News for the Last 7 Days [ Jun 13 to Jun 20 ]
U15/16 team update
Just an update guys.We now are up to 14 players but obviously still require more.Ideally we could do with 20 boys.Please remember that u15 players are also welcome and that does include any original players who have given up or have decided to go to other clubs.We would love to have you back.We also have secured the services of a level2 coach for the team.All will be revealed soon.As you also know the recruitment day has been organised and I now have the posters ready for distribution.Can some or all of the players who were at the last meeting please come to the club next Thursday (27th) so I can hand out posters for you guys to help distribute if you don't mind.In the meantime I have already started puting posters in shop Windows.I was at the fixture meeting last night and have informed them we WILL have a team.
Backs Coach Named
Musselburgh RFC are pleased to announce that Andrew Binikos has been appointed as backs coach for season 13/14.
He transferred from Natal Sharks to Currie 1st XV in 2007 and has experience of playing at fly-half, scrum-half and centre. He was part of the Currie team who were Premier 1 Champions in 2010 and has been involved in the British and Irish cup for two seasons. He has also represented Cyprus at XV’s and 7s.
He comes to us with a wealth of coaching experience as he has been involved coaching the Cyprus International XV’s and 7s teams and closer to home George Watson’s College 2XV and S1 teams.
Andrew said "I feel very privileged to be appointed as backs coach at Musselburgh RFC, I look forward to the coaching role and hope to bring some exciting play and presence to the team. I think to be involved with a new club will be good for me and a challenge both on and off the field".
Club Office Bearers
Following the AGM the five office bearers are as follows;
President - Martin Gill
Vice-President - Keith Buchan
Director of Rugby - Ali Stewart
Treasurer - Drew Johnston
Hon. Secretary - Bobby Nelson
Duncan McMillan was awarded life membership of the club and the historic appointments of Hon. President was awarded to Jim MacDonald and Hon. Vice-Presidents to Alaric Bonthron and Alex Stewart.
John McGillivray will take on the role as Midi convenor and John Anzani as Mini convenor for the 13/14 season.