Sutherland in pro deal

Former Trinity Primary and Hawick High School pupil Rory Sutherland has been given his first full time contract with Edinburgh Rugby.

And speaking this week, the former Greens and Biggar player who currently turns out for RBS Premiership runners-up and Border League winners Gala, said: ““I’m delighted to sign a pro deal. I’m really pleased and grateful to get this opportunity and am really keen to start.”

And Sutherland added: “I’m just excited to keep learning and keep improving. Dedicating all of my time to getting fitter, stronger, faster and more skilful will make a big difference.”