Albion end their season in style by running in six tries against champions Richmond
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Albion end their season in style by running in six tries against champions Richmond

RICHMOND 39 PLYMOUTH ALBION 40 PLYMOUTH Albion’s players produced another sensational display to end their season with a bonus point win away at champions Richmond. A week after becoming the first team to do the double over second-placed Hartpury, they achieved the same feat against Richmond. The spirit and the rugby they produced to come … Continue reading

Devils open home league campaign with win over Sheffield
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Devils open home league campaign with win over Sheffield

PLYMOUTH Devils opened their home Premier League fixtures with a 52-41 victory over Sheffield that was more comfortable than suggested by the final scoreline. Despite operating rider replacement for injured skipper Kyle Newman, the Devils took an eight-point lead in the first two heats and extended that to 19 points by heat nine. It was not until … Continue reading

Plymouth Albion forwards Stupple and Dacres achieve impressive feat
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Plymouth Albion forwards Stupple and Dacres achieve impressive feat

BACK-ROW forwards Herbie Stupple and Nile Dacres will achieve an impressive feat on Saturday when Plymouth Albion bring their 2015/16 National One season to a close at champions Richmond (3pm). The pair will have started every single one of Albion’s 30 league games this campaign. For Stupple the turnaround in fortune is incredible as he … Continue reading

Devils without skipper Newman for opening home league meet
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Devils without skipper Newman for opening home league meet

PLYMOUTH Devils will be looking to get their home Premier League programme off to a winning start against Sheffield at the St Boniface Arena on Friday evening (7.15pm). The Devils will be without skipper Kyle Newman, who is suffering from a groin injury, and will operate rider replacement to cover his absence. Team manager Lee Trigger … Continue reading

Prop Judge to join Bedford Blues as departures from Albion continue
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Prop Judge to join Bedford Blues as departures from Albion continue

PLYMOUTH Albion prop Christian Judge will join Championship play-off side Bedford Blues this summer. Judge is the latest player to opt to leave Brickfields in the light of the departure of Graham Dawe. Albion have now lost their entire current starting front-row, with hooker James Penman agreeing a move to Darlington Mowden Park and loose-head … Continue reading

Improving Plympton Victoria look forward to next season after cup heartbreak
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Improving Plympton Victoria look forward to next season after cup heartbreak

PLYMPTON Victoria team manager Chris Hunt believes the future is bright for the Devon Two strugglers after they produced an encouraging display in Wednesday’s Ellis Trophy final at the Rectory. Plym Vic could have won the cup but ended up losing 17-15 to Devonport Services IIIs after narrowly missing a last-gasp penalty. They had earlier … Continue reading

Former Albion chairman Vosper surprised new owners let Dawe go
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Former Albion chairman Vosper surprised new owners let Dawe go

FORMER Plymouth Albion chairman Peter Vosper has admitted his surprise that the new owners of the club, Dave Venables and Bruce Priday, did not want to work with Graham Dawe. Former England international Dawe was asked to stand down from his coaching role last week despite totally rebuilding Albion in the summer and helping them … Continue reading

Chesters delighted to end Albion try wait against his former club Hartpury
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Chesters delighted to end Albion try wait against his former club Hartpury

ANDY CHESTERS admitted he could not have asked for a better day on Saturday than scoring a try to help Plymouth Albion to a memorable 35-26 win over his former club Hartpury College. The former Ivybridge junior had not scored before for Albion, having joined the club in the summer from Launceston. “That was unbelievable,” … Continue reading