The DGWGO Rugby Round-Up 28/09/23

In this weeks DGWGO Rugby Round-Up,  Newton Stewart get Back to back wins, Dumfries saints Have a Bad Day, Stewartry Suffer First loss Of The Season, Wigtownshire V Annan Clash, Tough Trip Away for Langholm plus news from Wigtown and Annan Ladies teams. 


Newton Stewart made it back-to-back wins in National 2 with a 27-22 win over a strong
Aberdeen Grammar side. Despite trailing the game going into the final minutes, Martin
Wallace’s men were able to pull through for the bonus point victory. Gregor Gaw, Thomas
Quigley, Robert Service and Russell Morton provided the tries.

Dumfries Saints scored just two penalties in a 42-6 loss on the road to Allan Glen’s. They nowsit second-bottom in National 3 but are level on points with both Cartha Queens Park and Hamilton above them.

Sandy Currie’s Stewartry suffered their first loss of the season with a 45-13 loss to Dunfermline at McKane Park. Ben Spence got their only try, with Andrew Picken providing the rest of the
points from the tee.

In an all Dumfries & Galloway clash, it was Wigtownshire that got the better of Annan 37-15 at London Road. Both sides have had good starts to the 2023/24 season but that five-point win moves Shire up into second place in West Region 1.

Langholm had a tough trip away from home to top-of-the-table Haddington in East Region 1 and fell short 43-26. They sit fifth in the league having won two and lost two.
Moffat are now third in West Region 3 after a 47-26 away win to Hyndland and have a game in hand on the sides above them that could see them move to the summit.
Stewartry Sirens managed just one try through centre Phaedra Snailham as they lost 47-5 to Hillhead Jordanhill and Greenlaw.

Wigtownshire Women, unfortunately, had to concede their game at home to Biggar, handing the away side an automatic 28-0 win.

Ayr hosted Annan Warriors in Women’s West 1 and came away with a 66-0 win, leaving the
D&G side somewhat struggling in seventh place.

Fixtures for Saturday, September 30th:
Berwick v Newton Stewart
Howe of Fife v Dumfries Saints
Stewartry v Garnock
Annan v Cumnock
Ardrossan v Wigtownshire
Langholm v Linlithgow
Mid Argyll v Moffat


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