Megan Taylor

Heriot’s Rugby Club team up with BawBags to create ‘Nails’ design

A new BawBags briefs, boxers and snoods design has been created in collaboration with Heriot’s Rugby Club. The ‘Nails’ design was initially launched in November 2020, just in time for supporters to purchase before Christmas. Co-owner of BawBags, Allan ‘Midge’ Whyte, has been a supporter of the club since he was a student at George …

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Heriot’s Blues Men selected for Scotland U20s squad and FOSROC Regional Academy programme

Two Heriot’s Blues Men players have been selected for the Scotland U20 squad with other members of the team forming part of the recent FOSROC Regional Academy intake. Finn McIlwraith and Duncan Hood both received a call up to the 36 player Scotland U20 squad, attending the first training camp earlier this month. Duncan has …

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Heriot’s Rugby player Cameron Hutchison tests himself training with Edinburgh Rugby

Since November Heriot’s Rugby Club centre Cameron Hutchison has been training with Edinburgh Rugby. Cameron, a former Scotland U18 and U19 captain and U20 player, has been acting as emergency cover for the Edinburgh Rugby backline and was the 24th man for the team against Ulster on November 30th. The George Heriot’s School alumni was a standout player for Heriot’s …

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Golden Acre proud to support Heriot’s Blues Women during challenging season

Golden Acre Foods, the main sponsor for Heriot’s Blues Women is proud to be supporting the newest Edinburgh-based women’s team in Scotland for a second season. Founded in Glasgow about 20 years ago, the company is a distributor of food and drink products to shops, schools and caterers across the United Kingdom. Golden Acre Foods …

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Heriot’s Blues Women join run to raise awareness for women’s rugby in Edinburgh

On Sunday, Broughton Women player Ruth Morgan ran 18 miles around each of the seven Edinburgh rugby clubs that have a women’s team. Joined by teammates and players from other teams for the run, including Heriot’s Blues Women to and from Goldenacre, Ruth set herself the challenge to raise awareness for women’s rugby. Team that took part …

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Introducing the new Heriot’s Rugby Club Players Committee

A new committee has been formed to represent the interests of senior players directly to the Board at Heriot’s Rugby Club. The introductory meeting for the new committee including player representatives, Director of Projects Calum McNiven, Operations Director Tony Delaney and Super6 Head Coach Andrew Kelly, took place virtually in late October. Player representatives from …

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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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