A decade on, Aberdeenshire have their shot at Murrayfield redemption.
North-east rugby fans are being asked if they have the bottle to help set up the sport’s only youth programme in the north of Aberdeen.
Captain Will Alton is optimistic Aberdeenshire will finally notch their first win of the campaign this weekend.
An Aberdeen rugby club will host a special fundraising beer festival this weekend as part of efforts to counteract the economic challenges brought on by the downturn in the north-east oil and gas industry.
Aberdeenshire head coach Alex Duncan believes the National Cup needs revamped.
Aberdeenshire's promotion prospects were dealt a huge blow on Saturday when they were beaten by Peebles in the Borders.
Aberdeenshire kept their promotion hopes alive in National 2 with what coach Alex Duncan hailed as a character win against Biggar in the Borders on Saturday.
Aberdeenshire coach Alex Duncan wants to see his players force their way back into promotion contention in National 2 in 2017.
Aberdeenshire had a day on the road to forget, starting with the team bus being held up in traffic and then having to cope with the confusion of both sides playing in near-identical kits.