War­riors train­ing camp

The Oban Times - - Sport -

AT 6’8” tall, for­mer Scot­land rugby cap­tain, Alastair Kel­lock, has lit­er­ally played rugby at the high­est level.

Kel­lock was at Oban Lorne rugby club for a train­ing camp on Mon­day, or­gan­ised by his for­mer side, Glas­gow War­riors. He passed on his wealth of ex­pe­ri­ence to young­sters from Oban, Taynuilit, Mid-Ar­gyll and Mull.

The chil­dren were also given a chance to hold, the Guin­ness Pro12 tro­phy, cur­rently on a ‘tro­phy tour’ of Scot­land.

Kel­lock cap­tained the War­riors to the win last sea­son against Mun­ster, in his fi­nal pro­fes­sional game. The win was the first time a Scot­tish team has won the pres­ti­gious tro­phy, which is com­peted for by teams from Scot­land, Ire­land, Italy and Wales.

Kel­lock, who now works for Scot­tish Rugby in an am­bas­sador’s role, said: ‘The idea is to travel all over Scot­land, show­ing chil­dren that they can start off at a small club, like I did, and go on to play at the very high­est level. And the fact that Mag­nus and Fer­gus

Chil­dren who at­tended the train­ing camp

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