Obituary: Iain Ross

Iain Anderson Ross (Hillhead HSFP) won four caps for Scotland in the 1951 Five Nations Championship. He won his first cap against France at Colombes in Paris on 13 January 1951 – one of nine Scotland debutants that day – and it was a match not without controversy as an unsuccessful conversion attempt from France […]

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Obituary: Eddie Renwick

Renwick, a prop forward, sustained a catastrophic injury while playing for Jed Thistle against Melrose in November 1988. His father Jimmy said today: “Eddie never once complained about his accident. He always wanted to do what he could to help the club.” That help included setting up the club website and social media and promoting […]

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Obituary: William (Bill) Smith

Bill grew up in Dunbar and played rugby for the High School and then Dunbar RFC. He worked for a local butcher who also had a shop in Edinburgh. Bill was given the opportunity to work in that shop and it was there that he formed his initial relationship with Forrester. It was also about […]

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Obituary: Allan Quinn

The high point of a coaching career that spanned several decades was the Students World Cup in South Africa in 1996. As interim manager, Quinn, working alongside coaches the late Graham Hogg and Ian Barnes, steered Scotland to a 26-25 victory over New Zealand and saw them reach the final only to miss out to […]

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Obituary: Gerry Tosh

A former player for the Dundee High School FP club, Gerry spent many years on the club committee, including as President from 2009-15 and from 2017-20. He was a prime mover in the merging of Dundee HSFP and Morgan FP Rugby Clubs to form Dundee Rugby Club and during his term of office, the club […]

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Obituary: Eric Grierson

Grierson was one of seven referees from the Hawick club who have taken charge of international rugby matches. A diminutive and charismatic figure, his debut was the Ireland v South Africa match in 1970 and he was in charge subsequently of France v England in 1972, Wales v Ireland in 1973 and England v France […]

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Obituary: Jack Dun

Jack was as much a feature of the Greenyards as the Eildon Hills. Watching from one of the domestic game in Scotland’s great vantage points, the Melrose Press Box, Jack was never short of a wise observation, always delivered gently, never with any malice. Last year, he was inducted into the Melrose club’s Sevens Hall […]

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Greig Oliver Memorial Service

The service will take place in the main stand at Mansfield Park, Hawick on Wednesday 20 September from 12 noon. All are welcome to attend and Greig’s family has requested that club ties can be worn.

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Obituary: Alan Cruickshanks

Alan first joined Paisley RFC when he was 11 years of age. The tight-head prop spent two seasons captaining a combined Paisley/Bishopton team at U14 level before playing with Garnock RFC’s U16 side. In 2019, a change in Alan’s health saw him seek a shift in his involvement in rugby, moving from playing to coaching […]

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Obituary: Aileen McLauchlan

Sadly, after a long illness, Aileen died peacefully in her sleep overnight Monday/Tuesday on the island of Islay. Our thoughts are with Ian, his family and friends at this time. Aileen’s funeral will take place at the Round Church, 45 Main St, Bowmore, Isle of Islay PA43 7JJ at 11.30am on Friday 8 September.

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