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┬áRuss 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

Fantastic Win For Barnstaple Chiefs

Well don’t bank on me for any racing predictions, I said we had a chance of a losing bonus point against Redruth, how wrong can I be a very late try after dominating most of the game gave The Chiefs a hugely deserved win and maximum points with 4 tries scored. They played some great rugby with plenty of passion, control and power. Jake Murphy … Continue reading Fantastic Win For Barnstaple Chiefs

Weekend Match Preview

It’s nearly here as the 2017/18 National 2 South season finally reaches Pottington Road and the lads are hard at work in training preparing for what will be a massive test of their strength, stamina and skill as The Chiefs welcome Redruth to Pottington Road Riding high from their 9 try destruction of Old Redcliffians at home last Saturday they are very much still a … Continue reading Weekend Match Preview

Great start to the season by both Chiefs and Athletic

Barnstaple Chiefs hit the ground running for the start of the season with an emphatic 33-13 win at newly promoted Wimbledon. Starting out at 6:30 this morning and a 200 mile trip to South West London the boys got stuck in early on and by half-time were 19-10 up, they continued their dominance throughout and ended up deserved winners with five tries earning them the … Continue reading Great start to the season by both Chiefs and Athletic

Chiefs v Wimbledon Team News

Its almost here the season opener as The Chiefs head down to south west London to play Wimbledon RFC. They will be playing in the first Matt Bond Memorial fixture, in memory of Matt Bond who played for both clubs and passed away suddenly in 2013 at the young age of 36. Here is how the Chiefs will line up for Saturday 1. Danny Southworth … Continue reading Chiefs v Wimbledon Team News