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Carson excited for Highland's unpredictable year


By Will Clark


Highland RFC coach Dave Carson says it is difficult to predict the strength of the Super Six amateur teams his club will face in National One next year.

Club rugby will have a new look next season with the Super Six becoming the top tier of Scottish Rugby.

Ayr, Boroughmuir, Heriot’s, Melrose, Stirling County and Watsonians will play in the top division.

Dave Carson says next season will be a step into the unknown for Highland Rugby Club. Picture: Callum Mackay. Image No.043708
Dave Carson says next season will be a step into the unknown for Highland Rugby Club. Picture: Callum Mackay. Image No.043708

Each of the six clubs will enter amateur teams into National One – which Highland gained promotion to last season.

Carson says with the Super Six just making its debut they don’t know what kind of challenge the amateur teams will present when the league kicks off in September.

“Everyone is waiting to see how it is going to pan out,” he said.

“The coaches of the Super Six amateur teams probably don’t know themselves yet and are likely still in the process of recruiting."

Read more in today's Highland News.



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