1st XV News

Join the Bedford Blues big tidy up this weekend at Goldington Road as work starts on ground improvements for next season.

The Followers will be carrying out a number of tasks every Saturday over the summer from the end of June, but this weekend from 9am on Saturday and Sunday, Baz Townsend will lead a clear up of the site.

All are welcome and if fans can spare any time your support is greatly appreciated. There are plenty of jobs to do, but very common themes include picking up rubbish, removing larger objects ahead of bigger ground works, painting and weeding so please bring any small tools you have that may be of help.

Bedford Blues are seeking a Strength and Conditioning Intern for the 2018/19 season to work under new department leader Jamie Bain. The role will give the successful applicant the opportunity to work within the professional sporting environment of a Greene King IPA Championship Club.

Purpose of the internship:

(i) To provide support to the Bedford Blues Strength and Conditioning program, particularly around strength and fitness implementation, data collection, analysis and evaluation.

Bedford Blues are delighted to announce the signing of Welsh centre Lewis Robling from Championship rivals Ealing Trailfinders for the 2018/19 season.
Robling, 26, had one season with the west London club making 15 appearances and scoring three tries but he'd previously spent three years with Jersey Reds where he made 60 appearances in the league and cup. Robling came through the ranks at the Dragons Academy and later played for the senior side, Newport, Cross Keys and Bedwas as well as picking up International Honours with Wales Under 20s.

Bedford Blues are delighted to announce that two more members of the front row club have put pen to paper on new deals to remain at Goldington Road.

Returning for another season in a Blues jersey to bolster the front row will be prop Alex Penny and hooker Jacob Fields.

Bedford Blues are delighted to announce that back rower Huw Worthington and winger Ryan Hutler have signed deals to remain at Goldington Road for the 2018/19 Championship season.

Worthington, 23, joined the Blues in December 2017 from Welsh side RGC 1404 to provide an extra option in the Blues back row having impressed for the Dragons in the Anglo-Welsh Cup last season.

The powerhouse from Penybontfwar, who attracted attention from a host of Championship clubs, has firmly established himself at the end of this season in a Blues jersey and has extended his stay for another campaign.


Next Home Match

Saturday 18th August
1st XV Pre Season
Goldington Road