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McGill Mortgages announced as the title sponsor of Maroon'd@Gala 2023

Gala Rugby is delighted to announce McGill Mortgages as the title sponsor of the 2023 Maroon’d@Gala festival.

Derek McGill is a fully qualified Mortgage adviser and has been offering clients throughout the UK tailored solutions and recommendations since 2003. Derek’s passion is to ensure every step is kept simple, straightforward and stress free for his clients. He offers expert mortgage advice on a local, regional and national level to UK consumers, both face to face, over the phone or via video conference calls at a time that suits you.

Find out more and contact Derek at

The 2023 Maroon’d@Gala festival is our biggest yet so having a title partner in McGill Mortgages is a fantastic addition to the event and will help us ensure everyone has a fantastic time at the 2023 festival!

As the title sponsor, McGill Mortgages will play a pivotal role in supporting the festival's mission to showcase the very best in local rugby at every age and foster community engagement. This partnership exemplifies McGill Mortgages’ and Gala Rugby's commitment to giving back to the community it serves and promoting cultural enrichment.

This year we have the introduction of a Friday night tournament for S2 & S3 before moving into the Saturday with 5 different primary age grades taking part, as well as tournaments for U16 and U18 boys, U12 through to U18 Girls, we also welcome back Clan Rugby for the third year running, before our Senior Men and Women’s tournaments close out the action for this year!

We have expanded our food offering into a Food Village where you will be able to take a seat and experience the very best in local food offerings as well as being able to keep up to date with the action from all our pitches via our giant screen!

Our musical offering has also expanded and thanks to Borders School of Music we are delighted to offer a new take on local musical talent as well as a headline act to close out the 2023 Festival!

“I am delighted to be supporting Gala Rugby with the 2023 Maroon’d@Gala festival” said Derek McGill. “As someone who has been involved in local sports events for many years, I am thrilled to support Maroon’d in its third year and after seeing the rate of growth in recent years I am sure this is a partnership which will continue to grow!”

Club President Gary Issac added: “We’re delighted to welcome onboard Derek McGill and McGill Mortgages as the title sponsor for Maroon’d 2023. We very much appreciate their support in making this year’s community event the biggest and best yet”

Join us here at Netherdale for Maroon’d@Gala 2023 on Friday August 18th in the evening and then all day Saturday August 19th!

Tickets are available now at or available to purchase on the day!

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