Dougie Flockhart

My Life in Rugby – Dougie Flockhart: We took Bristol to the wire in play-off

THE Dumfries Primary 4 tournament, aged six or seven, was my first taste of rugby. Up until that point I was football through and through. After scoring 12 tries and being amazed that the aim of the game was to score over a massive line instead of into a goal, I settled on the idea that “rugby was easy”. How wrong was I!
From there, I progressed through the age grades right up to the first team where we played in National 5 West B in Scotland. Dumfries Saints is a great club with a fantastic junior section that I was lucky to be a part of. Dumfries at that time had invested in some Kiwi play...

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