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24th June 2019

RUGBY CHARITY ON TARGET TO RAISE MORE THAN £100K FOR INJURED PLAYERS IN 2019

Hearts+Balls, a charity which provides support for injured rugby players, will host a celebration at Balgray Playing Fields on 29...
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5th June 2019

THE HEARTS + BALLS FESTIVAL

Jim Taylor MBE is one of the most well known and well loved members of Glasgow's rugby community. In 1978,...
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14th March 2019

SCOTLAND AND WALES FANS COME TOGETHER TO RAISE ALMOST £4K FOR HEARTS + BALLS

Hearts + Balls well returned to the Jam House in spectacular style for its first fundraising event of the year....
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12th March 2019

Gordon and Jim Won’t Take Marathon Challenge Sitting Down

Old friends clock up the miles ahead of charity showdown in April to raise funds for Hearts + Balls Despite...
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12th February 2019

Rugby charity tastes Knickerbocker Glory after supporting injured player

Members of an American rugby club have made a trip of more than 3,000 miles to Edinburgh deliver a cheque...
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8th January 2019

Hearts & Balls at the Jam House

We are back! Hearts & Balls returns to the Jam House for an evening of live music and entertainment led...
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5th December 2018

Inaugural Hearts + Balls Festival Raises More than £4K for Charity

The Hearts and Balls Festival, A Thank You from Jim Taylor to the Rugby Community,  sponsored by Kelvinside Academy, Harper Macleod...
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5th December 2018

Jim Taylor featured in the Sunday Post

Thanks to Alan Shaw who recently covered our ambassador Jim Taylor’s story in his “Health Matters” column in the Sunday...
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5th December 2018

Sevens specialists get on their bikes to raise funds for Hearts + Balls

The Mighty Bovs will prepare for the upcoming sevens season with a massive cycling challenge, with all funds raised going...
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5th December 2018

Trio of rugby clubs share £6K donation from Hearts + Balls

This year, Livingston, Crieff and Strathearn and Alloa rugby clubs each benefited from £2,000 from Hearts and Balls after Scottish...
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10th May 2018

Glasgow rugby community to come together to celebrate the life of one of their own

Jim Taylor MBE has lived a fulfilling life, during which he has given so much back to the game he...
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10th May 2018

Hearts + Balls look to find winning ways at NCS Glasgow 7’s on Saturday

Following the success of last year’s sevens team, the Hearts + Balls Charitable Trust will participate in several more tournaments...
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13th February 2018

Date for Your Diary

On the June 23rd at Balgray, a special event to mark Jim Taylor’s 40th year in a chair will take...
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13th February 2018

Get your tickets to Super Saturday at Balgray to support Hearts + Balls

On Saturday, March 17th, Italy host Scotland at 12.30pm,  England take on Ireland at 2.45pm and Wales face France at...
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9th February 2018

Hearts + Balls Gears Up for Sevens Success

Rugby brings immense pleasure and a sense of community to millions of people, but occasionally, like other sports, it can...
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31st January 2018

A tribute to David Mercer

On January 20th, David Mercer passed away peacefully in his home. David was injured 50 years ago whilst playing for...
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13th January 2018

Former Scotland Captain Al Kellock Joins the Hearts + Balls Board

Hearts + Balls has appointed one of Scottish Rugby’s most famous faces as a director - former Scotland and Glasgow...
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17th December 2017

GHK RUGBY CLUB OFFLOADS £23K TO CHARITY

A rugby club based in Glasgow’s West End has challenged other clubs to match its charity efforts. The players at...
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10th November 2017

I’m Jim Taylor and like to be thought of as ‪#‎JustJim‬

"I broke my neck at c5/c6 level in 1978 in a rugby scrummage collapse when playing against Old Aloysians whilst...
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19th May 2017

London Lemurs

The London Lemurs embarked on their second season on the sevens circuit in their quest for success across Europe. The...
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10th February 2017

Scotland v Italy

Hearts + Balls has appointed one of Scottish Rugby’s most famous faces as a director - former Scotland and Glasgow...
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