This weekend is the club open day so along with the usual training there will be some stalls and an opportunity for you to chat to your coaches/managers and sort out registration for this season.
We will have a few stalls set up around the club:
There will be a bbq with burgers on sale for £1
A stall from PSL to let you view and try on the kit on offer and place orders for this season
There will also be a stall from our sponsor Steps Podiatry.
The Accies Ladies, U13’s and U14’s will also be playing. Kick-0ff 2pm, please come along and support the teams.
We have a full weekend of rugby at Memorial Field this weekend as all our senior teams return to league action after the autumn internationals. With three home matches on Saturday, we’re hoping to pack the club to help drive the players on in what will be hotly contested matches. Full list of fixtures below.
If you are looking for a way to spend your Saturday night then why not join us for Karaoke. The doors open at 6pm and it is completely free, so come down and let’s have another great night in the club.
A massive thanks to this weekend’s sponsor George Perry for his support this season.
Saturday 2nd December:
1st XV Ardrossan Accies v St Bothwells RFC, 2pm KO
2nd XV Ardrossan Accies v West of Scotland RFC, 2pm KO
U18s Ardrossan Accies v Cambuslang RFC, 2pm KO
Sunday 3rd December:
Ladies Ardrossan Accies v Helensburgh RFC, 2pm KO
Minis & Micros Ardrossan Accies v Greenock v Carrick v Irvine, 12:30pm KO
Youth All youth games are now finished for the Christmas break however, training will still run for the U13s, U14s and U15s, 12:30pm – 2pm
The first term focus from the Development team was aimed at the growth of playing numbers in players and team for the local Academies. With Ardrossan and Largs Academy competing in the Ayrshire Tier 4 Conference this meant they were playing games at S1, S2 and U16 age groups with scheduled midweek fixtures each week. Auchenharvie became the new Cashback School of Rugby for the next 3 years and initial uptake has been pretty good with current numbers up at round 20 signed up participants. Ardrossan Schools (Ardrossan, St Matthews and Largs Academy) entered the national competitions combined at U16 and U18 age groups to provide a more competitive platform in this competition while playing as their own School for Conference Rugby.
Ardrossan Academy – Played 4 Fixtures at T4 Conference (U13/14 and U16) versus Ayr Academy, Garnock Academy, Girvan Academy and Irvine Royal Academy
Largs Academy – Played 4 Fixtures at T4 Conference (U13, U14 & U16) versus Auchinleck Academy, Cumnock Academy, Kyle Academy and Belmont Academy
Auchenharvie Academy – Played first fixture (U13) versus Queen Margaret
St Matthews Academy – No games played.
Arran High School – No games played, arrangements have been made for two games to be played October/November.
Ardrossan Schools – Both U16 and U18 squads are into the National Bowl QF’s awaiting their opponents.
Girls Rugby – Has been slow getting fixtures played, but Largs Academy have 20+ girls regularly training at the School, Arran High producing good numbers for training and Auchenharvie now having 5 girls signed up for SoR. Fixtures are a must for Term 2.
A massive thanks to this weekend’s match ball sponsor Danny McGreish for his support this year.
Friday 29th September:
P4 Glasgow Warriors pre match tournament
Saturday 30th September:
1st XV Haddington RFC v Ardrossan Accies, 3pm KO
2nd XV Ardrossan Accies v Whitecraigs RFC, 3pm KO
U18s Cambuslang RFC v Ardrossan Accies, 2pm KO
Sunday 1st October:
Ladies Ardrossan Accies v Annan RFC, 2pm KO
U15s Ardrossan Accies v Bishopton RFC, KO TBC
U14s Cumbernauld RFC v Ardrossan Accies, 2pm KO
U13s Hillhead/Jordanhill RFC v Ardrossan Accies, 2pm KO
This weekend we have rugby at Memorial Field every day. With our U18s playing on Friday night, our 1st XV playing on Saturday and our U13s playing on Sunday. The 1st XV return after a good win away to Perthshire last weekend and look to keep their winning streak alive against an Orkney side that are bottom of the table. The game will kick off early to allow our visitors to get home for their ferry. All other fixtures are listed below:
Friday 22nd September
U18s Ardrossan Accies v Kilmarnock RFC, 7:30pm KO
Saturday 16th September:
1st XV Ardrossan Accies v Orkney RFC, 12:30pm KO
2nd XV Cumnock RFC v Ardrossan Accies, 3pm KO
Sunday 17th September:
Ladies Ardrossan Accies v Oban Lorne RFC, 2pm KO
U13s Ardrossan Accies v Loch Lomond RFC, 2pm KO
Rugby continues for most of our teams away from home this weekend. The 1st XV travel to Perthshire and will be hoping to build off of the momentum they gained last week. There is plenty of room for spectators on the team bus if any of the acciesfam want to come and cheer the boys on. For those that don’t want to make the journey then the 2nd XV are playing at home and as always the bar is open from 12:30pm.
On Sunday the Ladies play in their first ever league match away to Kelso. If anyone would like to travel to see that game, then contact Brian Reid or Shelagh Milligan for bus information.
Saturday 16th September:
1st XV Perthshire RFC v Ardrossan Accies, 3pm KO (Bus leaves Memorial Field, 11am)
2nd XV Ardrossan Accies v Lenzie RFC, 3pm KO
U18s Bishopton RFC v Ardrossan Accies, 12:30pm KO
Sunday 17th September:
Ladies Kelso RFC v Ardrossan Accies, 2pm KO (Contact Shelagh Milligan for bus information)
U15s Strathaven RFC v Ardrossan Accies, 2pm KO
U14s Birkmyre RFC v Ardrossan Accies, 2pm KO
U13s Birkmyre RFC v Ardrossan Accies, 2pm KO
Minis & Micros East Kilbride RFC v Cambuslang RFC v Ardrossan Accies, 10:30am KO
This weekend rugby is returning to Memorial Field in a big way. We have games across both Saturday and Sunday as our youth teams get back in to the action. If you are down to watch any of our games, then why not join us in the clubhouse after the final whistle and have a drink in our brand new bar. This weekend’s fixtures are.
Saturday 9th September:
1st XV Ardrossan Accies v Dalziel RFC, 3pm KO
U18s Stewartry RFC v Ardrossan Accies, 2pm KO
Sunday 10th September:
U15s Ardrossan Accies v Kilmarnock RFC, 2pm KO
U14s Ardrossan Accies v Kilmarnock RFC, 2pm KO
U13s Ardrossan Accies v Kilmarnock RFC, 2pm KO
Minis & Micros Kilmarnock RFC v Ardrossan Accies, 12:30pm KO
Summer Rugby continues in July with our annual Rugby Summer Camps. This year our 5 day Camp runs from July 10th to July 14th starting 10am till 2:30pm each day. Participants will enjoy 4 days of rugby specific skills learnt through Fun drills and games with a special event on day 5. Our fun event on day will be announced on the Monday of the Camp.
Camps are available to both boys and girls with more position specific training for the older campers. Please bring with lunch, appropriate clothing, sunblock (hopefully required) and something to drink throughout. Spaces are limited and require booking a space online via our Eventbrite page, with payment not being required until arrival on first day
Registration Link Below:
On Monday, Rugby pupils from Largs Academy arrived sharpish in the morning for their days work as part of the Schools #communityday where pupils from the School would take part helping various areas/clubs/charities etc in the Largs Community. The pupils, or players as we like to call them helped our Development Officer organise the various storages spaces in the Club which have collected much rubbish over the season. They also timed it nicely that the day they chose also happened to be the same day a skip arrived at the Club for the rubbish collated from the Current #OurClub project for the Bar and Lounge area.
The pupils worked very hard for a number of hours at the Club wasting little time or effort earning their games of TartanTouch and burgers at lunch time!
Massive thank you to all the players, Largs Academy and their staff for organising such a worth while programme! Look forward to next year! https://twitter.com/ArdrossanRFC/status/866692422755127296