OFFICIAL SRU FIXTUES & LEAGUES
1st XV – BT Premiership
1st XV – BT Cup
1st XV - Border League
Gala A - BT Reserve League National 1
Gala YM - BT East Regional League Division 3
Gala YM – BT East Regional Bowl
Gala Wanderers – Borders Semi Junior League
Gala RFC are currently recruiting players for the coming season, if you are interested and would like to take this forward please contact George Graham on 07957 862252, George Marshall on 07703 535222 or Scott Dalgleish on 07976 218766.
ON AND OFF THE PITCH
Gala Primary Touch Festival
On Thursday 19th March over 300 Primary 6 and 7 pupils will descend on Netherdale for the Annual Gala Rugby Galashiels Primary Schools Touch Rugby Festival. The fun starts at 10.00 and will finish at approx. 12.00.
2015 Primary Easter Rugby Camp
Gala Rugby are once again holding a Easter Rugby camp on Wednesday April 15th. Morning 10.00 - 12.00 for Primaries 1,2 & 3 while in the afternoon 1.00 - 3.00 for P4, 5, 6 & 7. The camp is open to boys and girls and only costs £5.00. Application forms are now available form the club office or from The Trophy Guy in Market Street, Galashiels.
The Lofty Tournament 7th March
The annual David " Lofty" Tournament will take place on Saturday 7th March here at Netherdale when 10 Border Primary 7 teams will contest for the Lofty Cup. First games start at 10.30 with finals due to start at 12.00. A large turn out would be appreciated for what is always an entertaining morning of rugby. Thanks once again to the Loughton Family and Gala Star for their continuing support for this event.
Minis P3s needing helpers
Gala Mini Maroons
** Assistants Needed for P3s **
Our P3s are in need of more people to help to run the Saturday morning training sessions and keep an eye on the kids at the odd tournament. It doesn't matter if you have any rugby experience, we just need extra hands to help organise the kids. If you are interested please contact Bruce Chalmers on 07768523899. It really is good fun and you'll be surprise how much you get out of it. Young or old, male or female; all are welcome
26/2/15 This week's letters were S.A.K. Drawn by S. Dalgleish. There was one £1000.00 Lucky winner: so congratulations to C.Turnbull.
No fixtures for 1XV, Gala A & Gala YM this weekend due to Six Nations
1XV - Gala managed a losing bonus point from a 24-17 defeat by Melrose
Gala A - recorded another great victory against Melrose Storm, winning 29-27
Gala YM - lost to Ross High 35-26
Result of the January Draw
£100 Mike Gray (172)
£50 Jim Middlemiss (231)
£30 Brian Herbert (15)
Drawn by Jessie Skelton
Pro Contract for Gary Graham
The Club is pleased to announce that Gary Graham has been picked up by Jersey RFC on a Pro contract with immediate effect. Whilst we will be sorry to see him go this is a great opportunity for him and we wish him every success.
There will of course be a Maroon shirt for you if it's too hot & sunny!
Italian Lunch - 28 Feb 2015
Monte Cassino are coming to Netherdale on Saturday 28 February to provide lunch before the Scotland v Italy match is shown on the big screen. Two course lunch with wine will be provided with a 12:30 for 1pm start. Tickets priced at £19 per person are available from the Club Office on 01896 755145 or Karen Maitland on 07890 321508.
The Border League games against Hawick scheduled for 31-01-15 and Selkirk on 07-02-15, will now need to be rescheduled as they are to play in postponed league matches on those dates.
When the new dates are confirmed we will let you know.
MINI MAROONS: Training Details
Every Saturday the Minis train on at the 3G pitch 9.30 - 10.30.The Minis are for children from P1 to P7 Membership fee for the season is only £10.00. Further info is available on www.facebook.com/MiniMaroonsGalashiels or you can contact any current Mini Coach. Never to late to join.
Girls Rugby on Monday Nights
Girls rugby Sessions every Monday night on the Netherdale back pitches 6.30 - 7.30 and are open to all girls aged 12 -18
For Further details contact
Ian G Millar 077327 99083
Gala Rugby Youth Development Officer
MATCH DAY HELP REQUIRED
REMINDER - HELPERS NEEDED
The Committee are looking for more volunteers to assist at home games this season. If you are at a loose end on Saturday afternoons please contact the Club Office by phone or email and someone will get back to you to discuss further. Telephone 01896 755145
We urgently need more referees not just in Gala but the Borders so if you would like to help out then contact Ian G Millar for further details.
Help is required to referee the many rugby games that take place at Netherdale each week from Minis up to senior teams.
The Club are looking for any DVD's that supporters may have of old match footage so we can show them on the big screen at future games. If you have any, please contact the Club Office on 01896 755145.
2015-16 BALLBOY/GIRLS CO-ORD
BALL BOY/GIRLS COORDINATOR REQUIRED
Gala Rugby are looking for a responsible person to take on the role of coordinating the ball boy/girls squads for season 2015-16. For further details, contact Ian G Millar on 01896 755145.
ROONY 2015-16 MINDER
ROONY’S MINDER 2015-16
Gala Rugby are looking for a willing volunteer to look after Roony on Match days and special occasions next season. If you know of someone with good animal skills please contact Ian G Millar on 0773279 9083 for further details.
Notice Board Coordinator Req.
NOTICE BOARD COORDINATOR 2015-16
Gala Rugby are looking for someone to take on the role of looking after the community rugby notice board situated at Quins Coffee Shop in Green Street. Preparing and changing posters on a weekly basis which helps in keeping supporters informed on forthcoming fixtures and events here at Netherdale. For further details, contact Ian G Millar on 01896 755145
Conduct of Supporters
Gala RFC fully supports the SRU in its drive to stamp out abuse of match officials, including incidents from supporters.
Please refer to the News section for the full narrative of the SRU’s policy on this subject.
We trust you will help the Club towards this goal.
Gala Rugby Football Club are indebted to all of the companies and individuals providing sponsorship and support. Sponsorship »
GALA RFC MERCHANDISE
Gifts for all ages or if you just want to treat yourself visit the Club Shop on match days.
We have a wide range of merchandise including ties, polos shirts, shirts, sweaters and fleeces.
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Premier Division 1
Gala 17 Melrose 24 (Home)
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1st XV NEXT GAME
14 March 2015
Kick Off 15:00 pm
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Premiership Playoff Final
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07 March 2015
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