Clubs and Schools news

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. 
Ahead of this weekend's Scotland v England match, progress is being made on plans to develop the ground that was the birthplace of international rugby almost 145 years ago.
The third round and quarter-final of the BT Cup were drawn at BT Murrayfield today, as well as the semi-finals of the Sarah Beaney Cup, the BT Women’s Plate and BT Women’s Bowl competitions. 
Deeside have been voted BT Club of the Month for December for the 2015/16 season.
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