We’re really grateful to Crossways Management who are now Gillingham Anchorians’ Main Sponsor. Chief Exec Nick Turner came forward specifically in recognition of his passion for rugby and in particular of the work of volunteers in the club and as such the sponsorship is specifically supporting the work of the excellent grounds team of volunteersContinue reading “Crossways Management New Main Sponsor”
Both games this Weekend will now start at 3pm. There is no 1 pm game. Anyone attending the club on Saturday should note that the groundwork contractors on site have damaged the telephone / broadband cable to the clubhouse. We are hoping it will be fixed by Saturday but if not it may affect theContinue reading “Changes to Saturdays Schedule”
Looking forward to welcoming sponsors, old friends from the supporters club and our friends from Old Dunstonians, once again superbly organised by one of the clubs best assets, Nigel Fray . Food, a drink or three and some great rugby under warm September skies. What’s not to like?
After two great warm up fixtures away to Gravesend and home to Lordswood, the official South East 3 2021/22 Season Starts this Saturday (18th Sept) with a Darland Double header so come down support the teams. Anchs 2s play Medway 4ths at 1pm followed by the 1sts with a 3 pm kick off vs OldContinue reading “The Season Starts!”
From Steve Kyle (Club President) to all Anchorians “John’s niece, Kerry, has been in touch with us and emphasised that all Anchorians are welcome to attend John’s Wake at the Clubhouse whether they are able to attend the funeral or not. For those that, for any reason, cannot get to Bobbing crematorium on Monday 23rdContinue reading “John Jezzard’s Funeral”
From Bob Bursey to all Anchorians, received from John’s Family: “Marion, Emma & Ian thank you for the multiple cards/messages they have received since John’s death. His funeral will be at 3pm on Friday 20th August at The Garden of England Crematorium in Bobbing. Following the service there will be refreshments at Hempstead House Hotel in SittingbourneContinue reading “John Jennings’ Funeral”
Check out the London SE 3 fixture list here, and wherever you can get up to Darland for a warm welcome and to watch some great rugby https://www.englandrugby.com/fixtures-and-results/search-results?competition=261&division=31767&season=2021-2022#fixtures First Home game 3 pm, 18th September at Darland Ave, vs Old Dunstonians Away at Aylesford on 25th September, followed by Home again vs Maidstone on 2ndContinue reading “Fixture List Available.”
Fancy a pint and watching some social rugby as Gillingham’s own olympian(ish) athletes play Cliffe under floodlights to get you primed up for the last Lions test this weekend? 8 pm kick off up at Darland Ave. Bar is open, the welcome is warm… see you on the touchline.
John Jezzard – A Modest and Thoroughly Nice Man. Apart from Terry Higgins who dates from the same time as John I suppose that I am one of a slowly reducing number of people that have known him for getting on for 60 years. My association with the Old Anchorians began in 1961 when likeContinue reading “60 years of Memories of John Jezzard ( by Dennis Howard)”
We have today received the very sad news that John Jezzard passed away peacefully this morning. John was a true gentleman who graduated from Gillingham Grammar School and has been a major feature of the club ever since, as a player and in a number of roles for both the Club and the Anchorians Association.Continue reading “Remembering John Jezzard”