Lawson hails ‘outstanding’ Edinburgh

University of St Andrews Director of Rugby Scott Lawson heaped praise on the University of Edinburgh, after his Varsity opponent put in an “outstanding” performance. The former Scotland hooker, who was taking charge of just his second Varsity match, was on the receiving end of a 62-0 defeat this evening at BT Murrayfield, and, according […]

Merchiston: Staying connected during uncertain times

players for Merchiston Castle School rugby team

Merchiston Castle School has produced a number of topclass rugby talents – from Bath and England number eight Zach Mercer to current Glasgow Warriors Stafford McDowall, Jamie Dobie and Scotland 7s star Patrick Kelly. They have all come through the ranks of the school’s impressive rugby system, headed up by Roddy Deans, the Director of […]

Loch Lomond brothers overwhelmed by response to skills challenge video

The training efforts of a pair of brothers from Loch Lomond RFC have attracted thousands of online hits over the past week, and drawn praise from Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend.  Callum Crumley, 13, and his 11-year-old brother Sam put together a video filmed in their back garden encouraging youngsters at the club’s junior section […]

Perthshire minis get new strips thanks to Glenalmond College

Glenalmond College has presented Perthshire Rugby Minis with brand new rugby strips featuring the logo of the Perthshire school, which is the new official partner of the Mini Section. Graham Smith, Director of Sport at Glenalmond College, presented the new shirts to Carol Ann Rose, Head of the Minis, joined by players and coaches at their training session […]

Realising dreams on and off the pitch

Niamh Pert with Community Project Co-ordinator, Maggie Lawrie.

An Angus rugby charity set up to develop people through rugby is enjoying more success by helping a 16-year-old Edzell girl realise her dreams on and off the pitch. Niamh Pert was one of the founding members of the Stracathro Estates-sponsored Rugby Academy launched by The Strathmore Rugby Club Community Trust in 2017 and is […]

Stewart’s Melville cap off day of Scottish Schools Finals action

Scottish schools rugby action

Stewart’s Melville U18s capped off a day of Scottish Schools Finals action by lifting the Scottish Schools Cup after a 24-14 victory over George Watson’s College at BT Murrayfield. U18 Scottish Schools Cup Stewart’s Melville lifted the U18s Scottish Schools Cup for the fifth time at BT Murrayfield this evening as they beat Edinburgh rivals […]

Banff RFC hold ‘biggest ever’ Juniors Rugby Festival

kids play rugby at Banff

Banff RFC held their “biggest ever” Juniors Rugby Festival last Sunday, with over 40 teams descending on Duff House Playing Fields according to the club’s Micros and Minis Convenor Alexandra Harris. Having watched her son play minis rugby as a parent helper and now as the club’s Micros and Minis Convenor, Alexandra Harris has helped […]

University of Edinburgh Women continue their winning run at Varsity

The University of Edinburgh Women’s Rugby Club continued their winning run over the University of St Andrews Women’s Rugby Club at BT Murrayfield earlier this afternoon, running in a total of eight tries. It was the University of St Andrews to kick-off, and the Fife side dominated the early phases of the game. That was […]

University of Edinburgh make it three in a row at BT Murrayfield

James Small-Edwards dives over for a score in this year’s Men’s Varsity match at BT Murrayfield.

The University of Edinburgh Men’s side made in three in a row this afternoon as they beat the University of St Andrews 62-0 at BT Murrayfield. The result means that it was a double win for the capital institution at this year’s Varsity matches. It was St Andrews to kick off in the second of […]

Adamson: ‘Experience of the big occasion’ key for Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh Director of Rugby David Adamson believes that “experience of the big occasion” was key as his side beat the University of St Andrews for the third year in a row at this year’s Scottish Varsity Match.  Speaking after the game, University of Edinburgh Director of Rugby David Adamson explained that the experienced […]