Category: Previews / Reports -XV

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Lydney 43- Bridgwater & Albion 0

Lydney 43- Bridgwater & Albion 0

| 16/02/2020

South West One (West) Bridgwater & Albion suffered their third consecutive defeat when they travelled to the Forest of Dean where they found hosts Lydney too strong for them in this game that was played in appalling weather conditions throughout. In view of the weather the kick off was brought forward by 30 minutes and […]

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It’s Geoff Says…

It’s Geoff Says…

| 09/02/2020

Geoff Sluman the B&ARFC director of rugby admits that his side didn’t play well enough to beat Keynsham on Saturday. “I don’t really think we played badly, we just didn’t play well enough to beat a determined Keynsham side though. I think we were still suffering a bit of a “hang over” from the previous […]

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Bridgwater and Albion 0- Keynsham 27.

Bridgwater and Albion 0- Keynsham 27.

| 09/02/2020

South West One (West) Bridgwater and Albion’s hopes of bouncing back to winning ways were blown away- not by Storm Ciara but by a strong Keynsham side who dominated this match almost throughout. All to often when the Albion did get themselves into a good attacking position their final pass let them down or they […]

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It’s Geoff Says

It’s Geoff Says

| 02/02/2020

Geoff Sluman the Bridgwater and Albion director of rugby was disappointed with the outcome of the team’s match at Hornets on Saturday. Reflecting on the match Geoff said: “ This was a disappointing result for us. We competed evenly enough during the first half but were overpowered and outpaced in the second half. That was […]

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Hornets 60- Bridgwater & Albion 22.

Hornets 60- Bridgwater & Albion 22.

| 01/02/2020

South West One (West) A salvo of four tries by Hornets mid way through the first half was the determining factor in this game that saw the hosts running out the comfortable winners. A strong cross wind created difficult handling conditions for both sides but on nine minutes an attacking move by the visitors broke […]

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It’s Geoff Says

It’s Geoff Says

| 21/01/2020

Geoff Sluman, Bridgwater and Albion’s director of rugby was happy with his side’s victory over Devonport Services on Saturday afternoon at College Way. However he was disappointed that the Albion failed to gain the bonus point from the game. “Some may be surprised but we have mixed feelings about the win against Devonport Services. In one respect […]

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