Lathallan School’s Rugby Sevens

Lathallan School, Johnshaven, welcomed hundreds to people to its Rugby Sevens in April 2011 and 2012 and a thrilling day of competitive rugby was enjoyed by all who attended last Saturday’s event for this year.

Schools and clubs across the three tournaments of U18, U16 and P7 included Strathmore, Carnoustie, Moray, Waid, Deeside, Montrose, Aberdeen Wanderers, Albyn, Mackie Academy, Robert Gordon College, Kirkcaldy, Blairgowrie and Madras College, St Andrews, as well as three teams from Lathallan.

The event has firmly established itself as an important annual fixture for the sporting calendar and present on Saturday was Sir Moir Lockhead, chairman of the Scottish Rugby Union, Ian McLauchlan, former president of the SRU and British Lions.

The event raised funds for The Bill McLaren Foundation, Hearts and Balls and The Lathallan Foundation for bursaries. Rugby stars Niko Matawalu, Chris Cusiter, Jonny Gray, Moray Low and Ruaridh Jackson presented the trophies,

Winners were: P6/7 Plate: Moray Cup – Robert Gordon College, Player of the Tournament: Drew Christie, Carnoustie. U16’s Plate: Kirkcaldy Cup – North-east Fife, Player of the Tournament: Callum Stewart, North-east Fife. U18’s Plate: Mackie Cup – Robert Gordon College.