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Eatough impressed by Highland quality


By Andrew Henderson


Highland Rugby Club’s outside centre Rob Eatough says he was taken aback by the standard of play at the club, but he is loving life at Canal Park.

Eatough moved north last summer for work, and quickly sought out the club, then about to step up to National Two.

Rob Eatough has just completed his first season at Highland. Picture: Gary Anthony. Image No.042313
Rob Eatough has just completed his first season at Highland. Picture: Gary Anthony. Image No.042313

But on first impressions he began doubting that he would be able to break into the side.

“I came up to watch the game they got promoted to National Two in, they played some horrible team from the borders,” Eatough recalled.

“They won that game, and I remember seeing Callum Carson running around in the number 16 shirt.

“I thought he was a really good player, and if he was on the bench I wasn’t sure I was going to get into the team."

Read more in today's Inverness Courier.



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