Plymouth Albion RFC News


Albion hit the road

Report by Rob Kershaw Exeter University V Plymouth Albion K/O 1500 – TOPSHAM FIELD, EX3 0LY Following a fantastic afternoon of Rugby between the Armed Forces and the Welsh Charity Vets, and the first pre-season game against Okehampton, it is time for the Brickfields pitch to be given a bit of a rest. Plenty of studs have trampled over the green pitch in the Ocean City in recent weeks, but the pitch at home is getting ever greener ahead of another busy season in National League One. This weekend, Exeter University will be the hosts on a summer afternoon at the...

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Battling Albion secure win over Okehampton

Report by Rob Kershaw / Photography by David Cunningham A brave Okehampton side were narrowly overcome by Albion as the Plymouth side took victory in their first pre-season fixture of 2022. On a sunny, warm evening in Plymouth, Albion were looking to get pre-season up and running by getting a win under their belt. Albion ended last season strong as they hauled themselves away from the drop threat themselves by ending the 21/22 term 11th, two points clear of the drop zone. The opening friendly of the season was a chance to start as they meant to go on, while...

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PRE-SEASON – Albion v Exeter Uni – 27th Aug 3 PM K/O

Join us at home for our pre-season fixture against Exeter University. Just £𝟱 on the gate and U16 go free K/O 3 PM Don’t forget, we’re a cashless club so please bring your card.    

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Pre-season gets underway

Report by Rob Kershaw After a strong finish to last season, the squad have been working hard over the summer to get themselves ready for the new campaign, and Wednesday night is their first chance to put it to the test. Albion won seven and lost seven of their 14 fixtures at Brickfields last season, with the second half of the campaign coming together better than the first, leading to a sense of optimism that home form could be a factor towards a strong season in 2022-23. The pre-season adventure kicks off this week against Okehampton, who finished last in...

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Albion v Okehampton, 10th Aug 8PM K/O

All Home games are just £𝟱 on the gate and free for U16   Check out the lineup for our pre-season fixtures.    PLUS We’ll showcase the new kit and have a good chat with the players from 6:30 pm prior to the Okehampton game on Wednesday 10th August so make sure you join us in plenty of time.   Don’t forget, we’re a cashless club so please bring your card.   We can’t wait to see you back at The Brickfields!  

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Youth Rugby Returns to Plymouth Albion

Albion announce two pathways to support youth rugby in the ocean city In the build-up to their 150th anniversary, Plymouth Albion is proud to announce two distinct pathways for the key under 18 age group. With both an educational and club-based pathway, we are excited to be able to cater to a demographic that is a key target area for player retention as the transition from junior to senior rugby takes place.   Albion preparation takes a boost with college connection and Sharks foundation Plymouth Albion’s resurgence as part of the Project 150 initiative has continued with the signing of...

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NEW SIGNING – Jack Oulton

𝗔𝗟𝗕𝗜𝗢𝗡 𝗦𝗪𝗢𝗢𝗣 𝗙𝗢𝗥 𝗢𝗨𝗟𝗧𝗢𝗡 Fresh from a sterling season for both Redruth and Bill Beaumont County Championship winners Cornwall, Plymouth Albion have signed highly rated scrum half Jack Oulton. The Cornishman signs for the Ocean Cities’ finest after a six-season stint for the Dutchy club but has history with the Exeter Chiefs and Cornish Pirates. At just 26, the lively scrum halves has vast national league experience and Coach Damian Welch was quick to praise saying “One of the key elements to success that we have identified is competition for places. With the signing of Jack there will be a great tussle...

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NEW SIGNING – Scott Makepeace

Plymouth Albion have made a big statement of intent for the coming season with the signing of Navy powerhouse Scott Makepeace who joins for a second stint at the Ocean City Club. Standing at 6ft 7 and weighing in at 116kgs, his return will add some real grunt to Albion’s already formidable forward pack. With experience captaining the Navy U23’s and playing for the full Naval side, he left Albion prior to lockdown but his return couldn’t have come at a better time for head coach Damian Welch who added “We are really pleased to welcome Scott back to Brickfields where...

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LATEST SIGNING – Isaak Welch

Isaak Welch is returning home for the commencement of the 22/23 season from the far north. Having started his career at Devonport Services, the 21-year-old centre was selected for the Exeter Chiefs Academy at just 15 and was in the Devon club’s system for 5 seasons before opting to let rugby show him a bit of the world. Brief stints in Australia (UWA) and France (Stade Niçois) preceded a term with Darlington Mowden Park as he completed his university studies in the Northeast. Now, still only 21, he is back home and ready to make an impression with Albion. Speaking of...

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Albion sign Oskar White

Exciting outside back Oskar White has signed on at Albion for the 22/23 season for Bridgewater and Albion RFC. As a member of the Exeter Chiefs outreach, he has represented the Braves and U23 side as he’s been on the periphery of the Premiership clubs’ radar for a few years.   A meeting with coach Ryan Lamb convinced the youngster to try his hand at the Brickfields as Lamb recounted “Oskar was impressed when he came down to train with the lads last season and has been a standout performer in National three last season. He can play in a...

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