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U13 TIGERS AT VIOLETBANK
4TH MAY 2019

U143 TIGERS PLAYING ON SATURDAY

The U13 Tigers host a touring team from Leigh Rugby club. 12pm kick off.

Tigers to meet as arranged with their coaches.

Best of luck lads.


6 TIGERS TEAMS IN ACTION THIS WEEK
24TH/28TH APRIL 2019

U14 TIGERS HOST LANGHOLM ON WEDNESDAY

STOP PRESS: The lads lose by a point. Unlucky lads.

On Wednesday evening at 7pm, the U14 Tigers will take on Langholm at a hopefully sunny Violetbank.

The teams met last month and it was 50 point thriller with Langholm just edging it 26-24.

Wednesday game will no doubt be the same high scoring affair, with perhaps the Tigers edging it this time?

A big Violetbank support, as usual, will help spur the lads on.

5 TEAMS ON THE ROAD ON SUNDAY

STOP PRESS: All the teams are winners!. Nice!

The P1-P7 Tigers are off to Stewartry for a rugby festival at the Greenlaw. The three P1-P7 Tiger teams have been getting better all season and on Sunday they will once again be taking on teams from around the South of Scotland and beyond

Players and parents to meet at 10.30am for the 11am start.

And the U14 and U16 Tigers are also on the road. The U14 Tigers take on Ardrossan. KO: 2pm while the U16 Tigers travel to Penicuik. KO: 11.30

Players to meet as arranged with the coaches.

Best of luck to all the teams this weekend. #OneClub


3 TIGERS TEAMS IN ACTION AGAIN THIS WEEKEND
6TH APRIL 2019

TEAMS OFF TO LANGHOLM THIS SUNDAY

The P1-P7 Tigers teams are taking the short trip to Langholm for the latest in this years P1-P7 rugby tournaments on Sunday.

The Tigers have been having a great season so far and on Sunday no doubt it will be much of the same!

Parents and players to meet at 10.30 am for the 11am start

Best of luck to the Tigers on Sunday


4 TIGERS TEAMS IN ACTION AGAIN THIS WEEKEND
31ST MARCH 2019

U14 TIGERS AWAY TO STEWARTRY

Busy week for the U14 Tigers. On Tuesday they take on Langholm in a friendly (KO: 7.45pm) and on Sunday they are off to local friends Stewartry

STOP PRESS: The Tigers go down just to Langholm 26-24 in a cracker of a match - Match Report

The U14 Tigers have been having a great season with 9 wins and a draw from 14 matches played.

Sundays match will be a tough encounter versus a well drilled Stewartry outfit and the Tigers know they will need to be at their best to pick up the win.

STOP PRESS: The Tigers are pipped again by just 1 point losing 26-25. Unlucky lads. You all know the reason why you lost! ;) - Match Report

Players to meet as arranged with their coaches for the 2pm KO

P1-P7 TIGERS AWAY TO DUMFRIES

STOP PRESS: Another great showing from the Tigers - Match Report

Finally, the P1-P7 Tigers teams are taking the short trip up the road to Dumfries Saints for the latest in this years P1-P7 rugby tournaments.

The P1-P7 Tigers have been getting better and better as the season progresses, so expect some top rugby action at Park Farm on Sunday as Annan take on Dumfries and other teams from around Scotland.

Parents and players to meet at 10.30 am for the 11am start

Best of luck to all the teams on Sunday


4 TIGERS TEAMS IN ACTION THIS WEEKEND
24TH MARCH 2019

YOUTH TEAMS IN ACTION ON SUNDAY

STOP PRESS: The P1-P7 have another great set of matches against local friends Moffat Rams - Match Report

4 teams are in action on Sunday as the 3 P1-P7 Tigers squads are off to local friends Moffat Rams for a series of friendly matches.

Parents and players to meet at 10.30am for the 11am kick off

While the U16 Tigers host Strathaven at Violetbank in a friendly match. The teams have met twice this season, Annan winning the home leg while Strathaven getting a big win in the last meeting at Strathaven.

STOP PRESS: The U16 Tigers played in another try-fest of a match this afternoon at Violetbank. This time outscoring Strathaven U16 XV 49-36! 9 tries and 2 conversions to 6 tries and 3 conversions. Well played to both teams - Match Report

Should be a great match based on the previous matches between the teams and the U16 Tigers previous matches in general.

Players to meet as arranged with the coaches for the 2pm KO.

U14 TIGERS IN ACTION ON TUESDAY

While on Tuesday the U14 Tigers are off to nearby neighbours Langholm for a friendly match under the floodlights.

Players to meet as arranged with the coaches for the 7pm KO

Best of luck to all the teams


4 TIGERS TEAMS IN ACTION THIS WEEKEND
15TH/17TH MARCH 2019

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS FOR THE U14 TIGERS

STOP PRESS: The lads go down just 31-29. 9 tries apiece. Moffat just slightly better on conversations 4-2. Well played to both teams. Another cracker of a match - Match Report

On Friday, the U14 Tigers host local friends Moffat Rams under the floodlights at Violetbank.

The U14 Tigers will be hoping to add to their good run of wins they have had.

Kick off is at 7pm and a big Annan support as always would be appreciated by the Tigers.

Players to meet as arranged with the coaches.

ANNAN MICRO/MINI RUGBY FESTIVAL

STOP PRESS: Great day had by all. Many thanks to all the teams that made the trip to Violetbank - Match Report

And on Sunday at Violetbank its the Annual Micro/Mini rugby festival at Violetbank, where teams from all over Dumfries and Galloway and beyond converge to showcase their best rugby on offer!

Will be great advert for rugby and a chance to see the future of Scottish rugby in SW Scotland.

Parents and players to meet at 10.30am for the 11.00am start.

And also a request for volunteers for the event: "We are hopeful that enough helpers will come forward and plan to set up a rota, which will allow helpers the chance to also support the games.

Your support is very much appreciated. We need help for the grubber, to serve snacks and hot drinks, and cover the baking stand.

Also, to serve hot dogs to the players after the games. If you are able to donate any home baking or shop bought goodies please let us know.

Once again, thank you for all your support. Please contact Clare Kettlewell directly on 07974265156 if you are able to offer any assistance on the day"

Best of luck to all the teams this weekend


3 TIGERS TEAMS IN ACTION THIS WEEKEND
8TH/10 MARCH 2019

U16 TIGERS UNDER THE LIGHTS ON FRIDAY

STOP PRESS: The lads win 43-12. Great result lads! - Match Report

On Friday, the U16 Tigers host local friends Dumfries Saints under the floodlights at Violetbank. The U16 Tigers will be wanting to get that win their form of late has deserved.

Kick off is at 7pm and a big Annan support as always would be appreciated by the Tigers.

P4-P7 TIGERS OFF TO NEWTON STEWART

STOP PRESS: Alas the weather has won. Tournament cancelled.

And finally the mighty P4-P7 Tigers are away to Newton Stewart to take part in a tournament.

The P4-P5 and P6-P7 Tiger teams are currently playing some of the best rugby in the club and this will hopefully be on display on Sunday!

The P1-P3 Tigers are not travelling as sometimes even the best players in the club need a week off!

Parents and players to meet at 10.30am for the 11.00am start.

Best of luck to all the teams this weekend


4 TIGERS TEAMS IN ACTION THIS SUNDAY
3RD MARCH 2019

U16 TIGERS TRAVEL TO ARDROSSAN

STOP PRESS: The lads draw 20-20 with Ardrossan. 10-0 up at half time but Ardrossan came back strongly in the 2nd half. Great game by all the players - Match Report

The U16 Tigers are off on their travels again as they take on Ardrossan in a 2pm kick off.

Players to be at Bank Street for a 11am departure. Transport cars.

THE P1-P7 TIGERS AWAY TO DUMFRIES

STOP PRESS: As usual, the Tigers had a great set of matches. Pride of place goes to the P6-P7 Tigers, 3 wis from 3. Great stuff!

And the best set of teams at Annan just now, the three P1-P7 Tigers teams travel the few miles up north to take on Dumfries in their latest round of matches.

The Tigers have gone from strength to strength this season and the trip to Dumfries Saints will, as always, be a great advert for youth rugby in SW Scotland. Parents and players to meet at Dumfries at 11.30am for the 12pm start.

Best of luck to all 7 teams this weekend.


5 TIGERS TEAMS IN ACTION THIS WEEKEND
15TH/17TH FEBRUARY 2019

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS!

STOP PRESS: Langholm nick it at the death with a last gasp try to win 29-24 - Match Report

The U16/U17 Tigers start this weekends rugby action with an evening kick off under the floodlights versus local friends and rivals Langholm on Friday.

The Tigers have been playing some great rugby over the past few matches and Fridays match will be no doubt be no exception but they will have to be at the top of their game against a strong Langholm side. The teams met back in December when Langholm came out on top so the Tigers will be hoping for a far better showing this time around.

Players to meet at Violetbank at 6pm for the 7pm KO.

A big Annan support as always will be most appreciated by the lads.

U14 TIGERS TAKE ON MOFFAT

STOP PRESS: Great win for the Tigers - Match Report

While the U14 Tigers are away to Moffat Rams on Sunday. Kick Off: 1pm.

Players to meet as arranged with the coaches.

P1-P7 TIGERS ON THE ROAD

STOP PRESS: Great performances once again from all the teams.

And last, but no means least, the mighty P1-P7 Tigers are on the road again with the short trip to the Greenlaw and Stewartry rugby club.

Parents and players to meet at Stewartry at 10.30am for an 11am start.

Best of luck to all the teams this weekend.


2 TIGERS TEAMS IN ACTION ON SUNDAY
10TH FEBRUARY 2019

SOME LOCAL RUGBY ACTION FINALLY!

The P5 Tigers are off to Carlisle on Sunday as they have been invited to the U9’s County Festival. Parents and players to meet at 10.30am.

And at Violetbank the U14 Tigers host local friends Stewartry in a friendly match. KO: 1pm

STOP PRESS: The Tigers win. Well played Tigers! - Match Report

Players to meet as arranged with the coaches.

Good luck to all the teams this weekend.


5 TIGERS TEAMS IN ACTION ON SUNDAY.....
3RD FEBRUARY 2019

.....AND ALL ON THE ROAD

STOP PRESS: All matches OFF due to the weather,

If the weather is kind, then 5 Youth teams will be on the road on Sunday

The 3 P1-P7 Tiger teams are off to Bigger Rugby Club for a round of friendly matches.

Parents and players to meet at 10.30am for the 11am start.

The U14 Tigers are on the road to Moffat Rams for a friendly match. Kick Off: 1pm.

Players to meet as arranged with the coaches.

While last, but by no means least, the U16/17 Tigers are popping up the road to Dumfries Saints also for a friendly match.

Players to meet at Bank Street at for 11.30am for the 1pm kick off. Transport: Cars

Best of luck to all the teams this weekend.


U16 TIGERS IN ACTION ON SUNDAY
11TH JANUARY 2019

P1-P7 TIGER TRAINING RESTARTING

Hope you all had a great xmas and new year.

Right back to rugby business! :)

Training for the P1-P7 Tigers is re-starting this Friday, 11th January on the main pitch (far side) at Galabank

  • 6pm to 7.00pm for the P1-P3 Micro Tigers;
  • 6pm to 7.30pm for the P4-P7 Mini Tigers.

    1 pound per session (per child)

    Parking either on the road or into the carpark on the left at the far end of Galabank.

    New players always welcome.

    Any questions please contact Youth Coordinator: Heather Tinning

    Return to Violetbank for training will be confirmed in the coming weeks.

    There is no game this weekend for P1-P7 Tigers.

    Fixtures for the season will also be confirmed in the coming weeks.

    #JoinTheRugbyFamily


    U16 TIGERS IN ACTION ON SUNDAY
    9TH DECEMBER 2018

    U17 TIGERS AT HOME

    STOP PRESS: The Tigers win 32-24. Well played Tigers! - Match Report

    The U17 Tigers are hosting Strathaven in a friendly match at Violetbank on Sunday. Kick Off: TBC

    Should be a great match, so if you are in the area try and get up to Violetbank and support the Tigers.

    Players to meet as arranged with the coaches.


    2 TEAMS IN ACTION
    30TH NOVEMBER/2ND DECEMBER 2018

    FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS FOR THE U14 TIGERS

    STOP PRESS: Tigers win a thriller - Match Report

    The U14 Tigers host Moffat Rams under the floodlights at Violetbank on Friday for a Development match.

    Kick Off: 7pm.

    Matches between these teams have been high scoring affairs with both teams scoring many great tries and no doubt Friday will be the same.

    U16 TIGERS OFF TO DUMFRIES

    STOP PRESS: Alas game cancelled.

    The U16 Tigers are off on the road as they travel to local rivals and friends Dumfries in a friendly match. Match kicks off at 1pm.

    Players to meet as arranged with the coaches.

    Best of luck to both teams this weekend.


    4 TEAMS IN ACTION
    25TH NOVEMBER 2018

    HOME TOURNAMENT FOR THE P1-P7 TIGERS

    STOP PRESS: Great performances - Match Reports

    The P1-P7 Tigers are hosting a Tournament at Violetbank on Sunday with teams from the local region taking part.

    Parents and players to meet at Violetbank at 10.30am for the 11am start.

    See the future of Annan rugby at Sunday at Violetbank!

    U16 TIGERS OFF TO STEWARTRY

    The U16 Tigers are off on the road as they travel to local rivals and friends Stewartry in a friendly match. Match kicks off at 1pm.

    Players to meet as arranged with the coaches.

    Best of luck to all the teams this weekend.


    TIGERS ON THE ROAD
    18TH NOVEMBER 2018

    U14 TIGERS OFF TO LOCH LOMOND

    STOP PRESS: Tigers win - Match Report

    The U14 Tigers are on the road to Loch Lomond for their latest T4 West A league game. The Tigers will be hoping to continue their form of last week.

    Kick off: 2pm

    Players to meet with the coaches as arranged

    Good luck Tigers


    4 TEAMS OUT AND ABOUT ON SUNDAY
    11TH NOVEMBER 2018

    TEAMS OUT AND ABOUT AGAIN ON SUNDAY

    At Violetbank, the U14 Tigers will be taking on Ardrossan in their latest T4 West match. The Tigers won the away leg so they will be hoping to complete the double on Sunday.

    STOP PRESS: Tigers win big 53-4 - Match Report

    Kick off: 2pm

    Players to meet as arranged with the coaches

    Finally the 3 P1-P7 Tigers teams are off to Dumfries Rugby for their latest round of games. The Tigers had a great set of matches last Sunday in Biggar and will be hoping to continue their fine form at Park Farm.

    STOP PRESS: Tigers are amazing as usual - Match Report

    Parents and players to meet at 10.30am at Dumfries for an 11.00am start.

    Best of luck to all the teams this week.


    4 TEAMS OUT AND ABOUT ON SUNDAY
    4TH NOVEMBER 2018

    TEAMS OUT AND ABOUT ON SUNDAY

    At Violetbank, the always impressive U14 Tigers will be taking on Strathaven in their latest T4 West match. The Tigers lost the away leg so will be looking to right this on Sunday.

    STOP PRESS: Tigers drew 15-15 - Match Report

    Kick off: 2.30pm.

    Players to meet as arranged with the coaches

    Finally the 3 P1-P7 Tigers teams are off to Biggar Rugby for their latest round of games. The Tigers have been going from strength to strength this season and are probably the inform and best teams in the club just now.

    STOP PRESS: Another set of great performance from the Tigers - Match Report

    Parents and players to meet at 10.30am at Biggar for an 11.00am start.

    Best of luck to all the teams this week.


    4 TEAMS IN ACTION ON SUNDAY
    28TH OCTOBER 2018

    TEAMS OUT AND ABOUT ON SUNDAY

    On Sunday, Annan Tigers will have 4 squads out on the road on Sunday.

    The U14 Tigers are off to Waysiders Drumpellier in their latest T4 West Division match. Players to meet as arranged with the coaches for the 2pm kick off.

    STOP PRESS: Tigers lost 14-18 - Match Report

    The three P1-P7 Tigers teams are off Stewartry for the latest Mini Tournament. The 3 Tigers teams have been going from strength to strength over the weeks.

    Parents and players to meet at 10.30am for the 11am start.

    Please note: There will be no Tigers training on Friday as the Youth Halloween Party will be on at 17 Bank Street instead. Starts at 6pm

    Best of luck to the Tigers this weekend.


    3 TEAMS IN ACTION ON SUNDAY
    14TH OCTOBER 2018

    JUST THE TIGERS ON SUNDAY

    With the majority of the Youth sides taking a break for the October holidays, its left to the P1-P7 Tigers to fly the flag for Annan Rugby on Sunday.

    The Tigers are off to friends Moffat Rams for their latest Mini Rugby Tournament.

    The 3 teams, P1-P3, P4-P5 and P6-P7 Tigers, have had a great start to the season, playing some amazing rugby and having a great time.

    New players always welcome. Training in at Violetbank on Fridays - starting at 6pm

    Parents and players to meet at Moffat at 10.30am on Sunday for the 11am start.

    Best of luck to all the teams this weekend.


    5 TEAMS IN ACTION ON SUNDAY
    7TH OCTOBER 2018

    TEAMS OUT AND ABOUT ON SUNDAY

    On Sunday, Annan Tigers will hopefully have 5 teams out and about around Scotland!

    At Violetbank, the U16/U17 Tigers will be hosting Alloa in a friendly match. This will be the U16/U17 teams second outing of the season.

    Players to meet as arranged with the coaches for the 1pm kick off.

    STOP PRESS: Tigers won 36-17 - Match Report

    On the road, the U14 Tigers are off to friends Moffat Rams for a development match. The Tigers original league game away to Bishopton was cancelled.

    Players to meet at 11.30am at Moffat for the 12.30pm kick off.

    STOP PRESS: Great match from the teams- Match Report

    Finally, the pride of Annan, the three P1-P7 Tigers teams are off Langholm for the latest Mini Tournament. All 3 teams will be wanting the same performances they put on at Violetbank a few Sundays ago. Can anyone best the P4-P5 Tigers? I think they are now on, played 10 games, won 10 games for this season.

    Parents and players to meet at 10.30am for the 11am start.

    STOP PRESS: Great performances by all the teams - Match Reports

    Best of luck to all teams this weekend.


    JUST THE U14 IN ACTION
    30TH SEPTEMBER 2018

    HOME MATCH FOR THE U14 TIGERS

    STOP PRESS: Alas Loch Lomond have called off.............

    The U14 Tigers are at home on Sunday as they host Loch Lomond in their latest West Division match.

    After last Sundays great win over Ardrossan the lads will be wanting to make it 2 from 2 and continue the great rugby they have been displaying over the matches so far this season.

    Best of luck lads.

    Players to meet as arranged with the coaches for the 1pm kick off.


    4 TEAMS IN ACTION ON SUNDAY
    23RD SEPTEMBER 2018

    HOME TOURNAMENT FOR THE P1-P7 TIGERS

    The P1-P3, P4-P5 and P6-P7 Tigers are at home as they host a tournament with teams from Stewartry, Newton Stewart and Langholm. Starts at 11am at Violetbank.

    U14 TIGERS ON THE ROAD

    STOP PRESS: The U14 get a great win over Ardrossan - Match Report

    The U14 Tigers hope to put last weeks defeat to Starthendrick behind them as they travel to Ardrossan in the league. Kick off at 2pm.

    All players to meet as arranged with their respective coaches.

    Best of luck to all Annan teams this weekend.


    JUST THE U14 IN ACTION
    16TH SEPTEMBER 2018

    U14 AWAY TO STRATHAVEN

    STOP PRESS: The U14 Tigers go down in the match. Well played anyway lads. Match Report

    The U14 Tigers are away to Strathaven in their first away trip of the new season.

    After the development match last week v Waysiders, the Tigers will be up for a full 15 v 15 clash against a strong Strathaven team.

    Both teams will fancy their chances in this match.

    Players to meet as arranged with their coaches.

    Good luck Tigers.


    U14 TIGERS START THE SEASON
    9TH SEPTEMBER 2018

    U14 HOST WAYSIDERS

    STOP PRESS: The U14 Tigers win 19-13 in a development match. Well played lads. Match Report

    The U14 start their league season on Sunday when they host Waysiders at Violetbank.

    This is their first match in the T4 West A Division and the Tigers will be hoping to a winning start to the season.

    Hopefully there will be a big Annan support to cheers the lads on.

    Players to meet at Violetbank as arranged with the coaches for the 2pm KO.

    Best of luck to the Tigers

    TRAINING ON SUNDAY FOR THE P4-P7 TIGERS

    There will be training on Sunday for the P4-P7 Tigers only ie the P1-P3 will get a deserved rest after their training on Friday.

    Training starts at 10.30am at Violetbank.

    New faces always welcome!


    HERE WE GO AGAIN!
    2ND SEPTEMBER 2018

    P1-P7 TIGERS OFF TO MOFFAT

    So the season starts in earnest for the micro and mini Tigers as they travel to Moffat Rams for their opening matches of the season.

    Parents and players to meet at Moffat Rams at 10.30am for the 11am start

    Good luck to the Tigers and any new players - enjoy your debut matches.

    Training continues on Friday at Violetbank with a 6pm start.


    TRAINING STARTS
    AUGUST 2018

    HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN

    U13-U18 boys training has restarted and is on at Violetbank every Tuesday and Thursday 6pm-7.30pm.

    New players always welcome.

    P1-P7 training is every Friday ay Violetbank.

    6pm-7pm for P1-P3 Tigers and to 7.30pm for P4-P7 Tigers.

    Any questions or queries for new players/parents please contact the team managers:

    P1-P5 Tigers: Heather Tinning on 07766700686
    P6-P7 Tigers: Lynn Aitchison on 07948084409

    Or email Youth@AnnanRFC.com