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Teague Scholarship enabled injury comeback for Heriot’s player Callum Bell during Australian season

Heriot’s player Callum Bell credits playing the Australian rugby season in 2019, made possible by the Teague Scholarship, for aiding his comeback from injury. Sponsored by MNM Developments, the scholarship provided the opportunity for the 21-year-old lock to play with Western District Rugby Union Club in Canberra between March and August in 2019. Callum received …

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CrossFit MTS helping key workers and Heriot’s Rugby Club players keep fit during lock down

CrossFit MTS closed on 20 March due to the coronavirus pandemic but continues to provide support to members, including key workers and Heriot’s Rugby Club players. Former Heriot’s captain Jamie Syme started his business in Broughton, at 10 Beaverhall Yard, a decade ago and has trained many Goldenacre players and teams since. After lock down …

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Crombie’s of Edinburgh voucher for winner of Heriot’s Rugby Club prize draw

A £50 voucher and delivery has been donated by Crombie’s of Edinburgh for the lucky winner of the latest Heriot’s Rugby Club prize draw. To enter into the prize draw just subscribe to the Heriot’s Rugby Club Supporter Mailing List. Crombie’s of Edinburgh have been a sponsor of Heriot’s Rugby Club for several years supplying …

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Heriot’s Blues Women sponsor Golden Acre Foods donates to local care home

Heriot’s Blues Women sponsor Golden Acre Foods has donated £400 worth of produce to Murrayside Care Home. Last week, the delivery of snacks and drinks arrived at the care facility where Heriot’s Blues Women player Jacqueline Kerr works as a Nurse Manager. Golden Acre Foods began sponsoring the 2019 National League Division 1 Champions after …

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Love of sport inspired Heriot’s Blues player Katy Sanjuan to become a doctor

As an orthopaedic Speciality Doctor for NHS Fife, Heriot’s Blues player Katy Sanjuan has faced significant changes at work due to the coronavirus pandemic. All of Katy’s routine clinics and surgery, such as arthroscopy and joint replacement surgery, have been postponed. In addition to trauma work, Katy and her colleagues have been redeployed to help …

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Sterling Sinclair Removals & Storage donates to NHS and offers key worker discount

As the coronavirus pandemic began, Sterling Sinclair Removals & Storage (SSR) agreed to put company vehicles on standby for emergency use by the NHS. It was an easy decision for owner and Heriot’s Rugby player Adam Sinclair, who has donated £500 to the NHS and made a 25 per cent discount available at SSR for …

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Neil Hinnigan appointed Director of Rugby at Kelso Rugby Football Club

Everyone at Heriot’s Rugby Club would like to congratulate Neil “Eck” Hinnigan on his appointment as Director of Rugby at Kelso Rugby Football Club. Over the past couple of seasons Neil has been the Heriot’s Rugby Team Manager and has brought a huge amount to Goldenacre in a short time. Neil was personally responsible for …

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Nursing care residents is rewarding work for Heriot’s Blues player Jacqueline Kerr

The working environment at Murrayside Care Home where Heriot’s Blues player Jacqueline Kerr is a Nurse Manager has changed dramatically due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Jacqueline joined the new facility when it opened in October 2018 and provides long-term care to residents while managing her team of staff. To protect residents only …

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Heriot’s Rugby Club virtual event raises hundreds of pounds for charity

A virtual event organised by Heriot’s Rugby Club players, featuring local band Bleeker, has raised £400 for cancer support charity Maggie’s. Held earlier this month over Zoom, the event connected Heriot’s Rugby and Blues Men players for a social night during the lockdown period after the cancellation of the club’s annual awards dinner. The Edinburgh …

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