Plymouth Albion expect to face a Hartpury team keen for revenge
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Plymouth Albion expect to face a Hartpury team keen for revenge

PLYMOUTH Albion will be expecting to face a fired up Hartpury College team on Saturday in their first away match of the 2016/17 campaign (2.30pm). Albion were the only team to complete the double over the Gloucestershire side last season, beating them 22-15 at their place and then triumphing 35-26 at Brickfields in April. Hartpury … Continue reading

TEAM NEWS: Seven players to make league debuts for Albion against Cambridge
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TEAM NEWS: Seven players to make league debuts for Albion against Cambridge

SEVEN players will make their Plymouth Albion league debuts on Saturday when they host Cambridge in their opening National One match of the 2016/17 season. Young prop Billy Keast and his Exeter Chiefs academy team-mates scrum-half Jack Maunder and fly-half Joe Simmonds are handed starts, along with flanker George Mills, centres Dan Powell and Dean … Continue reading

Dacres hoping Albion can start with a bang against league newcomers Cambridge
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Dacres hoping Albion can start with a bang against league newcomers Cambridge

NILE DACRES is hoping Plymouth Albion can make a statement at home in their opening National One match against newly-promoted Cambridge on Saturday. The 25-year-old forward is one of 14 players from last season’s first team squad, which won 22 out of their 30 league matches, who have stayed at Brickfields this summer. They have … Continue reading

GALLERY: Crosscombe’s try secures Albion narrow pre-season win at Redruth
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GALLERY: Crosscombe’s try secures Albion narrow pre-season win at Redruth

Redruth 15 Plymouth Albion 19 A TRY by Matt Crosscombe 12 minutes from time secured Plymouth Albion a narrow 19-15 away win over National Two South side Redruth in their final pre-season match. Albion, who start their National One campaign next Saturday against newly-promoted Cambridge, took an early lead at the Recreation Ground but failed … Continue reading

Plymouth Albion conclude their pre-season preparations at Redruth
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Plymouth Albion conclude their pre-season preparations at Redruth

PLYMOUTH Albion will conclude their pre-season preparations on Saturday when they travel to National Two South side Redruth (3pm). Albion have so far eased to victories over Exmouth (62-5), Camborne (43-12) and Ivybridge (38-3). This weekend, though, is the last chance for new head coach Dan Parkes to make up his mind about who will … Continue reading

Former Albion boss Dawe happy to work with a number of clubs this season
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Former Albion boss Dawe happy to work with a number of clubs this season

FORMER Plymouth Albion boss Graham Dawe is planning to work with a number of clubs at various levels of the game this coming season. Dawe has agreed to continue the coaching coordinator role he has been doing at Brixham this summer for the foreseeable future, but Martin Worthington will remain as coach of the National … Continue reading

Albion scrum-half Setter delighted to be back from horror injury in time for season start
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Albion scrum-half Setter delighted to be back from horror injury in time for season start

CAMERON SETTER is delighted to have recovered from an horrific injury in time for the start of the new rugby season. The 23-year-old needed surgery after breaking and dislocating his lower leg in Albion’s final home match of last season against Hartpury College on April 23. The injury cast doubt on his rugby future with … Continue reading