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12th Nov 2016
Taunton RFC
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Todays match sponsors
  • Panoptic Motion
  • Jewsons

League table

Team Pld W D L F A +/- B Pts
Bishop's Stortford 28 23 0 5 965 521 444 27 119
Old Elthamians 28 23 0 5 948 500 448 20 112
Chinnor 28 22 2 4 1040 495 545 20 112
Taunton RFC 28 18 3 7 839 665 174 21 99
Redruth 28 19 1 8 777 555 222 20 98
Cinderford 28 16 2 10 704 637 67 19 82
Redingensians 28 15 1 12 681 558 123 18 80
Canterbury 28 13 0 15 673 689 -16 17 69
Clifton 28 14 0 14 634 763 -129 12 68
Henley Hawks 28 11 1 16 691 787 -96 19 65
Bury St Edmunds 28 10 1 17 629 774 -145 16 58
Barnstaple 28 9 1 18 484 766 -282 12 50
Worthing 28 8 0 20 580 890 -310 15 47
London Irish Wild Geese 28 7 0 21 620 906 -286 18 46
Barnes 28 5 3 20 531 770 -239 19 45
Exmouth 28 3 1 24 542 1062 -520 15 29

Upcoming home fixtures

Date Event
13th November 2016 U16's V Tiverton 11am ko
19th November 2016 Buccs V Honiton 230pm ko
19th November 2016 Colts V Exeter Youth 2pm KO
20th November 2016 Juniors 11am ko
26th November 2016 1st V London Irish Wild Geese 2pm ko

Welcome to Pottington Road

Jordan  PETHERBRIDGEGood afternoon ladies and gents and welcome to another National 2 South fixture at the earlier start of 2pm which will continue until the end of March. Today's opponents from over the border are The Tauntaon Titans and we extend a warm welcome to Their players, coaches, Committee members and supporters who have made the trip to pottington road today and hope they have an enjoyable day.

Thanks also got to our sponsors for today Panoptic Motion and Jewsons. Your continued support for this club has been massive and of huge importance in helping us reach the heights we have and long may it continue.

Today Jordan Petherbridge plays his 50th game for the Barnstaple Chiefs. At the rip old age of 20 he has distinguished himself rapidly to become a supporters favourite at the club winning games with calm and composure as he slots the vital points between the posts, none more so than the one which beat Tonbridge Juddians. Have a great game today JP and here's to another 50 to come.

What a difference a fortnight makes. After the disappointment at Exmouth the lads showed their true Barum spirit and grit. As most of you saw they had a great win against a determined Worthing, followed by a trip to the capital to take on Barnes. Things didn't go to well to begin with going in at half time 17-3 down and down to 14 men after JP was sent off for 2 yellows. Immediately after half time Barnes increased their lead to 24-3 but that's when the fightback started as the chiefs took charge. Linford Brock battling through 5 challenges scored an impressive first try. A penalty try followed by a series of pick and drives with Will Topps finishing. Special mention also goes to Isaac Hydleman scoring all 9 points from the boot. All helping The Chiefs walk away with a well deserved 24-24 draw

Today's opponents will provide a much tougher challenge. The Chiefs last played Taunton Titans back in January 2010 where despite a really good battle Taunton won 16-25. That year they took the league title losing only 2 of their games and today look a very strong outfit currently 4th with 7 wins. A great start with five wins they have stuttered of late losing three of the last five, yet last weeks 59-19 thumping of Worthing shows they still mean business.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them. In recognition of Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday today's match will be preceded by a minute's respectful silence just before kick off.

Good luck to both teams today and lets hear that Barum roar which has been magnificent these past weeks and might just tip things in our favour.

Ticks

Devon Merit Table 1

Team Pld W D L F A +/- B Pts
Okehampton 19 18 0 1 672 191 481 55
Exmouth 19 16 1 2 600 182 418 52
Barnstaple 19 15 0 4 640 265 375 45
Newton Abbot 21 10 2 9 544 415 129 43
Cullompton 21 11 0 10 425 425 0 43
Tiverton 21 10 0 11 418 510 -92 41
Ivybridge 20 14 0 6 619 295 324 40
Crediton 21 9 1 11 394 471 -77 40
Brixham 20 9 0 11 265 476 -211 34
Devonport Services 22 8 0 14 330 481 -151 30
Paignton 20 4 1 15 255 835 -580 29
Bideford 21 3 1 17 283 629 -346 23
Sidmouth 20 2 0 18 187 457 -270 11

Upcoming Events

NOVEMBER 

Sunday 13th - Remembrance Sunday
Supporting and paying our respects. A glass of Rum for all service personnel.
Starts at 1pm.

DECEMBER

Sunday 11th ­- Children's Christmas Party
5pm to 8pm, £5 entry - Why not come and join us for a christams drink, while the children can dance away to the disco in wait of Father Christmas himself, who will be deliverying presents to all of the childeren.

Saturday 17th ­ - Christmas Lunch
Its time for Christmas dinner for more information please speak to Sandra or Lesley, The wonderful ladies in the kitchen.

Saturday 31st - Family New Year’s Eve Party!
Starts at 7.30pm. Entry £5 for adults, £2 for children, Dance the night away with famik friends and Stangers as you will all see in 2017 together. 

 

More events to come for 2017

To book into any of the above events please contact Lisa on 07725145781 / brfcevents@gmail.com

Todays team

Kevin ANGELL
1. Kevin ANGELL
James STARKEY
2. James STARKEY
Oliver MASON
4. Oli MASON
Ben Hilton
5. Ben HILTON
Bryn JENKINS
6. Bryn JENKINS
Nathaniel BAYET
8. Nathaniel BAYET
Jordan  PETHERBRIDGE
9. Jordan PETHERBRIDGE
Jordan  PETHERBRIDGE
10. Jordan PETHERBRIDGE
Ryan CARTER
12. Ryan CARTER
Jake Murphy
13. Jake MURPHY
Will TOPPS
14. Will TOPPS
Will TOPPS
15. Will TOPPS

Replacements

  • Brad DREW (16)
    Whites Haulage
  • Ashlee CROUCH (17)
    LMC Management
  • Adam LLOYD (18)
    Mike Brend Ground Force
  • Adam LLOYD (19)
    Mike Brend Ground Force
  • Adam LLOYD (20)
    Mike Brend Ground Force
Rob Dugard
3. Rob DUGARD
Winton JAMES
7. Winston JAMES
Linford BROCK
11. Linford BROCK

Taunton RFC

  • 1. Tom CLAYDON
  • 2. Alex SPURDLE
  • 3. Jake CAULFIELD
  • 4. Sean LONSDALE
  • 5. Blake LUGG
  • 6. Stu PERSEY
  • 7. Dan FROST
  • 8. Sam PRIOR
  • 9. Oli MASSY-BIRCH
  • 10. Lewis WEBB
  • 11. Richard BRIGHT
  • 12. Freddie FRASER
  • 13. Nick MASON
  • 14. Aron STRUMINSKI
  • 15. Gary KINGDOM

Replacements

  • 16. Jon GATFORD
  • 17. Tom RHODES
  • 18. Ben OLIPHANT-THOMPSON
  • 19. Connor HARBISON
  • 20. Lewis PRATTEN
  • 21. Player Name
  • 22. Player Name

Officials

  • Referee: Mr David CONWAY
  • AR1: Mr Carl BENNETT
  • AR2: Mr Mark DORAN

Club News

Congrats to Jordon Petherbridge on your 50th first team game. Here's to many more to come.

The first 100 club draw of the season took place last Saturday and the winners are.....

 100 Club Draw Winners

 The first lucky winners of the 100 Club Draw this season are:-

Sept. £25 - Nos 39 Kim Turner

          £10 - Nos 61 Paul Bartlett

Oct.  £25 - Nos 182 Tony Richards

          £10 - Nos 58 John Knill

If you would like to take part please see Trevor Shaddick

Thanks for your support

 

 

 

Pez's Ponderings

Steven PERRYBarnes highlighted how lucky we are to have such a wonderful club and support. Home games are a pleasure to be involved in and the Barum Spirit has definitely been in abundance this year. Thank you for your continued support. 

 It will be nice to see a few old coaches and team mates today from my time at Polson bridge. Taunton have definitely been rewarded by their influence. Welcome Browner, Brooksy, Yappy, Brighty, Webby and Strummers. 

 Last Saturday we managed to claim a 24 all draw from a very difficult situation. Losing 24-3, playing into the wind, with 14 men and about 35 minutes to go, it would have been easy to fold and be beaten comfortably. The character shown by the squad is something that needs to continue throughout the season as times will be tough but the smiles on dials in the huddle after the game are what it's all about.

 Looking forward to today's challenge.

 Steve

 
 

Sportman's Dinner at the Barnstaple Hotel

Guest Speaker - Wales Rugby Legend Shane Williams

The Barnstaple Hotel

Monday 21st November - 19:00 for a 19:30 sit

Join us at The Barnstaple Hotel in the Arlington Suite for some great food, great company, maybe a beer or two, a great guest speaker and to raise some money for the North Devon Hospice. Tables of 10 would be best or individuals welcome as we can put a few Barbarian tables together. Dress Code - Smart dress.

Price - £40 per person

 

Colts

Jack and Oscar devon U18Over the previous 2 weekends, Colts Oscar Carter-Burns and Jack Chapman have represented Devon U18's against Gloucestershire and Cornwall.

In two hard fought games the pair gave great accounts of themselves with Oscar scoring a try in the Gloucestershire game which was won 22-7. The game against Cornwall was drawn 21-21. We at the club wish both boys the best of luck with the upcoming South West of England selections.

Juniors

2016-10-29-01.jpgToday we welcome the Under 8's along for their first Super Saturday here at Pottington Road. We hope the boys enjoy their day and soon they will be th ones running out on aSaturday afternoon. 

Tomorrow they will be heading upto Ilfracombe along with the U7's, U9's U10's and U11's, We wish them all the best and look forward to seeing the match reports in the paper. 

The U12's will be heading down to Topsham while the 14's will be going to Cornwall to play Bude, 

The Under 16's will be hosting Tiverton with a 11am ko at home in their 2nd fixture in the Fishemans Shield.

 

12th Nov 2016

 
 
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