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Grant Weatherstone

The club is saddened to hear of the death of one of our Scottish Rugby internationalists on 2nd January 2020 at the age of 88. For further information regarding Grant from the SRU’s website click here https://www.scottishrugby.org/news/grant-weatherstone

Annual Christmas Lunch enjoyed by 100 plus Santa

Friday 20th December The Club’s Annual Christmas lunch was hugely enjoyed by 100 members and guests with three choices available for each of three courses plus coffee and Christmas pies and crackers. We also had a visit from Santa plus his two helpers.

Rugby – 1st XV finish on high at mid season break with GHK win

The 1st XV secured an important 10-6 win against promotion contenders GHK at Old Annielsland in the last fixture before the mid season Christmas and New Year break. With an outstanding home match against Dumfries yet to be played things are tight at the top of National League 2 – GHK still lead with 41 […]

Rugby – Emphatic win for 1st XV

Saturday 23rd November On a day of awful weather the 1st XV powered their way to an emphatic win over Hamilton with a display which belied the conditions, ultimately winning by 38-17. Having scored a pushover try to take the lead in the very first minute, apart from a spell in the first half when […]

Mens Hockey – 1st XI win last match before winter break

Saturday 16th November The ESM Mens 1st XI won the final match of the first half of the outdoor season defeating Aberdeen Grammar 2-0 at Rubislaw to go into the winter break in a satisfactory fourth place (out of 10 teams) on 15 points in the second tier of Scottish Mens Hockey with four wins, […]

Rugby – Seven Try Cup Win for 1st XV

Saturday 26th October The 1st XV produced their best form of the season to defeat unbeaten NL2 league leaders Dumfries by the convincing margin of 43 – 22 in the SRU’s National League Cup at Inverleith a week after a league match against the same opponents was cancelled due to a waterlogged pitch. Three first […]

1st XV go down to Preston Lodge

Saturday 12th October The 1st XV suffered a second league defeat of the season at Preston Lodge on Saturday losing by 25-19 in a game where they performed someway below expectations and after being helped into a half-time lead somewhat against the run of play by two PL errors leading to an interception try and […]

First league defeat for 1st XV

Saturday 21st September 2019 After opening the season’s national league 2 campaign with two wins the 1st XV entertained GHK for match day 3 ultimately losing by 44 – 19 with the visitors drawing away with three late tries as Stew Mel chased a fourth try and a game point. GHK had started strongly putting […]