Category: 1st XV News

banner ad
Carl Rimmer takes over as head coach at Bridgwater and Albion

Carl Rimmer takes over as head coach at Bridgwater and Albion

| 21/07/2020

Despite there currently being no scheduled date for the return to playing Bridgwater & Albion Rugby Club have not been standing still.There is always a lot to do in the off season and much of the preparation for next campaign takes time as Director of Rugby Geoff Sluman explained.“We have conducted a thorough review of […]

Read More

It’s Geoff Says – Season round up.

It’s Geoff Says – Season round up.

| 11/04/2020

With the announcement of the final league placings by the RFU, Geoff Sluman the Director of Rugby at Bridgwater & Albion, has shared his thoughts and reflections with us. “While it feels a little wrong to be talking about rugby with so many things happening that are affecting such a lot of people, it may […]

Read More

Match Against Newent postponed

Match Against Newent postponed

| 13/03/2020

The First Team fixture against Newent RFC on Saturday 14th March has been postponed. A member of the Newent squad who has had contact contact with all of the Newent RFC players has Covid-19 symptoms and has gone into self isolation. Both clubs agree that health and well-being is the priority so it is sensible […]

Read More

Geoff Says!

Geoff Says!

| 08/03/2020

Geoff Sluman the head of rugby at Bridgwater and Albion was happy on two counts- firstly to get his sides playing again after such an enforced break and secondly to see them returning to winning ways. “ Well it was nice to actually get back to play some rugby after recent weeks. It is appreciated […]

Read More

Newton Abbot 19- Bridgwater & Albion 43.

Newton Abbot 19- Bridgwater & Albion 43.

| 08/03/2020

South West One (West) Bridgwater & Albion bounced back to winning ways when they proved to be too strong for bottom of the table Newton Abbot. After a three defeats in a row followed by a three week break from action this was the Abion’s first victory since 16th January and one that sees them […]

Read More

Newton Abbot Update

Newton Abbot Update

| 07/03/2020

80 min TRY Bridgy (Monro) conversion missedNARFC 19 – 43 BridgyFullTime

Read More

Saturday 14th

Saturday 14th

| 05/03/2020

For Info…Saturday 14th March. B&A RFC 1st XV will play Newent on this day KO 3pm Also, although we are sad that the Italy v England game has been confirmed postponed we will still be showingWales v Scotland at 2.15pmFrance v Ireland at 8pm Stick it in the diary!

Read More

Newent Game off but lunch still on

Newent Game off but lunch still on

| 29/02/2020

Due to recent weather conditions having inspected at 9.30am today both pitches have been deemed unplayable and therefore today’s match against Newent is cancelled. All those invited to the Maxwell’s Luncheon please still attend. Maxwells as match sponsors are committed to the pre-match lunch and you are invited to participate anyway. In the absence of […]

Read More

Preview

Preview

| 25/02/2020

Bridgwater & Albion will be looking to get back to winning ways on Saturday afternoon when they host Newent at College Way in South West One (West) kick off 3pm. The Albion have lost their last three league matches and have slipped below their local rivals North Petherton so they will be keen to rectify […]

Read More

It’s Geoff Says

It’s Geoff Says

| 16/02/2020

It’s Geoff Says Bridgwater and Albion director of rugby Geoff Sluman had nothing but praise for the players and the referee for going ahead with Saturday’s game at Lydney, but admits that it wasn’t a good day for his side. Geoff gave his own account of matchday events which gives an interesting insight into how […]

Read More