GHA Denied Cup-tie Upset

GHA 29 Boroughmuir 34

GHA were little more than five minutes from an upset against Boroughmuir at Braidholm. They were leading 29-22, and a place was beckoning in the Scottish Hydro Electric Cup quarter-finals. But two late tries by Boroughmuir shattered the GHA dreams.

The home team could well have been more [...]

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GHA Hold Out Against Jed

GHA 17 - 11 Jed Forest

GHA held out for a hard fought win against a stuffy Jed Forest side who fought right to the death. An early try to scrum half Andrew Gillman and two scores to openside Jamie Pinder meant GHA were always in control although never comfortable.

An excellent opening including some ferocious defense led [...]

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S1 – Tough Win over West for GHA Youngsters

GHA 16 - 12 West of Scotland

The midweek rain may have been bad in downtown Giffnock, but it was obviously nothing compared to the precipitation north of the Clyde. This fixture, originally scheduled for Milngavie, was flooded-out and hastily re-arranged for the balmier south side. This saw West of Scotland travelling to Braidholm [...]

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U16 – GHA Edge Out West in City Derby

GHA - 16 , West of Scotland - 13
West Division 1

On probably the narrowest pitch ever seen by the author of this report, GHA continued their impressive run of victories with a hard fought triumph over West of Scotland at Boclair Academy's ground.

The tight pitch made it exceptionally difficult for any running rugby as [...]

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GHA’s Last Gasp Win at Haddington

Haddington 13 GHA 17

A last-play try by Niall Cassie snatched victory for GHA on Saturday in a Neilson Park game which they seemed to have let slip just three minutes earlier as Haddington took a 13-12 lead. But GHA persevered, and Andrew Gillman broke down the right wing for his captain to finish off.

Victory edged GHA [...]

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U18 – GHA 0 – 0 Garnock

Not many players will play in a 0-0 game of rugby in their careers. These guys have managed it before they have reached the age of 18.

On a typical Lochshore afternoon (ie wind and rain) the two teams took to the park with a win on their mind. GHA being the more confident having won 37 - 5 three weeks earlier in the same fixture at [...]

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Andrew Davidson

Glasgow Hutchesons' Aloysians RFC lost a good friend and committed clubman with the death of Andrew Davidson last week after a short illness. He was 54.

Andrew was former secretary of Glasgow Southern before the club amalgamated with Hutchesons' Aloysians, but it was in the unsung role of house convener that he will be best remembered, [...]

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GHA U15 & U16 Reach National Youth Bowl Finals

The whole club congratulates our U15 & U16 coaching & back up teams and most importantly the players themselves for achieving over this weekend two almighty victories in National Competition semi finals. You are now going on to your FINALS at Murrayfield to represent not only the club but the West of Scotland region.

The future [...]

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GHA 39 – 6 Lasswade

Forget the scoreline! GHA had a far closer game than the final try-count of 6-0 would suggest in the Scottish Hydro Electric Cup fifth-round game at Braidholm on Saturday.

Lasswade, though four divisions lower in the national championship, were in the game for more than an hour. The visitors scored first after less than a minute with the [...]

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GHA Players Selected for Glasgow District

Congratulations to all our players who have been selected for the Glasgow District teams;

U16 - David Scott, Rory Hughes and Adam Barnett have all been selected for the Glasgow District squad and will take part in the forthcoming U16 Inter District Championship and matches v the Scottish Exiles, Lancashire & Yorkshire.

U17 [...]

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