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Big Match Next Weekend 16/9/19


Big Match Next Weekend! With 2 Rounds of the Tennent’s Premiership played, there are 3 teams leading the Premiership Table; each has 10 league points but they are separated on scored-points-difference. Hawick RFC are first; Marr RFC are second; and Currie Chieftains are third. Round 3 of the Premiership takes place on the 21 September [...]

Big Match Next Weekend 16/9/192019-09-16T16:43:45+00:00

Gordon Stewart 16/9/19


Gordon Stewart The funeral of the late Gordon Stewart will be at 11.00 hours on the 25 September at Morton Hall Crematorium, Edinburgh. Post funeral arrangements will be at the Clubhouse at Malleny Park, Balerno. In Memoriam As Currie RFC heads towards its Golden Anniversary season next year, there are few in south west Edinburgh [...]

Gordon Stewart 16/9/192019-09-16T14:14:33+00:00

Gordon Stewart 10/9/19


It is with deep sadness that I have to advise Currie club members, as well as many rugby friends and colleagues across Scotland, of Gordon Stewart's peaceful death early this morning. Gordon was a stalwart of our club and local community and a well kent figure in Scottish club rugby. He will be sadly missed [...]

Gordon Stewart 10/9/192019-09-10T08:49:16+00:00

Chieftains U18 Match Update


Currie Chieftains U18 Season Start The U18s have started their season in competitive mode and with a record of 2 out of three wins in the August period, as follows Saturday 10 August: Hamilton U18 20 – Currie Chieftains U18 36 Well done to the boys today, great to get a first run out of [...]

Chieftains U18 Match Update2019-09-09T20:19:55+00:00

GHA v Currie Chieftains 7/9/19


A View from the Touchline – Scottish Premier League, September 7th, 2019 GHA, (Glasgow, Hutchesons’, Aloysians) 14 pts (t 2, c 2) v Currie Chieftains 38 pts (t 6, c 4) The Chieftains were last at Braidholm for a Scottish Cup match in late November 2018. The big feisty south Glasgow team proved tough opposition [...]

GHA v Currie Chieftains 7/9/192019-10-07T22:31:26+00:00

Currie Chieftains v Biggar RFC 31/8/19


A View from the Touchline - Scottish Cup, Preliminary Round – 31.8.19 Currie Chieftains 29 pts (t 4, c 3, pg 1) v Biggar RFC 24 pts (t 4, c 2) Despite there being a significant number of unfamiliar faces in the Chieftains ranks, it soon became clear that Mark Cairns, Alistair Donaldson, Bruce McNaughton [...]

Currie Chieftains v Biggar RFC 31/8/192019-09-09T14:46:39+00:00

Scottish Cup


Scottish Cup 2019-20 The First Round of the Scottish Cup 2019-20 will be played on the 26 October. Currie Chieftains (who won their Preliminary Round against Biggar) will play Selkirk away. The draw has resulted in a 'local derby' in several instances and these seem likely to attract record attendances. The matches are as follows: [...]

Scottish Cup2019-09-07T10:17:56+00:00

Information for Members


6 Nation Tickets Because of an ongoing upgrade in the Club's  computer systems there will be a short delay in the transfer of new members email details onto the Club's internal 'email for information system'. This could result in a new member not receiving circulated information on 6 Nations Tickets. If you are a new [...]

Information for Members2019-09-06T16:05:19+00:00

Welcome to the Premiership 2019-20


As everyone knows, and many club rugby fans are still bemoaning, the top end of Scottish club rugby was in turmoil over the summer as a result of the introduction of the Scottish Rugby's 'Super 6' concept, and the reconstruction of the league system which followed as a result. So far as Currie Chieftains was [...]

Welcome to the Premiership 2019-202019-08-25T16:51:12+00:00

Scottish Cup 31/8/19


Currie Chieftains v Biggar RFC, 31 August 2019 KO 3.00 pm The 2019-20 Season starts off with a Scottish Cup match against Biggar RFC at Malleny. We enter the 1st Round of the Tennent's Premiership with a match away to GHA RFC in Glasgow on 7 September. Currie Chieftains have undergone a major rebuilding programme [...]

Scottish Cup 31/8/192019-08-26T16:03:11+00:00