Post match reaction from Head Coach, Colin Robertson
“Having cleared a number of injuries, this was are best performance of the season. To score 5 tries to 1 against the second top side away from home shows the momentum we had in the game. Our attack in the first half was top drawer and we were very disappointed not to have scored two more tries, we played at a pace and intensity that GHA struggled with and we attacked with real variety. The second half saw a shell-shocked GHA raise their efforts and we had to defend for long periods. We did this with real character and commitment and the leaked try came from our error.
The first half was our best attacking effort of the season and the second half was our beat defensive effort of the season and we scored two second half tries. Darrel Russell was the man of the match closely followed by a fine display by our half backs Andy Dymock and Harry Millar, winger Matt O’Sullivan and Duncan Leese returning from injury.
This young team will take huge confidence from this performance which is a marker for the three league games up to Christmas. The Marr game this week was a match I had down as one of our toughest away tests.”
Saturday 29 November 2014
1st XV – GHA 12-38 Dundee High
2nd XV – GHA 29-24 Dundee Titans
Saturday 29 November 2014
Kick-off – 2:00pm | Bus leaves – 10:30am
15 – Nick Alston
14 – Mat O’Sullivan
13 – Duncan Leese
12 – Tim McKavanagh
11 – Ronan Joy
10 – Harry Millar
9 – Andy Dymock
1 – Stevie Longwell
2 – Darrell Russell
3 – Alan Brown
4 – James Mulligan
5 – Matt Harland
6 – Donald Sangster
7 – Jonny Petty
8 – Mike Stubbs
16 – Glen Feighan
17 – James Sloan
18 – George Arnott
19 – Adam Lowry
20 – Blair Cochrane
The bar will open on Friday at 5.07pm which is a minute later than usual. There is a good reason for this…which just escapes me just now. But….yes FREE nibbles on the bar and after last week’s Tapas extravaganza will be a hard act to follow. Guess the wine will be dependent on divine intervention…. Dod willing! Havnt used that for a few weeks.
Rugby this Sat is twin tracked with both teams off to GHA with both of their teams doing well in their respective leagues it will be good to bring some points back to Dundee.
Turkey for Xmas? Order through Tom Pate using the code CHAR10 and the club gets a 10% donation. Kelly Bronze Free range Turkeys are fantastic follow this link. http://southpowriefarm.cmail1.com/t/ViewEmail/d/A03CFD8611FF9BDC
Continuing the Turkey theme George W Bush pardoned a Turkey in celebration of thanksgiving. The headline was Turkey pardons Turkey!
This week in history. In 1947 UN partitions Israel. In 1045AD Pope Urban 2nd orders the 1st “Holy Crusade” to reclaim the Holy Land with the rallying call “Deus Vult” or “God wills it! Any of this sound familiar?
Banks at it again…….speechless….nearly!
Plebgate. Andrew Mitchell did call the policeman “Toby” an “fn pleb” and the cop didn’t really know what he meant said the judge. Well he wouldn’t would he! So that’s that….probably at last.
Burns Night 30th Jan 2015. Get your table booked NOW.
Hope you have a peaceful, great rugby weekend.
Saturday 22 November 2014
1st XV – No fixture
2nd XV – Hamilton 18-17 Dundee Titans
This might be a Scottish Tapas type TFI Friday™ seeing as the “big Tapas idea” had to be postponed. So if you are coming along please see if you can bring something appropriate? If not…don’t worry as the bar will be laden with FREE nibbles© from a local Scottish store…..Asda. Other good local stores are also available. Bar will open at 5.06» as usual. Guess the wine competition© may be Spanish but that would be too much evidence of planning!
Rugby. No game for the 1sts on Sat but the mighty Titans travel away to top of the table Hamilton. See the website for travel arrangements but it may be an early KO and 11.30 is pretty early!
The Xmas lunch 13th Dec is now fully booked but we have limited space in the Clubhouse overspill carvery. Crackers to miss this!
New years day Presidents Party is the 1st Jan 2015. Usual rules of engagement.
Burns Night 30th Jan spaces available so speak to your favourite contact. Book NOW!
The Leprechaun Lunch 21st March in Edinburgh is also fully booked but there is a waiting list so let us know if you want to be added.
This week in history 1945 (68.5% of our membership will remember personally) the Nuremberg trials began. The odd one still being prosecuted! No not our members…. the Nazis!!
This week Julien Blanc was denied a visa to visit the UK and talk about pick-up lines. They were deemed A. Too effective or B. Threatened the countries morals. A hastily arranged alternative has been organised in the Fish by a local expert for 10pm at the end of the bar. Please don’t try these techniques at home! There will be a small charge of a Bacardi and Diet Coke with a slice of orange.
If you are contemplating Xmas shopping…..(ED comment deemed inappropriate has been deleted)
Whatever you are doing have a good weekend.
“This was a decent performance against an experienced Currie side full of big strong ball carriers in key positions. We had 10 players under 21 in the starting team which is great for the club and we had to play players out of positions due to injured or players unavailable. Jonny Petty again impressed playing back in the centre and Steve Longwell did well with his first game back after 5 weeks out.
Unfortunately, we missed a few kicks at goal at key game moments which would have narrowed the score.”
Dundee High Rugby Club has teamed up with KellyBronze Turkeys at South Powrie Farm to raise money for the club this Christmas. For every turkey ordered with the below promotional code, South Powrie Farm will donate 10% to the rubgy club.
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Please use promotional code CHAR10 at checkout to ensure the club receives 10%
The next level one referee courses will be available on the following dates –
23rd November Inverness ( location TBC) 10am – 5pm
30th November BT Murrayfield 10am – 5pm
For a free place please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
1st XV – Dundee High 26-27 Aberdeen Grammar
2nd XV – Dundee Titans P-P Cartha QP