COMPETITIVE RUGBY RETURNS IN DUMBRECK DERBIES AFTER 531 DAYS

COMPETITIVE RUGBY RETURNS IN DUMBRECK DERBIES AFTER 531 DAYS

GHA make their long awaited return to competitive rugby on Friday night at Dumbreck in the 2021 Billy Barnes Cup against southside rivals Cartha Queens Park. With 531 days passing since their last outing against Selkirk last March, finally the clubs 425th competitive game is on the horizon.

GHA enter the contest looking for a 7th consecutive win against their bitter rivals, at a ground where they have not tasted defeat for 15 years. Jamie McCarthy will lead a 1st XV squad including 10 debutants.

15.
Adam Scott (8)
1.
Dean Hunter
16.
Boris Boum
14.
Luca Bardelli
2.
Gregor Hiddleston
17.
Mike Ryan (28)
13.
Glen Little
3.
Michael Fox (93)
18.
Dario Ewing (60)
12.
Max MacFarlane (43)
4.
Jamie McCarthy (c) (51)
19.
Rory MacFarlane
11.
Grant Mollison (65)
5.
Fraser Faulds (8)
20.
Kyle Dixon
10.
Euan MacKinnon
6.
Milan Marinković (18)
21.
Jordan Craig (16)
9.
George Baird (47)
7.
Will Alton
8.
Jack Bruce
The playing record between the two teams stands as such:
The game kicks off at 19:00 on Friday night.
GHA 2nd XV and Lions will face their Cartha counterparts at Dumbreck on Saturday with 2pm kick offs.

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