Boroughmuir Rugby and Community Sports Club is pleased to announce Graham Shiel as Head Coach, to lead the Boroughmuir Bears Super 6 team on an initial 30-month contract.
Graham has a wealth of rugby experience, having played and coached at almost every level of the game, over a 30-year period. Graham played 18 times for Scotland and has coached mini, midi, national age grade, Scottish Rugby Academy and senior club rugby, alongside men’s and women’s international sevens. Graham joins the Bears from Glasgow Warriors.
His appointment ensures a leadership approach that will drive success and keep the club’s core values at the heart of its Super 6 campaign - striving for rugby excellence, a strong club identity, a vibrant Youth Academy and progressive community relations - underpinned by solid financial sustainability.
Graham will be responsible for preparing the squad of part-time professional players to compete successfully in all relevant competitions and at the same time enhancing the reputation and capability of rugby at Boroughmuir and across Scotland.
Club President, Stevie Douglas, said: “Graham has demonstrated his commitment to sporting excellence and to the intrinsic values held by our club. He embodies our ethos of ‘One Club, One Culture, One Community’. We very much look forward to welcoming him to the club and to a successful start to our Super 6 campaign.”
Graham Shiel, commented: “I am delighted to be joining Boroughmuir. I knew this was the club for me, as soon as I understood the extent of their ambitions and their focus on developing young people from within the community.”
To support this appointment, we will give members a super 6 update this Thursday, 20th December at 8pm. Update will be held in the clubhouse, upstairs in the Bruce Hay suite. Board Members and Graham will be there to answer any questions you may have.