Category: 1st XV News

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Bridgwater and Albion 27- Okehampton 24

Bridgwater and Albion 27- Okehampton 24

| 14/04/2018

South West One (West) Bridgwater and Albion 27- Okehampton 24. Bridgwater and Albion returned to winning ways to ensure that they will be playing at this level next season, but they left it until final throes of the game before doing so. The hosts were straight into the attack from the kick off and skipper […]

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Last Home Game Preview – Kind Sponsored by The Friends of Bridgwater and Albion RFC

Last Home Game Preview – Kind Sponsored by The Friends of Bridgwater and Albion RFC

| 13/04/2018

Bridgwater and Albion play their last home match of the season in South West One (West) on Saturday when they host Okehampton at College Way kick off 3pm. Looking ahead to the game Geoff Sluman said: “It has been an hectic season and there is not much time to dwell on things. We have another […]

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Reflecting on the local derby

Reflecting on the local derby

| 13/04/2018

Reflecting on the local derby match at North Petherton the Albion director of rugby Geoff Sluman said: “No doubt about it, this was a disappointing result for us. It is not that we played badly, we actually played quite well.   “There were probably a couple of main differences between the two sides. We gave away […]

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North Petherton 32- BARFC 10

North Petherton 32- BARFC 10

| 07/04/2018

Bridgwater and Albion put up another fighting performance on Friday evening at Beggars Brook, but at the end of a tense and hard fought encounter played in front of a large crowd, they lost out and it was North Petherton who claimed back the bragging rights. The hosts started the better and after creating early […]

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Showing the love for Sluy!

Showing the love for Sluy!

| 05/04/2018

When Geoff Sluman played his last game for Exeter Chiefs back in the early 1990’s little did he realize that almost a quarter of a century later he would still be involved with the game- at Bridgwater and Albion. Sluman, who is Chairman of Rugby at the Albion was born and bred in Exeter and […]

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Reflecting on the Newent game

Reflecting on the Newent game

| 29/03/2018

Reflecting on the Newent game Geoff Sluman the Albion’s director of rugby said: “It’s the same story that it has been for the last couple of weeks- a really good effort, but in the end we got close but we weren’t quite enough to beat another team near the top. “Everybody put in a phenomenal […]

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Bridgwater and Albion 25- Newent 27

Bridgwater and Albion 25- Newent 27

| 25/03/2018

South West One (West) Bridgwater and Albion 25- Newent 27. This fast moving action packed, and at times rather scrappy game ended in favour Newent who won their first match ever on Bridgwater turf. The hosts took the lead after just three minutes when number 8 Brad Talbot burst through the middle before passing the […]

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Geoff’s Thoughts

Geoff’s Thoughts

| 18/03/2018

Bridgwater and Albion face another tough rugby match when they play at home to fourth-placed Newent in South West One (W) this coming Saturday. Albion lost 14-5 at home to Cornish All Blacks over the weekend and although pleased with the performance Albion’s director of rugby Geoff Sluman was obviously not pleased with the result. […]

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Bridgwater and Albion 5 – 14 Launceston

Bridgwater and Albion 5 – 14 Launceston

| 18/03/2018

Report by Ben Warren on behalf of Richard Walsh Bridgwater and Albion 5 – 14 Launceston It was visiting Launceston who triumphed over Bridgwater and Albion at the College Way Ground on Saturday, recording a win by 14 points to 5. In a game played in difficult conditions with low temperatures and a strong wind, […]

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Kick off BARFC v Launceston 3pm

Kick off BARFC v Launceston 3pm

| 16/03/2018

Revised!!! Kick Off at BARFC for the 1st Lanceston game is 3pm and NOT 1pm as previously advertised. Pasties and Sausage Rolls still available. Please come down and support!!

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