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A View from the Touchline 25.1.20


A View from the Touchline – National Cup, Quarter Final: 25.1.20. Currie Chieftains 19 pts (3 t, 2 C) v Hawick RFC 12 pts (t 2, c 1) Although it was overcast and grey, this must have been the first Saturday since early December that sports fixtures were not under threat from the weather. The [...]

A View from the Touchline 25.1.202020-01-31T10:01:31+00:00

View from the Touchline 18.1.20


A View from the Touchline – Premier League: 18.1.20. Currie Chieftains 47 pts (t 7, c 6) v Glasgow Hawks 7 pts (t 1, c 1) It soon became clear that the Chieftains had cast the disappointments of a miserable December into the dustbin of yesterday, as they dished up a fine display of rugby [...]

View from the Touchline 18.1.202020-01-31T09:40:45+00:00

Dates For Your Diary


Dates for Your Diary We are now at the stage of the season when both the Tennent’s Premiership and the Scottish Cup are moving towards their final stages. Club members may therefore wish to note the following published schedules of match dates. Tennent’s Premiership and Scottish Cup 15 February: Premiership, Aberdeen Grammar RFC v Currie [...]

Dates For Your Diary2020-01-28T14:39:11+00:00

Scottish Cup


SCOTTISH CUP QUARTER FINAL Currie Chieftains v Hawick RFC Malleny Park, Balerno Saturday 25 January, KO 1.30pm Entry £10.00 /£5.00 for Concessions/Children (U18) free This week’s highlight Scottish Club Rugby match finds Currie Chieftains as home hosts to Hawick RFC in the quarter-final of the Scottish Cup. An exceptional match is in prospect, so don’t [...]

Scottish Cup2020-01-24T11:34:52+00:00

29/10/19 Scottish Cup


Scottish Cup 2019-20 Last weekend at Philiphaugh, Selkirk were emphatically outplayed by Currie Chieftains who won 21 - 44 in the first full round of the Scottish Cup. The draw for the Quarter-Final stage of the Cup, made on Monday, has again pitted Currie Chieftains against one of their Tennent’s Premiership rivals. However, it will [...]

29/10/19 Scottish Cup2019-10-29T16:03:32+00:00

29/10/19 Dean Maxwell


Dean Maxwell We have today learned that Dean Maxwell, a past player from New Zealand, has tragically died in a car accident. Dean was originally from Hawkes Bay, but it was in Melbourne that he met Gary and Ally Donaldson, Paul Calder, Bruce Macnaughton, Mark Montgomery, while playing for Melbourne Kiwis. A short time later, [...]

29/10/19 Dean Maxwell2019-10-29T17:16:33+00:00

2 November 2019 Rugby at Malleny


MALLENY IS THE PLACE TO BE! Make Saturday 2nd of November an exceptional rugby occasion! Start the day with the Rugby World Cup Final between England and South Africa. TV broadcasting begins at 8.00am with the match KO at 9.00am. Don’t miss the action in what promises to be a wholly absorbing match. No matter [...]

2 November 2019 Rugby at Malleny2019-10-28T15:59:44+00:00

19/10/19 This Saturday at Malleny


Currie Chieftains Events Saturday 19/10/19                                                                         URGENT NOTICE PLEASE NOTE ALL CURRIE CHIEFTAINS MATCHES CANCELLED. PITCHES UNDER STANDING WATER AND [...]

19/10/19 This Saturday at Malleny2019-10-19T08:18:17+00:00

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