ANNAN ACADEMY SUPPORTING THE ANNAN RUGBY DODDIE 555 TEAM.

Team members Gogs Carmichael, Gary Coupland, Sean Buckley and Derek Reive attended Annan Academy today where they were presented with high energy bars specially developed by the school Nat 5 and Higher health and food technology pupils as part of their end of year assignment.

TEAM ANNAN DODDIE 555 RIDE LOCAL SPONSOR VISITS

On Friday 3rd February, 2023, Annan Team – Doddie 555 members, Gary Coupland, Gogs Carmichael and Sean Buckley, visited two local businesses who are supporting the team in their 555 Ride effort.

ATKINS GLOBAL AND TEAM ANNAN

Team Annan, riding in this years Doddie555 Charity Ride from the Principality Stadium in Cardiff to BTMurrayfield in Edinburgh, are delighted to announce sponsorship and an amazing donation of £15,000 from Atkins Global to add to Team Annan’s fundraising efforts.

ISLE OF COLL DISTILLERY AND TEAM ANNAN

The Annan Rugby Doddie 555 Ride Team are delighted to announce sponsorship and a donation of £10,000 to their fundraising efforts from the Isle of Coll Distillery, with an additional donation of £10 for every 70cl bottle of their Gin and Vodka sold during the period of the ride.

DODDIE CUP 555 BIKE RIDE

On Thursday 9th February, a team from Annan Rugby Club will depart Cardiff’s Principality Stadium as part of the Doddie Cup 555 Challenge. The team will cycle 555 miles - including 26,556 feet of elevation - in the depths of a British winter aiming to reaching Murrayfield in time to watch Scotland play Wales in the Guinness 6 Nations, 2.5 days after they start.

FEB-MAR 2023: SCOTLAND MATCHES AT 17 BANK STREET

THE GUINNESS SIX NATIONS AT THE CLUBHOUSE - Not long now until the Six Nations starts once again. Why not watch the Scotland matches at our clubhouse at 17 Bank Street.

9TH-11TH FEBRUARY 2023 - DODDIE CUP 555

Doddie Cup 555 - Annan Rugby will be taking part in the 2023 Doddie Cup 555 - riding from Cardiff to Edinburgh on the 9th-11th February in time for the Scotland v Wales match.

ONGOING WALKING RUGBY

Starting on Monday 30th May - Walking rugby sessions at Violetbank. Walking rugby is a slower, non contact version of the game for adults who are looking to increase their levels of physical activity. All welcome

FINISHED: QUIZ NIGHT

QUIZ NIGHT AT THE CLUBHOUSE - A wee date for your diary. We are hosting a Quiz Night at Bank Street on Friday 27th January. 7pm for a 7.15pm start.

FINISHED: ANNAN'S GOT TALENT

ANNAN'S GOT TALENT - Friday 13th January at 17 Bank Street - raising funds for the Doddie Cup 555 Ride.

NEXT FEW WEEKS: 12TH DEC - 2ND JAN 2023

A few things on over the xmas period at Annan Rugby. Have a great xmas and new year from all at Annan Rugby

2022 FOOD DRIVE

The 2022 Food drive has ended. Thanks to all who donated this year from all at Annan Rugby

FINISHED: BOXING NIGHT DISCO

Boxing Night Old Skool Disco at the Rugby Club. 7.30pm to 12am. Tickets £10. You know you want to!

MEN'S MENTAL HEALTH MONTH AND INTERNATIONAL MEN'S DAY

International Men's Day falls on the 19th November, and is dedicated to focussing on a wider range of men's health issues. Unfortunately men tend to be more reluctant to seek help or treatment for their mental health struggles and talking about your problems is not really accepted (it's not a guy thing)

SAMH AND ANNAN RUGBY

We at Annan Rugby have wanted to become involved in joining Scotland's Mental Health Charter for Physical Activity and Sport for Clubs and Communities. So I am delighted to say that I've just received an email informing us that we have become a signatory for the aforementioned. We would like to highlight World Suicide Prevention Day, a most important day with 1 in 3 people struggling with their Mental Health at some point in their lives.

FINISHED: CHRISTMAS FAYRE

CHRISTMAS FAYRE Wee date for your diary Thursday 8th December, 6pm to 8pm For all your xmas needs! (and raise funds for the club)

FINISHED: NEW YEAR CHALLENGE MATCH

NEW YEAR CHALLENGE MATCH Start the new year with a spot of rugby. Monday 2nd January up at Violetbank.

MENTAL HEALTH DAY: 10TH OCTOBER 2022

We here at Annan Rugby are totally committed to The Mental Health and Wellbeing of all our Coaches, Players, Volunteers, and anyone associated with the club. We would like to highlight World Suicide Prevention Day, a most important day with 1 in 3 people struggling with their Mental Health at some point in their lives.

GARY COUPLAND

Training is on all week for all age groups while we have 9 squads/teams in action over the weekend.

FINISHED: QUIZ NIGHT

WARRIORS QUIZ NIGHT As part of fundraising this year, the Warriors fundraising/social captains have organised a Quiz Night on Friday 30th September at 17 Bank Street.