Albion forced to dig deep to claim much-needed home win over Fylde
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Albion forced to dig deep to claim much-needed home win over Fylde

PLYMOUTH ALBION 31 FYLDE 24 PLYMOUTH Albion returned to winning ways in National One with a hard-earned 31-24 victory over Fylde at Brickfields. After narrow defeats against Hull and Rosslyn Park, Graham Dawe’s side were desperate for four points but Fylde, who have finished in the top four for the last two seasons, really tested … Continue reading

Freestone keen to help Albion claim vital home win over Fylde
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Freestone keen to help Albion claim vital home win over Fylde

RUPERT FREESTONE is hoping he can help Plymouth Albion to a much-needed home win against Fylde today (3pm). The Cornwall front-row forward, who re-joined Albion in the summer after three seasons away, makes his second start of the season at hooker in the absence of the injured James Penman. Albion, who beat Richmond 33-20 in … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge know Brixham will be ready for them
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge know Brixham will be ready for them

IVYBRIDGE know no-one will be taking them lightly now in National Three South West after their impressive start to the season. The newly-promoted Bridgers stunned last season’s runners-up Exmouth at Cross-in-Hand last Saturday by claiming a 29-20 bonus point win. That followed on from a home victory over Old Patesians and a narrow 25-23 away … Continue reading

TEAM NEWS: Collier returns for Albion’s match with Fylde
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TEAM NEWS: Collier returns for Albion’s match with Fylde

PLYMOUTH Albion are boosted by the return of lock Dan Collier for their home match against Fylde on Saturday (3pm). Collier missed Albion’s 25-21 defeat at Hull Ionians last weekend due to a groin strain. However, hooker James Penman is again ruled out, as is winger Robin Wedlake, who injured his ankle in the opening … Continue reading

Holmes hoping Albion can bounce back and claim Fylde win
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Holmes hoping Albion can bounce back and claim Fylde win

YOUNG lock Ed Holmes says Plymouth Albion are desperate to return to winning ways at Brickfields on Saturday against Fylde (3pm). Having opened their National One season with an impressive 33-20 win over Richmond, Albion have narrowly lost their last two games. They were beaten 16-15 at home to last season’s runners-up Rosslyn Park two … Continue reading

Royal Navy player Hayler reaping rewards of hard work at Albion
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Royal Navy player Hayler reaping rewards of hard work at Albion

YOUNG Royal Navy flanker Jarrad Hayler admits he could hardly have wished for a better start to his Plymouth Albion career. The 20-year-old former Havant player has lined up in Albion’s number seven shirt for the club’s opening three National One games and scored his first try against Hull Ionians on Saturday. “It has been … Continue reading