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News - 2012

Dec

29

Boroughmuir in Cup win over Haddington 29 Dec 2012
Haddington 0 - Boroughmuir 21 Scheduling games over the Christmas period is never a popular choice as it detracts from the quality of rugby, time the players ... (more)

Dec

23

Muir Take Heart in Draw 23 Dec 2012
Boroughmuir 12 – Currie 12 Video Highlights and Match Report   Under extremely wet and challenging conditions the game went ahead, with big thanks to the experience and ... (more)

Dec

22

Muir's Timing has to be Right 22 Dec 2012
Boroughmuir have the Team, now they have to deliver.    Boroughmuir return to RBS League action this weekend with a trip up to Malleny Park.  A couple ... (more)

Dec

21

Christmas Shopping at Muir 21 Dec 2012
Christmas Shopping at Boroughmuir   The Boroughmuir Shop will be open this weekend from 11-3 on Saturday and Sunday. With lots of free parking and a great ... (more)

Dec

17

Santa Visits Meggetland 17 Dec 2012
  Over 130 members of our Mini Rugby Section turned up at Meggetland for the annual Christmas Party. They all had a fun packed afternoon of ... (more)

Dec

16

Muir Win in Dominant Form 16 Dec 2012
Boroughmuir 1st XV 74 Lasswade 14 - Also Video Highlights It was fortunate this Regional Cup game was still on, with the 2nds and Bear's games ... (more)

Dec

15

Muir head to Lion's Den of Midlothian 15 Dec 2012
1st XV vs Lasswade (A) If the weather holds out we will have great weekend of Muir Rugby. The 1st XV travel across to Lasswade as part ... (more)

Dec

14

Christmas Jumper Party! 14 Dec 2012
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Dec

09

Upcoming Events at Muir 09 Dec 2012
CHRISTMAS LUNCH/PARTY Sunday 23rd December 12:30pm for 1pm Still a handful of places left for this function which takes place on Sunday, 23 December, 12:30pm for 1pm. Santa ... (more)

Dec

07

Winter Cold Takes Down Games 07 Dec 2012
Games called off this weekend   News to hand that the games for the 2nds and Bears have been called off due to the weather making grounds ... (more)

Dec

06

Magic 2s and Mighty Bears Fly the Flag 06 Dec 2012
1st XV find themselves with another rest weekend   2nd XV vs Ste Mel (H) The 2nds host Ste Mel at home with a 14.00 kick off. The ... (more)

Dec

01

FROZEN SOLID 01 Dec 2012
All Games for Boroughmuir have been Postponed due to the weather, this includes the Bears playing away to Accies. The Club will still be open for ... (more)

Nov

30

Pre Match Lunch Cancelled 30 Nov 2012
Due to the uncertain weather conditions the Pre Match Lunch has been called off Boroughmuir v Dundee Saturday 01 December 2012 Unfortunately an early decision has been made ... (more)

Nov

28

Boroughmuir Sports Magazine 28 Nov 2012
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Nov

26

Colts Rally Against Tough Dunbar 26 Nov 2012
On a wet soft ground at Dunbar, Boroughmuir Under 18's restarted their league after a weekend away. The Colts were again without a few key players ... (more)

Nov

25

Future Scotland Stars 25 Nov 2012
S2s Coaching Session with Frank Hadden The S2s were delighted to welcome former Scotland coach Frank Hadden to Meggetland on Tuesday night. He put some of ... (more)

Nov

25

Guts but no Glory for Muir 25 Nov 2012
Boroughmuir 1st XV 12 Edinburgh Accies 1st XV 17 Leading into this game, Boroughmuir were high in confidence after a rest weekend allowed the team to ... (more)

Nov

24

Bears Back on Form 24 Nov 2012
By Chris Evans Boroughmuir Bears 44, Haddington 2nds 17 Coming off two emphatic back-to-back defeats against Peebles ‘A’, Boroughmuir Bears were hungry to make amends and restore ... (more)

Nov

24

Boroughmuir 2nds take close win 24 Nov 2012
Report by Chris Evans Boroughmuir 2nds 22 Selkirk A 17 Boroughmuir 2nds were hopeful of completing a full eighty minutes of rugby, after last weeks unfortunate and ... (more)

Nov

24

Close but no Result for 1st XV 24 Nov 2012
Boroughmuir 1st XV v Edinburgh Accies (A) Boroughmuir 12 Edinburgh Accies 17 Report to follow   Boroughmuir 2nd XV v Selkirk (H) Boroughmuir 2nds 22 Selkirk A 17 Report to follow   XV ... (more)

Nov

23

Boroughmuir's Weekend Fixtures 23 Nov 2012
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Nov

18

Youth and HS Match Reports 18 Nov 2012
Boroughmuir HS 1st XV Saturday saw good news and bad news! Bad news in that Lasswade HS could only raise 9 players for the match and ... (more)

Nov

17

Muir Teams on Road of Improvement 17 Nov 2012
1st XV - No game 2nd XV vs Stirling County No report was provided by the 2nd XV management, but we understand that Muir 2nds were in ... (more)

Nov

16

Club and International Rugby Weekend 16 Nov 2012
2nds Host Stirling County There is still lots of rugby to see at Meggetland this weekend with the 2nds taking on Stirling County with an early ... (more)

Nov

12

1st XV Beaten by Currie 12 Nov 2012
Missed chances and mistimed decision making make hard watching for supporters Boroughmuir had the chance to use this game to iron out some of the mistakes ... (more)

Nov

12

Boroughmuir 2nd XV v Aberdeen 12 Nov 2012
No report was provided from the 2nd XV Management, but after a closely fought game with Aberdeen the 2nds were not able to over take ... (more)

Nov

11

Youth Rugby News 11 Nov 2012
U16s Training, no game U15s Training, no game as opposition cancelled S2s v Currie The S2s welcomed Currie to Meggetland in what proved to be a keenly fought contest. Boroughmuir ... (more)

Nov

10

Bears out played by Peebles A 10 Nov 2012
Boroughmuir Bears faced Peebles ‘A’ at home on Saturday, in the first tie of a double header against the Borders side. There was real optimism ... (more)

Nov

10

Boroughmuir Colts v Haddington Colts 10 Nov 2012
The Under 18's match held on Saturday 10th November 2012 against Haddington Colts was a very noisy affair. Boroughmuir Colts where short of a few ... (more)

Nov

09

Big Weekend of Rugby 09 Nov 2012
Boroughmuir V Currie Saturday 10th of November KO 3.00pm Boroughmuir are hosting Currie at Meggetland this Saturday in the regional cup, come down and support your team ... (more)

Nov

09

High School Rugby Plate Final 09 Nov 2012
BREWIN DOLPHIN U18 PLATE FINAL Boroughmuir HS, with 5 boys from James Gillespie's High School, will play in the Brewin Dolphin U18 Regional Plate Final against ... (more)

Nov

08

Muir Supporting Marie Curie Care 08 Nov 2012
BAG PACKING MARKS & SPENCERs AT THE GYLE. 9am-6pm possibly more !In aid of our adopted hospice at Fairmilehead. On the 23rd Dec, Boroughmuir is proud to ... (more)

Nov

04

Youth & School Rugby News 04 Nov 2012
U16 Due to no game, the team were training. U15 v Currie No league game for the U15s today, so we played a friendly with Currie u15s which ... (more)

Nov

03

Bears take the step up over tough Jed challenge. 03 Nov 2012
After last weeks disappointing defeat away to Lasswade, the Boroughmuir Bears looked to bounce back to winning ways with a home match against Jed-Forest 2nds. During ... (more)

Nov

03

Boroughmuir 1st XV v Aberdeen Grammar 03 Nov 2012
Sean Lineen was the guest speaker at the pre match lunch ahead of this game. Part of his speech touched on the statistical analysis that ... (more)

Nov

03

Boroughmuir 2nd XV v Ayr 2nd XV - postponed 03 Nov 2012
Unfortunately the weather on the west coast got in before the game. A water logged pitch forced a postponement of the game and was called off ... (more)

Oct

31

New Era for Boroughmuir 31 Oct 2012
Boroughmuir Rugby is leading the way when it comes to community sport, re-establishing itself as a Community Sports club in the run-up to the Commonwealth ... (more)

Oct

31

New Sponsor and Funding 31 Oct 2012
Boroughmuir Rugby & Community Sports Club (BR&CSC) has announced a new sponsor for the season 2012/13. AMA New Town has been attracted to BR&CSC by its ... (more)

Oct

28

Youth Rugby News 28 Oct 2012
Portobello U15s re Boroughmuir U15s The U15s were a little match rusty after the October break and it showed in our tackling in the first half, ... (more)

Oct

27

Boroughmuir 1st XV v Ayr 27 Oct 2012
The 1st XV made the long trip across to the West Coast to face Ayr. Naming a strong team, Boroughmuir had every intention to come away ... (more)

Oct

27

Boroughmuir 2nd XV v Edinburgh Accies 27 Oct 2012
Good response from the 2nds after the disappointment of last week. The first 20 minutes tackles were good apart from a small lapse to let ... (more)

Oct

27

Boroughmuir Bears v Lasswade 2nd XV 27 Oct 2012
With administration problems hampering the Bears, the team made the short trip to Lasswade. The great thing about the Bears, you will have a young player ... (more)

Oct

22

Boroughmuir 2nd XV v Heriots 22 Oct 2012
The full time came all too soon for the 2nd XV. They were on the brink of a great come back until a lazy pass ... (more)

Oct

22

Boroughmuir Bears v Selkirk 22 Oct 2012
The Bears made the long trip to Selkirk for their weekend game. With limited numbers and a great effort by Mike Buchan and Ross Young ... (more)

Oct

22

Cameron Taylor's Tribute to his Sister 22 Oct 2012
Special mention to our very own P7 Youth Player, Cameron Taylor who ran out with the Edinburgh Rugby team (some would say would of played ... (more)

Oct

22

RBS Six Nations Home Tickets 22 Oct 2012
A reminder to members that you can purchase your Autumn International Tickets and support the club at the same time. Clubs can earn up to 25% ... (more)

Oct

22

Youth Rugby News 22 Oct 2012
Boroughmuir School 1st XV Boroughmuir High School 1st XV, which includes boys from James Gillespie's High School and occasionally players from Firrhill High School, have reached ... (more)

Oct

18

Edinburgh Player Blitz 18 Oct 2012
Last Wednesday Club Development Officer Ross Young managed to secure Boroughmuir a place in the Edinburgh Rugby player blitz event and so the U15's and ... (more)

Oct

17

Golf Tavern Discount Cards! 17 Oct 2012
We recently announced that Boroughmuir and the Golf Tavern has a joint sponsorship deal this season. The Golf Tavern has provided every Boroughmuir Member a 20% ... (more)

Oct

17

Sports Reporters 17 Oct 2012
Have you ever wanted to be a Sports Journalist? Boroughmuir Rugby and Community Sports Club (BR&CSC) is committed in our expansion to bring you more news ... (more)

Oct

15

Boroughmuir 1st XV v Heriots - postponed 15 Oct 2012
With the game against Heriots planned for Friday night, players, officials and supporters were looking forward to this clash of two great Edinburgh teams. Due to ... (more)

Oct

15

Boroughmuir 2nd XV v Melrose 15 Oct 2012
The 2nd XV looked to maintain their good form with a trip down to Melrose. Always a hard game when travelling to the Borders Clubs, ... (more)

Oct

12

Ron Haggarty (1946 - 2012) 12 Oct 2012
It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of Ron Haggarty who passed away peacefully in hospital at Sheffield on Sunday, 23 ... (more)

Oct

08

Boroughmuir 1st XV v Melrose 08 Oct 2012
Style and Passion, something Boroughmuir did not lack on Saturday when they travelled down to Melrose to take on former champions at home. Boroughmuir did just ... (more)

Oct

08

Boroughmuir Bears v Forrester 2nd XV 08 Oct 2012
The Bears made the short trip down to Forrester RFC to play their 2nds. An earlier kick off time of 1pm was to ensure both ... (more)

Oct

08

Youth Rugby News 08 Oct 2012
U15 v Lasswade The Under 15s hosted a fine Lasswade side and, although succumbing 17-7 in the official league match, scored the first try that Lasswade ... (more)

Oct

07

Golfing Day at the Golf Tavern 07 Oct 2012
Boroughmuir Rugby and Community Sports Club are pleased to have the support of the Golf Tavern. Sunday the 23rd September saw a lot of Boroughmuir ... (more)

Oct

01

Boroughmuir U18 v Livingston 01 Oct 2012
A windy day at Livingston saw good running rugby for the Colts in their 3rd league match. Proof of the way they played was followed ... (more)

Oct

01

BR&CSC Director of Rugby 01 Oct 2012
As most of you will be aware earlier this summer I took up a role on the board as Director for Rugby and it offers ... (more)

Oct

01

Steve Cully Memorial Match 01 Oct 2012
A number of former and current Boroughmuir players represented a Lothian and Borders Police side in a memorial match for Steve Cully, a police officer ... (more)

Oct

01

Youth Rugby News 01 Oct 2012
U15 A good game versus Haddington at the weekend, where the U15s played with spirit and determination. They played to their strengths, tackled well, got over ... (more)

Sep

26

Watch this Space 26 Sep 2012
BR&CSC is committed to help those who require extra assistance when visiting Meggetland. Working with Edinburgh Leisure, new Disable Parking has been introduced to ensure our ... (more)

Sep

24

Boroughmuir 1st XV v Edinburgh Accies 24 Sep 2012
What was such a strong start to a promising game, control, running and cohesion was just not quite enough to hold out a determined Edinburgh ... (more)

Sep

24

Boroughmuir 1st XV v Gala 24 Sep 2012
Any game away to Gala is going to be challenging and any mistakes would be converted into points for the home team. A tough day at ... (more)

Sep

24

Message from the President 24 Sep 2012
Welcome to my first Blog. As you know, we’ve been working hard to get the Club in a position where it can thrive in the ... (more)

Sep

23

What is with this new logo? 23 Sep 2012
Good question. It all ties in with the new charitable status we’re hoping to achieve as BR & CSC. Who designed it?: In simple terms, the ... (more)

Sep

20

Club Development News 20 Sep 2012
Where did the summer go? Normally a quieter time of year for our Rugby Development Team – not so much the case this year! Club Development ... (more)

Sep

18

Boroughmuir 1st XV v Currie 18 Sep 2012
The Players Hand Book talks about the weakness of ‘Poor finishing in key games’, this was an example of just that. To the credit of the ... (more)

Sep

18

Youth Rugby News 18 Sep 2012
U16 v Musselburgh The U16 were away to Musselburgh at Stoneyhill. This is not a Sunday to remember with both Muir centres picking up injuries - ... (more)

Sep

10

Boroughmuir 1st XV v Dundee 10 Sep 2012
After such a good performance last week, the players will be disappointed with the result, going down 31-10 to Dundee. With a 1st half lead, Boroughmuir ... (more)

Sep

10

Boroughmuir 2nd XV v Currie 10 Sep 2012
This was not just another game for the 2nds, this was a clear message to the League that the Boroughmuir 2nds are not going to ... (more)

Sep

10

Boroughmuir Bears v RHC 10 Sep 2012
The first game of the season was a tough fought slog for the Bears. Special mention to Andy Knight who gave no bounds in finding players ... (more)

Sep

10

Youth Rugby News 10 Sep 2012
U16 v Linlithgow (Meggetland) Muir took on Linlithgow at Meggetland Sunday. After a slow start, Muir got into a bit of a stride. With improved scrummaging ... (more)

Sep

03

Boroughmuir 2nd XV v Glasgow Hawks 03 Sep 2012
Great Success! Glasgow Hawks 5 v 39 Boroughmuir. With the short trip to Glasgow the defending champions were keen to continue their successful start to the ... (more)

Sep

03

Youth Rugby News 03 Sep 2012
Boroughmuir U16 Boroughmuir 53 v Haddington 0. The first 5 minutes were a little tense and Muir kept the big Haddington forwards working hard. Muir led ... (more)

Aug

27

Boroughmuir 1st XV v Ayr 27 Aug 2012
The opening weekend of RBS Premiership action at Meggetland and our opponents Ayr always prove more than a handful. Ayr’s consistency of performance has shone through ... (more)

Aug

27

Boroughmuir 2nd XV v Aberdeen Grammar 27 Aug 2012
The 2XV had a successful start of their defence of the RBS Reserve League National 1 Title with a 37-21 win over a tough Aberdeen ... (more)

Aug

27

Youth Rugby News 27 Aug 2012
The Youth Section kicked off their season on Friday night with the S1s and S2s taking on Colet Court from London. Colet are regular visitors ... (more)

Aug

20

Boroughmuir 1st XV Pre Season Tournament 20 Aug 2012
Boroughmuir held a pre-season Rugby Round Robin at the weekend which included teams from across the country. Boroughmuir had a mixed day with one win ... (more)

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