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Nostalgia: Rothesay Old Boys football team and officials

In a follow-up to last week's picture of the Rothesay Old Boys football team of 1946-47, here we feature the same team, joined this time by officials from the club. Back row L-R: A. Smith, D. Brown, R. Ross, P. Weir, H. Steel, J. Johnstone, A. Gillies. Middle row: A. Bell, J. Wright, A. McGregor, C. MacKenzie, P. Cook, W. Shaw, W. McIsaac. Front: G. Rankin, A. McDonald, J. McDonald. The team won that season's Grand Slam, of the De Boer Cup, the Laurie Rosebowl and the Buteshire Cup.

In a follow-up to last week's picture of the Rothesay Old Boys football team of 1946-47, here we feature the same team, joined this time by officials from the club. Back row L-R: A. Smith, D. Brown, R. Ross, P. Weir, H. Steel, J. Johnstone, A. Gillies. Middle row: A. Bell, J. Wright, A. McGregor, C. MacKenzie, P. Cook, W. Shaw, W. McIsaac. Front: G. Rankin, A. McDonald, J. McDonald. The team won that season's Grand Slam, of the De Boer Cup, the Laurie Rosebowl and the Buteshire Cup.

This week’s trip into The Buteman’s readers’ photographic archive once again features the Rothesay Old Boys football team of 1946-47 - this time including both players and club officials.

Back row L-R: A. Smith, D. Brown, R. Ross, P. Weir, H. Steel, J. Johnstone, A. Gillies.

Middle row: A. Bell, J. Wright, A. McGregor, C. MacKenzie, P. Cook, W. Shaw, W. McIsaac. Front: G. Rankin, A. McDonald, J. McDonald.

The team won that season’s Grand Slam, consisting of the De Boer Cup, the Laurie Rosebowl and the Buteshire Cup.

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