Plymouth Albion


Plymouth Albion head coach Kieran Hallett can look back on the past 12 months with a great deal of satisfaction. It was early in December 2016 that he took over the reins at Brickfields after Dan Parkes had stepped down from his position. Hallett had been player-backs coach after making the move from Greene King …

Plymouth Albion will bring the curtain down on their 2017 action with a visit to mid-table Esher on Saturday. They will then enjoy a fortnight’s break over the festive period before entertaining Bishop’s Stortford at the Brickfields on Saturday, January 6. Albion went into Sunday’s home match with Old Albanian off the back of a …

Plymouth Albion’s 29-3 National League one victory over Hull Ionians last weekend at Brickfields came at a cost. Former Exeter Chiefs and Cornish Pirates winger Jack Arnott dislocated his shoulder and joins fellow back Robin Wedlake and No.8 Herbie Stupple on the sidelines as long- term casualties. “We couldn’t put the shoulder back in on …

You would perhaps not have expected Albion head coach Kieran Hallett to do anything else than refuse to admit the race for the National One title was over after the defeat at unbeaten leaders Coventry. I am sure some people were claiming he was clutching at straws after reading or hearing his comments, and with …

Plymouth Albion head coach Kieran Hallett has confirmed that Cornwall and former Redruth winger Robin Wedlake will miss the rest of the campaign with a knee injury but that his recovery from surgery is progressing well. Wedlake, who represented England Counties during the summer, suffered the serious injury in a pre-season friendly against Cornish Pirates. …

Plymouth Albion head coach Kieran Hallett said defence was the key to the crucial 16-9 victory over Ampthill and District in National One at Brickfields yesterday. The damp and windy conditions meant the game was never going to be a classic between second-place Ampthill, who included former Exeter Chiefs scrum-half Kevin Barrett and ex-Albion back-three …

Plymouth Albion face a crucial match to their hopes of winning promotion out of National League One when they visit fellow high-flyers Darlington Mowden Park up in the north east on Saturday (2.00 pm). The two sides went into yester- day’s game at home to Old Elthami- ans and away to Blackheath respectively locked together …

Plymouth Albion officials will have had a close eye on yesterday’s match between third-place Darlington Mowden Park and sixth-spot Old Elthamians. Those two sides provide Albion’s opposition over the next two weekends, with Old Elthamians the visitors to Brickfields on Saturday (3.00 pm), before Albion make the long trip north to face Mowden Park on …