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Rugby


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Title of item

Class No

Date

Description

Rugby Team

Photo: Fairweather, St Andrews

From MCM 5290 1914 Back Row:
*R Mitchell, *W Alexander, *W Barrowman, J Craig, A Alexander, G Laing, T Haddow

Sitting:
*J M Laing, *F Black, *J W Stevenson (Capt.), The Rector, *A Farquharson, *D Kyle, *A Robertson

Front Row:
Arch. Craig, W Turnbull

*1913-14 Caps

FP Sevens

4-682 circa 1923 Back Row:
-, ? Foster, Milne, I W Hendry

Front:
Dave Stewart, -, ? Currie
Rugby Team

Photo: J Fairweather, St Andrews

4-341 1924
to
1925
 
Rugby Team

Photo: Fairweather, St Andrews

  1925
to
1926
Back Row:
Tom Greig, Hamish McPetrie, Muir, Alex Thom, Fred McKenzie, Alex Stewart, Gray Nicholson

Middle Row:
Alex Stewart, Bob Cranna, Billy Douglas, Rector Mr J D McPetrie, Walter Melville, Smart, Youghal

Front Row:
Don Douglas, Jimmy Fairweather

Rugby 'A' Team

  1925
to
1926
Back Row:
R Warren, D Stewart (capt.), J Liston,
W Milne

Front Row:
A Treasure, T Robertson, N Auchterlonie

Won 14 games out of 15, scoring 314 points to 18

These 7 won the schools seven-a-side tournament at University Park.

Rugby Team

4-109 1929
to
1930

Back:
J Nicholson, Hamish McPetrie, Leslie Brown, (J C Caldwell), James Knox, Ronald Todd, Crichton Donaldson, R Cranna

Front:
Herbert Haxton, David McPetrie, Archie McBryde, Rednal Edwards, (Mr J D McPetrie), James McMichen, Chas Robertson, Donald Douglas, William Joy

 

7s Team

4-1587 2 1930s  
Rugby

Photo: J Fairweather, St Andrews

4-135 1930
to
1931

Back:
Herbert Haxton, William Duncan, Charles R Anderson, David Smith, Alec Jack, Ronald Morris, Robin McMichon, (J.R.Caldwell)

Middle:
George Davidson, David D McPetrie, James Knox, (Mr J D McPetrie), Melville Johnston, Leslie Brown

Front:
J McDonald, Robert Scorgie, James Rae

 

Sevens Team

  1930
to
1931
Back Row:
W Duncan, C Anderson

Front Row:
L Brown, D McPetrie, J Knox, M Johnstone, G Davidson

Rugby Team

Photo: J Fairweather, St Andrews

4-339 1931
to
1932
 
1st XV

  1932
to
1933
Back Row:
J Caldwell, A Inglis, Mr Caldwell, T Cadger, J Knox, M Alexander, G Hill, R Joy

Middle Row:
G Bridges, D Rait, R Morris, Mr McPetrie, L Brown, R Scroggie, W Smith

Front Row:
G Melville, W Lamond

2nd XV Rugby Team

Photo: J Fairweather, St Andrews

4-1585 1933
to
1934
 
Rugby Team

4-1586 1934
to
1935
Back Row:
?, ?, ?, J C Caldwell, ?, ?, ?

Middle Row:
?, ?, ?, ?, J D McPetrie, ?, Michael Green, ?

Front Row:
?, ?

FP Rugby Team

From MCM 5231 1936 Back Row:
"Fid" Davidson, "Jimmie" Rae, Reuben Mckay, "Jimmie" Fairweather, "Skeets" Smith, "Toogan" Simpson, "Willie" McGarva

Middle Row:
"Jim" Liston, "Eck" Thom, Andrew A Duncan (Captain), Mr Jas Leask (Hon President), "Mel" Johnston (Vice-Captain), "Dave" Edie, "Rab" Scorgie

Front Row:
George Bridges, "Billy" Lamond

They were the Midlands League Champions in 1936

7s Team

Photo: P Frost

4-1587 1 1936 Back Row:
?, ?, Michael G Green, ?

Front Row:
?, ?, ?

1st Rugby XV, undefeated, 18 matches played 

4-110 

1937
to
1938

 

Back:
Alistair C Hill, Harold Pallin, Charles B Robertson, J C Caldwell, W Scott Mackenzie, J M Nicol, Robert H Scott

Middle:
Wm Wallace, Victor Francis, Stephen N Stobie (Captain), J D McPetrie, James C Davidson, William Douglas, J C A Morris

Front:
Thomas N Valentine, Thomas Drysdale, David Provan

Undefeated Rugby Team

  1937
to
1938
Back Row:
W Douglas, A Hill, J Davidson, A Scott, J Morris, N Stobie, J McNicol, W MacKenzie, H Pallin, W Watt, John Lindsay, V Francis

Front Row:
T Valentine, A Crawford, D Provan, T Drysdale, C Robertson, R Dawson

Rugby Team

Photo: G M Cowie

From MCM 310 1937
to
1938
Standing:
Dr McDonald, W S MacKenzie, J C Davidson, T H Pallin, L G A Morrison, S N P Stobie, W W Watt, A C Hill, R L H Scott, V W M Francis, C B Robertson, Dr Guthrie

Kneeling:
D R Snodgrass, D H Provan, T A H Drysdale, W Douglas, A W Crawford, R Lamond, T Valentine

This photograph was taken immediately after the last match of a phenomenally successful season, in which every game was won.

Rugby

4 1191 1942
to
1943
Back Row:
Tom Croall (coach), Andy Thom, Denys King, Alistair Sutherland, ? Wallace, Frank Wigzell, ? Wilson, Dugald Blue

Middle Row:
Fergus Crawford, Jim Sutherland, Ian Munro, N McLeod (Rector), Angus Scott, Glen Pride, Bill Brown

Front Row:
Bill Drummond, David Forrester

(Dugald Blue was the son of James Blue, teacher)

1st XV

Photo: Norman Brown & Co

4-111 1943
to
1944

Back:
Douglas Provan, James Lorimer, ‘Potts’ Wilson, Alistair Southwood, Andrew Thom, John Orr, ?, Ronald Mackenzie

Middle:
Tom Robertson, Alexander Bonella, Glen Pride, Fergus Crawford, David Forester, William Drummond, Dr John Macdonald

Front:
James Thomson, Tom Macdonald

 

1st XV

Photo: Norman Brown & Co

4-112 1944
to
1945

Back:
Dr John Macdonald, Bob Downie, ‘Potts’ Wilson, James Dawson, James Lorimer, Alistair Sutherland, Stewart Greig, Colin Scott, Jack Waters, Tom Robertson

Middle:
James Cole, Alexander Bonella, Glen Pride, James Thomson, Tom Macdonald

Front:
Donald Mackay, Ronald Mackenzie

 

Rugby

Photo: Norman Brown & Co, Dundee

4 1192 1944
to
1945
Back Row:
Dr Jack Macdonald (Maths), Bob Downie, P Wilson, James Dawson, ? Lorimer, Alistair Sutherland, Stewart Greig, Colin Scott, Jack Waters, Tom Robertson (coach & referee)

Middle Row:
James Cole, Sandy Bonella, Glen Pride, James Thomson, Tom Macdonald (Dr Jack's nephew)

Front Row:
Donald Mackay, Ronald Mackenzie

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