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Eoghan Grace, Captain of of Plymouth Albion during the Pre Season match between Plymouth Albion v Redruth at the Brickfields Recreation Ground, on March 20th 2017, Plymouth, Devon, UK. PHOTO: Phil Mingo/PPAUK

Plymouth Albion Welcome Esher for First Home Game

Rugby returns to the Brickfields this Saturday, September 9, when Plymouth Albion kick off their first home game of the season against Esher (KO 3pm). The two National League One sides had contrasting fortunes in their opening games last weekend. Albion suffered a last gasp 32-31 defeat at Blackheath while Esher triumphed 39-14 at home […]

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Albion Host Family Day at First Home Game

Plymouth Albion are kicking off their first home game of the season by holding a special family day in partnership with Babcock. The National League One club plays host to Esher on Saturday, September 9, and is opening its gates at 12 noon to welcome families for a fun afternoon of hands-on activities, face painting, […]

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 […]

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Back row: Joe Snow, Jordan Gott, Robin Wedlake, Harvey Skinner, Marcus Street, Eoghan Grace, Matt Shepherd
3rd row: Will Norton, Cameron Setter, Luke Chapman, Ricky Cano, Dan Pullinger, Matt Crosscombe, Jon Dawe, Setareki Raumakita
2nd row: Claudia Serien, Ben Bowen, Alicia Parsons, Sean Lonsdale, Todd Prisk, Dan Collier, John Kelly, Dan Swain, Sam Daly, Jack Owlett, Lauren Eames, Adam Murch, Gareth Jones
Front row: Shaun Getson (Bond Timber), Jack Arnott, Jamie Salter, Rupert Freestone, Dan Mugford, Kieran Hallett (Head Coach), Herbie Stupple (Captain), Dan Powell, Dean Squire, George Mills, Beth Aston (Bond Timber).
   during the Plymouth Albion Photocall at the Brickfields Recreation Ground, on August 31st 2017, Plymouth, Devon, UK. PHOTO: Sean Hernon/PPAUK

New Kit: Plymouth Albion Players Reveal All!

The team at Plymouth Albion cannot wait to try on their new kit. The National League One side lined up for their team photo this week ahead of their first league game. Only one thing was missing … their new kit! Making the best of the situation, the adaptable team instead posed in branded aprons […]

Herbie Stupple Captain of Plymouth Albion breaks away from the back of the scrum during the Pre Season match between Cornish Pirates and Plymouth Albion at the Mennaye Field on August 26th 2017, Penzance, Cornwall. - Photo: Simon Bryant/PPAUK

Albion to Face Shanahan’s Blackheath

Plymouth Albion kick off their new league season with a trip to Blackheath this Saturday, September 2 (KO 3pm). The last time the two sides met was fewer than five months ago when Albion triumphed in a one-sided 48-7 away victory. Since then the South East London club have rung the changes, bringing in former […]

Jordan Gott of Plymouth Albion set up his kick during the Pre Season match between Plymouth Albion v Ivybridge RFC at the Brickfields Recreation Ground, on August 28th 2017, Plymouth, Devon, UK. PHOTO: Phil Mingo/PPAUK

Plymouth Albion 43 Ivybridge RFC 17

Plymouth Albion welcomed South West Premier League team Ivybridge RFC to the Brickfields in their final pre-season fixture of the summer. Head coach Kieran Hallett used the game as an opportunity to look at some development players and named a team comprising guest players alongside members of the first XV squad. The National League One […]

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Your Plymouth Albion Team to face Ivybridge RFC

Plymouth Albion will face Ivybridge RFC at the Brickfields on Monday, August 28. Kick-off is at 5.30pm and entry costs £5, with under-16s free with a paying adult. An informal ‘meet the players’ session will follow in the Bidfood marquee. Plymouth Albion team is as follows: 15 Jordan Gott, 14 Max Venables, 13 Setareki Raumakita, […]

Matt Shepherd of Plymouth Albion stops Kyle Moyle of Cornish Pirates from scoring the try during the Pre Season match between Cornish Pirates and Plymouth Albion at the Mennaye Field on August 26th 2017, Penzance, Cornwall. - Photo: Simon Bryant/PPAUK

Cornish Pirates 22 Plymouth Albion 14

The last time Plymouth Albion travelled to the home of the Cornish Pirates in 2015, both teams were in the Championship. Soon after, the Devon side were relegated to the third tier of English rugby and, 12 months later, entered administration. With the new owners’ promotion ambitions well documented, a game against their nearest Championship […]