Month: October 2020

Youngest FOSROC Super6 debutant eager to continue development at Goldenacre

Heriot’s Rugby hooker Duncan Hood became the youngest FOSROC Super6 player after running onto Goldenare in early 2020 against Boroughmuir Bears at just 17 years old. He joined the Heriot’s Rugby Club in late 2019 ‘‘in order to move forward as a player’’ after a successful end to his school career with Stewart’s Melville College. …

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Heriot’s President Iain Duckworth on first months in new role

New Heriot’s Rugby Club President Iain ‘Ducky’ Duckworth has stepped into the role taking the challenges of the turbulent 2020 season head on. He comes to the role after a year as Heriot’s Rugby Club Vice President, being voted into the top job at the club Annual General Meeting held online on 27 August. Managing the …

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Rugby Against Racism campaign raising funds to make game more inclusive

As Black History Month continues during October, Heriot’s second row Callum Bell wants to encourage club players to take part in is Rugby Against Racism campaign. After attending a Black Lives Matter protest in Glasgow earlier this year Callum began his campaign that raises funds by selling branded rugby boot laces. All proceeds go towards …

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Autobiography of Heriot’s Rugby Club legend Ken Scotland published

The autobiography of Heriot’s Rugby Club legend Ken Scotland offers great insight into the career of the former Scotland and British and Irish Lion full-back. Published at the beginning of October, Ken Scotland: The Autobiography was written after Ken, 84, began working on a memoir for his family, as two of his three children and …

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