The academy in Caledonia was the first of four Fosroc Scottish Rugby Academies to be launch, in October 2014, designed to nurture the best young Scottish talent to become the stars of tomorrow.

Where Caledonia led, the Borders, East and West were set to follow, with all being operational by the 2015/16 season.

Aberdeen’s Hillhead Centre is the administrative home for the Fosroc Scottish Rugby Academy in Caledonia, with Aberdeen University and the Aberdeen Sports Village partnerships combining to offer state-of-the-art facilities to the region’s top young players.

Academy-supported players: Dougal Sands (Dollar Academy), Ross McKnight (Dollar Academy), Gabriel Smith (Dollar Academy), Michael Gray (Dollar Academy), Max Williamson (Dollar Academy), Euan Cunningham (Stirling County), Josh King (Queen Victoria School), Alex Marsh (Strathallan School), Greg Clunas (Strathallan School), George Breese (Glenalmond College), Harry Mercer (St Leonards / Madras), Alex Samuel (St Leonards / Madras), Gregor Brown (Robert Gordon's College / Gordonians), Emma Wassell, Megan Kennedy (Stirling County)

Venue: Hillhead Centre, Aberdeen and Aberdeen Sports Village

Partners: Aberdeen University and Aberdeen Sports Village