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Stars in Kilts
extremely burly French rugby stars will be backing their international
team against Scotland at Murrayfield in March dressed
in kilts hired in Stranraer.
the moment they have yet to decide whether to wear Scotlands
national tartan, or Pride of Scotland.
whatever they choose, Douglas Hannah, owner of Galloway Kilt
Hire, will be at Prestwick Airport to help them to dress and
see them on their way to Edinburgh.
to Dougie, the decision by Frenchmen to wear Scotlands
national garb while rooting for their own team is all to do
with the Auld Alliance that once cemented relationships between
the two countries.
the venture is Martina Nouet, a French journalist who normally
writes about whisky.
is organising the outing with guests from the ranks of past,
present and the future French rugby greats.
is no stranger to Galloway, having ordered quantities of cheese
and pate from the area over the internet.