Anchorians travelled to unbeaten Ashford who were sitting at the top of London SE 3, following their unbeaten season which earned them promotion from Kent 1. Continue reading “Ashford v Gillingham Anchorians London & SE Division – London 3 South East, 14:30 23rd Nov 2019”
On a cold and dark, but dry November day, Anchs welcomed Old Dunstonians (“ODs”) to Darland Avenue hoping to return to winning ways in London SE 3. Anchs certainly started well, moving the ball to the wings but were playing the game in their own half. Against the run of play, the visitors opened the scoring with some neat inter-passing down the left wing, finished with a try in the corner. On a day where kicking would prove decisive the conversion was missed.
Anchs travelled to Bromley, just across the road from their recent away win against Park House, to face a Bromley side sitting above them in the league. Unfortunately, the persistent rain hampered both sides’ attempts to play an open game and the number of scoring opportunities were limited.
Vigo were the visitors to Darland Avenue on a wet and windy Saturday afternoon. Anchs took to the field in their new Brimstone Site Investigation (UXO) sponsored jerseys but the conditions, and a very competitive opposition, meant that things did not go their way from the start.
Anchs returned to Darland Avenue looking to bounce back from their heavy defeat away to Folkestone the previous week. Pulborough were the visitors and what transpired was a very entertaining and high scoring match.
Anchorians travelled to Folkestone with a number of changes to the side which had started the season so well. However, they came up against a strong home side who played particularly well and as a result suffered their heaviest defeat for some time.
Anchs welcomed Heathfield & Waldron (“H&W”) to a warm and sunny
Darland Avenue on Saturday and, despite a poor start, emerged
victorious to finish the day at the top of the league.
Anchs opened their 2019-2020 league season with a solid victory against local rivals Old Williamsonians (“OWs”) on a warm and sunny afternoon at Darland Avenue. The early exchanges saw both sides looking to gain an advantage but no clear cut chances could be found by either side. Anchs created the first opportunity when a break by Jon Mann resulted in a penalty which Anchs kicked … Continue reading Gillingham Anchorians v Old Williamsonians London & SE Division – London 3 South East, 15:00 14th Sep 2019
Anchorians capped a fine season with victory at home against Sussex League 1 runners-up, Crawley, to earn promotion to London 3 South East next season. The game was a tight affair with both sides making handling mistakes which saw a number of try scoring chances go begging. Crawley looked lively early on but Anchs pack dominated throughout particularly in the scrums. Anchs opened the scoring … Continue reading Gillingham Anchorians v Crawley London & SE Division – Level 9 Play-off, 15:00 13th April 2019