Saturday, 17 June 2017

Finn becomes a Lion

Everyone at Millbrae is delighted that former Ayr player Finn Russell has been called up to the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand.

Along with fellow Scot Allan Dell, Finn was announced as an addition to the squad this morning, just after he had helped Scotland to an outstanding win against Australia in Sydney.

The 24-year-old last pulled on a pink and black shirt in September 2016, when he turned out alongside brother Archie for Ayr in our BT Premiership win against Hawick at Mansfield Park.

Finn was an integral part of the Ayr 1st XV for over two seasons, helping us to our famous double in 2012/13 of both league and cup wins, and has kept an association with the club after turning professional.

Even as a youngster, his calm, cool and creative approach to rugby was clear for all to see, and we're extremely proud he has joined the Lions and can't wait to see him in action.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Book your place at Ladies' Lunch

The Ayr RFC Ladies' Lunch returns for our first BT Premiership home game of 2017/18 on Saturday 9th September at Millbrae.

It will again be in the marquee, and spaces are already being snapped up, so make sure you book your seats or table as soon as possible!

It's £35 per person for bubbles on arrival, a two-course lunch with a glass of wine, entry to Ayr v Glasgow Hawks, live entertainment in the afternoon and the party going on into the evening.

Tables can be as big or small as you wish, and if the table is paid in full by the end of July, you will receive £10 of raffle tickets.

Please email Eilidh Goodwin ( or give her a call on 07879671272 to book!

Monday, 12 June 2017

Callum joins Lions tour

Journalism student, and Ayr RFC member, Callum Kerr is currently on his way to New Zealand to take up his role as one of Scotland's ambassadors to the British and Irish Lions.

20-year-old Callum, who played age-grade rugby at Millbrae and is a regular in the press box both at Ayr and other BT Premiership clubs, has just finished the third year of his sports journalism degree at UWS.

Along with ambassadors from England, Wales and Ireland, Callum will travel to New Zealand's North Island, attending the warm-up matches and the first test, as well as visiting local clubs and meeting players.

We wish him all the best for his travels and look forward to hearing about his adventures when he returns.

Also rubbing shoulders with the Lions was Ayr-Wellington P6s' Euan Doak, who won a competition to attend training with the team in Cardiff before they left.
It was a brilliant day for Euan and his family, as he got to meet the players and get some autographs from the likes of Stuart Hogg.

Thanks to Heather Doak for the photo.