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Club Closed Again
– all activities suspended

January 2021

With the recent announcement of enhanced lockdown measures from the Scottish Government, the Linlithgow Rugby Club Board and the Club’s Return to Rugby group have taken the decision to suspend all rugby training activity until further notice, with the Clubhouse and Gym remaining closed. The only exception to this will be Simmer Doon who will run an occasional takeaway meal service from the Rugby Club.

Scottish Rugby has recently updated its guidance based on the new lockdown announced by the Scottish Government in early January:

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You can view the latest guidance here.



League & Cup Competitions

Cancelled for this Season

18 November 2020

Scottish Rugby has announced that it will close 2020/21 competitive fixtures at all levels of the club and school game due to the national impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent public health guidelines now in place.

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Rugby Club Now a Charity

Charitable Status Successfully Achieved!

We have just received notification from OSCR that Linlithgow Rugby Club Ltd is now officially a charity.

Decision on your application to become a charity: 

I am pleased to tell you that the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) is satisfied that your organisation meets the charity test, and has entered it in the Scottish Charity Register. This means it now has charitable status under the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005. 



Blast from Past Feature

Click on link below to access all the matches we’ve covered in recent weeks in our “Blast from the Past” feature.

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40th Anniversary Photo

Linlithgow Rugby Club 40th Anniversary Photo
14th May 2011




Archive Page for Match Reports

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

Link to archive page

Club History

Can you help with Club history and memorabilia? If so, please read on…





January Rugby Quiz

Here’s the first offering from the New Year. We hope that you enjoy it!

Rugby Memories’ Scotland Groups

Quiz – RUGBY PIPER JANUARY 2021

Answers – ANSWERS RUGBY PIPER QUIZ



Christmas Carols and Video

Members of the 30-strong Linlithgow Rugby Club Male Voice Choir have worked tirelessly in their homes during lockdown to produce a Christmas video with a selection of their favourite carols. 

Click here for the full story



Happy Birthday to Us!

50 Years Old

50 years ago, Linlithgow Rugby Club was re-founded (it had a previous short existence in the 1920s).  At a meeting held on Tuesday 17th November 1970 in a back room of the Star and Garter Hotel the Club was formed and a few days later on Saturday 21st November 1970, Linlithgow Rugby Club played its first match away to another newly formed Club, Currie RFC. In today’s ‘lockdown’ existence, we cannot gather to celebrate this birthday, so best wishes to everyone who’s been involved with the Club over these 50 years and all our friends in rugby from far and wide!

Club Captains from the first 25 years line up in 1995



50th Anniversary Book
Now On Sale

Contact book50@lrfc.club to place your order.



Online Membership Renewal
and Player Registration

This season we are introducing a new online Membership system.

Read more about our plans

View the letter going out to Club members



Club ‘s Vision and Objectives

The Rugby Club’s Vision and Objectives – “One Club” – has just been updated for the next 5 years. You can download the document by clicking on the image below:



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Rugby Club Memories Group

All change this year! We plan to start virtual meetings shortly – for more information, contact Bert Lawson.



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Linlithgow Rugby Club Ltd

Charity number SC050439

The Rugby Club is now registered as a charity in Scotland.



This Week’s Newsletter

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Gear Up for Winter Lockdown

Order your Linlithgow Rugby Club snood today!

We now have Club snoods available at £9, in addition to red face-masks at £4.

Please order through clubhouse@lrfc.club and MaryAnn will make arrangements so that you can pick them up. For mail order, please add £2.



Quick Links

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Read this season’s match reports

Read all last season’s match reports

View all the match photos

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Club’s New Online Shop

Linlithgow Rugby Club is delighted to welcome Sportsworld (ne) as our new online partner for merchandise. The shop will 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 new online shop.



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 an updated Vision and Objectives document for 2020-2025, which is reviewed regularly. This is supported by a Rugby Operating Plan document.

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 – LRC_RUG_1_Child_Protection_Policy_MAR20



Reds 1sts and 2nds in March 2020 just before “Lockdown”

Linlithgow Reds 2019-2020

Combined Reds 1st XV and 2nd XV Squads 2019-2020


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


Club Archive

Special Archive Some early photographs 1972-73  div7champs  celebrate JOIN OUR MAILING LIST TO GET UPDATES FROM LRFC