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Sunday 21 May

Wee Reds Micros

HOME training

Wee Reds Minis

AWAY at Falkirk Festival

Wednesday 24 May

Tartan Touch Rugby at 7-15pm

Saturday 27 May

End of Season FUN DAY

Match Reports

Friday 14 April

Reds Win at Duns in Final Game

Duns 7 – 52 Linlithgow

The Reds turned in a strong second-half performance at Duns to close out their league season. They finished third in Tennents East 1 with 59 points from 12 wins.

Read Craig Young’s match report

Awesome French Tour for U14s

The U14s had an unforgettable experience with their recent tour to SW France, which was set up by Malcolm Dunn and the coaching team with help from former Scotland star Johnnie Beattie (pictured above meeting the team) who is now living and working in the Bayonne area.

Read full report with photos

Match Reports

Link to Recent Match Reports

Saturday 08 April

North Berwick too strong for Reds

Linlithgow 12 – 40 North Berwick

A slick and highly motivated North Berwick team ran in 6 tries to all but claim the Tennents East 1 league title at Mains Park. A brace from Ross Plenderleith was all the Reds could manage in return.

Read David’s match report

Saturday 01 April

Reds Claim Bonus Point Win

Linlithgow 43 – 27 Forrester

Despite a below par performance, the Reds ran in a bonus point victory against a gritty Forrester team. There were tries for Conor Findlay and Shaun Lamb on their debuts.

Read report by David Mitchell

Saturday 26 March

Ross High Edge Reds Again

Linlithgow 14 – 17 Ross High

Ross High followed up on their one point win earlier in the season with another win in a close game to reinforce their league position. Tries from Cammy Murrie and Ross Martin were not quite enough to claim the day.

Read Gavin Brown’s report

Young Reds U16 Eased Out
at Semi-Final Stage

Watsons 20 – 10 Linlithgow

This has been some year for the Young Reds U16s who have achieved much over the course of the season.

Read Gordon Muir’s report

Friday 17 March

Young Reds S2s Blank Lasswade

Lasswade 0 – 53 Linlithgow

The Young Reds S2s turned in an another cracking performance when they travelled through to Lasswade on Friday night for a game under the lights.

Read Nick’s report

Saturday 11 March

Sub-par Reds bonus point win

Broughton 19 – 33 Linlithgow

The Reds struggled to reach the levels of the previous weekend, but still came away from Wardie with 5 points having scored 5 tries.

Read David Mitchell’s match report

Saturday 04 March

Cracking Quarter-Final Match

Reds Sunk by Stewartry after Titanic Struggle

Linlithgow  40 – 47  Stewartry

Linlithgow and Stewartry served up a great spectacle for the large crowd to watch with both teams keen to keep the ball in hand as the 10 tries scored on the day suggests.

Read David’s report with photos

League Tables

View East 1 League Table

View Reserve East 2 Table

Other News

Player Awards Dinners

Last weekend, the Young Reds (Friday Night) and the Reds (Saturday night) both held their annual dinners and player awards.

Photos from Young Reds’ Awards

Read about Reds Awards with photos

Rugby Piper – April Quiz

You can view or download the final quiz (and answers) of this season from the Rugby Piper by clicking the link below.

Link to quiz

Scottish Rugby Confirms New Tackle Law Trials for Next Season

Following consultation with community rugby stakeholders, Scottish Rugby’s Club Rugby Board (CRB) has approved a lower tackle height law trial for implementation across the community game, from the start of the 2023/24 season.

Read article

Wee Reds Micros Make Tournament Debuts

The sun shone brightly on Sunday over the Wee Reds Micros tournament with teams from Boroughmuir, Stirling, Livingston & Forrester. It was fantastic to see so many of our Linlithgow kids turn out, keen to get stuck in and show off their skills against local teams. 

Read Carly’s report

Young Reds Have Mixed Fortunes

The S2s visited Dunbar and came away with a win before they head off on tour to south-west France. Meanwhile the S1s hosted a visiting team from Wetherby on Sunday.

Read match reports

Here is a ‘Bon Voyage” photo of the U14s who set off for France on Thursday morning. In fact, even as I’m writing this we are bouncing down the E5 from Bordeaux to Hossegor, where we will play les garçons du coin tomorrow night. (Gordon Muir – coach; message relayed via Ken in Australia!!)

Rugby Memories March Quiz

More from Rugby Memories Scotland. You can read the answers now by following the link below!

Link to quiz

Main Club Sponsor

We are delighted to have CBS Consulting as the main Club sponsor. They have previously been a major sponsor of youth rugby at Linlithgow. Click on the image above to find out about CBS Consulting and how they can help your business.

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Online Club Shop

Linlithgow Rugby Club and our merchandise partner Border Embroideries offer a wide range of branded Canterbury and Macron gear for both adult and youth players

Click on the image above or here to visit the Club’s online shop.

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Reds Photo File

You can view all the photos from Reds’ matches and others on the Club’s Shutterfly sites. We have recently opened a new site, where you will be able to find recent photo albums, dating from June 2020:

New Site – The Reds

You can still visit our old site, with 678 albums dating from August 2010:

Old Site – Linlithgow Rugby Club