Month: September 2020

Modern Standard Coffee to open new café in Edinburgh before end of year

A corner café in Bruntsfield due to open later this year, signals an exciting new venture for Heriot’s Blues Women sponsor Modern Standard Coffee. Founder and CEO Lynsey Harley began the speciality coffee roaster business six years ago after building a career working in the industry from supply chain to cafe. A qualified Q Grader, …

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Cameron Fenton signs with Heriot’s Rugby FOSROC Super6 squad

The countdown has begun for hooker Cameron Fenton to run out in Heriot’s Rugby colours in the upcoming FOSROC Super6 Sprint Series due to begin on 31 October. The former Edinburgh Rugby player admits the coaching and management staff were a major reason he signed with the North Edinburgh semi-professional franchise. Cameron intends to ‘‘pick …

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Sad News – Former Heriot’s Player and Life Member James MK Weir OBE

James Matheson Knight Weir OBE of Oakham, who died on 11 September 2020 at the age of 89 after a year-long battle with cancer, will be remembered in England’s smallest county of Rutland for his tireless commitment to almost every area of public life in the county and the wider East Midlands.   Early life …

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FOSROC to support Super6 for second year

Construction Solutions company FOSROC will continue its support of Scottish Rugby’s part-time professional league Super6 for a second year. Its name will also be the title sponsor to the ‘Sprint Series’, a shortened Super6 tournament taking place in the autumn of this year, which will provide the franchise teams with an opportunity to play competitive …

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Former professional rugby league player Richard Metcalfe joins Heriot’s Rugby Super6 management team

Former professional rugby league player Richard Metcalfe attended his first training session at Goldenacre last week as the new Heriot’s Rugby Super6 Team Manager. Richard joins Head Coach Andrew Kelly, Forward Coach, former Glasgow Warrior hooker, Fin Gillies and Strength and Conditioning Coach Jordan Welsh as part of the coaching and management team. His recent …

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Goldenacre a special place for Investec Executive Director Murray Mackay

Investec Executive Director Murray Mackay remembers watching Andy Irvine play for Heriot’s Rugby Club 1st XV at Goldenacre when he was at school in the 70s. After retiring from playing himself, Murray has continued to contribute to the club and is now as Non-Executive Director on the Heriot’s Rugby Club Board and a member of …

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All Heriot’s Rugby Club squads return to training at Goldenacre

Reviewing current Covid-19 guidelines has become a part of a normal day at work for Heriot’s Rugby Club Super6 Coach Andrew Kelly. As Club Covid-19 Rugby Safety Coordinator Andrew has been a key part of a task force established in July that has been responsible for driving the return to rugby at Goldenacre since mid-August. …

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Outgoing Heriot’s Rugby Club President Colin ‘Mel’ McCallum reflects on two years in top job

After completing a two-year term as President of Heriot’s Rugby Club Colin ‘Mel’ McCallum is pleased to have held the top job as the Club continues to develop into a professional business. Iain Duckworth was voted as the next President at the Heriot’s Rugby Club Annual General Meeting held online on 27 August. Mel will …

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Murray Beith Murray Partner Andrew Stephen looks forward to rugby returning to Goldenacre

Former Heriot’s player and Murray Beith Murray Partner Andrew Stephen is looking forward to soon visiting Goldenacre to see friends and enjoy watching rugby. Murray Beith Murray is a long-term sponsor of Heriot’s Rugby Club and the law firm has a strong history of looking after the interests of club members and their families. ‘‘We …

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