Rugby News

Senior Rugby Dinner

5 April, 2019

RugbySixth FormSport

Our successful season was concluded with a warm evening of celebrating our boys’ achievements.  Sometimes in life it is important to stop and reflect on the good times. Mr Deans welcomed [...]

Rosslyn Park 7s

3 April, 2019

RugbySixth FormSport

Our Senior 7’s Team finishes joint third out of an impressive 180 schools We travelled South with a strong squad to play in the Vase Tournament.  On day one, we finished [...]

Representing Scotland at All Levels

1 April, 2019


Thirteen may be unlucky for some, but recently this number showed just how far the rugby programme within the school has come in the last few years. That is because [...]

Former Pupil Rugby Success

21 March, 2019


Three former Merchiston Castle pupils, who are making great strides in the rugby world, were back on campus recently to meet the current crop of players who are writing their [...]

Continuing to Produce Top Rugby Talent

14 March, 2019


Merchiston Castle rugby players Jamie, Matthew and Dan have been looking back on a great year – and ahead to an exciting future. The trio are all in their final [...]

Alumni News: Dave Cherry

21 January, 2019


Former Merchiston Castle School pupil, David Cherry, has “worked hard and grabbed his opportunity with both hands” according to Scotland Rugby Head Coach, Gregor Townsend, after the hooker was given [...]

Scottish Schools’ Cup U18 Winners

6 December, 2018

RugbySchool EventSport

Merchiston is justly famous for its reputation in sport and not least for its highly successful rugby at all levels.  This year looks like being no different as Merchiston’s 1XV [...]

Merchiston Team of the Week

4 December, 2018


The Team of the Week is underpinned by our inclusive SOLID CASTLE culture and is a way to recognise when our boys excel through our Rugby Programme, as rugby is [...]

Alumni News: James Johnstone

3 December, 2018


Next week our U18 Team will head to BT Murrayfield for the Scottish Schools’ Cup Final – and our current crop of players have plenty of role models to look [...]

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