Searle eyes Albion start after try-scoring debut from the bench at Hull
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Searle eyes Albion start after try-scoring debut from the bench at Hull

TEENAGE fly-half Billy Searle is hoping he has done enough to earn his first Plymouth Albion start against Fylde at Brickfields this Saturday. The 19-year-old was handed his Albion debut as a half-time replacement away at Hull Ionians at the weekend. He ended up scoring a try and kicking three conversions as Albion rescued an … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge’s confidence boosted by win over Exmouth
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge’s confidence boosted by win over Exmouth

IVYBRIDGE coach Lewis Paterson says beating last season’s runners-up Exmouth is a ‘massive confidence boost’ for his young side. The Bridgers claimed a bonus point 29-20 victory over Jon Hill’s team at Cross-in-Hand on Saturday. It was their second win in three games since their promotion into National Three South West and sees them sit … Continue reading

Dawe praises Albion’s never-say-die attitude after first away trip
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Dawe praises Albion’s never-say-die attitude after first away trip

PLYMOUTH Albion’s director of rugby Graham Dawe praised his young side’s never-say-die attitude as they claimed a losing bonus point at Hull Ionians in their first away match of the season. Albion, who have not won a league match on their travels since March 2014, found themselves 25-0 down to a powerful Ionians side, who … Continue reading

Plymouth Harriers’ Allison impresses in Tavistock 5Kool Run
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Plymouth Harriers’ Allison impresses in Tavistock 5Kool Run

PLYMOUTH Harriers’ Jane Allison claimed a top three finish in September’s 5Kool Run at Tavistock on Saturday. Allison, who was first women, clocked 19 minutes and 37 minutes for the 5k time run, which was only 16 seconds of her own course record. Tavistock’s over-55 veteran Richard Drage was first home in 18.25 minutes. That … Continue reading

Albion snatch bonus point with late comeback against Hull Ionians
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Albion snatch bonus point with late comeback against Hull Ionians

HULL IONIANS 25 PLYMOUTH ALBION 21 A TRY out of nothing with the last play of the game secured Plymouth Albion a bonus point from their first away game of the season at Hull Ionians. Albion, missing key forwards Dan Collier and James Penman, looked like they would be returning home empty handed having gone … Continue reading

Judge says Albion have to look forward to away challenges
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Judge says Albion have to look forward to away challenges

PLYMOUTH Albion must look forward to the challenge of tough, long away trips, according to prop Christian Judge. Albion begin their away programme today with a 700-mile journey to Hull Ionians. Graham Dawe’s side have the most travelling to do of any team in National One, with Gloucestershire side Cinderford their closest opponents, which is … Continue reading

RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge hope home support can inspire them against Exmouth
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RUGBY ROUND-UP: Ivybridge hope home support can inspire them against Exmouth

IVYBRIDGE are hoping their passionate home crowd can help inspire them to upset last season’s runners-up Exmouth in National Three South West on Saturday (2.30pm). Team manager Neil Thomson admits the newly-promoted Cross-in-Hand side will be the underdogs against Jon Hill’s team, but he says Ivybridge have gained belief from their opening two matches at … Continue reading

Plymouth Combination sides expecting a tough battle in Devon One
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Plymouth Combination sides expecting a tough battle in Devon One

THE DEVON One season gets underway on Saturday with three Plymouth Combination sides hoping for promotion. OPMs are looking to bounce straight back up after relegation from the Cornwall/Devon League last term, Tamar Saracens are aiming to go straight through the division having come up from Devon Two, while St Columba and Torpoint just missed … Continue reading

Sebastien hoping to help build something special at Plymouth Albion
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Sebastien hoping to help build something special at Plymouth Albion

NEW French signing Gregory Sebastien is hoping he can help Plymouth Albion build something special after joining the club from Lyon. Sebastien has arrived at Brickfields this week after impressing director of rugby Graham Dawe during a week’s trial this summer. The 22-year-old said just a few days was long enough to realise Plymouth was … Continue reading