Category: Previews / Reports -XV

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Oakhampton 55 BARFC 12

Oakhampton 55 BARFC 12

| 10/12/2017

From Richard Walsh South West One (West) Okehampton 55- Bridgwater and Albion 12. After enjoying triumphing in the local derby last weekend, Bridgwater and Albion were brought back to earth with a jolt when they were well beaten at Okehampton on Saturday afternoon. The Devon side were in the ascendancy from the off and took […]

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Geoff Looks forward

Geoff Looks forward

| 08/12/2017

Bridgwater and Albion First XV manager and Chairman of Rugby Geoff Sluman looked forward to this weekend’s action when Albion travel away to play at Okehampton where they have tended to struggle in the past. “Currently they are sitting in fifth position in the league which is three places above ourselves but we are eight […]

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Head Coach and Team Manager reflect on Saturday’s game

Head Coach and Team Manager reflect on Saturday’s game

| 05/12/2017

The Bridgwater and Albion head coach Simon Morrell and first team manager Geoff Sluman were both delighted with their side’s victory over local rivals North Petherton. Geoff said: “Of course we are pleased to have won for the supporters and for the club, but even more than that I am really pleased for our group of players. […]

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BARFC 15 – North Petherton 5

BARFC 15 – North Petherton 5

| 02/12/2017

By Richard Walsh Albion claim the bragging rights in derby. Bridgwater and Albion 15- North Petherton- 5. Played in front of a big crowd this local derby certainly lived up to expectations and produced a hard fought game where every ball was challenged for, but at the end it was the hosts who claimed the […]

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The Countdown begins!

The Countdown begins!

| 01/12/2017

The countdown is on for Saturday’s big local derby match and the stage is all set for Albion to host their local rivals North Petherton at College Way with the game kicking off at 2.15 Only two points separate the sides with both having won four of their 11 matches this season. However in local […]

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Newent 23 – Bridgwater and Albion 20

Newent 23 – Bridgwater and Albion 20

| 27/11/2017

South West One (West) Newent 23- Bridgwater and Albion -20 Bridgwater and Albion produced their best performance to date on the sloping pitch at Newent, but in the end it was the home side who ran out the winners by a narrow margin. The Somerset side, who welcomed back Ollie Dunn from injury, kicked off […]

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Somerset Cup Review – Head Coach

Somerset Cup Review – Head Coach

| 20/11/2017

Reflecting on Saturday’s match against Midsomer Norton, Geoff Sluman the First XV team manager said: “Potentially this was a banana skin for us to slip up on because although Midsomer Norton are in Western Counties North this year they had experience of playing at our level last season so know about playing at this level, so we […]

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BARFC 61 Midsomer Norton 17

BARFC 61 Midsomer Norton 17

| 18/11/2017

Somerset Cup Bridgwater and Albion 61- Midsomer Norton 17. Bridgwater and Albion are through to the semi-finals of the Webb Ellis Somerset Cup after beating their Western Counties (North) opponents Midsomer Norton, who fought bravely throughout the game. The home side took the lead after five minutes when Aaron Kelly scored a try that Kieran […]

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BARFC vs Midsomer Norton Photo Gallery

BARFC vs Midsomer Norton Photo Gallery

| 18/11/2017

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Simon “disappointed to have lost”

Simon “disappointed to have lost”

| 12/11/2017

Bridgwater and Albion’s head coach Simon Morrell made it quite clear that his side’s performance against Matson was not what he had hoped for. “Firstly lets take the positives, you can clearly see our attack is developing nicely and yesterday we caused Matson some real problems, at times cutting them to pieces. We need to […]

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