IN PICTURES: Hawick’s tribute to Darcy Graham and Stuart Hogg

Hawick RFC staged a special lunch on Sunday to acknowledge the accomplishments of two local lads – and former Greens players – who are among the greatest modern-day players of the game.

Wednesday, 5th June 2019, 7:26 pm
Darcy Graham, left, Gregor Townsend and Stuart Hogg in the shadow of the HAwick RFC stand.

The Robbie Dyes saluted Stuart Hogg, who is Scotland’s most capped former Hawick player, and Darcy Graham, who is the most recent ex-Hawick player to wear his country’s blue. National head coach Gregor Townsend was the special guest and he also paid tribute to the pair, describing them as a credit to their clubs and communities.

National head coach Gregor Townsend enjoys a Q&A session with Hawick club president Rory Bannerman.
Musical and vocal entertainment was provided by Henry Douglas.
Question and answer time for Darcy Graham and Stuart Hogg.
The Hawick Centurions - fine supporters of the club. From left, Brian Tait, John Park, Ian Molloy, Forbes McKenzie, Bobby McNairn and Edward Brogan.
Staurt Hogg in front of the Hawick stand.
A day to cherish for the families - from left, Darcy Graham's grandfather, John Slorance, and his wife Maureen; Darcy's mother Leah and Darcy's father Ally.
Stuart Hogg with his mother Margaret, father John and brother Graham, right.
The men of the moment - Darcy Graham and Stuart Hogg.
Darcy Graham's picture in a Scotland cap is ready to join a very proud gallery, in which Hawick has more international representatives than any other rugby club in the world. With Darcy is club vice-president Neil Hamilton.
A happy occasion honouring two marvellous players.