Plymouth Albion


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 …

The partnership that saved Plymouth Albion from possible extinction when the club went into administration 18 months ago could be about to end, I can reveal. Former Albion players Dave Venables and Bruce Priday took over the National League One club in April 2016 when they were on the brink of financial disaster. At the …

Plymouth Albion flanker Eoghan Grace says the National League One side need to get off to better starts to matches to make life easier for themselves. They only led by 11 points at the interval against Fylde at Brickfields yesterday, but they went on the rampage after the break to run out eventual 68-15 winners. …

Plymouth Albion will be heading into the unknown on Saturday as they make their first ever visit to Bishop’s Stortford. The Hertfordshire-based side won promotion at the end of last season as National Two South champions, and are now playing at the highest level in their 97-year history. They made an impressive start to life …

PLYMOUTH Albion head coach Kieran Hallett believes he is going into the new campaign with a stronger squad than the one that finished the 2016-17 season. Albion ended last term in superb fashion by winning their last 13 matches to finish second in the National League One table behind unbeaten runaway champions Hartpury College. Now …

FORME Cornish Pirates fly-half Kieran Hallett has hung up his boots to concentrate on his head coach role at Plymouth Albion. The 32-year-old joined the National League One club as player-backs coach last summer after four years at the Mennaye Field, but he was promoted to head coach after Dan Parkes stood down from the …