Saturday 19 October

Reds Edged out by Haddington

Haddington  22 – 10  Linlithgow

After a pitch inspection at 11am the match went ahead despite the rainfall that led to many postponements elsewhere. The pitch held up surprisingly well and did not really affect the result. It was a fairly even match with the home side just edging out the Reds in the end. Ross Tulloch claimed the try and Jack Frame kicked a conversion and a penalty.

Read David’s match report

View Graham’s photos

Saturday 12 October

Jack Keeps Reds in the Frame

Linlithgow  24 – 24  Royal High

Reds full-back Jack Frame contributed 19 points in this exciting draw at Mains Park, as the Reds came back from a 6-21 deficit. Aside from scoring one of the Reds’ two tries – the other coming from Ross Plenderleith – he kicked 4 penalties and one conversion in this Tennents East 1 league match.

Read David’s match report

View Graham’s match photos

2s Too Strong for Hillfoots

Hillfoots  0 – 60  Linlithgow 2s

A fine team performance from the Reds 2s saw them claim a big win in this friendly at Tillicoultry. There was a hat-trick for Chris Bredin and a brace for Kye Lenders in the tries scored by the 2s.

Read Des’ match report

Thursday 10 October

U18s Win Big in Plate

Linlithgow  33 – 5 Hillhead / Jordanhill

In wet conditions, the Young Reds played some excellent rugby to win this cup match in the Scottish Schools U18 Plate Competition, scoring 5 tries in the process.

Read Graeme’s match report

Saturday 05 October

Reds Edge Win on Road

Broughton 13 – 15 Linlithgow

In atrocious weather, the Reds came from behind to edge a good win on the road, with tries from Cammy Murrie and Mark Caddle, to make it 4 wins from the first 5 games in Tennents East 1.

Read Gavin’s match report

View Graham’s photos

2s Edged by Watsonians

Linlithgow 2s 18 – 27  Watsonian 2s

Watsonians brought a strong side to Mains Park, with a number of young aspiring first team players, and the result was an excellent game with Linlithgow 2s refusing to buckle. The Reds try scorers were Drew Sommerville and Adam Scott, with captain Russell Murdoch kicking 2 penalties and conversion. The match saw a welcome return to action, off the bench, for Chris Bredin.

Read Des’ match report

View Michael’s photos

Young Reds Step Up to Plate

Linlithgow v Watson’s College “B”

Another cracking set of performances from the Young Reds, with two hard fought wins and a sparkling performance from the S2s.

Read match reports on U18s, S2s and S1s

Wee Reds Washed Out

Unfortunately the Wee Reds home Tournament had to be called off because of waterlogged pitches on Sunday 06 October.

6 Nations’ Tickets

Scotland’s AWAY Matches

You can now apply for tickets for away matches by downloading the application form. Please place your order for away tickets by 18 October.

Away Application form 2020

Request for Donation

As there is no commission on Club ticket sales for away matches, we are requesting that members who order tickets through the Club make a donation to the Club roughly equivalent to 5-10% of the ticket value. We suggest the following donations:

Ticket Price        Donation        Total
£28                      £2                    £30
£37                      £3                    £40
£56                      £4                    £60
£65                      £5                    £70
£70                      £5                    £75
£83                      £5                    £88
£90                      £5                    £90

Scotland’s HOME Matches

Please ensure that your applications are in by Saturday 14 September.

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Club History

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Saturday 26 October
Young Reds v Royal High

Saturday 26 October
Reds AWAY at Royal High 
Tennent’s Edinburgh SHIELD
KO 3pm
2s HOME v Lasswade 2s
Tennents Reserve East 2
KO 3pm

Sunday 27 October
Wee Reds Minis
AWAY at Stewarts Melville
Wee Reds Micros
HOME training

Linlithgow Fireworks Display
at the Rugby Club
Saturday 2nd November

The annual fireworks night at Linlithgow Rugby Club will be held on Saturday 2nd November. Tickets cost £12 (family of 5) and £4 (individual) if purchased before the event. On the night tickets will cost £15 and £5 respectively. Tickets are now available from the following outlets. (Please help the outlets by taking the correct money please):

  • Preston Road Shop (Alexanders),
  • Braehead shop,
  • Shop at Linlithgow Bridge,
  • Linlithgow Rugby Club,
  • The Dolphin (in the Rugby Club car park),
  • The Thread Counter,
  • Far from the Madding Crowd.

    Doors will open at 6:30pm. There will be entertainment from Dragonbreath Entertainments (fire-eater).

    Glow toys will be on sale in the premises. Please beware of vendors outside the premises who will cost more and take the profits away from the club. Burgers and hot dogs, tea, coffee and soup will be on sale inside. The bar will also be open. Please no sparklers as these are a risk for youngsters playing rugby.

Curry Quiz and
Brunch for Crunch

While Typhoon Hagibis was blasting through SE Japan, the Club House was busy off-the-field with two events organised by the Events Group – the Curry Quiz Night and the Brunch for the Crunch match.

Read Gavin’s report

Memories Group Welcomes
Sean Lineen

The Memories’ Group guest in September was Sean Lineen. An early start was made, so that attendees could watch the Scotland v Samoa Rugby World Cup match afterwards.

Read Hamish’s full report here

Registration Follow-Up

For those yet to register, you can download the appropriate membership form here and complete and either scan and send to Angela Blundell or drop off the form in the new Club postbox. 

Autumn Amusements
Mains Park Merriment

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Archive Page for Match Reports

You can access the last two season’s match reports on this special archive page.

Link to archive page

 Fitness Training

Get fit with Linlithgow’s very own Stuart Jamieson

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Brave Blossoms Inspired

Japan  28 – 21  Scotland

Sunday 13 October 2019

In front of a packed and excited home crowd at Yokohama’s Nissan Stadium, the Brave Blossoms were inspired to a fabulous performance, claiming their second scalp of a tier one nation in their pool matches and progressing to a Quarter-Final with South Africa with 4 wins out of their 4 matches.

Japan refused to let Scotland settle and held on to possession for long periods of the game. It was only in the fourth quarter that Scotland threatened, as they threw caution to the wind, in wave after wave of attacks, which yielded two tries and many close-calls.

Scotland Step Up Again

Scotland  61 – 0   Russia

By our correspondent in Japan

Scotland turned in a dominating performance, running in 9 tries, with a further two disallowed by the TMO, in crushing Russia.

Scotland Fully “Prepped”

By our correspondent in Japan

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend says the team is “fully prepped” for the Russia match on Wednesday and Japan on Sunday. There are concerns, however, over Typhoon Hagibis as it threatens matches over the coming weekend. Townsend, who spoke to our correspondent in a hotel lift in Hamamatsu, says everyone is focused on the Russia match.

Scotland Win in Kobe

Scotland 34 – 0 Samoa

By our correspondent in Japan

After a disappointing first match against Ireland, the Scotland team was transformed for this RWC Pool match in Kobe. Displaying an energy and a determination not seen against Ireland, Scotland blanked a powerful Samoan side.

With the roof shut, the temperature and humidity in the stadium were both high, which made gripping the ball a real challenge. Mister Greg (as his Japanese fans call him), scorer of Scotland’s second try, said it was the most difficult conditions he had encountered since playing in Houston, Texas.

Memories Group

Linlithgow Rugby’s Memories Group extends an open invitation both to Club Members and members from other clubs to come along to our monthly meetings (last Monday of each month usually at 10-30am) or to our monthly walking rugby sessions (second Monday of each month at 10-30am).

How we are Organised
and What we Stand For

Linlithgow Rugby Club Ltd

Linlithgow Rugby Club is a Company Limited by Guarantee and is registered with Companies House (SC 532598) and governed by Articles of Association, which defines the different membership categories of Club membership. The Club is a full member of the sports governing body (Scottish Rugby Union), which in turn is affiliated to World Rugby.

The Club has a Vision and Objectives document, which is reviewed regularly, and a Club Development Plan, which is worked up and annually reviewed in conjunction with the Scottish Rugby Union.

More about the Club and Key Policies

Data Privacy Policy

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018. It replaced the existing data protection framework in the UK and Europe. The regulation imposes new obligations on those who hold and process personal data. as a Club we have reviewed and revised our privacy policy to ensure compliance with GDPR. You can access our Data Privacy Policy here

Child Protection Policy

Linlithgow Rugby works closely with Scottish Rugby to ensure that all coaches of young persons at the Club are fully checked and disclosed through the Protecting Vulnerable Groups system operated by the Scottish Government. Gillian Wells is the Club Child Protection Officer – you can contact Gillian by email or by phone (07795-324568). You can view the Club’s Child Protection Policy here – P_5.01_Child_Protection_Policy

Linlithgow Reds’ first and second team squads 2018-2019

Linlithgow Reds Season 2017-2018

Reds 2s Season 2017-2018

Saturday 10 February 2018 – Linlithgow v AS Minorange

Friday 02 February 2018 – Furnace United RFC

Welsh Visitors from Furnace United RFC

The teams that participated in the 30th anniversary match in Guyancourt (February 2017) between the Reds and AS Minorange

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