Albion are re-finding their identity in National One, says Dawe
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Albion are re-finding their identity in National One, says Dawe

GRAHAM DAWE believes Plymouth Albion are re-finding their identity this season in National One. Albion were relegated from the Championship in April after 13 years in English rugby’s second tier. Demotion has come at a massive financial cost to Plymouth, who nearly went out of business at the start of this year after poor budgeting. … Continue reading

Albion boss hopeful his team can adapt to Rosslyn Park’s artificial pitch
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Albion boss hopeful his team can adapt to Rosslyn Park’s artificial pitch

PLYMOUTH Albion boss Graham Dawe is confident his team will be able to adapt to playing on an artificial pitch this weekend when they travel to Rosslyn Park in National One. Albion have never played a league match on an artificial surface before. The club’s only experience of a non-grass surface came in last year’s … Continue reading

Lock Collier ready to go again with Albion after pre-Christmas spell in hospital
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Lock Collier ready to go again with Albion after pre-Christmas spell in hospital

DAN COLLIER is back in training with Plymouth Albion after recovering from a worrying infection in his hand. The experienced lock ended up in hospital the week after Albion beat Loughborough Students on December 12 with the infection moving up his arm. It was looking like Collier might need an operation but eventually the antibiotics … Continue reading

Entries open for Plymouth Round Table’s January Jaunt 10k
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Entries open for Plymouth Round Table’s January Jaunt 10k

ORGANISERS of the January Jaunt 10k race will be hoping for another bumper turnout. The popular annual event is put on by the Plymouth Road Table, who donate any surplus funds to local charities. Last year’s race saw 329 finishes, with Torbay veteran Peter Monaghan winning with a sub-35 minute time ahead of Tamar Trotters’ … Continue reading

GALLERY: Raumakita among the try scorers as Plymouth Fiji impress at Brickfields
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GALLERY: Raumakita among the try scorers as Plymouth Fiji impress at Brickfields

ALBION’S Seti Raumakita was among the try scorers as Plymouth Fiji destroyed a makeshift Plymouth Combination XV at Brickfields on Sunday. Plymouth Fiji scored 11 tries – five in the first half and six in the second – to run out 69-5 winners in front of more than 250 people. Royal Marine Raumakita, who has … Continue reading

Dawe hopes Christmas break will have helped Albion’s injury worries
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Dawe hopes Christmas break will have helped Albion’s injury worries

GRAHAM DAWE is hoping a week off will have helped some of his Plymouth Albion players recover from injuries and knocks. In-form Albion went into their last match against Hartpury College on December 19 without captain Jake Murphy, hooker James Penman, lock Dan Collier, prop Ollie Dawe, flanker Cameron Thompson and full-back Tom Putt due … Continue reading