Pre-season to start on Tuesday 8th July
It's time to dust off those scrum caps and wash out the gum shields as pre-season training begins on Tuesday 8th July at the Old Racecourse at 7pm. Training will be throughout July on Tuesdays and Thursdays and Saturday 2nd August will be the first Saturday training session. The first XV's opening BT Premiership fixture will be against Gala at Millbrae on Saturday 30th August.
Youth registration now open
As we head towards pre-season for the seniors, it's also time to get the youngsters ready for 2014/15. Please find the youth registration form here.
Trio of winners at SRU Club Awards
Callum Templeton (above left, with Peebles' Warren Kearney) was named the RBS Premiership player of the season at the SRU Club Awards dinner on Friday night at Murrayfield. Ayr Ladies' Laura Turner picked up the award for RBS Women's National League Division 2 player of the season and Ayr under-18s head coach Gordon Kotze took home the trophy for BT Sport youth coach of the season.
PLAY RUGBY AT AYR RFC
Winners of the RBS Premiership, RBS Cup and first ever on the McLaren Shield.
Would you like to play rugby at one of Scotland's top clubs? Then come along to Ayr RFC which has teams at every age group from the youngest Minis ( and teams at P3 - P7), S1s, S2s, Under 15s, U16s, U18s - all sucessful in their leagues, cups and festivals and tournaments. Our 2nd XV play in the top division of the national reserve leagues and of course our 1st XV are one of the best sides in the RBS Premiership and are the only Scottish team to have reached the knock-out stages of the British and Irish Cup.
There are qualified coaches at every age group and at the top level we have three UKCC Level 3 coaches as well as SRU Coach Educators. The club runs its own Academy to enhance player development and we have a close working relationship with Glasgow Warriors. You can really put yourself in the shop window at Ayr including training with the professional team if you're up to the mark.
Ayr and Glasgow Warrior Gordon Reid leads the charge against Munster in the British and Irish Cup supported by Glasgow Warrior Calum Forrester and Moray Low, the Warriors and Scotland prop.
Last season James Eddie, Mark Bennett, Ed Kalman, Jon Welsh and Al Kellock, to name but a few, played for Ayr whilst Pat MacArthur, Gordon Reid and Finn Russell have all been capped for Scotland.
The club offers 2nd XV rugby in the top Reserve League and at every age group down to the minis at 4/5 years old.
Senior Rugby contact:
Calum Forrester - 07752552972 email@example.com
Youth Rugby contact:
Stephen Field - 07793 555946 firstname.lastname@example.org