Heavy defeat in Fife sunshine

Howe of Fife 52 GHA 10

A week is a long time in politics, it is said. That can be true in sport as well. Certainly it’s time enough for a team to fall from the heights of scoring eight tries in a match to suffering the same fate in defeat, as happened to GHA in losing to Howe of Fife on Saturday.

One week they running [...]

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GHA up the tempo for eight-try victory

GHA up the tempo for eight-try victory

GHA 48 Kelso 9

GHA led by only 10-9 at half-time on Saturday but eventually upped the tempo and struck the right notes in scoring an octave of tries for a bonus-point victory against Kelso. The Braidholm volume reached its crescendo with a scherzo of four tries in the final quarter of the BT National League first-division [...]

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GHA HAVE TO SETTLE FOR A DRAW AT MARR

GHA HAVE TO SETTLE FOR A DRAW AT MARR

Marr 24 GHA 24

GHA had to settle for a draw on their visit to Marr on Saturday in a contest that was almost the exact opposite of the clubs’ previous encounter in the BT National League’s first division. Three months ago the Braidholm club snatched a home victory at the last gasp: this time it was Marr who struck in the [...]

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4 try surge secures win over Biggar

4 try surge secures win over Biggar

GHA 29 Biggar 19

A four-try surge inside 20 minutes in the second half rocketed GHA from a 5-12 half-time deficit to a comfortable 10-point victory against Biggar at Braidholm on Saturday. The win and the bonus point allowed GHA to hold on to second place behind Selkirk in the BT National League Division 1.

GHA had been 12 points [...]

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Close call for GHA after rousing start

Close call for GHA after rousing start

GHA 28 Stewart’s Melville FP 26

For a National League club to emulate their professional cousins should surely be a prime objective. But not always if it is the way GHA won against Stewart’s Melville at Braidholm on Saturday.  Victory was too close for comfort in a manner which had similarities to Glasgow [...]

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GHA’s GREEDY BACKS RUN RIOT

GHA’s GREEDY BACKS RUN RIOT

GHA 87 Perthshire 0

GHA’s backs were not just hungry on Saturday, they were greedy. They scored 13 of the 14 tries in the runaway victory against Perthshire in the BT Scottish Cup first-round match against Perthshire at Braidholm.

Andrew Gillman, while at full back, scored the first two of the match in the opening 20 [...]

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Seeking a winning finale

GHA will be seeking a winning end to their season tomorrow when they take on Hillhead/Jordanhill at Braidholm. Even though victory cannot save them from relegation to Premier 3, it would be good to go down with all guns blazing.

Tomorrow’s kick-off will be at 3pm. GHA’s team:

Ross McClymont; Rangi Jericevich, Niall [...]

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Crucial international for young Scots at GHA

GHA will be hosting a crucial international rugby match at Braidholm on Sunday. It is a game
Scotland have to win to ensure progressing to the knock-out stage of the European under-18
championship.

Scotland’s opponents will be Ireland, who have already lost to England by 12-29 in Dublin in
December. But Scotland sprung a [...]

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Adam and Rory to play in Braidholm international

Congratulations to Adam Barnett and Rory Hughes. The two GHA players are
among the 22 named in the Scotland under-18 match-squad for the international
against Japan Schools to be played on their home ground at Braidholm on Sunday.
The starting XV will be announced later this week.

Both players Rory and Adam have already worn [...]

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