In this weeks DGWGO rugby round-up brought to you in partnership with Dumfries and Galloway Rugby podcast, there is news from Newton Stewart RFC, Dumfries Saints, Stewartry RFC, Annan RFC, Langholm RFC, Moffat RFC and Dumfries Saints Ladies squad.
Martin Wallace’s Newton Stewart won their third game on the bounce with a close-fought 23-19 victory over Berwick away from home. After a somewhat difficult start to the season, Newton seem to have found their feet and now sit fifth in National 2.
Dumfries Saints, on the other hand, are struggling for form and were beaten 67-12 on the road at Howe of Fife. With just one win from their opening five games, they sit second bottom in National 3.
National 4’s Stewartry suffered back-to-back losses for the first time in two seasons as they
were put to the sword by unbeaten Garnock RFC. Although a tight game in tricky conditions, it was the Beith men that ran away with the game 27-11 at Greenlaw.
In West 1, Annan yet again fell short on home soil as they were beaten 27-19 by Cumnock,
while Wigtownshire were away but also lost 32-13 to Ardrossan. They sit seventh and fourth respectively.
Langholm were up against a tough opponent in Linlithgow over the weekend and, despite
losing, were able to pick up a losing bonus point with the match ending 24-21. Langholm sits midtable in East 1 in fifth.
Moffat were the only other Men’s side to win as they battled to a 17-7 win away to Mid Argyll. The Rams are third in West 3 but have a game in hand that could see them go top.
Dumfries Women yet again stamped their authority in the development league, winning all three of their games at the Glasgow University round-robin tournament.
Fixtures this weekend:
Newton Stewart v Peebles
Dumfries Saints v Cartha Queens Park
Ross High v Stewartry
Lenzie v Annan
Wigtownshire v DL
Langholm v Leith
Moffat v Lanark & Clydesdale
Stewartry Sirens v Stirling County
Annan Warriors v Oban Lorne
Wigtownshire Women v Cartha Queens Park 2s
Dumfries Women @ Ayr RFC
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