The academy in Caledonia was the first of four Fosroc Scottish Rugby Academies to be launch, in October 2014, designed to nurture the best young Scottish talent to become the stars of tomorrow.

Where Caledonia led, the Borders, East and West were set to follow, with all being operational by the 2015/16 season.

Aberdeen’s Hillhead Centre is the administrative home for the Fosroc Scottish Rugby Academy in Caledonia, with Aberdeen University and the Aberdeen Sports Village partnerships combining to offer state-of-the-art facilities to the region’s top young players.

Stage three (full-time) players: Cameron Henderson (Stirling County), Logan Trotter (Stirling County), Murphy Walker (Stirling County).

Academy-supported players: Karen Dunbar (Corstorphine Cougars), Megan Kennedy (Stirling County), Emma Wassell (Murrayfield Wanderers).

Venue: Hillhead Centre, Aberdeen and Aberdeen Sports Village

Partners: Aberdeen University and Aberdeen Sports Village