Teams and Training

Linlithgow RFC, Mains Park, Mains Road, Linlithgow EH49 6DB


Linlithgow Rugby has teams covering all ages from 5 years to adult.  Girls can participate in both Micro and Mini rugby, i.e. up to P7 age grade.  The club is endeavouring to start up a girls’ youth rugby team.

2 senior teams

  • 1st XV plays in the BT East 1 league;
  • 2nd XV plays in BT Reserve League East 2

5 secondary school age grade teams

  • Linlithgow Academy S1
  • Linlithgow Academy S2
  • Linlithgow Academy S3
  • Linlithgow Academy u16
  • Linlithgow Academy 1st XV / u18

School rugby is run by the rugby club in affiliation with Linlithgow Academy and most matches are on Saturday mornings.  The teams are now participating in the new Edinburgh Conference – brought in as part of Scottish Rugby’s Youth Rugby initiative.

4 Mini Rugby age grade teams

  • Wee Reds’ P4s
  • Wee Reds’ P5s
  • Wee Reds’ P6s
  • Wee Reds’ P7s

The Minis play mainly on Sunday mornings.

3 Micro Rugby age grade squads

  • Micros P1s
  • Micros P2s
  • Micros P3s

Micros train and play on Sunday mornings.

Training Nights

Training is on Tuesday and Thursday nights for the Club and School senior squads and on Wednesday night for the Minis, S1s, S2s and S3s. Additional training sessions are being introduced this season (2015-16) on Monday and Friday afternoons for Minis and S1 to S3s.

New starts are welcome at all times during the season – just turn up at training at the Rugby Club (suggest you get there between 6-30pm and 6-45pm) or contact any of the following for information:

Senior players – Director of Rugby, Gordon Dixon
Youth players – Director of Youth Rugby, Paul Fensom

Girls Rugby

Girls Rugby for S1 upwards takes place on a Wednesday 6.30pm – 8pm and Sunday 11am – 12pm.  At the moment we’re focussing on core skills development and game play, with an aim to take part in some fun matches and 7s tournaments as the season progresses. Coaching is run by our Laura, our Head of Girls Rugby, supported by Euan, one of our Modern Apprentices.

For younger age girls (i.e. Primary 1 to Primary 7), they train with their relevant Micros or Minis age range, at the same times as shown above.

For any queries please contact Laura or our Director of Youth Rugby Paul.