Jack Turley thanks Heriot's as he departs for Fylde

Heriot's captain Jack Turley is moving down south to join English National One side Fylde ahead of the 2016/17 season.

Wednesday, 15th June 2016, 5:30 am
Jack Turley skippered Heriot's to league and cup glory. Pic: SNS/SRU

The Kiwi second-row/back-row has been a big influence at Goldennacre in recent seasons and the news will come as a blow as they look to retain the BT Premiership and BT Cup trophies after the summer.

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He also made one appearance for Edinburgh Rugby in 2014 away to Leinster and earned Scotland Club XV caps.

The 27-year-old said: “Joining Fylde is a major challenge for me and I’m looking forward to it immensely. I believe that I can fit in to the club’s culture and well-known attacking style of rugby.

“I want to pay tribute to Heriot’s where I’ve had four fantastic seasons. They are a great club and I owe a huge debt to coaches, fellow players, officials and supporters who made my stay so productive and happy.”