Stirling County have paid tribute to the job David Adamson did as Head Coach at the club after he stepped down.

The club finished eighth in the BT Premiership and reached the BT Cup semi-finals in 2016/17, but Adamson was struggling to balance his commitments and give the time required to the role due to his full-time post as Head of Rugby at Edinburgh University.

In his time at Bridgehaugh he brought through a number of exciting young players from the club’s excellent youth set-up.

David Adamson

County President John Wright said: “The club would like to record their thanks to David Adamson for his contribution to the playing arm of the club, his many hours of planning, analysis and execution has made a huge impact on our current structures.

“The second half of our season was challenging for David with so many guys withdrawn from our squad for positive reasons which is testament to David’s recruiting ability.

“We wish David further success with his Edinburgh University day job, a popular figure he will always be welcome at Bridgehaugh.

“Going forward we will start the recruitment process to replace David, the position although challenging will present a fantastic opportunity to fulfil the obvious promise currently in the senior squad.

“The club will continue to move forward through our continued investment in our Academy, youth teams and the explosion of girls rugby at Bridgehaugh.”

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