1876–77 Scottish Districts season

The 1876-77 Scottish Districts season is a record of all the rugby union matches for Scotland's district teams.

1876–77 Scottish Districts season
Countries Scotland
Date1876-77
Matches played3

It includes the Inter-City fixture between Glasgow District and Edinburgh District; and the East of Scotland District versus West of Scotland District trial match.

HistoryEdit

The East of Scotland v West of Scotland trial match was kept as an annual event.

The Inter-City fixture was cut to one annual fixture.[1]

ResultsEdit

Date Try Conversion Penalty Dropped goal Goal from mark Notes
1876–1885 1 try 1 goal 1 goal 1 goal N/A
Match decided by a majority of goals, or if the number of goals is equal by a majority of tries

Inter-CityEdit

2 December 1876
Glasgow District 0 - 1 try Edinburgh District
Report Try: G. A. Scott

Glasgow District: J. S. Carrick (Glasgow Academicals), M. Cross (Glasgow Academicals), A. McGeoch (West of Scotland), J. Neilson (Glasgow Academicals), W. H. Little (West of Scotland), D. H. Watson (Glasgow Academicals) [captain], J. Junor (Glasgow Academicals), A. T. Arthur (Glasgow Academicals), T. Chalmers (Glasgow Academicals), W. Morton (St. Vincent), W. B. Russell (West of Scotland), J. Cochrane (West of Scotland), H. Napier (West of Scotland), R. A. Ker (Glasgow University), T. M. Morrison (Glasgow University)
Edinburgh District: John Smith (Edinburgh University), G. A. Scott (Royal HSFP), J. Rutherford (Royal HSFP), R. Johnston (Edinburgh Academicals), E. I. Pocock (Edinburgh Wanderers), A. G. Petrie (Royal HSFP) [captain], R. B. Murrie (Royal HSFP), Gussie Graham (Edinburgh Academicals), G. Finlay (Edinburgh Academicals), T. Torrie (Edinburgh Academicals), G. Macleod (Edinburgh Academicals), C. Hawkins (Edinburgh Wanderers), C. Villar (Edinburgh Wanderers), R. G. Strong (Edinburgh Wanderers), G. Budd (Edinburgh Wanderers)

Other Scottish matchesEdit

13 January 1877
East of Scotland District 0 - 2 goals Edinburgh District
Report Try: Edward Innes Pocock
Torrie
Graham
Morrison
George Paterson
Con: George Paterson
Petrie
North Inch, Perth

East of Scotland District: J. Norrie (Abertay), back; 2, H. Stiven (Dundee), half-back ; 3, W. Dick, half-back ; 4, M. Wright (Red Cross), quarter ; 5, G. Auldjo (St Andrews University), quarter ; 6, A. Stiven (Dundee), [captain] ; 7, E. Hill (Dundee) ; 8, D. R. Irvine (Aberdeen Rangers) ; 9, G. Cruden (Aberdeen Rangers) ; 10, D. M. Barrow (St Andrews University) ; 11, E. Morrison (St Andrews University) ; 12, L. C. Auldjo (Abertay) ; 13, Newman (Abertay) ; 14, W. Johnston (Red Cross), 15, A. B Storrier (Red Cross).
Edinburgh District: H. H. Johnston (Collegiate F.P), R. Johnston (Edinburgh Academicals), J. C. Montgomerie (Edinburgh Wanderers), George Paterson (Edinburgh Academicals), E. I. Pocock (Edinburgh Wanderers), A. G. Petrie [captain] (Royal HSFP), J. Morrison, (Royal HSFP), R. W. Irvine (Edinburgh Academicals), Gussie Graham (Edinburgh Academicals) T. Torrie (Edinburgh Academicals) G. Finlay (Edinburgh Academicals) T. Tod (Edinburgh Academicals) 13, C. Villar (Edinburgh Wanderers), R. G. Strong (Edinburgh Wanderers), Nat Brewis (Edinburgh Institution F.P.)


27 January 1877
East of Scotland District 0 - 0 West of Scotland District
Report
Raeburn Place, Edinburgh

East of Scotland District: Henry Halcro Johnston (Collegiate), J. Smith (Edinburgh University), J. V. Rutherford (Royal HSFP), E. I. Pocock (Edinburgh Wanderers), George Paterson (Edinburgh Academicals), A. G. Petrie (Royal HSFP) [captain], J. O. Morrison (Royal HSFP), R. B. Murrie (Royal HSFP), Gussie Graham (Edinburgh Academicals), T. Torrie (Edinburgh Academicals), G. Finlay (Edinburgh Academicals), J. Reid (Edinburgh Wanderers), C. Villar (Edinburgh Wanderers), R. G. Strong (Edinburgh Wanderers), G. Budd (Edinburgh Wanderers).
West of Scotland District: J. S. Carrick (Glasgow Academicals), M. Cross (Glasgow Academicals), R. C. Mackenzie (Glasgow Academicals), D. H. Watson (Glasgow Academicals), J. Little (West of Scotland), J. H. Smith (Glasgow Academicals), J. E. Junor (Glasgow Academicals), A. T. Arthur (Glasgow Academicals), H. Napier (West of Scotland), J. Cochrane (West of Scotland), W. B. Russell (West of Scotland), R. A. Ker (Glasgow University), T. Morrison (Glasgow University), D. Y. Cassels (Glasgow University), W. Morton (St. Vincent)

English matchesEdit

No other District matches played.

International matchesEdit

No touring matches this season.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Glasgow Herald - Google News Archive Search". news.google.com.