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Kingsbridge RFC nominated for inaugural Gallagher Rugby Club of the Season Award

Authored by Astley Media

Voting is now open for the public to vote for Kingsbridge RFC to be Gallagher Rugby Club of The Season

Six UK grassroots clubs in the running to be crowned the Gallagher ‘Rugby Club of the Season’

The winner will receive an enhanced Gilbert training kit bundle worth up to £2,000 and 100 tickets to the Gallagher Premiership Final

Exeter Chiefs’ stars Jack Maunder and Tom...

Zoo gorilla plays ball

Authored by Paigntonzoo

England’s chances in the Rugby World Cup would be greatly improved if they had this chap in the line-up.

Male Western lowland gorilla Pertinax lives at Paignton Zoo in Devon. He‘s around 6 feet from head to toe – modest for a professional rugby player these days, but he weighs in at a hefty 190 kilos - and it’s pretty much all muscle. At 37 he’s a bit of a senior now, but even the All...

George Stephenson Memorial Concert

La La Choirs are thrilled to present the George Stephenson Memorial Concert raising funds for the George Stephenson Pavilion at Plymouth College and for CLIC Sargent. Come and join us for an uplifting evening of music in celebration of the life of a much-loved former Plymouth College student and Devon Cricket player.

La La Choirs will be joined by Plymouth College pupils and some very talented musicians from the CLIC Sargent music programme who supported George through his battle. George’s life was cut for too short, but his memory and the legacy of a life well lived will be...

Plymstock Albion Oaks Colts train at Twickenham

Authored by Mary

A group of 30 of the club’s age-grade players had the opportunity to play on the famous hallowed turf thanks to Mitsubishi Motors Nationwide ‘Train at Twickenham’ competition.

Plymstock Albion Oaks junior players followed in the footsteps of some of the greatest names rugby has ever seen by walking out at the home of rugby and taking part in a training session designed to help drive...

Barratt cements commitment to local rugby club

Authored by Mary

Financial support from Barratt Homes is helping lay firm foundations of vital grass roots rugby within the local community.

Ivybridge Rugby Football Club are benefitting from renewed sponsorship from Barratt, thanks to the housebuilder’s continuing commitment to forge strong links within the area.

“We are thrilled to be able to maintain our partnership with this important local...

The Unforgettable Don Johnson

Authored by janeblan

He may not be the 1980s cop from Miami Vice, but Plymouth’s Don Johnson makes an unforgettable impression on everyone he meets.

Don is probably one of the city’s most well known salesmen, working in the furniture industry for more than 20 years. It’s not just his enthusiasm, excellent product knowledge and customer care but the jokes just keep on coming too.

Yet he’s never...

Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s returns to Sandy Park

Authored by Mary

The biggest rugby sevens festival in the South West returns to Exeter on July 15th and 16th, with 12 international European teams competing in the Mitsubishi Motors Exeter 7s at Sandy Park and the best amateur teams playing in the SW Rugby 7s at Topsham Sports Ground.

Thousands of spectators have packed Sandy Park in the previous two Exeter 7s events and this year’s tournament is set...

#SellOutAlbi campaign launched at PARFC

Authored by Mary

Plymouth Albion are urging fans to join them at the quickly approaching first game of the season on the 3rd September.

They have launched a #SellOutAlbi campaign with the aim to fill the stadium at Brickfields for their first match.

Dan Parks, PARFC Head Coach commented: “The fans are the 16th player on the field and we would love to be able to start the season with a bang, by...

Albion announces early bird season tickets

Authored by Mary

Plymouth Albion RFC has launched it’s early bird season tickets for general sale.

The new club’s board are delighted to release tickets to loyal fans ahead of the 2016/2017 season.

The club has frozen ticket prices, to reward fans for their loyalty and are expecting the tickets to be snapped up quickly.

Former player and co-owner Bruce Priday commented: “We are...

England Rugby star discovers relative is among Somme Fallen

Authored by Mary

ENGLAND and Exeter Chiefs rugby star Jack Nowell has discovered that a family member was among the soldiers who fell on the first day of the battle of the Somme and who will be commemorated in an astonishing centenary project this summer.

The 19240 Shrouds of the Somme project aims to remember all 19,240 allied soldiers who died on 1st July 1916. Artist Rob Heard has created hand-...

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