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Director of Rugby: Mr A Donaldson

  • Telephone Numbers

    Rugby Line 0131 446 6055

  • Cancellations

    Details of any cancellations will be posted on this page by 7am on the day of the match. In the event of inclement weather please phone 0131 446 6055 or check this page after 7am.

  • Changes to Fixtures

    Please note that fixtures are subject to change at short notice ie change of opposition or venue.

  • Pupil Code of Conduct

    Players should arrive on time for training and matches then get changed ready to start. Valuables should only be taken if necessary and should be handed in to a member of staff or put in a secure locker.

    Commitment to your team and school is very important and you should make every effort to be available for all training sessions and matches. If you are unable to train or play in please inform the staff in charge at the earliest opportunity. Injured players should ask the member of staff in charge if they should attend training or go to the match to spectate, touch judge or help out.

    All players should check the team list as early as possible and be fully aware of all arrangements. For all matches check departure/meet times, venues and other  arrangements. The notice board should also be regularly checked for information.

    School uniform must be worn to all matches, home and away. Players should have clean kit and only GWC PE or Rugby kit can be used to warm up and play in.

    Players should encourage all team members to play to the best of their ability. Sporting behaviour at all times is essential. Opponents, referees and spectators should always be respected. Shake hands with the referee and opposition then clap them off the pitch.

    After the match players should shower and change back into uniform. Win or lose, be hospitable to the opposition, referee and all spectators

  • Parents and Other Spectators Code of Practice

    School sport is only a part, but an important part, of a pupil's full and balanced education. A balanced approach to sport in the context of the whole extra-curricular provision of George Watson's College is strongly encouraged.

    The following code of practice applies to Watson's parents spectating at matches at George Watson's College grounds and the grounds of other schools. Equally, George Watson's College would expect visiting spectators to abide by the same code.

    • Children appreciate the presence and support of their parents; accordingly, always set an example of good sportsmanship and give enthusiastic, but not excessive or inappropriate, support. Criticism or undermining of the umpire/referee from the touchline is always unacceptable.
    • Parents should not enter the field of play without the express permission of the umpire/referee.
    • Parents and spectators should not enter the changing room areas.
    • George Watson's College parents are invited to assume some responsibility for making visiting players and parents feel welcome.
  • Rugby Practice Times

    Boys' rugby practices will take place at the following times:

    Team Day Time Venue
    P6 Monday
    3.30pm-4.40pm Myreside
    P7 Monday
    3.30pm-4.40pm Myreside
    S1 Monday
    3.30pm-5.00pm Craiglockhart
    S2 Tuesday


    S3 Tuesday
    3.30pm-5.00pm Craiglockhart
    U16 Tuesday
    3.30pm-5.00pm Myreside
    S5 & S6 Tuesday
    3.30pm-5.00pm Myreside

PLEASE NOTE - the timing and location for all matches marked PENDING await final confirmation with our opponents. Please check the website to ensure match is on and to confirm match details before travelling.

Fixtures – U16C

Date Match Venue Location Start Status
2 Nov 2019 U16C vs. Edinburgh Academy Away Edinburgh Academy, New Field TBC Pending
9 Nov 2019 U16C vs. Stewart's Melville Home TBC Pending
16 Nov 2019 U16C vs. Strathallan Away Strathallan School, Forgandenny, Perth TBC Pending
30 Nov 2019 U16C vs. Hutchesons' Grammar Home TBC Pending
7 Dec 2019 U16C vs. Merchiston Castle Home TBC Pending
11 Jan 2020 U16C vs. Glasgow Academy Away Glasgow Academy, Garscube, West Of Scotland Science Park, Maryhill Road, Glasgow TBC Pending
18 Jan 2020 U16C vs. Stewart's Melville Away Stewart's Melville, Inverleith Playing Fields TBC Pending
25 Jan 2020 U16C vs. High School of Glasgow Home TBC Pending
22 Feb 2020 U16C vs. Balfron High School Home TBC Pending
14 Mar 2020 U16C vs. Stewart's Melville Away Stewart's Melville, Inverleith Playing Fields TBC Pending

Results – U16C

Date Match Venue Result Score
28 Sep 2019 U16C vs. Robert Gordon's College Home Win 62-5
21 Sep 2019 U16C vs. George Heriot's Home Cancelled
7 Sep 2019 U16C vs. Dollar Academy Home Lose 24-40
31 Aug 2019 U16C vs. Robert Gordon's College Away
16 Mar 2019 U16C vs. Stewart's Melville Away Cancelled
2 Mar 2019 U16C vs. Glasgow Academy Home
23 Feb 2019 U16C vs. Ayr Away Cancelled
19 Jan 2019 U16C vs. Stewart's Melville Away Lose 24-56
12 Jan 2019 U16C vs. Edinburgh Academy Away Cancelled
8 Dec 2018 U16C vs. Stewart's Melville Home Win 19-10
24 Nov 2018 U16C vs. Dundee Away Win 54-12
3 Nov 2018 U16C vs. Dollar Academy Away Win 36-7
27 Oct 2018 U16C vs. Glasgow Academy Away Cancelled