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John Heal

John Heal

| 10/05/2017

Message from Cora Heal: We will be celebrating and remembering my lovely Dad, John Heal on Friday 19th May.  Dad’s funeral service will be at 11am at Mary’s Church, North Petherton followed by a family burial. Please do join Mum, Ben and I at Bridgwater Rugby Club afterwards​ to remember Dad and his passion for […]

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Simon’s thoughts on the 16/17 season

Simon’s thoughts on the 16/17 season

| 08/05/2017

Bridgwater and Albion head coach Simon Morrell has already started planning for the future, but before its forgotten he shared his thoughts on the 2016-17 campaign that ended a couple of weeks ago. “Inevitably it was a slow burner at first as we had a lot of newboys out in September, but in October and […]

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England vs Wales a great success for BARFC

England vs Wales a great success for BARFC

| 01/05/2017

Local rugby fans turned out in force to to watch England Under 16s beat Wales Under 16’s by 41points to 22 at College Way on Sunday afternoon where despite the wet weather, the big crowd swollen by a large contingent of away supporters was in excess of 2000. Wales kicked off and within two minutes […]

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Volunteer Needed……. Fixtures Secretary!

Volunteer Needed……. Fixtures Secretary!

| 28/04/2017

Fixtures Secretary : Take responsibility for organising league, cup and friendly matches for all the senior teams at the club Pre season Acting as a contact point between coaches, chairman of rugby and opposition to arrange appropriate pre season friendlies; Review the league fixtures when released by the RFU; Liaising with opposition to arrange any changes […]

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Matson 40, BARFC 32 (22/04/17)

Matson 40, BARFC 32 (22/04/17)

| 22/04/2017

Written by Richard Walsh Bridgwater and Albion travelled up the M5 to play their final match of the season against Matson where at the end of a 12 try thriller it was the hosts who sneaked home thanks to a brace of tries in the dying minutes. The visitors had the better of the opening […]

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BARFC 73, Midsomer Norton 24 (08/04/17)

BARFC 73, Midsomer Norton 24 (08/04/17)

| 09/04/2017

Report by Richard Walsh Bridgwater and Albion brought the curtain down on their home campaign in style with a resounding victory over Midsomer Norton, who although doomed to relegation never gave up the fight throughout the game. The season’s finale at College Way made an entertaining spectacle for the large crowd which included almost 200 […]

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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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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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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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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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