Ruairi Cushion signs for Exmouth after leaving Plymouth Albion
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Ruairi Cushion signs for Exmouth after leaving Plymouth Albion

RUAIRI CUSHION has joined National Three South West side Exmouth after six years with Plymouth Albion. The Irish scrum-half (pictured) will combine playing for Jon Hill’s side with working at Premiership outfit Exeter Chiefs on their player development programme. Cushion, who is about to qualify as a physiotherapist, gained coaching experience at Albion last season … Continue reading

Warner will work with former Albion coach Scaysbrook at Kowloon
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Warner will work with former Albion coach Scaysbrook at Kowloon

UTLITY back Lewis Warner will be working with former Plymouth Albion coach James Scaysbrook next season in Hong Kong. Warner has joined Scaysbrook at Kowloon Rugby Club. The 23-year-old has signed as a player after three seasons at Albion, while Scaysbrook will be head coach at the Hong Kong Premiership side. Scaysbrook spent the second … Continue reading

Plymouth Albion handed two home matches to start 2015/16 season
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Plymouth Albion handed two home matches to start 2015/16 season

PLYMOUTH Albion will start life in National One with two home fixtures. Graham Dawe’s side will entertain Richmond at Brickfields on September 5 before then welcoming fellow west London side Rosslyn Park to Plymouth the following week. Their first away game will be against newly-promoted Hull Ionians on September 19, before a home match against … Continue reading

VIDEO: Australian back Ford joins Koteczky at Plymouth Albion
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VIDEO: Australian back Ford joins Koteczky at Plymouth Albion

PLYMOUTH Albion have announced their first new signing of the summer with the capture of former Australian under-20 player Ethan Ford. The 23-year-old utility back is to join fellow Australian and former Randwick team-mate Marc Koteczky at Brickfields. Koteczky, who can play centre, full-back or fly-half, has signed a new deal with Albion, despite their … Continue reading

Plymouth Albion to open pre-season campaign with trip to Jersey
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Plymouth Albion to open pre-season campaign with trip to Jersey

PLYMOUTH Albion will open their pre-season programme with a trip to former Championship rivals Jersey. Jersey have announced Albion will travel to St Peter on August 8 to take on the Islanders in an early evening match (5pm). It will be the first chance to see Albion’s new-look squad in action following their relegation to … Continue reading

Graham Dawe guides Cornwall to first County Championship success for 16 years
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Graham Dawe guides Cornwall to first County Championship success for 16 years

GRAHAM DAWE guided Cornwall to only their fourth County Championship success – and first for 16 years – on Sunday when they beat Lancashire 18-13 at Twickenham. The Duchy had been beaten in the last two finals by Lancashire but they dominated this year’s final to deservedly lift the Bill Beaumont Cup. The last time … Continue reading

Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie start for England against Barbarians
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Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie start for England against Barbarians

FORMER Plymouth Albion players Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie have been named in England’s starting line-up for their non-cap international against the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday (3pm). The match is being played after Cornwall’s County Championship final against Lancashire (12noon). Former Plymouth College pupil Slade will start at centre, with Cowan-Dickie lining up at … Continue reading

Graham Dawe feels expectation levels are higher for his second spell at Plymouth Albion
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Graham Dawe feels expectation levels are higher for his second spell at Plymouth Albion

GRAHAM DAWE says it is difficult to compare joining Plymouth Albion for the first time in 1999 to taking over for a second spell this year. When Dawe became chairman of rugby 16 years ago, Albion had just survival relegation to regional rugby on the final day of the season. They sat at the foot … Continue reading

Ex-Albion stars Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie set to face Barbarians
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Ex-Albion stars Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie set to face Barbarians

FORMER Plymouth Albion players Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie will get the chance to push their World Cup claims next Sunday when an England XV play the Barbarians at Twickenham. The pair have been named in 24-man squad to take on the Baa-Baas in a non-cap international. Utility back Slade impressed in the match last … Continue reading