Aberdeen GSFP RFC

Aberdeen Grammar School FP RFC, also known as Aberdeen Grammar, are an amateur rugby union club based in Aberdeen, Scotland. They currently compete in the Scottish Premiership. The club plays its home games at Rubislaw in the city's west end.

Aberdeen Grammar Rugby
Full nameAberdeen Grammar Rugby Football Club
UnionScottish Rugby Union
Founded1893
LocationAberdeen, Scotland
Ground(s)Rubislaw Playing Fields (Capacity: 5,000 (150 in stand))
ChairmanGordon Thomson
Coach(es)Ali O'Connor
Captain(s)Doug Russell
League(s)Scottish Premiership
2018–19Scottish National League Division One, 4th of 12
1st kit
2nd kit
Official website
www.aberdeenrugby.org.uk

HonoursEdit

  • Scottish National League Division Two
    • Champions (1): 1983-84
  • Aberdeen University Sevens
    • Champions: 1894[1]
  • Aberdeen Sevens[2]
    • Champions: 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1955, 1961, 1962, 1963
  • Banff Sevens[3]
    • Champions: 1993, 1995
  • Ellon Sevens[4]
    • Champions: 1981, 1996
  • Garioch Sevens[5]
    • Champions: 1979
  • Highland Sevens[6]
    • Champions: 1950, 1955, 1986, 1988, 1995
  • Howe of Fife Sevens[7]
    • Champions: 1969
  • Mackie Academy F.P. Sevens[8]
    • Champions: 1977, 1982, 1986
  • Moray Sevens[9]
    • Champions: 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1963, 1993, 1995
  • Orkney Sevens[10]
    • Champions: 1999, 2000

Notable playersEdit

  Scotland

A number of former players have also gone on to play professional rugby including:

  • Stuart Corsar - Glasgow Warriors, Rotherham Titans, Doncaster Knights
  • Sean Crombie - Edinburgh Rugby
  • Dave Millard - Glasgow Warriors
  • Matt Taylor - Edinburgh Rugby, Border Reivers. Current coach for Glasgow Warriors and Scotland
  • Ben Prescott - Glasgow Warriors, Rotherham Titans, Nottingham, Leinster, Northampton Saints, Cornish Pirates

ReferencesEdit

  • Bath, Richard (ed.) The Scotland Rugby Miscellany (Vision Sports Publishing Ltd, 2007 ISBN 1-905326-24-6)
  • Godwin, Terry Complete Who's Who of International Rugby (Cassell, 1987, ISBN 0-7137-1838-2)
  • Massie, Allan A Portrait of Scottish Rugby (Polygon, Edinburgh; ISBN 0-904919-84-6)
  1. ^ "Aberdeen University Sevens". 13 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Aberdeen Sevens". 28 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Banff Sevens". 29 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Ellon Sevens". 10 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Garioch Sevens". 7 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Highland Sevens". 10 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Howe of Fife Sevens". 7 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Mackie Academy F.P. Sevens". 10 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Moray Sevens". 7 June 2019.
  10. ^ "Orkney Sevens". 8 June 2019.
  11. ^ Jones, p11
  12. ^ Godwin, p282