After 61 caps, a record breaking 607 points - made up of 18 tries, 104 conversions and 103 penalties - and three Rugby World Cups, James Pritchard has announced his retirement from international rugby.
The Blues Academy U19s kicked off their season with a hard fought 26-14 win against London Scottish Academy on a scorching hot day at Goldington Road.
Bedford Blues continued their preparations for the Greene King IPA Championship season with a seven-try 45-18 win over Plymouth Albion at Brickfields on Saturday evening.
One week on from the opening friendly encounter of pre-season, Bedford Blues are heading down to Devon for a training camp and match against Plymouth Albion which kicks off at 5pm on Saturday evening.
Bedford Blues responded in style with a 20-0 win over Old Albanians after drawing 5-5 against Ampthill.
Bedford Blues were held to a 5-5 draw by National One team Ampthill in their first pre-season outing of the year.
The Webb Ellis Cup will be paying a visit to Goldington Road tonight as part of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour offering fans the chance to take a ‘trophy selfie.’
Bedford Blues head coach Mike Rayer felt Saturday’s triangular tournament between themselves, Ampthill and Old Albanians was an excellent workout for his squad.
Bedford Blues will be making full use of their squad as they face Ampthill and Old Albanians in Saturday’s triangular friendly at Goldington Road.
Bedford Blues launch their 2015/16 pre-season campaign this Saturday with a triangular feast of rugby against both Ampthill and Old Albanians.
Bedford Blues Academy pre-season training is in full swing following six weeks of hard work since the start of July.