Clubs and Schools news

Scotland Club XV claimed a terrific victory over England Counties at Netherdale on Friday evening, scoring a total of nine tries to defeat their English club counterparts 57-27. 
Both Stirling County and Ayr were victorious in their respective under-18 and under-16 National Youth League Cup finals at BT Murrayfield today. 
Currie secured a 31-0 win over local rivals Watsonians in the BT Cup to progress to the quarter-final stages of the competition. 
Scottish Rugby combined with the Scottish FA to host a Positive Coaching Scotland (PCS) development event at Hampden Park on Tuesday evening.
Ayr will feature in both the under-16 and under-18 National Youth League Cup Finals on Sunday at BT Murrayfield. 
Scotland Club XV and Heriot’s head coach, Phil Smith, has announced his team to face England Counties at Netherdale on Friday 26 February (kick-off 7.30pm).
Rugby clubs across Scotland are set to benefit from Scottish Rugby’s second round of investment from the Club Sustainability Fund.
Haddington RFC chartered a flight for the first time on Saturday to face Orkney in the BT National League Division 3 as their battle for promotion gathers momentum. 
Scottish Rugby is saddened to learn of the death of John Ellis, the former Heriot’s scrum-half, who toured Argentina with Scotland in 1969. He was 70.
The BT Volunteer of the Month Award for December is awarded to Paul Vavangas of Ellon Rugby, for his contribution to the club through his new role as chairman and efforts as a youth coach.