A comfortable win over city rivals Boroughmuir cemented fifth place in the BT Premiership and concluded what has been a frustratingly inconsistent season.
This was summed up on Friday night at Meggetland when we started slowly, gave away a load of penalties and found ourselves 17-5 down after 30 minutes. From left field the lights went on and for 40 minutes Boroughmuir didn’t get a look in as the boys romped to 33-17 and had numerous chances to extend the lead before the game lost all shape and Boroughmuir scored a couple of late tries, which may well prove crucial as they attempt to move away from the relegation zone.
Its fair to say this has not been the season we were hoping for and we will have to learn from the mistakes if we want to challenge for the last BT Premiership before Super 6 kicks in in 2019/20.
There is however still plenty to look forward to as Heriot’s are entered in various borders 7s tournaments in April and May before heading off to Belgrade in June to take part in the Serbia Centenary 7s.
The 2nd XV still have a home game left to play V Currie on Saturday 24th March. Kick off is 3pm.
We also look ahead to Friday 11th May when we celebrate, reflect on the past season and look forward to the season to come at Prestonfield House Hotel for the Heriot’s Rugby Annual Dinner. This is open to all members, players, sponsors, parents, spouses, supporters and friends. So please join us and our excellent speakers; Jason Leonard and Wilson Hunter for what promises to be an fantastic evening. Booking and further details can be found on our website. Link here
This weekend it is Super Saturday on 17th March so upstairs in the clubhouse is open for viewing of the Six Nations with the added bonus of the Heriot’s School 7s taking place at Goldenacre, so come along and join in the fun.