Plymouth Albion


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 …

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. …