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Mackie Win in France

By bellmannews / May 13, 2019

By Ian Gray Mackie Rugby’s week-end trip to twin town Acheres on the outskirts of Paris, was a great success with a most enjoyable game ending with a 28 -7 victory for the boys from Stoney. Tries were scored by Andrews MacArthur and Mitchell, James Sadio and Ross Gray. Ross was also successful with all […]


Mackie Rugby Awards

By bellmannews / May 6, 2019

Mackie Rugby Club held their annual end of season dinner and awards evening at Stonehaven Golf Club on Friday 3rd May. Winner of the Most Improved Player for 2018/19 was Mikey Mair whose trophy was presented by Ross Gray. Player of the Year and Player’s Player for 2018/19 both went to Chris Ballantyne.   Chris  […]


Garioch Too Hot For Mackie

By bellmannews / April 21, 2019

Report by Ian Gray The temperature was up in the twenties at Kellands Park, Inverurie on Saturday, for this 3rd v 2nd Caledonia League 2 North clash. The winner would almost certainly be promoted to Caledonia League 1 for season 2019/20. After an initial spell of Garioch pressure, well defended by Mackie, the first score […]


Mackie Shoot Down the Airmen

By bellmannews / April 14, 2019

Mackie lined up against RAF Lossiemouth at a windy Redcloak on Saturday. Captain Mikey Kelly was a welcome addition to the squad, albeit in the unfamiliar inside centre position. The flyers from Lossie started the game on the front foot, looking to turn around a home loss to the boys from Stoney earlier in the […]


Mackie Frustration in Elgin

By bellmannews / April 7, 2019

Report by Ian Gray On Saturday 28th April 1973, a match was played between a Moray President’s XV and a Moray Select XV at Morriston Playing Fields, Elgin, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Moray Rugby Football Club. The attached photo shows the teams before kick-off. The older reader may be able to recognise some […]


Highland Win Top of Table Clash

By bellmannews / March 24, 2019

IN the days before professional rugby, Highland Rugby Club were a force to be reckoned with in North-Midlands, and indeed Scottish, rugby. Players like Nairn McEwan and George Mackie put the team from Inverness on the map. Over the years Highland seemed to have lost their way a bit. But nowadays, with a great set-up […]


Fetteresso Forest Marathon

By StoneyLisa / February 26, 2019

February 24th saw the return of the Fetteresso Forest Marathon, a trail marathon set entirely within Fetteresso Forest, a few miles to the west of Stonehaven. After a successful race in 2018, the 2019 race sold out just a few days after opening, and had a few elite runners sniffing around the online entry. The […]


Running club annual awards

By bellmannews / January 31, 2019

Stonehaven Running Club recently held its annual prize giving ceremony at the Town Hall. The club combined the prize giving with a ceilidh with the band Clatterin Kist and much fun was had by all. Prizes were awarded to club members as follows: Men’s Championship 1st        Jason Kelly 2nd        Charles Howorth 3rd        […]



By bellmannews / January 20, 2019

  Event number 127 19th January 2019 This week a bumper 114 people ran, jogged and walked the course, of whom 46 were first timers – most of them came from Jog Scotland Kintore & JSK R.C who came en masse thanks to the awesome new AWPR. We also had visitors from Arbroath Footers and […]

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