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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Saturday 11th February. Ex-Players Social gathering at 12pm. Come and have a pint with you old comrades and watch 1st XV v Thornbury. Hot ‘bakery made’ pasties available. Then stay and watch the Wales V England match kick off 4.50pm. Please pass this on where you can. Thank you!
SAD LOSS OF STAUNCH ALBION SUPPORTER Albion supporters and in particular recent players will have been sad to have learnt of the death of Gerald Lomax on 21 December at the age of 87. Gerald supported Albion regularly and was one of our band of merry supporters who accompanied the team to all sorts of […]
BRIDGWATER & ALBION MOURNS SAD LOSS OF DIRTRACKERS TALISMAN AND LONG-SERVING STALWART GENTLEMAN JACK SMITH JOHN IVOR (JACK) SMITH passed away at Musgrove Hospital on Sunday 11 December aged 86. He had been unwell for some time but still managed to get to the club to watch our teams in action this season. He was […]
BRIDGWATER & ALBION SADLY ANNOUNCES THE ALMOST SIMULTANEOUS DEATHS OF TWO STALWARTS OF THE CLUB OVER RECENT YEARS WHO PROVIDED INFLUENCE IN THEIR OWN DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS JOHN IVOR (JACK) SMITH 17 July 1930 – 11 December 2016 – aged 86 Gentleman Jack Smith, who had been unwell for some time but nevertheless was still appearing […]
Older members of the club may well remember Evelyn Hubbard working on the Ladies Committee whilst the club was ensconced at the Broadway Ground, Taunton Road. Evelyn joined in the club activities with her daughter Jan Anthony who also sadly passed away a few years ago. She assisted in preparing and serving players’ meals and […]
Everybody from the Youth Section would like to wish the ladies below, good luck on their upcoming trials for Somerset. Under 18’s Sarah Cavill, Georgia Howe, Esme White, Sophia Marques, Ronnie Bowoska, Holly Porter, Beth Gyatt. Under 15’s Niamh Weaver, Megan Lake. Do yourself and your club proud ladies.
NOREEN NICHOLSON 1937-2016 Bridgwater & Albion supporters, particularly those who can recall the halcyon days of the Broadway (Taunton Road) Ground and the early days of the Club’s occupation of College Way, will fondly remember Noreen Nicholson who worked in the Club’s bars on Saturday match days for a long period. She and her colleague […]