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David Perry

HELENSBURGH  13   GARNOCK  21 Last Saturday Garnock travelled ‘doon ‘ the water for a crucial West Div 1 with fellow relegation candidates Helensburgh. The visitors had a strong squad and coach Gavin Blackburn was rewarded with four points after a gutsy performance. Rory Walker was reinstated to standoff,partnering his

The club is saddened to hear of the death of Sandy Boyd, one of the club’s founding players. His funeral is on the 26th April at 1.30 pm in the Dalry funeral parlour and 2.00 pm at Dalry cemetery.

Garnock in a One Point Game (Reported by Tom Dickson) Last Saturday Garnock hosted Kilmarnock Rugby Club in a “Double Header” rugby match. Not only were vital league points at stake but the winners would also take possession of the Brian Gilbert Memorial Trophy for the next year. The outcome

Garnock continue their battle to move up the league with a home fixture against local rivals Kilmarnock on Saturday 9th April. This sides will also be playing the annual fixture for the Brian Gilbert Memorial Trophy. It would be great to see a big crowd down to support the boys

Garnock’s Bonus (Reported by Tom Dickson) Garnock travelled to Cambuslang Rugby Club last Saturday to play fellow relegation strugglers for crucial points in their quest to climb away from bottom position. Garnock kicked off towards the clubhouse end of Coats Park in dry conditions and immediately drove towards the home
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Garnock played a friendly match against West 2s on Tuesday evening on the 4G pitch at Burnbrae. There were a few players unavailable due to work commitments and injuries however a squad of 19 made the short trip. The squad saw the return after many weeks of Danny Irvine, Cammy
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So Near But … Garnock welcomed the undefeated league leaders in the form of Glasgow Accies to Lochshore last Saturday in the third encounter between the clubs this season. Accies had won the two previous games and came to North Ayrshire expecting a resounding victory. Garnock were looking to improve
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Garnock Show Promise (Reported by Tom Dickson) Saturday saw Garnock host high-flying Carrick at Lochshore. The South Ayrshire squad are in third position in the West Division 1 league and are the winners of this season’s Regional Shield. The game kicked-off in glorious sunshine accompanied by a strong cross-pitch breeze
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Garnock in Fight Back Last Saturday Garnock travelled the 200 mile round trip to Oban to continue their league quest for points in their bid to escape the relegation zone in Division 1. The squad was one of the youngest to represent the valley side in many years with three

Mattie’s Hat Trick Saturday saw Garnock make the short trip to Glasgow to Hansel in the New Year with a game against the league leaders in the form of Glasgow Accies. In cold, damp conditions on a heavy pitch, Garnock kicked off and were immediately forced to defend when they