Renowned as one of the world’s greatest trophy makers, they are responsible for designing, making and restoring many of Rugby’s elite trophies including The NatWest 6 Nations Trophy, The Webb Ellis Rugby World Cup, The Anglo Welsh Cup, The European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup, and The Guinness PRO 14 Trophy. Manufactured from solid silver by Thomas Lyte & Co. and featuring a design of poppies and cornflowers for remembrance,[3] the Trophy was promoted to the Scottish Rugby Union and the Fédération française de rugby by Patrick Caublot of Amiens Rugby Club and by David Anderson, Milroy's great-great-nephew.[4]. “It is a great honour to be involved in this unique trophy, which for the first time celebrates the close alliance of Scotland and France and will be played for the first time when the teams meet on Sunday.”. Frenchy … be ready …. You could also do it yourself at any point in time. Link for AULD ALLIANCE 2012 OFFICIAL VIDEO- Courtesy of Allan Marshall. Rugby union in Scotland in its modern form has existed since the mid-19th century. The trophy is a magnificent symbol of considered craft being hand spun from hallmarked Sterling Silver. The Trophy is inscribed, in English and French, with the words: "In memory of Eric Milroy, Marcel Burgun and all the French and Scottish rugby players who fell during World War I". The official website of the Auld Alliance 2009 trophy, Tribune from the Legend – response to Digger, 10.30am French Team Arrival EDINBURGH Airport, 10.45am Travel CHARLETON HOUSE – Colinsburgh, 13.06pm Tee Off CHARLETON HOUSE Golf Course, 18.00pm Check-In – CAIPLIE HOUSE GUESTHOUSE – CRAIL, 19.00 Welcome Toasts (Final Scots party arrival), 20.00pm Welcome Dinner – MARINE BISTRO – CRAIL – Set Menu, Presentation of Auld Alliance Friendship Day Prizes, 10.20am Tee Off CRAIL CRAIGHEAD Golf Course, 15.00pm Aperitifs and Snacks – CRAIL Golf Course, 16.00pm Presentation of Auld Alliance Nearest the pins and Longest Drives, 18.00pm Dinner – BALCOMIE LINKS HOTEL – CRAIL – Scottish/French Set Menu, 20.00pm AULD ALLIANCE POKER Tournament – Director J. Cadden, 18.00pm Aperitifs and Snacks KINGSBARNS Golf Course, 18.00pm Presentation of Auld Alliance Nearest the pins and Longest Drives, 21.30pm SWILKEN Bridge – Official Team Photographs, Announcement of Singles Pairings for Day 3 – Tournament Captains G. Stewart & F. Rolland, Evening Entertainment – SCOTTISH CULTURE, Madras College FP Rugby Club, 11.30am Travel Edinburgh – The Auld Alliance Tour Bus, 19.30pm Closing Dinner – KINGS ACRE Golf Course, 23.00pm Evening Entertainment – EDINBURGH SOCIAL TOUR, 06.30am French Team Departure EDINBURGH Airport. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. As well as in Scotland, he played club rugby in Australia, England, France and South Africa. This year has us travelling to the beautiful port of Biarritz, and although in France our opponents also travel from their homes. So it is to Biarritz to do battle in the Sun , maybe a little unknown fact but as Biarritz is twinned with Augusta in America there is already a strong connection to golf , the golf course at the lighthouse was created in 1888 by British residents, I am digging in to see if any of the Brits were Scots. Patrick has prepared his team for 2009, so can only sit in the sidelines and await the outcome. Alliance with France was a clear course for Scotland to take. The 2018 Six Nations Championship was the 19th Six Nations Championship, the annual international rugby union tournament for the six major European rugby union nations. This year we have a strong team of Scots , 12 in total with some of the old well ken’t faces and a couple of new recruits. The Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy is a rugby union trophy awarded to the winner of the annual Six Nations Championship match between France and Italy. 6 weeks, before the event, Patrick’s doctor said, “non” as a heart operation was required urgently.