Rugby Clubs Keeping Active Online
Rugby clubs have been staying active on social media to give their members a rugby fix from home. This weekend would have been Silver Saturday – a massive day of club finals in the women’s and men’s game. Look out for clubs showing match action from their archives! For those looking to practice their skills, check out some of the challenges below and get involved online.
Live Replay Games
If you missed our midweek replay of last year’s National Men’s Shield Final between Berwick and Greenock Wanderers, you can join the Berwick Rugby Club’s Facebook live watch party this Saturday to watch along with club members in their Facebook group.You can also rewatch the match in our Fan Zone.
Greenock Wanderers will also be streaming a
match this Saturday, their 2018 West Shield Final against Dalziel at 3pm. Look
out for further details on their social media channels.
On Monday 27 April, tune in to Ayr Rugby Club’s YouTube channel at 7.30pm to relive last year’s Scottish Cup Final, Ayr v Heriot’s, at BT Murrayfield on Silver Saturday 2019.
Currie Chieftains look back at a classic club match from 1996, Currie v Stirling County in the Shield Final.
Marr Rugby Club are planning on showing a full match replay of their 2013 RBS Shield Final win over Livingston on YouTube this Saturday – Check their social media channels for more details.
Club Skills and Challenges
Ross Sutherland have been posting rugby skill breakdowns on their Instagram, this week they focus on the building blocks for body position at scrum time and the breakdown.
Stirling County Ladies have been busy on TikTok with the No Rush Challenge.
Heriot’s Rugby Strength and Conditioning Coach,
Jordan Welsh, gives you a workout to try at home.
Take part in Cartha Queens Park’s Tackle Lockdown social media challenge to raise money for local rugby clubs.
GHA have been streaming live mini training sessions every Sunday at 10.30am on their Facebook page to keep your rugby mad kids active at home. The sessions have been a fantastic success with rugby fans tuning in all over the world. Take a look at last week’s session and get involved!
P6 Ethan at Dalziel Rugby Club challenges you to try a ‘rugby rainbow flick’, give it a try and post your attempt in response to their tweet.
Loch Lomond Juniors, Callum and Sam, have a different challenge this week. They would like to hear everyone’s favourite rugby memory. Reply to their tweet with yours to spread positive rugby stories on social media!
Leith Hawks have been getting creative with at home assault courses, suitable for all ages!
It's great to see rugby clubs across the country coming together at this time to support the rugby community and have fun on social media. Keep sharing your videos and images with us using the hashtag #AsOneAtHome.