League rugby returns: six round one matches postponed so far due to Covid

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Strathmore (in black) have had their opening weekend game against Berwick postponed. Image: David Potter
Strathmore (in black) have had their opening weekend game against Berwick postponed. Image: David Potter

AS of 10.15am on Saturday morning, nine matches from the opening weekend of the 2021-22 club league season have officially been postponed due to Covid. Ten others have been called off due to insufficient players of ‘other’ unspecified reasons.

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Postponed due to Covid –


  • Aberdeen Grammar v Edinburgh Accies
  • Jed-Forest v Selkirk

National Three

  • Strathmore v Berwick

Caledonia One

  • Grangemouth Stags v Aberdeen Wanderers

Caledonian Midlands Three

  • Grangemouth Stags 2nd XV v Strathmore 2nd XV

East League One

  • Portobello v Royal High

West League One

  • Annan v East Kilbride

West League Two

  • Cumnock v Helensburgh
  • Wigtownshire v Dalziel


Postponed for other reasons –

Caledonian Midlands Two

  • Harris v Panmure (‘other’)

Caledonian Midlands Three

  • Dunfermline 2nd XV v Montrose District (insufficient players away – 3pts deducted Montrose)

Caledonia Midlands Four

  • Glenrothes 2nd XV v Aberfeldy (insufficient players home)

Caledonian North Three 

  • Aberdeen University v Gordonians (‘other’)
  • Stornoway v Shetland (‘other’)

Caledonian North Four

  • Peterhead v Deeside (insufficient players home)
  • Turriff v Inverness Craig Dunain (‘other’)
  • Highland v Ellon 2nd XV (insufficient players away)
  • Aberdeen Taexali v Aberdeen University Medics (‘other’)

 East League Two

  • Trinity Accies v Dunbar (insufficient players home)

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  1. How frustrating – must be so dispiriting for the players & officials concerned.

    But, what’s the solution(s), short & long-term?

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