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
MAROONS 200 CLUB
MAROONS 200 CLUB
The draw for April’s prizes was made recently and resulted in the £100 prize being won by Jim & Betty Scott (number 8), £50 going to Mike Ormiston (103) and the £30 to James Aitken (237).
Subscriptions for the year ending March 2016 are now due. Please get in touch with Jim Gilchrist if you want to participate in future draws.
Mini Maroons Primary 7 Dinner
The 10th Annual Primary 7 Dinner took place recently at Netherdale when over 60 players, parents, grandparents and guests joined together to celebrate these youngsters time at the Minis. Three current Scottish internationalists Ruairi Howarth, Gary Robertson and Lisa Robertson who all once played for the Mini Maroons gave an insight on what it is like playing for Scotland and recalling fond memories of their time at the Mini Maroons. All at Gala rugby would like to wish all of the players and adults well for the future and look forward to welcoming them back at Netherdale for many years to come.
Gala Rugby Letter Lotto
21.05.16: This weeks letters are N.B.C. Drawn by S Headspeath, no winners so prize money of £456.00 will be carried forward to next week.
FAMILY TOUCH EVERY THURSDAY
The ever popular Family touch rugby has now started and will take place every Thursday evening at 7.00pm at Netherdale. Everyone welcome - male, female, young and old, players and non-players. There is no charge for these sessions so come on down, join in and have some quality fun time with your friends and family. For further details contact Ian G Millar 01896 755145
GALA RUGBY SUMMER CAMP
Gala Rugby Summer Camp will take place on Tuesday 7th, Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th July. This is open to all Primary 1 to Primary 7 children - boys and girls - & the cost is only £5.00 per session or 3 sessions for £10.00. Booking forms are now available from the Trophy Guy in Market Street or the club office. Please check Gala RFC webpage and Mini Maroons face book page for final details.
BRAW LADS TOUCH FESTIVAL
On Sunday 21st June at the Braw Lads Gathering Sports there will be a Primary P4/5 & a P6/7, mixed seven-a-side touch rugby tournament starting at 11.00am. This year it is open to all Border Primary Schools and Mini Rugby Sections with the Braw Lads and the Braw Lasses shield along medals being awarded to the winning teams. For further details, contact Gala Rugby Youth Development Officer Ian G Millar on 0773279 9083.
THE BRYDON CUP
The Brydon Cup will take place on Thursday 18th June. First game kicks off at 6.30pm and the final will be played at approximately 8.00pm.
All games will be played on the back pitches. This competition involves all Gala Rugby teams playing for one of the oldest club rugby cups in the Borders
The Club is currently seeking applications for a Club Manager.
This is a part-time position that would suit someone with some rugby background and ideally some marketing experience.
In the first instance please forward your CV to The Secretary, Gala RFC, Netherdale, Galashiels TD1 3HE
Gala Rugby Easter Rugby Camp
Over 50 budding young rugby players attended the Easter Rugby Camp and took part in another fun day down Netherdale way. Many thanks to the youth coaches who kept the players on their toes. Watch out for details for the Summer camp in July.
Players Awards Dinner
On Friday 29 May at 7:30pm we will be hosting a Players Awards Dinner in the Centenary Lounge at Netherdale. This event is open to all members, supporters and sponsors. A 3 course dinner with wine will be provided at a cost of £20 per person. If you would like to attend, please email email@example.com or phone 07890 321508.
Five Star Taxis Gala 7s
With the weather set fair all day we had some rugby to smile about as we racked up 120 points before the final.
Our opponents were Jed and it proved to be a cracker with the result in doubt to the final whistle.
In the end we run out 28-19 winners after a big tackle by George Graham halts their break, turns it over and we run it in.
Report with Gala match summaries and all scores now available.
Gala Rugby Primary Festival
Over 300 pupils from the Galashiels primary schools descended on a sunny Netherdale this morning Thursday 19th March to take part in a festival of Touch rugby. The games were very well coached by 16 senior pupils from Galashiels Academy, the festival was the end result of the Gala Rugby's Primary school programme having delivered a 4 week block of fun rugby to all primary 6 & 7 pupils in all of the Eleven Galashiels Primaries. Some great rugby was played and by all of the red faces at the end of the morning ...a very enjoyable time was had by all. Thanks to everyone who helped make it another fun time down Netherdale way....
KNT's Sessions for P6 & 7 Boys
Gala Rugby "MAY" hem !!!!!!!
On Saturdays 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd May on the back pitches at Netherdale between 9.30 - 10.30 an open invite to all Primary 6 & 7 boys to come along and join in some fun rugby sessions. These sessions are open to players of all abilities there will be touch rugby, contact rugby, skills, drills and KNT's! What's KNT's we here you say...well why not come along and find out. Guest coaches will be in attendance. Cost ...£0.00...FREE.
"HERE COMES THE GIRLS"....
GIRLS ONLY......"HERE COMES THE GIRLS"
Gala Rugby "MAY" hem !!!!!!!
On Saturdays 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd May on the back pitches at Netherdale between 9.30 - 10.30 an open invite to all Girls in Primary 3 to Primary 7 to come along and join in some fun GIRLS ONLY rugby sessions. These sessions are open to GIRLS of all abilities there will be skills, drills and touch rugby. These sessions will be lead by Local current Scottish Women's International players. Cost ...£0.00...FREE.....Here come's the Girls
CALLING ALL NEXT YEAR,S P1's
CALLING ALL NEXT YEAR,S PRIMARY ONES
Gala Rugby "MAY" hem !!!!!!!
On Saturdays 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd May on the back pitches at Netherdale between 9.30 - 10.30 an open invite to all boys and girls who will be starting Primary ONE after the summer Holidays. Come along and find out how much fun you can have at the Mini Maroons. Current Mini coaches along with Gala youth coaches will deliver some fun games and skills sessions. Cost ...£0.00...FREE.
The Lofty Tournament 2015
Winners of the David "Lofty" Loughton Tournament this year were Melrose with Runners up being Kelso.Well done to all teams who took part, considering the cold and damp conditions some great running rugby was played. Thanks again to Gala Rugby Club, Gala Star, the Mini Maroons and the Loughton family for their continuing support in what was the 10th playing for the Lofty Cup.
MINI MAROONS AUGUST 2015
Gala Mini Maroons has now finished for the season so watch out for the posters after the Summer holidays when we will restart in August. The Mini Maroons is for all children from P1 to P7 For further details check out the minis face book page or you can contact any current Mini Coach.
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.
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 28 Jed (Gala Sevens Final) 19 (Home)
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