1977–78 Scottish Inter-District Championship

The 1977–78 Scottish Inter-District Championship was a rugby union competition for Scotland's district teams.[1]

1977–78 Scottish Inter-District Championship
Countries Scotland
Date1977–78
ChampionsGlasgow / South / Edinburgh
Runners-upNorth and Midlands
Matches played6

This season saw the 25th Scottish Inter-District Championship.

South, Glasgow District and Edinburgh District shared the competition with 2 wins and 1 loss each.[2]

1977-78 League TableEdit

Team P W D L PF PA +/- Pts
Glasgow District 3 2 0 1 56 15 +41 4
South 3 2 0 1 57 34 +23 4
Edinburgh District 3 2 0 1 49 34 +15 4
North and Midlands 3 0 0 3 7 86 -79 0

ResultsEdit

Date Try Conversion Penalty Dropped goal Goal from mark Notes
1977–1991 4 points 2 points 3 points 3 points N/A

Round 1Edit

25 October 1977
Glasgow District 4 – 6 Edinburgh District
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Hughenden Stadium
Referee: W. K. Burrell (Gala)

Glasgow District: C. D. R. Mair (West of Scotland), T. Dunlop (West of Scotland), W. V. Dobbs (Kilmarnock), R. B. Campbell (Kilmarnock),
David Shedden (West of Scotland), B. M. Gossman (West of Scotland), H. R. McHardy (Kilmarnock), J. MacLauchlan (Jordanhill) [captain],
R. H. Allan (Kilmarnock), Hugh Campbell (Jordanhill), J. A. Martin (Jordanhill), D. J. M. Smith (Glasgow HSFP),
J. G. Carswell (Jordanhill), D. S. M. Macdonald (West of Scotland), D. G. Leslie (West of Scotland)

Edinburgh District:

Round 2Edit

29 October 1977
South 25 – 0 North and Midlands
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Riverside Park, Jedburgh
Referee: N. R. Sanson (London Scottish)

South:
North and Midlands:

Round 3Edit

10 December 1977
North and Midlands 3 – 33 Glasgow District
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University Park, St. Andrews
Referee: W. A. Bryce (Edinburgh Northern)

North and Midlands:
Glasgow District:

10 December 1977
Edinburgh District 15 – 26 South
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Jock's Lodge, Edinburgh
Referee: I. M. L. Thomas (Manchester)

Edinburgh District:
South:

Round 4Edit

17 December 1977
Glasgow District 19 – 6 South
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Hughenden Stadium
Referee: D. I. H. Burnett (Ireland)

Glasgow District:
South:

17 December 1977
Edinburgh District 28 – 4 North and Midlands
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Myreside
Referee: J. Short (Hawick)

Edinburgh District:
North and Midlands:

Matches outwith the ChampionshipEdit

Other Scottish matchesEdit

Glasgow District:
Anglo-Scots:

Trial matchesEdit

Blues:
Whites:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Forsyth's Rugby Record. pub. R. W. Forsyth Princes Street, Edinburgh & Renfield Street, Glasgow. 1977.
  2. ^ Forsyth's Rugby Record. pub. R. W. Forsyth Princes Street, Edinburgh & Renfield Street, Glasgow. 1978.