1954–55 Scottish Inter-District Championship

The 1954–55 Scottish Inter-District Championship was a rugby union competition for Scotland's district teams.

1954–55 Scottish Inter-District Championship
Countries Scotland
Date1954–55
ChampionsSouth
Runners-upGlasgow District
Matches played6

This season saw the second formal Scottish Inter-District Championship.

The district sides selected were Glasgow District, Edinburgh District, North and Midlands and South.

South won the competition with a maximum three wins.[1]

1954-55 League TableEdit

Team P W D L PF PA +/- Pts
South 3 3 0 0 35 14 +21 6
Glasgow District 3 1 1 1 40 30 +10 3
Edinburgh District 3 1 1 1 23 17 +6 3
North and Midlands 3 0 0 3 11 48 -37 0

ResultsEdit

Date Try Conversion Penalty Dropped goal Goal from mark Notes
1948–1970 3 points 2 points 3 points 3 points 3 points

Round 1Edit

16 October 1954
Glasgow District 11 – 18 South
Try: D. W. Reid
Angus Cameron
Con: Allan Cameron
Pen: Hamish Kemp
Preview
Report
Report
Try: T. Grieve
C. Elliot x 3
Con: C. Elliot
J. L. Allan x 2
Old Anniesland
Referee: R. M. Morrison (Watsonians)

Glasgow District: Angus Cameron (Glasgow HSFP), T. E. S. Fergusson (Hillhead HSFP), Allan Cameron (Hillhead HSFP),
W. Fraser (Ardrossan Academicals), A. G. Campbell (Kelvinside Academicals), J. T. Docherty (Glasgow HSFP), R. Munro (Jordanhill RFC),
D. W. Reid (Allan Glen's F.P), G. M. Guthrie (Hillhead HSFP), F. I. Hogarth (West of Scotland), F. I. Blake (Kilmarnock),
Hamish Kemp (Glasgow HSFP) [captain], T. S. Smith (Glasgow University), I. A. A. MacGregor (Hillhead HSFP), H. Roddan (Hutcheson's GSFP)

South: J. R. McCreadie (Hawick), T. Grieve (Langholm), R. G. Charters (Hawick), Les Allan (Melrose), C. Elliot (Langholm),
J. M. Maxwell (Langholm), J. Dun (Melrose), A. McEwan (Melrose), J. Telford (Langholm), I. Hastie (Kelso), J. J. Hegarty (Hawick),
A. Robson (Hawick), H. Duffy (Jedforest), J. Grant (Hawick), A. K. McRae (Gala)

Round 2Edit

30 October 1954
Edinburgh District 14 – 5 North and Midlands
Try: W. S. Glen x 2
K. C. Sutherland x 2
Con: J. C. M. Sharp
Preview
Report
Try: E. Rogers
Con: W. Steven
Murrayfield Stadium
Referee: J. Imrie (Hawick)

Edinburgh District: J. A. C. Gilbert (Stewart's College F. P.), K. G. Sutherland (Melville's College F. P.), Ken Dalgleish (Edinburgh Wanderers),
E. C. Barclay-Smith (Edinburgh Wanderers), T. G. Weatherstone (Stewart's College F. P.) [captain], Graham Ross (Watsonians),
J. A. Nichol (Royal HSFP), R. D. S. Munro (Leith Academicals), N. G. R. Mair (Edinburgh University), P. S. Shearer (Heriots F. P.),
W. S. Glen (Edinburgh Wanderers), S. T. H. Wright (Stewart's College F. P.), J. C. M. Sharp (Stewart's College F. P.)

North and Midlands: W. Steven (Madras College F. P.), E. H. Cruickshank (Aberdeen GSFP), E. Craig (Aberdeen GSFP),
I. S. Gloag (Perthshire Academicals) [captain], J. K. Morrison (Panmure), I. Stuart (Aberdeen GSFP), R. H. W. Cradock (Aberdeen GSFP),
A. Tullett (Gordonians), I. L. Robb (Aberdeenshire), D. M. Brien (Perthshire Academicals), J. Johnston (Dunfermline),
Ernie Michie (Aberdeen University), M. C. S. Phillip (Aberdeen University), C. D. Mowat (Aberdeen GSFP), E. Rogers (Perthshire Academicals)

Round 3Edit

13 November 1954
South 14 – 3 North and Midlands
Try: R. G. Charters x 2
J. J. Hegarty
Con: C. Elliot
Pen: C. Elliot
Preview
Report
Try: E. H. Cruickshank
Philiphaugh Stadium
Referee: R. M. Morrison (Watsonians)

South: R. Chisholm (Melrose), T. Grieve (Langholm), R. G. Charters (Hawick), J. M. Maxwell (Langholm), C. Elliot (Langholm),
J. Hume (Kelso), A. S. Dorward (Gala), I. Hastie (Kelso), Jock King (Selkirk), J. Campbell (Kelso), J. J. Hegarty (Hawick), T. Elliot (Gala),
L. Walker (Selkirk), A. Robson (Hawick) [captain], A. K. McRae (Gala)

North and Midlands: W. Steven (Madras College F. P.), E. H. Cruickshank (Aberdeen GSFP), E. Craig (Aberdeen GSFP),
I. S. Gloag (Perthshire Academicals) [captain], R. H. Gibson (Howe of Fife), I. Stuart (Aberdeen GSFP), R. H. W. Cradock (Aberdeen GSFP),
A. Tullett (Gordonians), I. L. Robb (Aberdeenshire), D. M. Brien (Perthshire Academicals), J. Johnston (Dunfermline),
Ernie Michie (Aberdeen University), J. Greenwood (Dunfermline), C. D. Mowat (Aberdeen GSFP), E. Rogers (Perthshire Academicals)

Round 4Edit

20 November 1954
South 3 – 0 Edinburgh District
Pen: C. Elliot
Preview
Report
The Greenyards, Melrose
Referee: Adam Austin (Glasgow HSFP)

South: R. Chisholm (Melrose), C. Elliot (Langholm), R. G. Charters (Hawick), J. M. Maxwell (Langholm), W. J.. Grieve (Gala),
J. Hume (Kelso), J. H. Bowie (Hawick), H. McLeod (Hawick), Jock King (Selkirk), J. Campbell (Kelso), J. J. Hegarty (Hawick), T. Elliot (Gala),
L. H. Walker (Selkirk), A. Robson (Hawick) [captain], A. K. McRae (Gala)

Edinburgh District: J. A. C. Gilbert (Stewart's College F. P.), K. G. Sutherland (Melville's College F. P.), Ken Dalgleish (Edinburgh Wanderers),
H. G. Hay (Edinburgh Academicals), T. G. Weatherstone (Stewart's College F. P.) [captain], Graham Ross (Watsonians), J. A. Nichol (Royal HSFP),
W. M. Stephen (Musselburgh), W. L. K. Rolph (Stewart's College F. P.), Douglas Muir (Heriots), D. J. Marshall (Edinburgh Academicals),
C. Y. Langlands (Stewart's College F. P.), W. S. Glen (Edinburgh Wanderers), S. T. H. Wright (Stewart's College F. P.),
William Cowie (Edinburgh Wanderers)

20 November 1954
North and Midlands 3 – 20 Glasgow District
Pen: E. H. Cruickshank
Preview
Report
Try: Angus Cameron x 2
A. Stephen
F. A. Ross
I. A. A. MacGregor x 2
Con: Allan Cameron
Linksfield Stadium, Aberdeen
Referee: A. I. Dickie (Gala)

North and Midlands: W. Steven (Madras College F.P), E. H. Cruickshank (Aberdeen GSFP), I. S. Gloag (Perthshire Academicals), R. H. H. Gibson (Howe of Fife), D. J. McPherson (Gordonians), I. Stuart (Aberdeen GSFP), R. H. W. Cradock (Aberdeen GSFP), A. Tullett (Gordonians), C. W. Bravin (Dunfermline), D. M. Brien (Perthshire Academicals), E. J. S. Michie (Aberdeen University), J. Johnston (Dunfermline), C. D. Mowat (Aberdeen GSFP), E. Rogers (Perthshire Academicals)
Glasgow District: Angus Cameron (Glasgow HSFP), T. E. S. Fergusson (Hillhead HSFP), Allan Cameron (Hillhead HSFP),
W. Fraser (Ardrossan Academicals), A. G. Campbell (Kelvinside Academicals), J. T. Docherty (Glasgow HSFP), F. A. Ross (Hillhead HSFP),
J. C. Dawson (Glasgow Academicals), A. M. Jope (Glasgow University), D. W. Reid (Allan Glen's F.P.), F. I. Blake (Kilmarnock),
Hamish Kemp (Glasgow HSFP) [captain], T. S. Smith (Glasgow University), A. Stephen (Glasgow Academicals), I. A. A. MacGregor (Hillhead HSFP)

Round 5Edit

4 December 1954
Glasgow District 9 – 9 Edinburgh District
Try: Percy Friebe
Allan Cameron
Pen: Allan Cameron
Preview
Report
Try: K.G. Sutherland x 2
G.T. Ross
Old Anniesland
Referee: A. I. Dickie (Gala)

Glasgow District: Angus Cameron (Glasgow HSFP), Allan Cameron (Hillhead HSFP), T.E.S. Fergusson (Hillhead HSFP), C.G. Thomson (Glasgow Academicals) [capt], A.G. Campbell (Kelvinside Academicals), J.T. Docherty (Glasgow HSFP), I. A. Ross (Hillhead HSFP), J.C. Dawson (Glasgow Academicals), A.M. Jope (Glasgow University), D. W. Reid (Allan Glen's FP), F.I. Blake (Kilmarnock), Hamish Kemp (Glasgow HSFP), J.S. Ure (Kelvinside Academicals), Percy Friebe (Glasgow HSFP), I.A.A. MacGregor (Hillhead HSFP)
Edinburgh District: D. H. Crighton (Watsonians), K. G. Sutherland (Melville College FP), D. M. Scott (Watsonians), C. Ross (Stewarts College FP), T. G. Weatherstone (Stewarts College FP) [capt], G. T. Ross (Watsonians), J. A. Nichol (RHS FP), F. Maclachlan (Edinburgh Wanderers), W. K. L. Relph (Stewarts College FP), W. Murchison (Boroughmuir FP), C. Y. Langlands (Stewarts College FP),, D. J. Marshall (Edinburgh Academicals), W. S. Glen (Edinburgh Wanderers), T. A. Herdman (Melville College FP), W. I. D. Elliot (Edinburgh Academicals)

ReferencesEdit

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