GHA unchanged for visit to Haddington

For the third time in five weeks GHA have to head along the M8 on Saturday, still seeking their first win in Scottish Hydro Premier Two. This time they don’t have to turn south at Edinburgh: instead they head farther east to Haddington.

For that match GHA field an unchanged XV despite the defeat by Peebles at Braidholm last week. [...]

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GHA Boys At Home In National Youth Cup

Two of the GHA teams have been drawn at home for their first ties in National Youth Cup competitions.

The under-15 team area first up with a preliminary-round match against Cumbernauld at Braidholm on Sunday (20 September). That match will kick off at 2pm, and if they win it they will away to Hamilton on 4 October.

A bye for [...]

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GHA Looking For Home Win Against Biggar

GHA will be looking to open their home league programme with a win when they take on Biggar at Braidholm on Saturday following their bonus-point defeat at Kelso last week. The kick-off in the Scottish Hydro Premier Two match will be at 3pm.

GHA’s team:

15 Gregg Taylor

14 Rory Watson

13 Niall Cassie [...]

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Two GHA newcomers, Ben Wright and Tim Peyton, will make their championship debuts for the club in the Scottish Hydro Premier Two match against Kelso at Poynder Park tomorrow (3pm).
Ben follows in the footsteps of his brother, Jono, who joined GHA from Greenock Wanderers two seasons ago before moving on. The wing impressed in GHA’s [...]

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GHA monopolised the second-half scoring in beating Irvine at Marress this afternoon. In the last warm-up before the start of the league programme in a week’s time the visitors were ahead by only 19-18 at half-time, but they went on to score 26 unanswered points to win by 45-18, scoring seven tries against Irvine’s two.

Despite [...]

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Gregg Taylor notched a couple of tries inside the first quarter of an hour to set GHA on their way to a 36-27 win against Hillhead/Jordanhill at Braidholm tonight.

Further tries followed from Andrew Gillman, Ben Wright, Gregor Jones, and Jamie Pinder. Jim Noonan converted two, and Jones, a speedy newcomer from Cambuslang, added the goal [...]

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GHA’s first home match in the new Scottish Hydro Premier Two championship season will be against Biggar on Saturday 5 September. A further Braidholm game will follow against Peebles two weeks later.

However, GHA’s league season will start the previous month with a visit to Kelso on 29 August.

GHA’s full [...]

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Forrester To Make Scotland ‘A’ Debut

Congratulations and best wishes to Calum Forrester from GHA RFC. Calum, Glasgow Warriors’ former GHA forward, will make his Scotland A debut tomorrow in the IRB Nations Cup match against Uruguay in Bucharest.

Calum will be starting alongside another product of GHA, James Eddie, who has been selected in the second row.

The [...]

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Congratulations to Euan Murray, the only Scottish born and bred player in the British and Irish Lions' squad to tour South Africa later this year. Everyone in GHA is delighted with this latest honour for a product of Braidholm rugby.

Euan was a pupil at Williamwood High School when he was playing through the age grades for [...]

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