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By BEN GLASGOW

22.05.2019

Senior Rugby

Peebles RFC 1sts Sevens Squad – Last Saturday the Peebles RFC sevens squad travelled the road down to Riverside Park for the Jedforest sevens, the final tournament in this season’s Kings of the Sevens Series. Peebles were drawn with Hamilton in the second tie of the first round – unfortunately losing by 38 – 5.

Peebles Reds – Saturday 25th sees the traditional end of the playing season when the Walkerburn Sevens take place at Caberston Haugh. A Peebles Reds squad will be taking part but details of the draw were not available. First tie kicks off at 1:00pm.

OAPees – Last Friday evening the OAPees travelled up to Hawthornden to play their counterparts from Lasswade RFC. Billed as a warm up before the OAPees head for a weekend of cheese & wine in the South of France, the lads took to a pretty firm pitch for the match. It was keenly fought with some big hits going in from both sides. Lasswade ran out winners in a tight contest by 31 – 24.

Next weekend the OAPees make the trip to Brignoles near Toulon in South West France where a warm welcome is assured in the spirit of the Auld Alliance and where I am sure plenty of claret will be consumed. The match itself takes place on Saturday 1st June.

Junior Rugby

Piranhas News – The last training session of the season is at the Gytes this weekend. It’s an intro session for any P1s for next year. Come along and see if they like it. That starts at 9am. The rest of us will be starting at 10am. P7s will be playing the P6s and finishing off in style against the Coaches. Fun and games after, as well as BBQ and a chance to check out next year's kit. No ketchup on it please! It’s been another great year. Let's go out in style.

Events

Charity Quiz Night – Friday 24th - the Eastgate Clubrooms is the venue for a Charity Quiz Night in aid of Help for Heroes – £10 per team of 4 or £15 per team of 6 - fun starts at 7:00pm.

Fundraising Prize Bingo – On Friday 7th June the Eastgate Clubrooms is the venue for a prize bingo session in aid of peebles Ex-Servicemans’ Pipe Band – 6:45pm for 7:00pm - £6 entry includes your bingo books. Prizes for a line or full house, raffle – all welcome.
AGM - Members are asked to note that the Club AGM will be held on Friday 14th June at 19:00 in the Clubrooms, 19 Eastgate, Peebles.

AGM -

AGM takes place Friday 14th June 2019 at 19:00

  • A copy of last year’s minutes has been available from behind the bar since from Friday 3rd May and a file will be uploaded onto the Club web site.
  • Would members please note that no Amendments or Additions were received by the Secretary on the due date – 15th May.
  • Any nominations for the Executive Board must be proposed and seconded and received by the Secretary by close of play on Friday 24th May.

Updated 13:39 - 31 May 2019 by BEN GLASGOW

Where next?

Tennent's-SRU, Premiership, National & Regional League Fixtures 2019-2020 Tennent's-SRU, Premiership, National & Regional League Fixtures 2019-2020
AGM update Update on AGM pre-requisites for the attention of Members

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Fixtures
Fri 2 Aug
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Peebles RFC U16 Peebles RFC U16 7s
Tournament 13:00
Sat 3 Aug
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Peebles RFC 1st XV Peebles 7s at the Gytes
Tournament 14:00
Sun 4 Aug
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Peebles RFC Colts U18 Peebles Colts U18 7s
Tournament 13:00

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