Edinburgh sign up Hawick’s DJ Boogie

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Forth One DJ Boogie has signed up for Edinburgh Rugby as the club’s stadium announcer at Murrayfield this season.

Boogie, aka Andrew Bouglas, will be make his Edinburgh Rugby debut in his hometown of Hawick at the club’s final pre-season fixture against Newcastle Falcons at Mansfield Park (Friday, August 30, kick-off 7.45pm) and is itching to get started.

“I’m extremely happy to be involved with Edinburgh Rugby for the coming season,” he said.

“The first game against Newcastle will be extra special for me as Mansfield Park is in my home town, so it will be great to be back there and back the team. These are exciting times for the club. I’m really pleased to be a part of it and am looking forward to getting the campaign under way.”

Edinburgh Rugby managing director David Davies said: “People that listen to Boogie’s radio shows, day-in, day-out, will know that we have acquired the services of an extremely talented presenter. His unquestionable skills of captivating an audience, will add a vibrancy and buzz to our matchday experience this season.”

As well as the presence of Boogie, spectators at the Edinburgh v Falcons game can also enjoy pre-match entertainment with Hawick Pipe Band as well as a drinks tent and fast-food outlet in the ground.

Hawick RFC are offering a hospitality package of a three-course meal, complementary drink and match entry. Speakers will be Kelso internationalist Alan Tait and Falcons’ coach Dean Richards.

Contact the rugby club to book.