Whitstable were the visitors to Darland Avenue on a cold, wet and windy winter afternoon for Anchs’ last league game of 2018. Despite the conditions, the home side carried on where they left off the previous week with a dominant performance and came away with another emphatic bonus point victory. Anchs made a good start and, after a sustained period on attack, were rewarded when … Continue reading Gillingham Anchorians v Whitstable London & SE Division – Shepherd Neame Kent 1, 14:00 15 th December 2018
Anchs travelled to Dulwich to face Kings College Hospital (“KCH”) who sat just below then on the Kent 1 league table, in what was expected to be a difficult encounter. What transpired was probably one of Anchs’ best performances of the season in difficult wet and windy conditions against a strong KCH side. The game started at pace and Anchs, playing up the slope, moved the ball to the wing only … Continue reading Kings College Hospital v Gillingham Anchorians London & SE Division -Shepherd Neame Kent 1, 14:00 8th December 2018
Anchorians hosted 5th placed Cranbrook in a Kent League 1 match on Saturday, which also doubled as the Tony Younger Memorial Cup. Following defeat in the equivalent fixture last year, Anchs expected a tough encounter made all the more difficult by the persistent drizzle. Playing with the elements in the first half the game started with both sides testing each other out. With Anchs on … Continue reading Gillingham Anchorians v Cranbrook London & SE Division – Kent League 1 14:00 1st December 2018
Anchs travelled to face an unbeated Ashford side sitting at the top of the Kent 1 table with a perfect record from 6 games, matching Anchs excellent start to the season. Faced with a pitch which had been widened to suit the Ashford side’s quick backline, on a cold and windy afternoon, it was clear that this was going to be a difficult encounter. In … Continue reading Ashford v Gillingham Anchorians London & SE Division – Kent 1, 15:00 27th October 2018
Anchs returned to Darland Avenue, following a week’s break, to face 4th placed Southwark Lancers on a perfect Autumn afternoon ideally suited to Anchs running game. The visitors also showed a willingness to move the ball and it was only solid defence from both sides which prevented a higher scoring game. The game started well for Anchs with Kenton Parbutt making several strong runs from … Continue reading Gillingham Anchorians v Southwark Lancers London & SE Division – Kent 1, 15:00 20 th October 2018
Anchorians travelled to New Ash Green looking to extend their unbeaten run, but were faced with conditions which were a stark contrast to the previous week. The driving rain, wind and cold proved to be a leveller, and while both sides attempted to run the ball, handling was difficult and the game was much closer than might have been expected. Anchs started well and … Continue reading New Ash Green v Gillingham Anchorians London & SE Division – Kent 1, 15:00 6th October 2018
Anchorians faced visitors Sheppey on a beautifulAutumn afternoon at Darland Avenue in a game which, unfortunately, never quite reached the high standards set in earlier matches. In fact, Anchs put in a fairly lacklustre performance, especially in the first half, but still emerged with maximum points in a 38 – 15 win to maintain their unbeaten start to the season.
Old Gravesendians were the visitors to Darland Avenue on a wet and windy Saturday to face Anchorians in a top of the table clash, which would see Anchs retain their perfect record in another good early season performance.
Anchorians travelled to Whitstable with a changed side for their second
game of the season, where they faced stronger opposition that the
previous week from another promoted team.
Anchorians welcomed newcomers Footscray to Darland Avenue for the opening game of the 2018 / 2019 season. Having narrowly beaten Footscray at the end of last season in the Kent Salver, Anchs were expecting a close match but what transpired was an emphatic win to provide a great start to their campaign. In perfect playing conditions, on a well manicured pitch, Anchs made a lively … Continue reading Gillingham Anchorians v Footscray London & SE Division – Kent 1, 15:00 8th September 2018