It’s easy to love rugby when you’re spoiled, flying all over Europe following Scotland, or in one of the best seats in the house at Murrayfield to watch John Barclay and Finn Russell dismantle England.
The injury epidemic in rugby isn’t just affecting professional and international sides, it seems, with a fresh spate of casualties afflicting Dundee High just when they thought they were over the worst.
Kirkcaldy took a huge step towards their goal of promotion back to BT National League One with victory last week but there’s still so far to go that no-one’s taking their nose off the grindstone.
Dundee High’s excruciating afternoon at Mayfield on Saturday was only ever going to be finished in one way.
Recent history would suggest that Dundee High are about to enter their annual purple patch in BT National League One, and last week’s win at Philiphaugh was some way to start it.
After two months spent in virtual hibernation, Howe of Fife Rugby Club emerged into the cold January air on Saturday and started in earnest the long climb back to respect.
Dundee High Rugby could bid for one of the SRU’s “Super 6” club franchises due to operate from 2019 but want as many of the city’s rugby resources as possible to come on board.
The first step in what could be a significant move for girls and women’s rugby in Dundee took place at Morgan FP’s Alloway Place grounds this week with the newly launched Dundee Girls Rugby playing their first competitive match.
As many as nine buses full of Blairgowrie fans and many more by train and car will descend of BT Murrayfield tomorrow as the Perthshire club aim to make history with their first national trophy.
Playing out the string it may be, but there’s still plenty of life left in the season for Dundee High with three games still to play before they close out theie 2016/17 league campaign.