Marr RFC

Marr RFC is a rugby union team based in Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland. They play in the Scottish Premiership, the top tier of Scottish club rugby. They currently have three senior sides competing in various leagues.

Marr
Full nameMarr Rugby Football Club
UnionScottish Rugby Union
LocationTroon, Scotland
Ground(s)Fullarton Park
PresidentStephen Allam
Director of RugbyKevin Quinn
Captain(s)Conor Bickerstaff
League(s)Scottish Premiership
2018–19Scottish National League Division One, 1st of 12
Official website
marrrugby.com

Marr play their home games at Fullarton estate and has done since the club's formation in the 1940s. It was originally for the former pupils of Marr College, a secondary school in Troon, and there is still a close affiliation between the club and local high school. They play in the distinct colours of purple, gold and green. Over the last few years Marr has had a revival mainly due to the introduction of former Scotland 'A' cap Craig Redpath as head coach and latterly Former Ayr players Paul Burke and Stephen Adair as additional coaches.

Starting with the 2010–11 season, Marr began a run of four successive league title wins which promoted the club from the sixth to the second tier of Scottish club rugby for the 2014–15 season. They were promoted in the 2016-17 season and for the 2017-18 season they will play in the Scottish Premiership.[1]

Notable playersEdit

HonoursEdit

  • Glasgow City Sevens[2]
    • Champions (1): 2018
  • Drumpellier Sevens[3]
    • Champions: 1974
  • Stirling Sevens[4]
    • Champions: 1973
  • Greenock Sevens[5]
    • Champions: 2017
    • Tennents National Division 1 champions 2016/ 2017 and 2018 /2019

ReferencesEdit

  • Massie, Allan A Portrait of Scottish Rugby (Polygon, Edinburgh; ISBN 0-904919-84-6)

Coordinates: 55°32′09″N 4°37′25″W / 55.53581°N 4.62362°W / 55.53581; -4.62362