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Bridgwater & Albion RFC strengthen Coaching Arrangements

Bridgwater & Albion RFC strengthen Coaching Arrangements

| 24/06/2022

Bridgwater & Albion RFC Director of Rugby Geoff Sluman said he was very pleased that Carl Rimmer is leading the coaching team for the second year running. As a player Carl has massive experience being a professional rugby player for many years. Carl played for Exeter Chiefs in the premiership for many seasons.  Including playing […]

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Bridgwater and Albion RFC mourn treasured stalwarts

Bridgwater and Albion RFC mourn treasured stalwarts

| 07/06/2022

CLUBS MOURN TREASURED STALWARTS In the last few weeks local clubs have lost two ardent supporters of the game. BOB (MISTER) MAEER Bridgwater & Albion members will recall Mister as a long-time supporter who regularly travelled with the 1st XV around the league circuit.  He rarely missed a game in his heyday.  He passed away […]

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Future Competitions Structure from RFU – New Leagues for Bridgwater and Albion RFC

Future Competitions Structure from RFU – New Leagues for Bridgwater and Albion RFC

| 24/05/2022

Many of you may know that the RFU have been undertaking a program called Future Competitions Structure. Amongst other things this has included a review of the existing leagues with a view of reducing travelling costs and increasing more local competition. Following the review Bridgwater and Albion’s senior men’s first and second teams have remained […]

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RIP GORDON (SHAVER) COOMBES

RIP GORDON (SHAVER) COOMBES

| 05/05/2022

BRIDGWATER & ALBION RFC SAD TO LOSE ACE AND LONG TIME SUPPORTER – GORDON (SHAVER) COOMBES Bridgwater & Albion RFC was sad to receive the news of Gordon (Shaver) Coombes’ death on 18 April at the age of 85.  He was a long time Albion supporter at both the Taunton Road and College Way Grounds […]

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Webb Ellis Somerset Senior Cup Final here at Bridgwater and Albion RFC

Webb Ellis Somerset Senior Cup Final here at Bridgwater and Albion RFC

| 26/04/2022

Webb Ellis Somerset Senior Cup Final. Thursday 28th April Hornets RFC v Wellington RFC Kick off 19:30 #somersetrfu #hornetsrfc #Wellingtonrfc Come on down, have a few and enjoy the game!!!

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Bridgwater and Albion RFC Women’s NC 3 South West (West) CHAMPIONS!

Bridgwater and Albion RFC Women’s NC 3 South West (West) CHAMPIONS!

| 26/04/2022

History has been made, to go from the first ever Bridgwater and Albion RFC’s Womens team to ever enter a league- on to win it is a huge achievement. We went 10 games in a row undefeated meaning we had the longest winning streak out of any club in South West NC3. With also a […]

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Wellington RFC 23- Bridgwater and Albion RFC 34

Wellington RFC 23- Bridgwater and Albion RFC 34

| 26/04/2022

Wellington RFC 23- Bridgwater and Albion RFC 34 Bridgwater and Albion RFC ended their season against Wellington.  The same team they played on the opening day back in September.  On this occasion they ran out the winners of a tough and bruising encounter. This result means that the Albion end the 2021-22 campaign fourth from […]

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Calling supporters/ex player/friends!!!

Calling supporters/ex player/friends!!!

| 20/04/2022

📣 Calling supporters/ex player/friends!!! We have been asked to organise a mini bus 🚌 for supporters for last game of season away to Wellington. It will mirror the players minibus 🚌 and activities. Costs will be about £150 devised by the users (maximum 15). Please contact Jay Owens  if you would like to join in. […]

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Match Report – Cheddar Valley 14 – Bridgwater and Albion RFC 2nd XV – 74.

Match Report – Cheddar Valley 14 – Bridgwater and Albion RFC 2nd XV – 74.

| 19/04/2022

Tribute Somerset League Division One  Cheddar Valley 14- Bridgwater and Albion RFC Second XV -74. Bridgwater and Albion RFC 2nd XV ended their season in style with a resounding victory over a weakened Cheddar Valley side on Easter Saturday. Fielding a team that included several players with first team experience the Albion were far too […]

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Bridgwater and Albion RFC 21- Thornbury RFC 28 – Match Report 9th April

Bridgwater and Albion RFC 21- Thornbury RFC 28 – Match Report 9th April

| 11/04/2022

Bridgwater and Albion RFC 21- Thornbury RFC 28. Three tries Bridgwater and Albion RFC in the final quarter of the match wasn’t quite enough to give the hosts the result they wanted.  It certainly rattle the fifth placed visitors, Thornbury, who thought they were cruising to victory. The match was sponsored by the Friends of […]

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