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Friday, 22 May 2015

Lion of Langholm is a roaring success

PRESIDENT Jim Thomson welcomed about 60 members and guests to the Langholm Probus Club meeting which heard from Billy Steele, former Langholm rugby player, who was capped for Scotland and on the British Lions tours to South Africa, New Zealand and Argentina.

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Former Scotland and Langholm rugby players, left to right, Christy Elliot, Jimmy Maxwell and Billy Steele reminisce at Langholm Probus Club

Billy said his sporting hero as a lad was Jim Tuton, the PE teacher at Langholm Academy, who encouraged him as he learned his ball and running skills.

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