Prior to the start of the National League 1 game at Hughenden on the 6th September, the new Fraser stand was formally opened. Hon.President, Bernie Mitchell,welcomed members , guests and friend from Jedforest rugby Club to the dedication of the stand and noted that everyone at Hughenden should remember the grounds and Clubhouse were products of the efforts of the WW1 Hillhead High School War Memorial Committee who had left a substantial legacy for all succeeding generations to enjoy. He paid thanks to the chair of the Stand Committee, John Maclean, for all his efforts in fund raising and to rugby club President, Hunter Kirkpatrick, who had given freely of his time to ensure a successful stand procurement. Dr. Kenneth Chrystie, chair of the Hugh Fraser Foundation, formally opened the stand noting that the late Sir Hugh had lived in the west end of Glasgow and would have been delighted to have been associated with such a project. In his dedication service , The Rev. David Locke reminded everyone of the background to the playing fields at Hughenden by reading McCrae's WW1 poem " In Flanders Fields " and commenting that Hughenden's playing fields were a fine memorial to be enjoyed by future generations. The final part of the dedication service was the symbolic raising of the Club flag by Mr. Willie Wight,the twelfth head teacher of Hillhead High School , and Dr. Iain Todd, former chair of Hillhead High School War Memorial Trust and President of the Scottish Rugby Union, 1995-1996 .. Full report (opens in new page)
The report for last Saturday's 2nd XV match is now available from our Match reports page
A report for last Saturday's match away to Selkirk has been published by the Border Telegraph. Click here for more
The report for last Saturday's match vs Jed is now available from our Match Reports page
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All visitors driving to Hughenden either by bus or car are asked to refer to our Parking page for details of where best to park their vehicles.
All members and friends are invited to the formal opening of the Fraser Stand at Hughenden on Saturday the 6th September as described on this flier. The short welcome and dedication will commence at 14.45 prior to the kick-off of the first home National League 1 game between the “Hills” and Jedforest RFC. .. Full report (opens in new page)
There will be a past players lunch at Hughenden on Saturday the 8th of November prior to the 1st XV home game against GHA. All fomer male and female players plus their partners are welcome .. Full report (opens in new page)