The first post-split Conference match welcomed Perthshire RFC to a gloriously sunny Malleny. The boys performance matched the conditions and they put on one of their best, if not the best, performance of the season, especially in the first half. The boys really put all they had been doing in training into the match during the first [...]
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The boys showed signs of ring rustiness today although there were phases of great linkage play and running lines. The boys kept at it despite being a bit of a disjointed game. The final score was Currie Chieftains 46 - 3 West Of Scotland RFC. The tries were scored by Bowman (2 and now the [...]
A sunny early spring day at Malleny and we welcomed our visitors from Stewart's Melville. As is always the case when these teams meet, what followed was a fully committed, running and often skillful game of rugby. The match, whilst not without errors, was competitive from the off and both sides had to dig deep [...]
A beautiful late winter's day gave rise to a great game of youth rugby between two very committed squads. It was a pleasure to welcome Earlston HS/Melrose Wasps to Malleny, and our visitors showed a depth of skill and commitment that contributed significantly to an absorbing game. Modelling the newly received Currie Chieftains gear, the [...]
Thanks to the team today for all of their efforts at Perthshire today. It was a very good match between two very committed teams. Our lads showed some great resilience in defence (some of the best defence we have seen from the boys this year) against a powerful opposition but also managed to force Perthshire [...]
The sun (mostly) shone for our long trek north to face Highland RFC in the Shogun Conference. The boys were strangely (?) subdued for our 07.45 meet, but soon the 'craic' started to come to the fore after a pit stop in Pitlochry. Highland RFC have superb new facilities at Canal Park and both teams [...]
It is always a pleasure to travel to Burnbrae and today was no exception. Many thanks to the West of Scotland players, coaches, referee and volunteers for their sport, sportsmanship and hospitality. The Conference fixture started at a tremendous pace. Both sides jabbed and countered to try and fathom out potential areas of attack, and [...]