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
Anchorians travelled to Footscray for the final league game of the season, having already secured second place in Kent League 1 and a play-off against Sussex League 1 runners-up Crawley. In the circumstances the performance was below par but still enough to come away with another bonus point win. The home side started well and dominated possession early on but Anchs opened the scoring when … Continue reading Footscray v Gillingham Anchorians London & SE Division – Shepherd Neame Kent League 1, 15:00 6th April 2019
Anchorians welcomed Kings College Hospital (“KCH”) to Darland Avenue for their final home league game of the season, still needing a bonus point to secure 2nd place in Kent League 1 and a win to ensure a home play-off. Things started well for Anchs as they took an early lead through a Jordan Mitchell penalty and then increased their lead when a quick tap penalty … Continue reading Gillingham Anchorians v Kings College Hospital London & SE Division – Shepherd Neame Kent League 1, 15:00 30th March 2019
Anchorians travelled to Cranbrook to face the only team mathematically able to beat them into second place in Kent 1, and a possible playoff against the second placed team in Sussex 1. It was, however, to prove a difficult afternoon against a much improved Cranbrook side. Both sides looked to move the ball and Cranbrook were looking good with ball in hand, but Anchs took … Continue reading Cranbrook v Gillingham Anchorians London & SE Division – Shepherd Neame Kent League 1, 15:00 23 rd March 2019