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.
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
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!
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.
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
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: