Category: 1st XV News

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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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Reflections……….

Reflections……….

| 13/03/2017

Reflecting on Saturday’s game Bridgwater and Albion head coach Simon Morrell said:  “Chard were a good side and we were massively understrength so it was always going to be a really tough one for us. Our best XV would have had to play well to have beaten them the way they were. “We are not […]

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Chard 38, BARFC 5 (11/03/17)

Chard 38, BARFC 5 (11/03/17)

| 11/03/2017

Bridgwater’s run of four successive victories came to an abrupt end when they were well beaten by a relegation threatened Chard side writes Richard Walsh   Albion, who were missing several players through injury, kicked off and had the better of the opening exchanges.   However on 10 minutes the visitors had a taste of […]

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Bridgy vs Chard

Bridgy vs Chard

| 11/03/2017

Bridgwater and Albion make the trip to play at Chard on Saturday where they face a side that is currently next to the bottom of the table and desperate to try to avoid relegation. Simon Morrell the Albion head coach is only too well aware of the challenge that his side face and on Friday […]

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Earlier kick off this week

Earlier kick off this week

| 08/03/2017

All 3 senior games this Saturday, 11 March, will kick off at 2pm, to allow players and supporters to watch the England v Scotland game as well (4pm). The England game will be shown on the screens in the clubhouse (presumably at Chard too), so why not come along and support Bridgy followed by England?

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