PARFC Match Reports

Try celebrations for Matt Crosscombe of Plymouth Albion after he dives over to score during the National League Division One match between Bishop Stortford RFC and Plymouth Albion at Silver Leys, Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire on September 16th 2017.  - PHOTO: Gareth Davies/PPAUK

Bishop’s Stortford 17 Plymouth Albion 36

By Tim March at Silver Leys Bishop’s Stortford came out of the blocks a great deal quicker than the visitors with lock James Apperley putting down a try after just four minutes. Unbeaten in their first two league games, the Hertfordshire club soon went 10-0 up after Tom Banks added the extras and kicked a […]

Matthew Shepherd of Plymouth Albion scores the opening try during the National Division 1 Match between Plymouth Albion and Esher at Brickfields, Plymouth, Devon on September 9.  - PHOTO: Cameron Geran/PPAUK

Plymouth Albion 43 Esher 10

by Nick Burt Plymouth Albion returned to winning ways with a fine 43-10 victory over Esher at The Brickfields. A try count of 7 to 1 ensured the team will travel to Bishop’s Stortford next weekend with great confidence. Plymouth Albion Director of Rugby Nigel Sparrow said: “I felt it was good to get the […]

Photo courtesy of Darren Hands.

Albion Ladies Promoted

By Haden Tye Albion Ladies have been promoted to Championship South due to RFU reorganisation after they finished second in South West Two, missing out on the top spot by just a point. The league re-organisation means that Albion Ladies will be promoted along with Bath Ladies, who topped the league by a point and […]

Harry Strong of Plymouth Albion evades the tackle from Ean Griffiths of Cambridge to run home the first try of the game during the National Division One Match between Cambridge and Plymouth Albion at Volac Park, Grantchester Road, Cambridge on April 29.  - PHOTO: Graeme Truby/PPAUK

Albion beat Cambridge 15-40 to end season in style (Sponsored By Albi Travel)

By Haden Tye Albion beat Cambridge 15-40 to conclude the season in fashion with a 13 game winning-run dating back to January still intact. After a tough first-half, Albion went into the break with a narrow lead – which was soon turned into a comfortable gap as Kieran Hallett’s side stormed out of the blocks […]

Robin Wedlake of Plymouth Albion runs home tor a try during the National Division One Match between Blackheath and Plymouth Albion at Well Hall, Eltham, London on April 22.  - PHOTO: Graeme Truby/PPAUK

Albion beat Blackheath 7-48 to extend winning run to 12 games (Sponsored by Albi Travel)

By Haden Tye Albion marched to 12 consecutive wins by cruising past Blackheath 7-48 in the sun at Well Hall in the penultimate game of the season. Kieran Hallett’s men went behind very early on, but recovered and then some, to make their winning run 12 games and cement a second-place finish in National League One. […]

Ed Holmes of Plymouth Albion offloads to Robin Wedlake, of Plymouth Albion during the National Division One Match between Plymouth Albion and Ampthill at Brickfields, Plymouth, Devon on April 8 .  - PHOTO: John White/PPAUK

Albion Secure Second With 19-14 Win Against Ampthill

By Haden Tye Albion beat Ampthill 19-14 at Brickfields in their final home game of the season to secure second-place in National League One. Kieran Hallett’s men entertained the second-highest crowd of the season at Brickfields as Tom Cowan-Dickie, Ed Holmes and Rupert Cooper all scored tries to help Albion to an 11th consecutive win […]

Matthew Crosscombe  of Plymouth Albion goes over for a try,   during the National League One match between Plymouth Albion v Blaydon at the Brickfields Recreation Ground, on March 25th 2017, Plymouth, Devon, UK. PHOTO: Sean Hernon/PPAUK

Six second-half tries ease Albion to 45-0 win over Blaydon

By Tobi Koiki An irresistible second-half performance from Albion blew away helpless Blaydon 45-0 to record a bonus-point win in front of the highest crowd to grace Brickfields this season. Blaydon held their own in the first-half with a mere try from Michael Stupple the only score separating the sides, but a Matthew Crosscombe double […]

Matt Crosscombe of Plymouth Albion celebrates scoring a try to the dejection of Adam Caves of Birmingham Moseley during the National Division One match between Birmingham Moseley Rugby v Plymouth Albion at Billesley Common, Birmingham, Midlands, UK on 11th March 2017. - PHOTO: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK

Albion ease past Birmingham Moseley 26-47 (Sponsored by Albi Travel)

By Haden Tye An excellent first-half performance helped Albion see off Birmingham Moseley 26-47 and extend their winning run to eight games. Dan Williams, Matt Crosscombe, Robin Wedlake and Michael Stupple put Albion well ahead at the halfway stage, before a Dan Pullinger try, another Wedlake try and a penalty try fended off any hopes […]