Sunday 28 December 2014

Accies v Co-Ops, Monday, 29 Dec, ko 1.30pm

We look forward to our annual Christmas game with the Co-Optimists, which will be played at Raeburn Place tomorrow (29 December), kick off at 1.30pm.

This year the Co-Ops will be in the hands of two ex-Accies players. Barry Stewart, the former Accies, Sale Sharks, Northampton and Scotland International prop forward will be the coach and Graeme Kiddie, former Accies, Caledonia Reds, Boroughmuir and Morgan Academy centre, will work alongside Barry.

The Co-Ops have as usual picked an interesting squad, which will be captained by Fraser Harkness, who is currently playing and coaching at Jed-forest after a long and distinguished career at Selkirk, the South and Scotland 7s.

Their squad come from 13 different clubs and will include two Edinburgh Rugby pros, Simon Berghan and Carl Bezuidenhout.

The Co-Optimists squad is; Fraser Harkness (Jed Forest, Captain), Graeme Low (Dunfermline), Ross Bradford (Boroughmuir), Redha Guedroudj (Royal Holloway), Craig Inglis (Hamilton), Scott Whitelaw (Hamilton), James Ferguson (Haddington), Frank Yawayawa (Boroughmuir), Dean Keddie (Gala), Carl Bezuidenhout (Edinburgh Rugby), Peter Jerievich (GHA), Forwards - Donald Grieve (Jed Forest), Lliam Quarm (Dunfermline), Alan Auld (GHA), Steven Nicol (Langholm), Fraser Cowe (Dunfermline), Clarke Smith (London Scottish), Kenny Clyde (Peebles), Aaron Iddins (Aberdeenshire), Scott Rodgers (Boroughmuir), Simon Berghan (Edinburgh Rugby), Darren Miller (Boroughmuir), Matt Carryer (Peebles), Keith Slade (Falkirk).

The Accies squad is; Callum Ramm, Josh Pecqueur, Neil Armstrong, Robert Wilson, Neil McFarlane, Alex Swan, Iain Chisholm, Chris Dickie, Daniel Bulchur, Marcos Rodriguiz, Liam Launders, Gareth Henderson, William Marshall, CameronSimpson, Rory Bredin, Robin Snape, Gareth Duncan, Andrew Cox, Robert Lovett, Ed Stuart, Kit Walker.


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