Matthew Gray (79-85)
was welcomed as the new Merchistonian Club President at our AGM on Monday evening. Matthew is taking over the reins from
Andrew McDonald (79-85)
who has run the Club with enthusiasm over the last six years.
Michael Ferndale (86-92)
has signed up to run the London Marathon facing backwards! Michael is holding a fundraiser called "The Backwards Dinner" on the Thursday 20 April in London. Find out more
All the best to Jack Kinloch (07-14)
who has set up an English tutoring school in China with his girlfriend Antonia. Read his story
From what I have heard there were a few sore heads at the Calcutta match on Saturday following your dinner at Mac & Wild. If any of you remembered to take photos, please send them my way!
I am delighted to announce that this year the Merchistonian Annual Dinner
will return to
The New Club
. Friday 24 November - Make sure the date is in your diary.
To those who joined the Headmaster and Mrs Hunter at the Drinks Reception in Dubai this evening, I hope that you enjoyed hearing all about Merchiston.
It was great to see both the U16 and U18 Merchiston teams being victorious at the Merchiston Sevens last Sunday. For full results, click
Zach Mercer (13-15)
will lead the England U20s against Italy's U20s this evening as they attempt a championship clean sweep. Read more
To shooting: the Club v School match is taking place tomorrow. I look forward to seeing you all at the School after your morning at Cluny Clays.
The MRFC has released some fixtures for the season, viewable
. Please put these in your diaries, whether it be to play or to support.
To find out more about the School's Golf Academy Taster Day on Sunday 21 May, click
. This event is for prospective pupils only.
I'm updating the Club website
. Please let me know of your positive developments; have you recently graduated, or studied for a PhD? Were you promoted to your dream job? Are you engaged, married or enjoying the arrival of a new bundle of joy?
Whatever the proclamation, pop me a note
and I'd love to put it up on the website for you.
The Merchistonian Club Secretary