Senior Match Reports

1st XV v Howe of Fife 09.04.2019

Saints  45  Howe of Fife 36 Saints final Tennents National League Division 2 match of the season versus Howe of Fife took place on Tues 9th. April in the unlikely location of Braidholm, Giffnock, home of GHA RFC.  Both clubs agreed to the neutral venue in order to finish their season earlier than the scheduled […]

1st XV v Whitecraigs 30.03.2019

Photo show Captain Jack Steele offloading to Ian Carlisle. Tennents National League Division 2. Saints 52pts : 12pts Whitecraigs Saints won their penultimate league game of the season against a struggling Whitecraigs side who were attempting to stave off the threat of relegation. Saints started brightly with Sean Graham scoring after 90 secs following a […]

Saints on fire at Falkirk 23.03.2019

Saints on fire at Falkirk. Falkirk 15pts : 41pts Saints Saints 1s travelled to Falkirk for their final away encounter of the season in Tennents National League Div. 2.  A slow start from Saints combined with a strong headwind resulted in Falkirk flying into a 10pt lead, after 15mins, courtesy of two unconverted tries.  Saints […]

Saints 28 Seven Sisters 24 – 08.03.2019

Dumfries welcomed old friends 7 Sisters from the Neath Valley, on Friday 8th March, in the 56th year of the exchange visit, between the two clubs.  The game kicked off in damp conditions, with Saints in early command, as scrum-half Ben Johnstone scored and converted two early tries to put the home side 14:0 up […]

1st XV v Stewart Melville 2.3.19

Stewarts Melville 48  Dumfries Saints 10 Not one of Saints better days on the road but a game with some competitive periods unfortunately interspersed with too many errors that the home side punished veryt efficiently. Saints played with the wind gusting from the South in their backs and kept Stewarts Melville in their own half […]

1st XV v Peebles 19.01.19

Dumfries Saints 29    Peebles 28 Saints managed to get a draw when the two teams met at the Gytes back in October and sitting next to each other in the league this was always going to be a close and hard fought encounter. Peebles started with pace and once inside Saints spun the ball wide […]

1st XV v Lasswade 08.11.18

Lasswade 25   Dumfries Saints 29 When the two sides met at Park Farm at the start of the season Saints won 87: 7, this was a much improved Lasswade team and a hard fought victory away from home. Lasswade opened the scoring with two penalties in quick succession followed by a yellow card for Saints […]

1st XV v Falkirk 03.11.18

Dumfries Saints 21    Falkirk 3 In gale force winds and driving rain Saints took on Falkirk at Park Farm on Saturday. It was no place for the faint hearted as Saints played into the gale in the first half. Saints ball carriers made hard yards up field only for the slippy ball to spill for […]

1st XV v GHK 29.09.18

Dumfries Saints 41   Glasgow High Kelvinside 17 It was back to winning ways for Saints after disappointment on the road. Ground conditions were excellent but there was a strong breeze coming from the direction of Criffell. GHK had the wind in their back in the 1st half but the first score went to Saints with […]

1st XV v Preston Lodge 22.09.18

Preston Lodge 29  Dumfries Saints 21 Four games into the season and already there is a huge gulf opening up between the top teams and the bottom teams with Saints finding themselves in the middle of the league after a couple of emphatic wins and a couple of unfortunate defeats. Preston Lodge proved to be […]