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FORTHCOMING EVENTS AT VIOLETBANK/17 BANK STREET
TO BE ANNOUNCED

ROYAL BANK RUGBY FORCE
ALASTAIR KELLOCK JOINS FORCES WITH ANNAN RUGBY
9TH JUNE 2016

RUGBY FORCE AND ANNAN RUGBY

Grassroots initiative will see former Scottish rugby captain offer advice and support to grassroots club as honorary board member 9th June 2016.

Former Scotland and Glasgow Warriors captain Alastair Kellock has been announced as an honorary board member of Annan Rugby through the Royal Bank of Scotland RugbyForce initiative.

More info on this story


END OF SEASON FOR THE YOUTH TEAMS
FRIDAY 10TH AND SUNDAY 12TH JUNE 2016

LAST TRAINING SESSION ON FRIDAY / AWARDS ON SUNDAY

Message from Ian 'Hammy' Hamilton.

"Nearly there. Just a couple of end of season messages.

Firstly, Friday night is final session of the season starting 6pm. We intend to put all kids into 3 or 4 balanced teams.

Note: We will be all done by 7.15 pm.

On to Sunday. End of season awards ceremony will be from 4pm to 6pm at Bank Street. Kids (and coaches) to be smartly dressed, club/school tie if possible.

We would appreciate a plate of food (sandwiches/traybake/cakes from parents just to keep costs down.

Come celebrate the Scottish Club of the Year!"


SRU CLUB AWARDS
28TH MAY 2016

GREAT NIGHT FOR THE CLUB

Annan Rugby won BT Club of the Year at this years SRU BT Awards Dinner

With Gary 'Taggart' Coupland also winning Youth Coach of the year it was a great night for Annan Rugby

More info at - SRU News / Scotsman / Dumfries and Galloway Standard/Daily Record


FINAL GAMES FOR THE YOUTH TEAMS
8TH AND 15TH MAY 2016

THE U14 XV TRAVEL TO STRATHAVEN FOR A TOURNAMENT

The U14 XV travel to Strathaven on Sunday to take on Strathaven and then Kimarnock. Players to meet as arranged. Kick Off: 13.00

Match Report

P1-P3 TIGERS OFF TO DUMFRIES THIS SUNDAY

The P1-P3 Micros are at Dumfries on Sunday 8th May. Meet at 10.30am for a 11.00am kick off. Games v Dumfries, Ayr, Marr and Biggar.

P1-P7 TEAMS OFF TO MOFFAT ON THE 15TH MAY

The final tournament of the season in on Sunday 15th May at Moffat. Again meet at 11.00am for a 11.30am kick off.

Please could you contact your coaches re your availability.

Match Report

U13 TEAM OFF TO STEWARTRY ON THE 15TH MAY

An U13 squad are travelling to Stewartry on Sunday for a Sevens Tournament.

STOP PRESS

An U13 squad traveled to Stewartry for a 7's tournament.

The lads played well and kept going against much bigger and more experienced sides. They played 3 games.

In the first game they lost 5-2 to Dumfries. Annan tries from Fin McCartney and Ross Smith. In the second game they lost 7-1. The Annan try from Duncan Smith. In the last game, Stewartry won 6-0

. Unlucky lads. Its all a good learning experience for the next time.


YOUTH RUGBY ON SATURDAY/U14 XV AWAY TO BIGGAR ON SUNDAY
30TH APRIL/1ST MAY 2016

CELEBRATION OF ANNAN RUGBY

Prior to Saturday’s West 2 League game in the BT Regional Leagues Annan RFC are hosting a Celebration of Annan Rugby event with a Mini and Youth exhibition matches with free rugby taster sessions.

There will be Face Painting and a Bouncy Castle for children.

The events start at 12.30pm with free admission to Violetbank for all spectators who attend prior to 1pm and covers admission to the Annan v Clydebank game.

Thereafter normal match day entry fees will apply.

ANNAN/MOFFAT U14 XV AWAY TO BIGGAR ON SUNDAY

Annan/Moffat U14s are playing Biggar U14s at Biggar on Sunday with a 12.15pm KO. All players and parents meet as arranged.


DRAW FOR THE U14 XV IN LOCH LOMOND
24TH APRIL 2016

6 TRIES EACH FOR THE TEAMS

The Annan/Moffat U14 XV team played out a 36-36 draw with Loch Lomond. A great game by all accounts with both teams scoring 6 tries.

Match Report


YOUTH TEAMS AWAY ON SUNDAY
24TH APRIL 2016

U14 XV ON THE ROAD TO LOCH LOMOND

The U14 XV travel to Loch Lomond for a friendly match.

Kick Off: 13.00

Players to meet as arranged with the coaches.

P1-P7 TIGERS AWAY TO STEWARTRY

Next Tournament for the Micro/Minis is this Sunday 24th April at Stewartry RFC in Castle Douglas.

Usual 10.30am meet for a 11.00am start.

Please contact Ian 'Hammy' Hamilton if you/your child are available etc

Match Report


GREAT DAY OUT FOR ALL THE TEAMS
10TH APRIL 2016

P1-P7 TIGERS AT LANGHOLM

The P1-P7 teams took part in the mini tournament at Langholm. Cheers for all the effort lads and lassies.

The P1-P3 Tigers having a wee rest!

U13/U14 VIOLETBANK TOURNAMENT

The U13 and U14 Sevens squads took part in the Violetbank Sevens Tournament. The lads played great but the winners were Biggar and Dumfries RFC. Congratulations to them and all the teams the teams that took part.

Match Report

The U13 and U14 Annan/Moffat Squads

U18 SQUAD AT THE DUMFRIES SEVENS

An U18 Sevens took part in the Annual Dumfries 7's tournament. Alas the lads lost all their games but played well throughout in their first sevens tournament of the season.

The U18 Squad before their games

LATEST YOUTH TEAM NEWS
10TH APRIL 2016

U13/U14 VIOLETBANK TOURNAMENT

There's an U13 and U14 boys sevens festival at Violetbank on Sunday 10th. KO: 12pm

Teams scheduled to take part are Annan/ Moffat, Dumfries, Stewartry, Newton Stewart, Biggar, Loch Lomond and Cartha Queens Park.

Try and get yourself along and see some future Scotland players in action!

TOURNAMENT AT LANGHOLM

Annan Tigers P1-3 and P4-7 are away to the Langholm Mini Tournament on Sunday.

Meet at 10.30am for a 11.00am start.

U18 SEVENS SQUAD OFF TO DUMFRIES

An U18 Sevens team are taking part in the Dumfries Sevens on Sunday. Starts at 12.00


LATEST P1-P7 TIGERS NEWS
3RD APRIL 2016

TOURNAMENT AT MOFFAT

Annan P1-P3 and P4-P7 Tigers are away to a Mini Tournament at Moffat Rugby Club on Sunday.

Match Report


LATEST P1-P7 TIGERS NEWS
24TH MARCH 2016

TRAINING/TOURNAMENT AT MOFFAT

Training is happening throughout the holidays so will be on this Friday.

We also now have a round robin tournament at Moffat on the 3rd of April.

It is the usual 10.30am meet for a 11am start.

Please could you let Ian 'Hammy' Hamilton know if you can make it.


ANNAN/MOFFAT U14 IN ACTION
20TH MARCH 2016

U14 XV TAKE ON UDDINGSTON/WAYSIDERS AT MOFFAT

STOP PRESS: The U14 XV win big v Uddingston/Waysiders Drumpellier winning 51-21

Annan/Moffat U14s are playing Uddingston/Waysiders Drumpellier U14s at Moffat on Sunday with a 1pm KO at Holm Park.

Match Report


ANNAN MINIS IN ACTION
13TH MARCH 2016

P4-P7 TIGERS IN ACTION AT DUMFRIES ON SUNDAY

Annan Tigers (P4-P7) are taking part in Dumfries RFC’s Mini Tournament at Park Farm on Sunday. Parents and players to meet as arranged

Match Report


ANNAN MINIS IN ACTION
6TH MARCH 2016

P1-P7 TIGERS IN ACTION AT VIOLETBANK ON SUNDAY

Annan Minis (P1-P7) are hosting a Mini Rugby Tournament at Violetbank on Sunday with clubs from throughout the area involved.

The Tournament starts at 11am with all players requested to be at Violetbank by 10.30am.

Match Report


ANNAN/MOFFAT U14 GO DOWN TO DUMFRIES
21ST FEBRUARY 2016

U14 XV LOSE TO DUMFRIES

The Annan/Moffat U14 XV play well but Dumfries U14 were too quick and powerful and Dumfries ran out winners

Match Report


ANNAN/MOFFAT U14 XV HOST DUMFRIES
21ST FEBRUARY 2016

U14 XV TAKE ON DUMFRIES

Annan/Moffat U14s are playing Dumfries on Sunday at Moffat. KO time TBC.

All players meet as arranged.


JMA TRUST AND ANNAN RFC
17TH FEBRUARY 2016

£1000 AWARD TO YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

Annan RFC is delighted to receive an award of £1,000 from the JMA Trust, to go towards training aids in support of the Club's Youth Development Programme. ‪#‎ForJohn‬


U13 XV SQUAD AWAY TO KILMARNOCK
7TH FEBRUARY 2016

TENS TOURNAMENT FOR THE U13 SQUAD

Annan U13s travel to Kilmarnock on Sunday to take part in an U13 Tournament with a 12 noon start.

Annan start against the hosts Kilmarnock and will also play Loch Lomond and Strathaven


U14 XV AT STEWARTRY
31ST JANUARY 2016

STEWARTRY TOO STRONG FOR THE U14 XV

Annan/Moffat U14 XV go down 61-5 to a strong Stewartry side. The boys played well and perhaps could have scored a few more tries.

Match Report / Match Photos

The U14 squad after the game

U14 XV OFF TO STEWARTRY
31ST JANUARY 2016

ON THE ROAD WITH THE U14 XV

Annan/Moffat U14 XV are away to Stewartry on Sunday with a 10.30 KO.

All players please meet as arranged


U14 XV OFF TO DUMFRIES
24TH JANUARY 2016

1ST GAME OF THE NEW YEAR FOR THE U14 XV

Annan/Moffat U14 are away to Dumfries U14s on Sunday with a 12.30pm KO.

STOP PRESS: The U14 XV go down just to Dumfries 27-22.

Match Report


U14 XV FIXTURES
16TH JANUARY 2016

FIXTURES AGREED FOR THE 2016 SEASON

The following fixtures have been arranged for the U14 XV for the coming months:

  • 24th Jan - Away to Dumfries KO 1230.
  • 31st Jan - Away to Stewartry.
  • 7th February - Away to U13 10 a side tournament at Kilmarnock.
  • 14th February - Home to Stewartry.
  • 21st February - Home to Dumfries.
  • 24th April - Away to Loch Lomond.

    Other fixtures to be announced in the coming weeks.


    MASCOT AT THE ENGLAND GAME
    10TH JANUARY 2016

    LIAM IS MASCOT AT CALCUTTA MATCH

    Annan RFC have been asked by the Scottish Rugby Union to supply a mascot for the forthcoming Six Nations Scotland v England International at Murrayfield on 6th February.

    In a draw made by Club Vice President Gary Copeland and SRU Rugby Development Officer Ian Park, from ALL club players from P4-S1, Liam Ewing was drawn out and so he and his parents will be guests of Scottish Rugby and he will be on the main pitch during the build up and during the anthems at the Calcutta Cup match.


    YOUTH TRAINING RESTARTS
    8TH JANUARY 2016

    THIS FRIDAY AT GALABANK

    From Ian 'Hammy' Hamilton:

    "Hi folks, now that the holidays are over its time to start Mini training again.

    For the rest of January training will be on Friday evening at Galabank on the Astro:

  • Micros P1-P3: 6pm to 7.00pm
  • Minis P4-P7: 6pm to 7.30pm"

    Could any coaches let Hammy know if they will be there this Friday.

    Please pass round to anyone who would be interested.


    2016 RUCKS AND MAULS SUMMER RUGBY CAMP
    18TH-22ND JULY 2016

    RUGBY CAMP AT STEWARTRY

    The 2016 Summer Rucks and Mauls Camp will be at Stewartry from the 18th - 22nd July 2016.

    If booked before the 16th December the cost will be £99 for the 5 days (usual price £150)

    As per last year, if there is a bit of interest from Annan players we will pool transport etc


    WEEKEND TEAM NEWS
    13TH DECEMBER 2015

    U14 XV TAKE ON STRATHAVEN

    STOP PRESS: All game is OFF as both pitches at Annan and Moffat are frozen.

    Annan U14s have a game against Strathaven on Sunday ay Moffat with a 1pm KO.

    All players meet as arranged with coaches.


    ALL GAMES OFF
    6TH DECEMBER 2015

    THE WEATHER TAKES ITS TOLL

    Alas the P1-P7 Tournament in Dumfries on Sunday has been CANCELLED.

    Pitches are already waterlogged and no chance of being playable by Sunday.


    UK AWARD FOR TAGGART
    1ST DECEMBER 2015

    GARY 'TAGGART' COUPLAND - UK CHILDRENS COACH OF THE YEAR

    Congratulations Tag from all at Annan RFC. Well deserved!


    TRAINING TOMORROW AND THURSDAY
    1ST/3RD DECEMBER 2015

    TRAINING MOVES TO GALABANK

    Womens and Youth Boys training tomorrow and Thursday will be at Galabank.

    Tuesday 7.00pm-8.00pm
    Thursday 7.00pm-8.30pm


    GARY 'TAGGART' COUPLAND - YOUNG PERSONS COACH OF THE YEAR
    SUNDAY 29TH NOVEMBER 2015

    SPORT SCOTLAND

    Video from Sport Scotland on the Young Persons Coach of the Year Award Winner - Gary 'Taggart' Coupland.


    YOUTH TEAMS IN ACTION ON SUNDAY
    SUNDAY 29TH NOVEMBER 2015

    AWAY TO NEWTON STEWART AND HOME TO BIRKMYRE

    STOP PRESS: Alas tournament is off. Next tournament is now next Sunday 6th December at Dumfries. P1-P7. 10.30am for 11.00am start.

    P4-7 Tigers at tournament at Newton Stewart on Sunday. All players meet as arranged.

    S1/S2 Tigers are at home in a league match on Sunday to Birkmyre. All players meet as arranged

    STOP PRESS: Alas U14 game is now OFF. Violetbank is unplayable.


    ONLY THE U13 XV AND U14 XV PLAYING THIS SUNDAY
    SUNDAY 22ND NOVEMBER 2015

    U13 AND U14 XV HOST CARTHA

    Annan S1/S2 Tigers have a league game against Cartha Queens Park at Violetbank on Sunday with a 1pm KO. All players to meet as arranged.

    STOP PRESS: Cartha QP win both games

    Match Report


    BUSY WEEKEND FOR THE YOUTH TEAMS
    SATURDAY 14TH AND SUNDAY 15TH NOVEMBER 2015

    WEEKEND TEAM NEWS

    Annan RFC are hosting the Annandale and Eskdale Primary Schools Tag Festival at Violetbank on Saturday morning.

    On Sunday the P4-P7 Tigers are away to Langholm for a friendly. All players meet as arranged.

    MATCH POSTPONED And the S1/S2 Tigers have a league match at Moffat on Sunday against Strathaven. All Players meet as arranged.


    S1/S2 TIGERS ON THE ROAD
    SUNDAY 8TH NOVEMBER 2015

    S1/S2 TIGERS OFF ON THEIR TRAVELS

    S1/S2 Tigers are away to Uddingston/Waysiders Drumpellier S1/S2 on Sunday. All players meet as agreed.

    STOP PRESS: The U14 team win 4-3

    Match Report


    YOUTH TEAMS ALL TRAVEL ON SUNDAY
    SUNDAY 1ST NOVEMBER 2015

    YOUTH TEAMS ON THE ROAD

    P6/7 and Micros are at Stewartry on Sunday. All players meet as arranged with coaches.

    Match Report

    P4/5 Tigers are going to Scotstoun on Sunday 1st November, 2015 to take part in a mini festival prior to the Glasgow v Ospreys game.

    To those going by bus - the bus will be leaving outside 17 Bank Street at 9.00am on Sunday.

    Match Report

    U14s are off to Hillhead Jordanhill on Sunday. All players meet as arranged with coaches.

    STOP PRESS: The U14 team win 17-8

    Match Report


    P4/P5 TIGERS OFF TO SCOTSTOUN
    SUNDAY 1ST NOVEMBER 2015

    MINI TIGERS OFF TO GLASGOW

    From: Gary 'Taggart' Coupland

    "The P4/5 Tigers are going to Scotstoun on Sunday 1st November, 2015 to take part in a mini festival prior to the Glasgow v Ospreys game.

    The U14 are at Hillhead/Jordanhill that day and we have agreed an early kick off so we can take the boys to the Warriors game afterwards.

    Cost for tickets is £5 per child/youth and £18 per adult.

    We are also looking to run one bus for both the minis and U14 at a cost of £5 per head, for all passengers.

    Dependant on numbers of players, coaches there may be a very limited amount (5 seats) of seating available on the bus for parents etc. These will be allocated by means of names out of hat if required.

    Can either myself 07711720900 or Gogs 07967048979 be advised by tomorrow (Wed) regarding U14 players availability for Sunday and if they want to go to the Warriors game, require transport on the bus.

    Numbers are required by tomorrow to try and secure the relevant tickets. All match tickets and bus fare will require to be paid in advance.

    Unfortunately all players who go on the bus will require to go to the Warriors game if tickets are available.

    Any players who travel independently and are not going to the Warriors game can still play in the U14 game"


    U16 GAME OFF BUT U14 GAME ON
    SUNDAY 24TH OCTOBER 2015

    U14 XV AT HOME TO STRATHAVEN

    STOP PRESS: The U14 XV won 29-10.

    Alas the U16 XV game v Wigtownshire is postponed but the U14 XV have a home game on Sunday v Strathaven.

    The original opponents for the U14 XV Birkmyre called off but we now take on Strathaven instead.

    Kick off is 12.00. Players to be at Violetbank for 11.00am

    Match Report


    MINIS AWAY TO STEWARTRY
    SUNDAY 1ST NOVEMBER 2015

    MINIS TOURNAMENT AT VIOLETBANK

    Our next tournament is at Stewartry RFC on Sunday 1st of November with an 11.00 kick off.

    Players to be at Stewartry RFC Greenlaw Castle Douglas (on the A706 heading for Ayr) by 1030 please.

    If you don’t receive a text regarding this can you please speak to your coach on Friday 23rd October with name, class and availability.


    YOUTH TEAMS IN ACTION
    SUNDAY 4TH OCTOBER 2015

    MINIS TOURNAMENT AT VIOLETBANK

    We are hosting a P1-P7 Rugby Tournament on Sunday 4th October with a kick off time of 11.00am.

    If all players could meet at Violetbank at 10.30am.

    Teams at Micro P1-3, P4, P5 and P6/7 from:

    Moffat RFC, Newton Stewart RFC, Dumfries RFC, Langholm RFC, Stewartry RFC as well as the host club Annan RFC

    Snacks available from our on-site shop "The Grubber"

    Hot food in the Clubhouse at 17 Bank Street for all players after the game.

    With over 200 primary boys and girls it's guaranteed to be a party atmosphere in whats forecast to be cracking weather.

    As usual we are on the lookout for referees and helpers for the day. Contact Ian Hamilton on Hammy@AnnanRFC.com if you can help.

    Come along and be a part of the future of rugby in South West Scotland.

    Match Report

    S1/S2 AND U16 XV TEAMS

    S1/S2 teams are away to Cumbernauld in a league fixture on Sunday. All players meet as arranged.

    Match Report

    16’s are away to Stewartry in a league fixture. All players meet as arranged.

    Match Report


    YOUTH TEAMS IN ACTION
    SUNDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER 2015

    U14 XV GAME IS OFF

    Alas the U14 XV game v Cartha is postponed as Cartha can not raise a team.

    U16 XV GAME IS STILL ON

    STOP PRESS: Alas the game has been postponed

    The U16 XV game v Newton Stewart is currently still on but watch this space as lack of numbers may still postpone the game.


    P6/P7 TIGERS AT MOFFAT
    SUNDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2015

    GREAT RUN OUT FOR THE TIGERS

    The P6/7 Tigers were also at Moffat on Sunday and had a great couple of games.

    Future is looking bright!

    Match Report


    U14 TEAM BEAT LOCH LOMOND
    SUNDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2015

    GREAT START IN THE LEAGUE FOR THE U14 XV

    The combined U14 XV took on Loch Lomond and scored 7 tries to 2. A great start to the U14 XV league season.

    Well played!

    Match Report

    Alas the U16 XV game v Wigtownshire was postponed due to injuries.


    U14 AND U16 TEAMS IN ACTION ON SUNDAY
    SUNDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2015

    YOUTH TEAMS START THEIR LEAGUE SEASON

    The S1/S2 U14 XV have a league fixture this Sunday at Moffat against Loch Lomond. Players meet as arranged. KO 13.30

    Annan U16s XV are away to Wigtownshire on Sunday. Players meet as arranged.


    U14 TEAM HOST STEWARTRY
    SUNDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER 2015

    GREAT DAY OUT FOR THE UNDER 14 TEAM

    The combined U14 XV took on Stewartry on Sunday and both teams won 1 session and the last session was a draw.

    25 Annan/Moffat players took part. Nice!

    Match Report


    U14 AND U16 FIXTURES CHANGED
    13TH SEPTEMBER 2014

    FIXTURES ALTERED

    Alas with teams withdrawing from the league structure - the U14 and U16 league games have changed again.

    Please see the Youth Fixtures Page for more details


    RUGBY COACHING COURSE - UKCC LEVEL 1 AT DUMFRIES RFC
    2ND, 3RD AND 10TH OCTOBER 2015

    SPACES AVAILABLE FOR COACHING COURSE

    Please see Coaches Corner for more details


    U14 AND U16 TEAMS AT STEWARTRY
    SUNDAY 6TH SEPTEMBER 2015

    ANNAN/MOFFAT U14 XV BEAT STEWARTRY/NEWTON STEWART

    A combined Annan/Moffat U14 team beat Stewartry/Newton Stewart 32-14.

    A great start to the season.

    Full match report to follow. Well played lads

    Match Report

    U14 XV at Stewartry

    ANNAN/MOFFAT U16 XV GO DOWN FIGHTING

    The U16 combined team go down 22-7 to a strong Newton Stewart team

    Well played though lads.

    Match Report


    P6-P7 TIGERS OFF TO SCOTSTOUN
    ON SATURDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER 2015

    TIGERS INVITED TO GLASGOW WARRIORS OPENING GAME

    Match Report

    Annan P6/7 Tigers have been invited to Scotstoun for Glasgow Warriors first league game of the season as they launch their defence of their Pro 12 title.

    Our youngsters will play in a round robin against five other sides from across the west of Scotland on the back pitches prior to the game.

    The youngsters will then go out onto the main pitch prior to the Warriors game with some forming the guard of honour and the top two sides playing during the half time interval.

    Prior to the main game last season’s Championship winning Captain Al Kellock will unfurl the GUINNESS PRO12 Championship flag on the pitch ahead of kick-off, followed by all the crucial rugby action as Welsh side Scarlets visit Scotstoun.

    Interested in going to this game?
    Please see P6/7 coach Calum Heughan or Community Coach Iain Park for more details.


    BEAT THE STREET
    STARTS ON THE 1ST SEPTEMBER 2015

    JOIN THE ANNAN RFC TEAM

    The club has entered into "Beat the Street", which is a scheme to get more people active in Annan.

    It runs from 1st September for six weeks.

    Basically you walk, jog or cycle around Annan and there are sensors across town you touch with a card that records what you have done.

    Cards can be picked up at the Library, Town Hall, Doctors Surgery, Swimming Pool etc. If you want to take part, when you register at the Beat the Street website, when the option of "Select a Team to Support" is asked, select "Other" and a further option appears of "Pick a team", select "Annan Rugby Football Club" smile emoticon

    There are prizes for individuals and clubs who rack up the most activity!

    Get yourself registered and get active!

    Beat the Street

    RUGBY WORLD CUP CAMP
    ON WEDNESDAY 21ST OCTOBER 2015

    CLYDE HEADING TO VIOLETBANK

    Clyde, the Glasgow Warriors Mascot, is heading down to from his home at Scotstoun Stadium to Violet Bank as part of a one day Rugby World Cup camp taking place during the October school holidays.

    The camp, which is being organised by Annan Rugby in association with Annandale & Eskdale Sports and Leisure and Moffat Rugby Club, will take place between 10am and 2pm on Wednesday 21st October up at the rugby club.

    Also coming down are two of the Glasgow Warriors inflatables; the Try Line Challenge, where youngsters are linked by bungees through a giant rugby ball and have “score” a try whilst pulling against their opponent, and the Goal Kick challenge where they have to kick the ball over giant inflatable goal posts.

    Whilst some are trying out these fun games Annan and Moffat coaches, along with Annan Rugby’s new community coach Iain Park, will be holding coaching sessions for youngsters from six to 14 years. In the afternoon they will split into teams and play in Annandale Rugby World Cup 2015

    More details will be posted here when arranged but look out for the A&E Sports and Leisure October Holiday leaflet coming home from schools shortly.

    Rugby Camp

    MINI TRAINING RESTARTS
    28TH AUGUST 2015

    NEW SEASON BEGINS

    P1 to P7 “mini” training re-starts Friday 28th August at Violetbank. P1 to P5 from 6pm to 7pm

    P6 and P7 from 6pm to 7.30pm

    All welcome.


    YOUTH BUS TO MURRAYFIELD
    29TH AUGUST 2015

    SCOTLAND V ITALY TRIP

    The club is putting on two buses to the Scotland v Italy game.

    The cost will be £10 per head.

    The Youth Highland Games Team winners DO NOT have to pay.

    Please could payments be made to the club by the 21st August. If anybody still hasn't paid for their tickets please could that be paid too by that date.

    Any outstanding ticket money or seats not paid for by that date may result in those tickets and seats being reallocated.

    Club opening times are:

    Tue/Thurs: 7 - 8.30pm, Fri: 5 - 10pm, Sat: 4 - late and Sun: 4 - 8.30 pm.

    The bus will leave Bank Street at 11.30am & Murrayfield at 6.00pm to return.

    The theme for the game is Beach Party! So let's get in the mood and enjoy the day.

    A limited number of seats are also available for other club members outwith the youth section who may wish to travel to and from the game. If you are interested in booking a seat please contact Gary Coupland.


    RUGBY CAMP
    11TH, 12TH AND 13TH AUGUST 2015

    RUGBY CAMP AT VIOLETBANK

    Annan RFC will be running a rugby camp at Violetbank on the 11th, 12th and 13th of August 2015.

    10am to 12 midday in conjunction with Active Schools for ages 5 - 7 and 8 - 12.

    All coaches will be SRU UKCC qualified.

    You must book in advance though Active Schools via:

    www.dumgal.gov.uk/summer or via 030 3333 3000 and ask for Annan Council Offices Customer Service Centre.

    The booking codes are Rugby1 for 5 - 7 years and Rugby2 for 8-12 years.

    Cost is £12 per day


    YOUTH TRAINING RESTARTS
    9TH AUGUST 2015

    YOUTH TRAINING

    Youth training (S1 - 16yrs) will commence on Sunday 9th August from 1pm - 3pm. This will be a joint session with Moffat at VIoletbank,

    This will be followed by a further 2 hour session on 16th August at Moffat.

    Regular sessions for Annan players at Violetbank from 6pm - 7pm each Tuesday will commence on Tuesday 11th August.

    These sessions are in preparation for the start of the forthcoming cup and leagues games for these age groups.

    New players are also very welcome.


    TRAINING EQUIPMENT
    20TH JULY 2015

    LJ RESIDENTIAL SPONSORS

    Thanks to LJ Residential for sponsoring the training equipment for the Annan Hornets and Annan Tigers.


    Cameron Ewing, Jordan Bell and Lauren Warrick representing the Hornets and Ryan and Josh Whiteside representing the Tigers

    CURRENT YOUTH TEAMS
    JULY 2015

    PLAYERS ALWAYS WELCOME

    For the coming 2015/2016 season we will have more youth players and teams than ever. All the latest news will appear on this page first

    Currently the training schedules and contacts are being confirmed for the new season and will be here in the coming few weeks.