Anchorians returned to league action at Darland Avenue on Saturday against New Ash Green (“NAG”). Despite a somewhat patchy performance in cold, damp conditions, they eventually came away with another bonus point victory to consolidate their position in 2nd place behind league leaders Ashford.
The 1st XV return to action this weekend against New Ash Green at home. Kick off 2pm Continue reading Rugby this weekend
With thanks to all for their generosity, the Club sent to Wooden Spoon a cheque for £250 as proceeds from the raffle for the Phil Vickery signed & framed England shirt. The winner of the raffle, which was drawn on Boxing Day by our Club Physio, Stacey Aris, was Mick Day. The balance of the proceeds raised has been donated to the Club. In other ‘Spoon’ … Continue reading WOODEN SPOON NEWS
Anchorians travelled to Sheppey on Saturday looking to make amends for their defeat the previous week. They achieved their aim in style with a comprehensive 13 try victory which contained some flowing rugby with forwards and backs alike contributing to the spectacle. It was clear from the opening minutes that Anchs had the measure of a young Sheppey team and within 20 minutes of … Continue reading Sheppey v Gillingham Anchorians London & SE Division – Shepherd Neame Kent 1, 14:00 12th January 2018
Anchorians travelled to Gravesend after a 3 week break to face 3rd placed Old Gravesendians (“OGs”) in what was expected to be a difficult encounter. And so it proved, with Anchs suffering their second defeat of the season in a niggly game which never really flowed. Initially things looked positive when, playing up the slope, Sam Brown made a break on the blind side, fed … Continue reading Old Gravesendians v Gillingham Anchorians London & SE Division – Shepherd Neame Kent 1, 14:00 5 th January 2018
A few thoughts from Head Coach Dom Saunders ahead of a double header away to Gravesendians.
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
The 1st XV take on Sandown and Shanklin on Saturday in the RFU Junior Vase -1400 KO. The 2nd XV are away at New Ash Green in a rearranged fixture -1400 KO. And tonight the Under 16s have a first fixture under the lights at home 1930 KO. Continue reading It’s a cup weekend!