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Rollie and Thomson Head to France

24 Aug 2017

Melrose Ladies Alumni Chloe Rollie and Lisa Thomson have today been announced as Scottish Rugby's second and third professional female players. Their professional status sees the due make a move to France where they will train and play for club side Lille Metropole Rugby Club Villeneuvois (LMRCV). 


Rollie and Thomson, started their senior rugby career at The Greenyards playing staring roles in the ladies team through various BT Premier League campaigns. The pair were also part of the ladies squad who played before the final of Melrose Sevens over various years, giving the pair the exposure to crowds they are now accustom to after various six nations campaigns with Scotland Women. This years ladies captain, Laura Purves has played along side the due for a number of seasons now "having played alongside Chloe and Lisa I know how talented they both are it's a great opportunity for both of them, very well deserve." Purves added "Its so positive to see the talent and skill being recognised, hopefully its a sign of things to come from Scottish Rugby" 




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