HELENSBURGH Rugby Club’s relaunched second team will take to the field for their first competitive match this Saturday, September 15.

Burgh have joined forces with near neighbours Loch Lomond RFC to put out a combined second XV in the Tennents West Reserve League Division 3, starting when Paisley’s second XV visit Helensburgh this Saturday for a 3pm kick-off at Ardencaple.

It’s the first time in four years Helensburgh have been able to boast a second team – and manager Ian MacQuire (pictured above) is keen to welcome new faces to his squad.

Ian said: “The second XV will be made up of players from both Helensburgh RFC and Loch Lomond RFC – the thought being that it will help both Helensburgh, who may struggle for players having not had a team in the leagues for four years, and the extra players that Loch Lomond have, as they don’t have a second team this season, to keep match fit.”

Anyone who would like to play for the Burgh second XV, either this Saturday or in future, can contact Ian on 07756 242256 or join the Helensburgh 2nd XV WhatsApp page and leave a message.