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PLAYER 

PROFILES

MENS

 
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Alick Graham - Captain

Position: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

Dream Position: 10

How long have you been at the club? 13 years

Favourite on-field memory: Beating Deeside in 2017

Favourite off-field memory: The many trips to Lerwick over the years.

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Shaun Smith

Position: Front Row

Dream Position: 8 or 12

How long have you been at the club? 10 years

Favourite on-field memory: Part of the u-18 team winning Regional Bowl, Winning at Deeside after being 22 points behind. 

Favourite off-field memory: Away trips. Angus Williams! The French theme party. Butt to Barra and so many others that are not for the public.

Position: Back Row

Dream Position: Retirement

How long have you been at the club? 12 years

Favourite on-field memory: Without doubt coming from behind to beat Deeside away, the Super Saturday festivities with Theo, Manu and Paul and beating Ellon at Bayhead.

Favourite off-field memory: Gus, Shetland hotel and a German family - enough said.

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Iain 'Fish' Mackinnon

Position: Fly half/Centre

Dream Position: Top left in Mcneils

How long have you been at the club? 18 years

Favourite on-field memory: Winning away to Deeside and scoring a try at Canal Park at 16 vs Fiji.

Favourite off-field memory: Butt to Barra walk. Me and Rick representing the club in Dublin for Leinster vs Toulon.

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David 'GG' Campbell

Mens Team Coach

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Domhnall Smith

Position: Second row/Prop

Dream Position: Second Row

How long have you been at the club? Debut in 2014, returned in 2018

Favourite on-field memory: Debut away to Shetland on the wing

Favourite off-field memory: MOM away to Huntly in first game back in 2018.

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Ruaraidh 'Beef' Mclellan

Position: Loose head prop

Dream Position: Back row

How long have you been at the club?

From P7 to 16 then came back in 2019

Favourite on-field memory: Making the Caley Cup Final with the U-16s

Favourite off-field memory: Bus back from Kinloss, 8 verses deep in Father Abraham and realising we were stuck in traffic at Inverness Retail Park

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David 'Bubble' Mackay

Position: Fly half

Dream Position: Wouldn't mind 12

How long have you been at the club? 10 years

Favourite on-field memory: Beating Ross Sutherland 80 odd nil to win the league and getting to play alongside my Dad.

Favourite off-field memory: The bus trip

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Allan Farrell

Position: Full back

Dream Position: Stand off

How long have you been at the club? 9 years 

Favourite on-field memory: Beating Ellon in the dying minutes at a packed Bayhead.

Favourite off-field memory: The bus trips.

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Samuel Macleod

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Jeremy Bietrix

Position: 13

Dream Position: 10 or 12

How long have you been at the club? 18 months

Favourite on-field memory: Debut vs Shetland.

Favourite off-field memory: The bus trips.

Position: Wing / full back

Dream Position: Full back

How long have you been at the club? 9 years 

Favourite on-field memory: Executing a perfect scissors with Dean which lead to a try.

Favourite off-field memory: The away trips, win or lose, they are always great craic.

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Matthew Kew

Position: Loose head prop

Dream Position: Tight head prop

How long have you been at the club? 2 & half years

Favourite on-field memory: Debut away to Aberdeen Uni

Favourite off-field memory: The incredible banter on the away trips

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Position: Scrum half

Dream Position: Fly half

How long have you been at the club? 12 years

Favourite on-field memory: Winning away to Deeside, 20-5 down and winning 29-32.

Favourite off-field memory: Doddie Weir visiting for club dinner in 2017

Dean Campbell Drummond

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Innes 'Kong' Maclean

Position: Tight head 

Dream Position: 13, looks easy

How long have you been at the club? Since school with 4 years away for college, back for last 8 years.

Favourite on-field memory: The Shetland games.

Favourite off-field memory: Scotland NZ 2017 was an excellent club weekend away.

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Position: Outside Centre

Dream Position: Playing it

How long have you been at the club? 2 years

Favourite on-field memory: Team effort to beat Banff who play in the league above.

Favourite off-field memory: Debut vs Kinloss, bus home was immense as are all the bus trips.

Cameron Naylor

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Niall Masson

Position: 11

Dream Position: 14

How long have you been at the club? 4 years

Favourite on-field memory: Scoring my one and only try, playing against Fijians.

Favourite off-field memory: The laughs with the guys.

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Position: Wing

Dream Position: Wing or Full back

How long have you been at the club? 6 years

Favourite on-field memory: Beating Ellon at Bayhead, running in tries against Highland on ice and Shetland in the mud.

Favourite off-field memory: Shetland trips, away games, the game where Manu, Theo & Paul played with clown face paint in Aberdeen and the French themed party to name but a few.

Christopher Adams

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Angus 'Gus' Williams

Position: Inside centre

Dream Position: Substitute, i'll be too old to play by time Covid is over

How long have you been at the club? 12 years

Favourite on-field memory: Thrashing Ross Sutherland to win the league.

Favourite off-field memory: Boat races in the Carlton

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Position: Full back/Wing

Dream Position: 13

How long have you been at the club? 3 years

Favourite on-field memory: Beating Shetland on Bayhead and scoring the bonus point try.

Favourite off-field memory: Singing the French national anthem before Shetland away. Dave GG continuously forgetting to drink Port with his left hand after a day trip to Kinloss.

Jason Guilmartin

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Aidan Millar

Position: Winger

Dream Position: Outside centre

How long have you been at the club? P6

Favourite on-field memory: Getting fired up pre-match

Favourite off-field memory: The sessions after the game

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Position: 6 or 7

Dream Position: 13

How long have you been at the club? 9 years, 3 at senior

Favourite on-field memory: Scoring against Shetland

Favourite off-field memory: The traditional boxing day games

Alex Mackay

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Position: Lock

Dream Position: Number 8

How long have you been at the club? 3 years now

Favourite on-field memory: Beating Gordonians 50-0, was a fun game to be involved in.

Favourite off-field memory: Voted most improved player after my first full season.

David 'Big Dave' Maciver

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Position: Stand off

Dream Position: Flanker

How long have you been at the club? 6 years

Favourite on-field memory: Making my senior debut.

Favourite off-field memory: The post match drinks.

Kieran McEwan

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Position: Scrum half

Dream Position: 7 again

How long have you been at the club? 15 years

Favourite on-field memory: Scoring a hat-trick vs Ross Sutherland.

Favourite off-field memory: Murrayfield trip in 2009 to see Scotland Ireland.

Gareth 'Boyo' Baker

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Position: Outside Centre

Dream Position: Wing

How long have you been at the club? 10 years

Favourite on-field memory: Intercepting the ball in the last minute to beat Highland. Beating Deeside away.

Favourite off-field memory: Anything and everything involving the Carlton.

Euan Mackinnon

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Position: 24

Dream Position: Captain of the 2nd XV

How long have you been at the club? 11 years

Favourite on-field memory: Winning league in 2012

Favourite off-field memory: Club trip to Murrayfield Scotland Ireland, poor result but brilliant craic!!

Liam Callaghan

WOMENS

 
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Position: 12 but anywhere across midfield 

Dream Position: 10

How long have you been at the club? Nearly 4 years

Favourite on-field memory:  Scoring my first try.

Favourite off-field memory: Bus home from Shetland, if you know, you know

Mairi Crate

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Position: 14

Dream Position: Scrum half

How long have you been at the club? 1.5 years

Favourite on-field memory: Home vs Craig Dunain, we lost but it was the game where it all clicked into place. I felt I was properly contributing.

Favourite off-field memory:  Any post match night out with these rockets

Mhairi Law

Position: Front Row

Dream Position: Flanker

How long have you been at the club? 3 years I think

Favourite on-field memory: Playing in the mud at Huntly.

Favourite off-field memory: The bus trips.

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Safarrah Morison

Position: Second Row/Lock

Dream Position: Second Row/Lock

How long have you been at the club? 3 years

Favourite on-field memory: The rain and mud away at Huntly. Such a fun game and we won! 

Favourite off-field memory:  Me learning to tackle and Bubble screaming LOW! Lets just say I was less than elegant or athletic.

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Fiona Rennie

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Position: Fly Half

Dream Position: Anywhere but Fly Half

How long have you been at the club? 3 & half years

Favourite on-field memory: The trip to Orkney.

Favourite off-field memory:  Edinburgh 2019 - enough said.

Iona Cooper

Position: Wing 

Dream Position: Over the try line

How long have you been at the club? 2 years 7 months

Favourite on-field memory: The first tackle.

Favourite off-field memory: The bus trips.

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Ginny Huthinson

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Position: Forward

Dream Position: Second Row

How long have you been at the club? 2

Favourite on-field memory: First tackle I ever made in a game, terrifying!

Favourite off-field memory:  Party in Orkney and Sammys leaving party.

Shannon Clark

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Position: Second Row or Flanker

Dream Position: Any forward

How long have you been at the club? About 3 years.

Favourite on-field memory: My first try buried under Emma and a bunch of Huntly players.

Favourite off-field memory:  Between cheese & sausage night and the Orkney trip.

Courtney Gillies

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Position: Scrum half

Dream Position: Scrum half becasue its all I know.

How long have you been at the club? Since the very beginning

Favourite on-field memory: Winning our very first game and seeing how far we had come.

Favourite off-field memory: Getting our own kit and not having to wear giant ones!

Ealasaid Nicleoid

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Position: Wing/Full Back

Dream Position: Anywhere when we reach Murrayfield.

How long have you been at the club? Beginning of 2017.

Favourite on-field memory: The feeling when we won our very first game.

Favourite off-field memory:  Super Saturday, the supporters, the weather, it was brilliant.

Amanda Mitchell

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Position: Second Row

Dream Position: Flanker

How long have you been at the club? 4 years.

Favourite on-field memory: Scoring my first try against Orkney but being too cold to celebrate .

Favourite off-field memory:  THAT Shetland trip.

Joanne Macaskill

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Position: 13

Dream Position: Anywhere but the bench.

How long have you been at the club? 3 years.

Favourite on-field memory:  Scoring my long awaited first try.

Favourite off-field memory: Post match drinks with Bishopton, best hosts ever!

Olivia Grace Woodley

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Position: Flanker

Dream Position: Anywhere in the back row.

How long have you been at the club? 3 years

Favourite on-field memory: My try at Howe of Fife. 

Favourite off-field memory: The bus trip with the ovens.

Yvonne Graham

Position: 8

Dream Position: 8! Had a stint at centre for last 10 of a match, get me back in the scrum!

How long have you been at the club? 2017 - present

Favourite on-field memory: Scoring a try righ between the posts. 

Favourite off-field memory:  Plenty hazy ones! Love the bus trips homes, the camaraderie, the nonsense and the screaming along with our playlist!

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Emma Murray - Captain

 

THOSE BEHIND THE SCENES

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Position: Scrum half, Flanker, Wing, Full back & HOOKER!!

Dream Position: 8 but only if Donnie G was 9  so I could pass to him off an 8 pick up.

How long have you been at the club? 28 years

Favourite on-field memory: The whole first year the club was in the league, every game was a weekender & every gama was a point to prove.

Favourite off-field memory: So many to choose from (taking over the Priory Hotel after league title win, waking up in Caithness with one eyebrow & my face covered in black shoe polish, Butt to Barra, the Katanga story, I could go on...)

Colin Maciver - Chairman, Committee Member, Trustee, Junior coach & Referee

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Position: Scrum Half/Stand off/Centre

Dream Position: Openside (played there on occasion)

How long have you been at the club? 46 years

Favourite on-field memory: Winning the Brin Cup in 1990 and 1997

Favourite off-field memory: Coaching the juniors.

Iain 'GG' Campbell - Director of Rugby, Committee Member, Trustee, Junior coach

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Position: Tight head prop

Dream Position: Scrum half (in a props body)

How long have you been at the club? Far too long!

Favourite on-field memory: Endless memories, Brin Cup wins, tour of the Bahama. As coach and captain - both the mens and recently the womens team. But being able to pull on the shirt with David is by far the best memory!  Worst is seeing Colin wrecking his knee weeks before Brin Cup final.

Reckon I've still got 10 minutes in me, as long as those are scrum and line out based.

Angus 'Bubble' Mackay - Womens Team Coach

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Position: Hooker/Back row. On the wing once vs Aberdeen Uni.

Dream Position: Back Row

How long have you been at the club? 11 years.

Favourite on-field memory: Scoring the decisive try against Ross Sutherland to win the league. 

Favourite off-field memory: Too many to mention from Shetland trips, coaching the womens team in their infancy, reffing juniors and womens games, coaching my boy at u-18's. Most of all having my family when I moved to the island. 

Iain McFee - Treasurer , Committee member, Trustee& Referee

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Position: Fly half

Dream Position: 10! But wouldn't mind trying 13.

How long have you been at the club? 6 years

Favourite on-field memory: Walking onto the pitch to play our first game at home and seeing so many supporters there.

Favourite off-field memory: Getting invited to Murrayfield for a tour as a club young ambassador.

Leanne Maclean - Head of Procurement, Committee Member &Trustee  

Position: Tighthead prop

Dream Position: Tighthead prop

How long have you been at the club? 5 years

Favourite on-field memory: Scoring first home try on Super Saturday.

Favourite off-field memory: Meeting Scotland Womens team in 2018 before Scotland v New Zealand at Murrayfield.

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Alison Venters - Junior Coach, Commitee Member & Trustee

Other Committee Members and Trustees are David Campbell, Christopher Adams, Emma Murray, Alick Graham, Innes Maclean, Allan Farrell and Shaun Smith, who all play their part in the running of the club.