Rugby




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. […]