Clevedon who ran out the winners. Bridgwater opened the scoring after five minutes when skipper Ollie Dunn, who notched up his 150th first team appearance […]

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Bridgy host Clevedon – Saturday 3pm

Bridgy host Clevedon – Saturday 3pm

| 20/03/2017

Bridgwater and Albion host high flying Clevedon on Saturday at College Way where the kick off is at 3pm. The Albion came off second best when the two sides met in the semi final of the Somerset Cup at Weston super Mare last week so know they know what to expect from the play-off chasing […]

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BARFC 12, Clevedon 46 (15/03/17) Somerset Cup Semi Final

BARFC 12, Clevedon 46 (15/03/17) Somerset Cup Semi Final

| 15/03/2017

Somerset Cup- Semi Final. Bridgwater and Albion  12  – 46 Clevedon   Bridgwater and Albion came off second best when they travelled to Weston super Mare on a foggy Wednesday evening to meet Clevedon in the semi final of the Somerset Cup. Clevedon, currently second in South West One (West) and challenging for a place […]

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