Chiefs v Canterbury Preview

Morning everyone and welcome to our look at today’s National 2 South fixtures and what we can expect. The Chiefs will be making the long trip to Kent today to face a strong Canterbury side. This is going to be a tough ask for the Chiefs as Canterbury have had a good start this season, currently presiding in 5th place. Winning three of their games … Continue reading Chiefs v Canterbury Preview

Midweek edition – Junior Round up

As we approach the end of September and winter begins its approach it’s now time to see how the Juniors are looking as there have been several games mainly amongst the teenagers so far this month. The Colts. The Colts have had their first outing last Saturday with a visit to Cullompton. In what looks like a tight game Barnstaple came out winners 14-12 which … Continue reading Midweek edition – Junior Round up

That just about sums up an analysis of Barnstaple’s performance against Bury St. Edmunds. There was high expectations for this game but within 10 minutes a succession of penalties just handed momentum to Bury who took full advantage scoring 2 tries and leading 10-0. Already behind The Chiefs never got any rhythm, now chasing the game when they should have been more patient. And that really … Continue reading

Team News and Weekend Preview

Here we go again as week 4 of the current National 2 South season comes to Pottington Road. The Chiefs have a lot to make up for after last week’s poor performance and I’m sure they are eager to right those wrongs. Let’s not forget though that this time last season we were 0-3 and had already shipped 122 points, while today we are 2-1 … Continue reading Team News and Weekend Preview

Barnstaple Barbarians v West Buckland Old Boys

There was another game played on opening day of the rugby season. The 2nd September was the second Barnstaple Barbarians v West Buckland Old Boys match for which I hand you over to one of the organisers and captain Russ Copsey. For the second year running, the OWBA rugby team welcomed the Barnstaple Barbarians. Two, one game a year teams, who once on the field, show … Continue reading Barnstaple Barbarians v West Buckland Old Boys

Team news and Weekend Preview

What can we expect this weekend then after the first two. Well for one thing we have a top of the table clash between 3rd place Barnstaple Chiefs (boy that feels good to say) and 2nd place Taunton in sunny Somerset. The more of the Mighty Barum Army that can get there the better, let’s bring the Barum Roar to Taunton. Many of you will … Continue reading Team news and Weekend Preview

Boxing Night at the Rugby Club

    An exciting night is in store for Barnstaple Rugby Club as Boxing makes its anticipated return on 30th September. I’ve been to several of these, once at the rugby club and twice at the Pannier Market and believe me you will see some cracking boxing from junior and seniors it’s a great night with a fantastic atmosphere. there is expected to be 14 … Continue reading Boxing Night at the Rugby Club