We are very grateful to the Holywood Trust for contributing to our U20’s Youth Academy fund. A presentation was recently held at the club when Helen Turner, Assistant Director of the Holywood Trust handed over a cheque for £24,000.  

Published Aug 27, 2016 in News

Annan 15 A Side Tournament

The Saints travelled to Annan on Saturday to defend the Violetbank Shield in the annual Annan 15 a side pre-season tournament. This year 5 teams took part in a round robin in very wet weather conditions. Saints first game was against Moffat RFC and the slippery ball played havoc with Saints desire to play fast […]


What is Coach Connect? The Coach Connect programme is for  club and local authority coaches who are committed to their own development within a club or who are already working within or are keen to progress on to a performance or performance development pathway. Coaches on this programme should be qualified to UKCC level 2 or equivalent OR be working […]

Published Aug 15, 2016 in News


Ed Barnes, Saints Coach Development Manager has nominated Gavin Wilson  for Scotland U16 Young Sports Person of the Year. The Awards ceremony takes place in the Cairndale Hotel on August 26th at 7.00pm and club support would be appreciated.                                                                                                                                                                        […]

Published Aug 15, 2016 in News

Part-time Community Rugby Coaches required

Enthusiastic individuals, required to deliver rugby coaching in schools around Dumfries. A competitive rate per hour is available funded by Dumfries Rugby Club, D & G Council and the SRU. Deliver regular curricular and extra-curricular sessions, additional hours during campaigns/competitions plus provide occasional cover for each other. Applicants should ideally hold a relevant UKCC coaching […]

Published Jun 6, 2016 in News

Help to support Dumfries Saints Rugby Football Club when you shop and search online

  We’ve teamed with fundraising website easyfundraising.org.uk and I’d like to ask whether you would consider supporting us by using this fantastic site. The way it works is simple.  – whenever you shop online and, at no extra cost to you, we’ll receive a free donation of up to 15% from every purchase you make. […]

Published May 10, 2016 in News

Coaching Workshops

The following Ready Workshops are now on the Scottish Rugby website and live for coaches to register on Eventbrite:   Venue  Date  Time  Defence Ready  Greenock RFC 08.08.16 7-9pm  Defence Ready  Ravenscraig  12.10.16 7-9pm  Attack Ready  Dumfries RFC  07.09.16 7-9pm  Attack Ready  West Of Scotland FC 24.08.16 7-9pm  Scrum Ready  Ayr RFC  09.11.16 7-9pm  Scrum […]

Published May 2, 2016 in News

ENERGY – Uswitch

If any business, looking to compare energy prices, phones John at Uswitch on 02079812704 and mentions Dumfries Rugby Club as having referred them, it will gain the club a £30 referral fee.

Published Mar 23, 2016 in News

Rugby Force Day

As you can see from the photos below it was a busy day at Park Farm getting everything ready for the new season.  The posts were painted (and I also noticed a liberal dose of paint on the helpers), new signs fitted, general maintenance on the outside of the clubhouse and on the pitch. Inside the […]

Published Aug 14, 2016 in News


The summer camp has been well attended and the boys have had great fun as well as learning the many aspects of the game of rugby. The future Saints were full of enthusiasm and really enjoying the Camp. Coach Development Manager Ed Barnes aided by Jay McGuffie were well pleased with the turnout and said […]

Published Aug 12, 2016 in News


Well done to Ed and his loyal band of helpers for cleaning out the gym. Thanks boys, your efforts are much appreciated, The gym looks amazing !  

Published Aug 11, 2016 in News


BT SPORT SCOTTISH RUGBY ACADEMY U20 GLASGOW & WEST U20 – 12  EDINBURGH U20 – 17 Saint Tom Martin was in action for Glasgow & West at Broadwood Stadium, Cumbernauld on Sunday. Tom was fielded in the second half and played really well.  The team narrowly lost to Edinburgh but even the loss and the […]

Published Aug 8, 2016 in News


BT SPORT SCOTTISH RUGBY ACADEMY REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP Glasgow & West U18 – 10  Edinburgh U18 – 17 Congratulations to Gavin Wilson on his selection for Glasgow & West v Edinburgh U18 at Broadwood Stadium, Cumbernauld today. The team put in a spirited second half but lost to Edinburgh in very windy conditions.

Published Aug 7, 2016 in News


 On Saturday 30th August last, Dumfries U18 academy players embarked on a fund raising hill climb of Criffel in aid of Dumfries Saints Youth Academy.  Those attending the outing included U18 coach Bryan McLellan, head coach Ed Barnes and his wife Aine. After the customary send off from club loyalists, Issy, Val and Muckle, we […]

Published Jul 28, 2016 in News