Bill McLaren was known as “The Voice of Rugby” not just because of his distinctive tone and creative phrasing, but because he portrayed our game at its best.
The Charitable Foundation was set up in March 2010 with a launch at Murrayfield Stadium to raise funds to support the development of rugby and its values. It also aims to recognise the contribution Bill McLaren made to rugby through education and the development of an interpretative centre featuring Bill's extensive archive including his big sheets.
The Foundation has been set up in Bill’s name, and with the support of his family. The foundation has three aims:
The Bill McLaren Foundation is registered in Scotland SC372026 and Scottish Charity No SC041238