GROGS October Lunch

On Wednesday 14th October, 83 GROGS members were entertained to a magnificent example of the art of public speaking by David Smith. All present, agreed that David was in excellent form and held his audience spellbound for almost an hour.

We look forward to the November lunch, on Wednesday 11th November 2009 at 12.30 p.m., when the guest [...]

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Gazelles Triumph Over Hamilton

Hamilton 4XV 12 GHA Gazelles 20

With Jordanhill Phoenix calling off the league fixture, the Gazelles were fortunate enough to get the call from Hamilton, where playing numbers are allowing a fourth XV.

Once again, the Gazelles faced more youthful opposition, and with Hamilton electing to have unopposed [...]

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Quiz Night Success

Many thanks to those who participated in the quiz night on Friday.

Whilst the turn out was down on the previous one, mainly due to the start of the school holidays, it was a great night with over 40 in attendance.

As usual Bob Auld, our resident quiz master, provided some tough and challenging questions but there could only be [...]

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Two More Wins For Braidholm

Braidholm 40 - 7 Lanark

In a match, where the score flatters Braidholm, Lanark played well above their position in the league, causing problems for Braidholm throughout the match.

In the first 20 minute Braidholm hardly won any ball, and were constantly repulsing Lanark forward advances within 10 metre of Braidholm’s [...]

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Gazelles Lose Out To Dalziel

GHA Gazelles 7 Dalziel 3 XV 22

With five call-offs and one player moving up to Braidholm in the couple of hours before kick off, only Zander McIlwham and Jim Clarke coming off the injured and sick list allowed some hasty reconstruction to get a team on the park, the park itself being a last minute tactical switch to the [...]

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A Sterling effort against Stirling County

GHA 11 – Stirling County 8

Note: Amended GHA try scorer
In front of a sizeable crowd and in clear sunshine, but with a nasty cross wind, Stirling County kicked off from the pavilion end . From the ensuing catch and ruck, the attacking Stirling forwards were adjudged to have drifted offside and James Noonan cleared [...]

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Too Much Currie

Currie 2nd XV 20 GHA 2nd XV 15

Another Saturday, another big game for the 2nd XV. This week a true test of the team’s progress as they faced a Currie team that had made an impressive start to the season. With 4 call-offs between Thursday night and Saturday afternoon, the coaches were once again left pulling their hair out and [...]

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