21st May 2004 at 01:00
Ayrshire schools rugby has been boosted by the appointment of three development officers for the area. Ross Gillies, Glen Tippet and Chris Murphy will fill the posts in North, South and East Ayrshire respectively.

Mr Gillies will look after 10 secondary schools and 58 primary schools in his area, which will involve work with Ardrossan, Garnock, Irvine and the Isle of Arran clubs.

"I am working on a programme and hope to visit the schools as regularly as I can and tie in with the summer rugby festivals," he says.

Mr Tippet, a New Zealander, captains Ayr Rugby Club and will be based in the town at the Whitletts Activity Centre.

Mr Murphy will be based in Kilmarnock and have nine secondary schools and 50 primary schools under his wing.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now