The experienced duo of Tom Galbraith and Ewan McQuillin have returned to Melrose to play for the Southern Knights.

Fly-half Tom Galbriath returns to the club after playing at the Greenyards between 2014 and 2016, before signing a contract with London Scottish in 2016. Tom is a former captain of Scotland U20 and earned 19 caps for the national age-grade side ahead of him joining Edinburgh Rugby for 2017 – 2018 season. Tom joins the Southern Knights from Northumbria University where he is studying accountancy.

Ewan McQuillin is an experienced tight head prop who came through Gala’s youth rugby system. Ewan played senior rugby at Gala before moving to Melrose in 2014, he played several games for Edinburgh Rugby before becoming a recipient of the prestigious Macphail Scholarship in New Zealand. The Scottish Club Internationalist joins the Southern Knights from Yorkshire Carnegie in the English Championship and London Scottish .

We are excited to welcome both boys back to the Greenyards to play for the Southern Knights!

Confirmed Southern Knights Players:

Craig Jackson (captain) 

Grant Shiells (co-vice captain)

Fraser Thomson (co-vice captain)

Jacob Henry*

Nathan Sweeney*

Andrew Nagle

Finlay Scott*

Fraser Renwick

Dalton Redpath

Bruce Colvine 

Angus Runciman

Struan Hutchison

Murdo McAndrew

Ruaridh Knott 

Neil Irvine-Hess

Alan Gregory

Ciaran Whyte

Dylan Taylor

Iain Moody

Russell Anderson

James Head

Rory Darge*

Shaun Gunn*

Iain Sim

Patrick Anderson

Tom Galbraith

Ewan McQuillin

*Fosroc Academy Stage 3 players