Competition: BT West Division 1 V
Opposition Garnock RFC
Where: Away
When: Saturday 28th April 2018
Kick Off 14.00
Current Form: Garnock RFC
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This Season:

Last weeks heavy defeat to Allan Glens was the Annan 1st XV 4th defeat on the trot after a great start to the year.

And on Saturday its not going to get any easier as they travel to inform Garnock who are on a purple patch of 6 wins on the bounce. The last 3 with a combined total of 201 points scored and 0 conceded!

At the top, its still Carrick's to lose. The are almost certain to go up as champions bar a last minute collapse in form.

Down at the bottom, despite their great win last weekend, Helensburgh are doomed and games are running out for Oban Lorne

Previous Encounters:

So Annan 1st XV travel to Garnock for the 7th time and for the 14th match up at a 1st XV competitive level.

Garnock have the lead over Annan in wins with 8 wins to 5. At their home ground of Lochshore they hold a 4 wins to 2 lead.

Annan have actually only won 1 in the last 9 meetings! A classic 3-0 win last year at Violetbank.

The teams met only a few weeks ago at Violetbank when Garnock ran out convincing winners.

So Garnock will be huge favourites going into this game. The Annan lads as always will be giving their all to try and upset the odds.

My prediction for the game: A Craig McCann drop goal in the last minute for the win!

Annan 1st XV Squad: Annan 1st XV Starting 15: R Glass, R Gracie, R Martin, K Watret, T Sloan, D Barnes, D Nordon, R Hetherington, J Whiteside, C McCann, J Kirby, J Callaghan, S Haren, C Bell, A Halliday

Replacements: C Smith, H Houldey, D Wyllie, J Bigham


NEXT MATCH
Competition: BT West Division 1 V
Opposition Cambuslang RFC
Where: Violetbank
When: Saturday 5th May 2018
Kick Off 15.00
Current Form: Annan Rugby
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1st XV record since 1991/92 season v 2017/2018 West 1 opponents
As at 21/04/18 Home Away Overall
TEAM P W D L P W D L P W D L WIN %
Allan Glens 8 5 1 2 7 1 0 6 15 6 1 8 40.0%
Cambuslang 8 6 0 2 6 4 0 2 14 10 0 4 71.4%
Carrick 5 2 0 3 5 1 0 4 10 3 0 7 30.0%
East Kilbride 9 3 1 5 10 3 1 6 19 6 2 11 31.6%
Garnock 7 3 0 4 6 2 0 4 13 5 0 8 38.5%
Greenock Wanderers 5 4 0 1 5 2 0 3 10 6 0 4 60.0%
Helensburgh 3 2 0 1 4 2 0 2 7 4 0 3 57.1%
Irvine 7 3 0 4 6 4 0 2 13 7 0 6 53.8%
Kilmarnock 13 9 1 3 12 2 0 10 25 11 1 13 44.0%
Oban Lorne 3 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 5 5 0 0 100.0%
Stewartry 12 10 0 2 13 7 0 6 25 17 0 8 68.0%
OVERALL 80 50 3 27 76 30 1 45 156 80 4 72 51.3%