Month: November 2020

Investec Senior Investment Director Gordon Lawrie shares fond Goldenacre memories

From being part of a premiership winning team to coaching junior players on Sunday, Investec Senior Investment Director Gordon Lawrie, has been part of Heriot’s Rugby Club for almost 30 years.  Investec is the main sponsor of Heriot’s Rugby Club, a relationship that first began in 2015. Gordon believes that businesses like Investec supporting local …

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Heriot’s Blues Women take part in team effort to raise funds and awareness during Movember

Heriot’s Blues Women players have been taking part in the Movember 60km Run Challenge to raise funds for suicide prevention and mental health awareness. Jacqueline Kerr, Paige Turner and Megan Taylor are part of the Euan Higgins Personal Training & Coaching team that has so far raised more than £7,000 towards the cause. Movember is …

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Heriot’s Rugby coach motivating clients to stay strong over winter

Keeping clients and athletes motivated at training during the dark and cold months ahead is the current focus for Heriot’s Rugby Super6 Strength and Conditioning Coach Jordan Welsh. Despite the challenges Covid-19 has presented since March, Jordan has used this time to work on his personal training (PT) business, Jordan Welsh Strength and Conditioning. The …

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Heriot’s Blues Women guest coach at Stewart’s Melville RFC

Heriot’s Blues Women players have been attending Stewart’s Melville RFC Lioness weekend training sessions as guest coaches. About 15 players, aged from 8 to 15 recently took part in the hour-long practice held by Catriona Syme and Pearl Kellie, which involved fun games to develop passing and contact skills. Both Blues Women players were part …

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Sad News – Former Heriot’s Captain and President Robert M Tollervey

(Photo: Robert M Tollervey on the right, with the ball, and good friend John M Ross on the left – middle is JD Johnstone) We were deeply saddened to hear that former Heriot’s Rugby Club Captain and President Robert M ‘Bob’ Tollervey passed away last week, aged 91 years. Bob was Club Captain in 1956-1957 …

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Heriot’s Rugby Super6 centre Robbie Chalmers playing in World Tens Series

For the past two weeks Heriot’s Rugby Super6 centre Robbie Chalmers has played in the inaugural World Tens Series. The first tournament of the new international competition featuring teams of 10 players was held in Bermuda from 24 October to 7 November. Robbie, 22, played for Phoenix Middle East Rugby, one of seven professional teams …

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Heriot’s Rugby Super6 players coach next generation at Goldenacre

Gloomy weather couldn’t wipe the smiles from the faces of junior rugby players coached by Heriot’s Rugby Super6 players on Sunday. This was the first collaborative training session between the semi-professional players at Goldenacre and the Heriot’s Hammers junior section. The day was organised by Super6 Head Coach Andrew Kelly and Director of Junior Rugby …

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