PARFC Match Reports

Dan Mugford of Plymouth Albion charges down the ball during the National Division 1 match between Plymouth Albion v Cambridge at the Brickfields Recreation Ground, on October 7th 2017, Plymouth, Devon, UK. PHOTO: Cameron Geran/PPAUK

Plymouth Albion 17 Cambridge 10

by Paddy Marsh Plymouth Albion maintained their 100% home record this season but they will be disappointed with their performance against mid table Cambridge who took a losing bonus point from the match. Plymouth went in the game averaging 45 points a match but struggled to put away a Cambridge side who defended very well, […]

Plymouth Albion player Setareki Raumakita  attacks Loughborough Students player Thomas Ffitch during the Rugby Union National League 1 match between Loughborough Students and Plymouth Albion at Loughborough University, Loughborough  on September 30th - PHOTO: Steve Bond/PPAUK

Loughborough Students 28 Plymouth Albion 49

by Paddy Marsh Plymouth Albion took their current winning sequence to four matches with a good seven tries to four win at Loughborough Students. Albion, not for the first time this season, weren’t particularly impressive in the first half and were fortunate to be level at the break. It was a different story in the […]

Dan Mugford of Plymouth Albion celebrates the try during the match between Plymouth Albion v Fylde RFC at the Brickfields Recreation Ground, on September 23rd 2017, Plymouth, Devon, UK. PHOTO: Cameron Geran/PPAUK

Plymouth Albion 68 Fylde 15

By Paddy Marsh at Brickfields In front of a number of former players who returned to Brickfields to remember former legend Gary Lovell, Plymouth Albion turned on the style to run in ten tries against a young Fylde side. Albion will be slightly disappointed with their first half showing against winless Fylde who themselves played […]

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 […]

Daniel Swain of Plymouth Albion runs into the tackle from Tom Stradwick of Blackheath during the National League One match between Blackheath and Plymouth Albion at Well Hall on September 2nd 2017 in Eltham, London, England.  (Photo by Gareth Davies/PPAUK)

Blackheath 32 Plymouth Albion 31

by Paddy Marsh Plymouth Albion’s National 1 season didn’t get off to the start they were hoping for when they were beaten by a resurgent Blackheath side at Well Hall. Albion made a very poor start to the game and midway through the first half they found themselves 19-3 down. The visitors did well to […]

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 […]