British Championships

Top divers return to Plymouth for British Championships

Britain’s top divers will be heading to the Plymouth Life Centre this weekend for the British Gas Diving Championships (20 to 22 February).

The biggest domestic competition of the year gets under way today(Friday 20 February) and will see Olympic bronze medallist Tom Daley return home as he takes his first steps to qualifying for the World Championships this summer.


Plymouth announces date for the British Firework Championships 2014

Plymouth is again preparing to host one of the most exciting events in the UK: the internationally renowned British Firework Championships.

The dates for the 2014 event have now been confirmed as Tuesday 12 August and Wednesday 13 August.

Plymouth City Council coordinate the event in partnership with The Event Services Association (TESA) and 2014 will be the 18th anniversary of...

Saumi to leave Plymouth Albion at the end of the season

Plymouth Albion have announced that Director of Rugby, Nat Saumi, will leave the club at the end of his contract this season according to their website.

Saumi was appointed Head Coach after the sudden departure of Pete Drewett in December 2011 and worked alongside the board of Directors at Albion to secure Albion’s position in the Championship league for the 2012/23 season. Saumi was...

Plymouth Albion endure home defeat to rivals Jersey

Plymouth Albion 15 Jersey 19

RFU Championship, Saturday 9th March 2013

The first ever meeting between Plymouth Albion and Jersey at Brickfields ended in a disappointing defeat for the home side after a bruising physical battle.

Two tries early in the second half from captain and scrum-half Nicky Griffiths put Jersey into a winning position. A late rally from Plymouth...

Plymouth Albion welcome Jersey for first encounter

Plymouth Albion v Jersey

Saturday 9th March at 3pm

Championship rivals Jersey arrive for their first ever encounter at Brickfields against a Plymouth Albion side disappointed not to have brought any points home from last weekend's away game in Nottingham, despite 2 exciting late tries.

The historic match will be a vital test for both sides in the scrap for points...

Albion continue poor run with defeat in Nottingham

Nottingham 30 Plymouth Albion 22 - Sunday 3rd March 2013

Plymouth Albion endured their eighth defeat in a row, an unwanted club record, at the hands of a superior Nottingham side on Sunday.

Despite a battling performance and 2 late tries by Aaron Carpenter and Rhodri McAtee, Albion were outclassed and remain at the bottom end of the Championship, 9th out of 12 teams with a...

University takes on Marjon rivals in annual Varsity event

The battle lines have been drawn as Plymouth’s two universities go head to head on the sports fields for the annual Varsity.

Competition between Plymouth University and UCP Marjon kicked off with the aquatic sports and the traditional rugby rivalry at Brickfields Lane, home to Plymouth Albion Rugby Club.