Category: Previews / Reports -XV

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Bideford 12, BARFC 23 (18/02/17)

Bideford 12, BARFC 23 (18/02/17)

| 18/02/2017

Bridgwater and Albion gave a good solid all round performance when they travelled to Bideford where they notched up their third successive victory to move up to seventh place in the table. With Ollie Dunn absent, the captaincy role was taken on by Dan Kemmish making his 352nd appearance for the Albion. The hosts started […]

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Bideford preview……

Bideford preview……

| 17/02/2017

Bridgwater and Albion head for North Devon on Saturday where they face a Bideford side who are just two places below them in the South West One (West) table. When the two sides met earlier on in the season at College Way it was Albion who ran out the winners 26-20 after a hard fought […]

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Coach praises youngsters who stepped up

Coach praises youngsters who stepped up

| 12/02/2017

Bridgwater and Albion head coach Simon Morrell was a happy man after he had watched his side produce one of their best home performances of the season to defeat third placed Thornbury at College Way on Saturday afternoon. “The boys played really well and with Thornbury third in the league they were a big step […]

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BARFC 25, Thornbury 17 (11/02/17)

BARFC 25, Thornbury 17 (11/02/17)

| 11/02/2017

South West One (West) This game was hard fought throughout between two evenly matched sides with the lead changing hands on several occasions but at the end it was Bridgwater and Albion who ran out the winners thanks to a try late on writes Richard Walsh. The hosts started strongly and made up for a […]

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“We need to come out firing” says Simon

“We need to come out firing” says Simon

| 10/02/2017

Bridgwater and Albion return to action on Saturday afternoon when they host third placed Thornbury at College Way, where the action kicks off at 2.15pm. Head coach Simon Morrell knows that his side will have to be on the top of their game if they are to get the result that he is looking for. […]

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Simon reflects………

Simon reflects………

| 06/02/2017

Bridgwater and Albion were without a game over the weekend, a break that gave head coach Simon Morrell time to reflect on where the team are after the four games played in South West One (West) since Christmas. The Albion have won two of the games, beating Newent at home 20-15 and Teignmouth away 40-22, […]

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Somerset Cup Semi-Final date

Somerset Cup Semi-Final date

| 05/02/2017

Bridgwater have been drawn against Clevedon in the semi-final of the Somerset Cup. The match is to be played at Weston RFC (neutral ground) on Wednesday 15th March with kick off at 7.30. We look forward to as many Bridgy supports as possible making the trip!   Come on the BRIDGY Boys!!

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350 up for Kemmy

350 up for Kemmy

| 29/01/2017

MAGNIFICENT DAN KEMMISH PUSHES ON TO 350 1ST XV APPEARANCE MARK Albion’s historian Scribe reviews a remarkable career Dan Kemmish – Albion’s former 1st XV captain and now club captain – made his 350th 1st XV appearance in last Saturday’s encounter at Teignmouth in a welcome 40-22 away victory.  That he produced his usual consistent […]

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“Back to basics” pays off

“Back to basics” pays off

| 29/01/2017

BRIDGWATER & Albion went “back to the basics” at Teignmouth in South West One (W) on Saturday – and it paid off handsomely. Albion romped to a 40-22 victory in Devon following a poor display the previous weekend at home to Okehampton. “There were not a lot of positives to take from the game against […]

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Teignmouth 22, BARFC 40 (28/01/17)

Teignmouth 22, BARFC 40 (28/01/17)

| 28/01/2017

BRIDGWATER bounced back from their poor display against Okehampton the previous weekend to gain an impressive away win over Teignmouth. Head coach Simon Morrell, understandably, made changes for the trip to Devon, including new boys Harry Collins (hooker) and Paul Ash-Smith (prop). Back rower Nick Spellissy also made the starting line-up for the first time […]

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