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Highland Rugby Club Centenary Year calendar of events

4th January

100 Highland Facts

Every week throughout 2022 our social media team will reveal 2 interesting facts about Highland RFC.

Provost Helen Carmichael and members of the City of Inverness area Committee will host a Civic Reception in Inverness Town House to launch the 100th Anniversary Celebrations of Highland RFC

7th January

Civic Reception to Launch our Centenary Year

8th January

Members Centenary Launch

Our first home game for all senior teams in our 100th Anniversary Year

Throughout February, our senior players will be organising the distribution of 100 Food Hampers to the Elderly and Homeless in and around Inverness.

February

100 Food Hampers for homeless/elderly

March

100 Good Deeds – elderly/community

March is the turn of our Junior Club who will be organising 100 good deeds throughout our community!

Spring has our little ones scouring parks, beaches and riverbanks to fill 100 bags with the rubbish that people sadly leave behind!

April

100 Bags of Rubbish from beaches, parks, rivers, burns

8-11th April

Highland Vets & U14s to La Baule, France

Our intrepid elder statesmen accompanied by our future 1st XV head off to our twin town,  La Baule in Brittany to create some new memories with Rugby Club Baulois who are celebrating their 50th Anniversary in 2022.

Our ladies and girls initiative as part of our Centenary Celebrations, the girls will run 100 mile between them throughout the month and encourage all of our other sections to do the same! Sponsorship funds raised will be split between the clubs own and other local charities.

100 miles for 100 years in May

3-5th June

Highland 100 Inverness City Sevens & Beer/Gin & Whisky Festival

Cancelled twice due to Covid-19, we are looking forward to what will be our inaugural NoS 7’s and supporting Beer, Gin & Whisky Festival. Lookout for full details coming soon!

The return visit of Rugby Club Baulois, who will be bringing senior and junior squads to compete in our weekend festival of rugby!

3-6th June

La Baule Tour to Inverness

17th June

End of Season Ball and Awards at Drumossie Hotel – Tickets available early 2022

A celebration of the first 100 years of Highland RFC. A collection of photographs, programmes, strips, videos, anecdotes and characters, brought together for the first time in one place and on display throughout July 2022.

July

Highland 100 Exhibition – Inverness Museum

July

Launch of the Highland 100 Commemorative Book

A permanent memory and celebrating our first 100 years

“The Big Dinner” to celebrate 100 Years! with past and present characters from Highland RFC and legends of rugby and sport in Scotland, Not to be missed!

13th August

100th Anniversary Dinner & Silent Auction

14th August

Golf Tournament

Invitation Golf Tournament at the world famous Castle Stuart Golf Links – (Limited Availability on Sale early 2022)

Highland RFC will host Two of the UK’s top Pro Teams in a Pre- Season Match at Inverness Thistles Caledonian Stadium.  (Date Tbc)

September

Pro game in Inverness- Details coming soon!

Celebrating 100 Years by Throwing it Back 100 Years with our 1920’s Themed Event

Saturday 1st October in the Rugby Club 

October

Centenary Ladies Day

November

Sponsors Centenary Day
1st XV Home Match

A HUGE thank you to all of our sponsors for being there through good times and bad, we wouldn’t be where we are without you!

Highland RFC Veterans (over 35’s) will be organising a minimum of 100 Christmas Gifts for disadvantaged and disabled kids throughout our community!

December

100 Christmas Gifts for kids

17th December

Centenary Christmas Party

A thankyou party for everyone who has contributed to making our Centenary a year to remember and finish it off with a blast!

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