James “Jimmy” Hannay
It is with great sadness we have learnt of the sudden death of our
friend and colleague Jimmy Hannay.
Jimmy has been a champion of the School of Rugby at Max High & North
West Community Campus for over a decade. He has helped grow the game of
rugby massively not just within his school but within our town and has
provided so many once in a life time opportunities for his pupils.
He has led the way in educating and helping our club introduce numerous
community projects to help struggling families within Dumfries and this
year has sponsored our Saints Hardship Kit Fund.
Jimmy always put the needs of others before his own and has helped
change so many peoples’ lives for the better.
He could often be found in the Cavens enjoying a beer and telling
stories about his old football days or his latest gig with his band “Nae
We will miss his infectious laugh and attempts to pass himself off as a
Our thoughts and heartfelt condolences go out to his family, colleagues
and pupils at this sad time.