Category: Previews / Reports -XV

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Match Report

Match Report

| 08/10/2017

South West One (West) Written by R Walsh Bridgwater and Albion 8- Drybrook -37. Despite playing with 14 men for most of the game Bridgwater and Albion put up a brave fight against a well organised Drybrook side but in the end it was the visitors who ran out the deserved winners. The Gloucestershire side […]

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BARFC 8 v 37 Match Review

BARFC 8 v 37 Match Review

| 08/10/2017

BRIDGWATER and Albion’s head coach Simon Morrell remains upbeat despite his side’s 37-8 home defeat by slick Drybrook in South West One (W) over the weekend. Albion were always up against it after they had Shaun Mahoney red carded 30 minutes into the first half. “You’re not going to get back in the game with […]

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Head Coach Comment

Head Coach Comment

| 03/10/2017

Bridgwater and Albion have won three of their first five games of the season so far, something that head coach Simon Morrell is more than happy about. “Before the start of the season we set ourselves a target of three wins out of five and we have achieved it, which is great. However, our game […]

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Cullompton 26- BARFC 29

Cullompton 26- BARFC 29

| 01/10/2017

South West One (West) Cullompton 26- BARFC 29. Bridgwater and Albion move up to fifth place in the South West One (West) table after beating Cullompton on Saturday afternoon but it was a close run thing. The home side started strongly and after five minutes led 6-0 after Lewys Ryan slotted home two penalties. On […]

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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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