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Message from Rugby Club President

Greetings friends, family, sponsors and supporters! Years of planning and hard work paid off handsomely on Saturday when the Stewart’s Melville RFC 1st XV gained promotion to Tennent’s National League Division 1, the top tier of fully amateur club rugby in Scotland. Unfortunately time pressures mean I cannot wax lyrical about the subject this week […]

Rugby – Promotion prospects receive a boost with weekend results

Saturday 27th March 2022 – Stewart’s Melville RFC 33 Gordonians 10 Having achieved a relatively stress free win and five league points at Inverleith on Saturday the club received an important and hardly hoped for boost to its National League 2 promotion prospects when news came through that promotion rivals Dumfries had lost their match […]

FP Golf Club – Outing to Scotscraig on Sunday 20th March 2022

Great to kick start the season with a very enjoyable and challenging course, as well as the welcoming clubhouse.  Thank you again to Peter, Euan and Charlie for helping with the running of the outing. Congratulations to David Aiken, winning the Scratch with a score of 80, closely followed by Tommy Bryson (82). Congratulations again […]

Rugby – Dumfries hang on to win vital promotion match

12th March 2022 Stewart’s Melville RFC 21 Dumfries 27 This match finished in a disappointing defeat for the 1st XV in their bid for promotion from National League 2. The final plays of the match took place underneath the Dumfries posts but we were unable to breach their line and score the points needed to […]

Rugby – Saturday 29th January

Defeat at leaders GHK. The 1st XV took on league leaders GHK in Glasgow going down by 17 points to 33 points. Despite the defeat the club remain well placed in the chase for the second promotion place with 57 points from 16 games one point behind Dumfries on 58 (from a win on Friday […]

Rugby Update – Sat 22 January 2022

Stewart’s Melville RFC 31 Newton Stewart 14 At 8-0 down after half an hour this looked like being another difficult day for the watching spectators after last week’s disappointing performance at PL in the club’s attempt to secure one of the two promotion spots in Scotland’s National League 2. But things picked thereafter and a […]

Rugby Update – Saturday 15th January

Preston Lodge 20 Stewart’s Melville RFC 14 The 1st XV didn’t quite shake off the lethargy of the Christmas break on Saturday’s return to league rugby against Preston Lodge at Pennypit Park. An early try and conversion got our promotion push back on the road before PL hit back with a penalty kick and a […]