Plymouth Albion


DEVON RFU will begin their Bill Beaumont County Championship campaign on Saturday when they travel to Cinderford to take on Gloucestershire (3pm). The Green and Whites will be looking to build on last season when they got a long-awaited win in Cornwall. A large number of last season’s squad have returned for this year’s campaign, …

DEVON and Cornwall will begin their build up for this year’s County Championship on Tuesday evening when they battle it out for the Tamar Cup at Plymouth Albion’s Brickfields ground (7.30pm). Cornwall have won the Tamar Cup for the last eight seasons but Devon beat them at Camborne in last year’s County Championship. Both counties …

EXETER Chiefs hooker Paul Davis is to join Championship side Ealing Trailfinders ahead of the 2019-20 season. The 25-year-old, former University of Exeter player , has been on loan at Plymouth Albion this season. Davies, who stands at 6ft 2in and weighs 112kg, says he is excited to be moving to be joining Ealing. “I am …

PLYMOUTH Albion backs Dan Powell and Josh Skelcey have signed new one-year contracts with the National One club. Full-back Powell has been at Albion for the past three seasons after moving to Brickfields from Exmouth, but he did spend the end of last term playing in Australia. He is now looking forward to next year’s …

RUGBY clubs around Devon are being asked to hold a minute’s applause this weekend in memory of Brixham and Royal Navy player Kyle Mason. The 33-year-old, who passed away earlier this week, was the Navy’s most capped front-row forward, earned Combined Services honours and also played international rugby for Malta. As well as Brixham, Mason …

CORNISH Pirates players Jack Andrew and AJ Cant have signed new two-year deals with the Championship club. Cornish teenager Cant, who played youth rugby for Perranporth, made three appearances for the Pirates in 2017-18 and has added seven more since, including two recent starts in the Championship. Pirates’ co-coach Gavin Cattle said:“AJ has a natural …

WITH seven matches left to play, the 2017-18 National League Division One season has been a satisfactory one for Plymouth Albion who appear set for a top four finish in the third tier of English rugby. Albion, one of the bigger clubs in the division and runners-up last season, made a great start to the …

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 …