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Programme notes from Accies v Gala, Saturday 4 October 2014

Posted on Sunday, 05 October 2014 @ 21:21

Programme notes from Accies v Heriot's, Saturday 20 September 2014

Posted on Sunday, 21 September 2014 @ 21:17

Today we welcome Boroughmuir, their President, Bill Noble, and supporters to RP for our first home BT Premiership match of the season. A big thanks ---------

Posted on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 @ 21:12

At the fourth attempt, we welcome Heriot’s FP, their President, Donald Gray, and supporters to Raeburn Place for today's match. A big thanks --------

Posted on Monday, 17 March 2014 @ 19:01

As last week's postponed game was an RBS Cup game, the rearranged game has to take place on the first available designated stand-by date, which happens to be ---------

Posted on Friday, 21 February 2014 @ 18:34

As this is our first game of 2014, let me start by wishing you all a very happy and prosperous New Year. Today we welcome London Scottish --------

Posted on Monday, 13 January 2014 @ 21:16

------As far as I can see, this is the first time London Welsh have played at our historic ground, since they were formed in 1885. Like us, they have ---------

Posted on Monday, 16 December 2013 @ 11:59

Last week's win by 1 point against Stirling brought us 5 valuable points, moving us to 5th equal with Hawks, on 28 points, and ----------

Posted on Sunday, 01 December 2013 @ 22:01

Today we welcome Ayr - our fellow Scottish representatives in the B&I Cup - their President, Billy McHarg, and supporters to Raeburn Place. A big thanks and welcome also to -----

Posted on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 @ 22:20

This game marks our half way stage in the RBS Premiership - our ninth game out of 18 - though we are two games behind most of the Premiership clubs because of our two B&I Cup games. After -----

Posted on Sunday, 03 November 2013 @ 19:46

We have two firsts today - our very first B&I Cup game and the first time we will have played our famous Welsh visitors, Pontypridd RFC. So, a very warm welcome to -------

Posted on Sunday, 13 October 2013 @ 20:26

How emotions change in a week! From the highs of a good win against previously unbeaten Melrose, to the lows of losing to arch rivals Heriot’s. However --------

Posted on Sunday, 06 October 2013 @ 20:38

You need a strong heart to support the 1st XV week in and week out! The old cardiac muscle was well and truly put through its paces yet again at Malleny Park last Saturday. But, whatever the ------

Posted on Monday, 23 September 2013 @ 12:35

Two games played and two games won - both by one point - they don't get closer than that. At least this season, so far ---------

Posted on Monday, 09 September 2013 @ 16:33

Today we see the first RBS Premiership game of the 2013/14 season as we welcome the Glasgow Hawks players, their President, Chas Afuakwah, and supporters to Raeburn Place. A big ---------

Posted on Sunday, 25 August 2013 @ 11:43

The players have worked extremely hard this season and with three games left, our fate is very much in our own hands. We have got the third best defensive record in the league --------

Posted on Wednesday, 13 March 2013 @ 23:32

Two of the more difficult away trips in the past two weeks have demonstrated just how far this young side has come in the last couple of years. Heading to Melrose and turning over the champions was -------

Posted on Friday, 22 February 2013 @ 17:33

Happy New Year everyone and can I take this opportunity to thank you all for your continued support. The players and coaches really appreciate the positive environment you create --------

Posted on Friday, 04 January 2013 @ 20:22

The Cup has come at a welcome time for us; we have picked up a number of significant injuries as a result of a brutal League campaign to date. Having the ability to -------

Posted on Friday, 23 November 2012 @ 14:46

Last week's result was pleasing for a number of reasons, not least because it was about time that we came out on the right end of a close score line. The most impressive aspect -------

Posted on Sunday, 28 October 2012 @ 10:38

'A taste of our own medicine ' aptly describes events in the last 10 minutes at Rubislaw last weekend. I left Aberdeen with a very hollow, sick feeling, having never been involved in --------

Posted on Wednesday, 24 October 2012 @ 05:14

'Bitter sweet' accurately describes my post match feelings from last weekend. I was delighted with the final score and the effort displayed by the players -------

Posted on Monday, 08 October 2012 @ 00:12

Right, let's get the defence of the Bill McLaren Shield underway! Enjoy the game and thank you for your continued support -------

Posted on Monday, 01 October 2012 @ 21:19

Three games in and we have five points on the board having played three of the top five teams from last season. Things could have been so different -------

Posted on Monday, 17 September 2012 @ 22:54

------If it was simply a matter of hard work, then this Accies team should be right at the top of the league come the end of the season. They have worked incredibly hard ------

Posted on Monday, 03 September 2012 @ 19:34

This evening we are very pleased to welcome The Edinburgh Academy – winners of the Brewin Dolphin Scottish School’s Cup 2012, leading school team in Scotland and top of the 1st XV British Schools’ Performance League --------

Posted on Thursday, 29 March 2012 @ 16:52

The last home game of the season sees us with our fate very much in our own hands. If we win the last two remaining games against Hamilton and then Glasgow Hawks (away), we .......

Posted on Friday, 16 March 2012 @ 20:39

Two derbys in two weeks is enough to wet any supporter's appetite, let alone the players', but I get the impression that this is the one they really want. There's nothing quite like an Accies vs. Stew Mel scrap, ------

Posted on Sunday, 19 February 2012 @ 23:37

Welcome to Raeburn Place A warm welcome to our old friends from Goldenacre, Heriot’s FP, and in particular their president, Jimmy Craig, his committee and all their supporters. Also, we wel...

Posted on Friday, 10 February 2012 @ 20:37

A warm welcome to our old friends from Goldenacre, Heriot’s FP, and in particular their president, Jimmy Craig, his committee and all their supporters. Also, we welcome our match officials: referee Gary Gordon and ------

Posted on Friday, 18 November 2011 @ 19:03

A warm welcome to our old friends from Malleny Park, Currie RFC, and in particular their president ------

Posted on Thursday, 03 November 2011 @ 22:34

------ ‘Tough times don’t last, tough players do’, is a phrase that all Edinburgh players will know well. It’s printed above the door to the gym and it hits you ------

Posted on Friday, 21 October 2011 @ 16:57

------ I have come across few more passionate Club men in my time than Dan, and when I asked if he would consider the move forward, his response was based around doing anything that would help the team ------

Posted on Saturday, 15 October 2011 @ 23:20

A warm welcome to our old friends from Mansfield Park, Hawick RFC, and in particular their president ------

Posted on Friday, 30 September 2011 @ 14:06

My overriding feeling over the past couple of weeks has been one of immense pride. Pride in the players’ approach to the game and their willingness to break the mould and do something ------

Posted on Monday, 19 September 2011 @ 22:27

A warm welcome to our friends from Old Anniesland, Glasgow Hawks RFC, and in particular their chairman, Alasdair Graham, his committee and all their ------

Posted on Friday, 02 September 2011 @ 21:25

It is extremely appropriate that we are playing against West today as both clubs are steeped in history and heritage. Last Sunday was ------

Posted on Thursday, 31 March 2011 @ 20:02

A warm welcome to our friends from Rubislaw, Aberdeen GSFP, and in particular their president, Jim Andrews, his committee and all their supporters. Also, we welcome ------

Posted on Thursday, 03 March 2011 @ 23:21

I have thoroughly enjoyed my first eight months in charge at Accies. I have been amazed, both by the fortitude and desire of the players and the work ethic of ------

Posted on Monday, 21 February 2011 @ 22:47

John Wright was bang on the money with his website reports, referring to finishing in the top four as ‘reaching base camp’. The only thing we have done to date is earn the right --------

Posted on Friday, 12 November 2010 @ 16:53

At the start of the season, the coaches sat down every Monday night for a couple of hours, to thrash out game-plans, training sessions, strike attacks and defensive principles. It is ------

Posted on Friday, 05 November 2010 @ 20:33

John Wright was spot on when he compared our achievements so far to ‘reaching base-camp’. With nine wins out of ten, we have now secured ------

Posted on Monday, 01 November 2010 @ 13:50

It’s an eighty-minute game and we needed all of those minutes to win the game last week. Having said that, --------

Posted on Monday, 11 October 2010 @ 12:11

The last couple of weeks have seen an encouraging influx of bodies to Raeburn Place. Thursday saw numbers at training rise to around 80 .................

Posted on Monday, 27 September 2010 @ 21:56