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Highland squad have matured to sit in National One, says Baird


By Andrew Henderson

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Oscar Baird says Highland Rugby Club have come of age to sit where they are in National One.

Oscar Baird thinks his time at Highland has been a highlight in the club’s history. Picture: Callum Mackay
Oscar Baird thinks his time at Highland has been a highlight in the club’s history. Picture: Callum Mackay

The 23-year-old started playing for the senior team six years ago after two seasons with the under-18s, joining a side that was on the up after getting promoted to Caledonia One.

Thoughts of another three promotions, all the way up to National One this season, were still a long way off for what was a young and hungry team.

Those young prospects are now key members of a successful first team – and they are having to fend off more youngsters coming through to battle for spots in the matchday squad.

“My career at Highland has probably been one of the most exciting snapshots of the club,” Baird said.

Read more in today's Inverness Courier.


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