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PICTURES: An ongoing centenary exhibition of Highland Rugby Club (HRC) is showcasing the best of the club’s history


By Imogen James

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Roy Dinnes and Roy Sinclair. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Roy Dinnes and Roy Sinclair. Picture: Callum Mackay..

Held at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery throughout July, content was gathered by HRC member Roy Sinclair and a team of volunteers.

Club memorabilia. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Club memorabilia. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Club memorabilia. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Club memorabilia. Picture: Callum Mackay..

The exhibition has covered every base, with a mixture of photos, film and memorabilia, with a team picture dating back to 1923.

Special items include a rugby ball signed by Nairn MacEwan from the Scotland v England game at Murrayfield in 1973.

Roy Dinnes and Roy Sinclair looking at the Scotland shirt of former Highland player Moray Low. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Roy Dinnes and Roy Sinclair looking at the Scotland shirt of former Highland player Moray Low. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Club memorabilia. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Club memorabilia. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Roy Dinnes and Roy Sinclair. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Roy Dinnes and Roy Sinclair. Picture: Callum Mackay..

There is also a variety of clothing items like a new centenary strip and a rare blazer donated by Ernie Richie’s family.

Various trophies stand proudly along with a reel from past games which offers an inspiring look at the club in action.

n HRC will hold a Centenary Dinner on Saturday, August 13 at the Drumossie Hotel in Inverness – page 48


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