Competition: Sarah Beaney Cup V
Opposition Watsonian Ladies
Where: Violetbank
When: Sunday 25th February 2018
Kick Off 14.00
Current Form: Annan Warriors
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This Season:

So after last Sundays great win over Garioch Ladies, the Warriors take a break from the league campaign and entertain Watsonian Ladies in the Cup at Violetbank.

In most years this would be the biggest game of the season, but with 2nd placed Broughton Ladies at home next weekend in the league its a toss up!

Watsonian Ladies are a Premier league team with the players to match.

Formed in 2001 by a number of players from different clubs around the city, the team played in Premier league for seven years before being relegated in 2013/14. They won National Division 1 last year and are currently plying their trade once again in the Premier league.

In the Cup they were quarter finalists last year, eventually losing to Edinburgh Uni. The team that awaits the winners of this match!

Big game for the Warriors against the highest placed team they have ever played.

Previous Encounters: So we welcome Watsonian Ladies to Violetbank for the first time.

This might be the first time we have hosted the club from Edinburgh at any level.

The club do have a connection with the Watsonian club though as former president Ronnie Anderson was a member for many years and his sons Michael and Greg went to school there.

Michael played for the Annan 1st XV 61 times and scored 12 times.

Anyway, its a big game for the Warriors and if things go well in the league this season *fingers crossed* then this might not be the only meeting this year between the clubs.

It only gets harder now for the Warriors on the Murrayfield trail, it would be an amazing feat if the Warriors could get into the Quarter Finals but you never know. This is the Warriors we are talking about!

My prediction for the game: A Mally McGeoch drop goal in the last minute for the win!

Annan Warriors XV Squad:

Warriors Starting 15 XV: 1 Ashley Clark, 2 L Kyle, 3 C Aitken (c), 4 C Clark, 5 J Park, 6 N Barnes, 7 N Dobie, 8 C Barnes, 9 N Barlow, 10 M McGeoch, 11 L McGoldrick, 12 A McCall, 13 J Stewart, 14 R Armstrong 15 K Taylor

Warriors Replacements: 16 M Parker 17 J Dalgliesh , 18 Abbie Clark, 19 S Howlett, 20 M Alexander


NEXT MATCH
Competition: National Division 1 V
Opposition Broughton Ladies
Where: Violetbank
When: Sunday 4th March 2018
Kick Off 14.00
Current Form: Annan Warriors
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Broughton Ladies
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