Gordonians open league campaign away to Highland
After months of planning and anticipation the RBS Caledonia league 1 gets underway on Saturday with Gordonians heading to Canal Park for what promises to be a tough encounter with Highland RFC. A young squad will be making the trip with competitive debuts for Sean Mills(Pictured), Martyn Wright, Simon Miller & Tom Williams. The side will be looking to stretch their opponents from the outset and come away from Inverness with a strong start to the league. Elsewhere in the division, there is a rematch of last weekend’s cup game which sees local rivals Mackie take on Ellon at Redcloak, with Ellon sneaking last week’s game 24-10 the men from Stonehaven will be seeking revenge. Next week’s opponents and last season’s league champions Aberdeenshire make the long trip North to face Caithness in Thurso, while Orkney entertain Strathmore on the Dark Isle & newcomers to the league St. Andrews University entertain Hillfoots.