Chris Ballantyne
Former Player

Chris Ballantyne

Openside Flanker
Looks like Chris Ballantyne didn’t play this season

Biography

Position: Openside Flanker/ Hooker
Age: 22
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 14st
Time with Deeside: 7 years since U16s

Playing highlights: Winning the Caledonian Shield with my last season at youth level

Favourite Professional Player: David Pocock

Strengths: The breakdown/ tackling and selecting fine beers
Weakness: Terrible chat
Special talents: The triple Ds (Drinking, Dancing and Daping)

I joined Deeside after Aberdeen Wanderers youth team folded in their league. I then continued to play for the club from u16 to senior level. I also captained Cults Academy senior team and now Deeside 1st XV. I have competed against many sides from the borders to all the way up in Shetland.
Outside of Rugby I am a 3rd year Apprentice Mechanical Technician for Proserv.

Team Sponsors

Main Club Sponsor - Deeside Timberframe Ltd
Main Club Sponsor - Bancon Homes
1st XV shirt sponsor - Intermoor
1st XV Post Match catering - Douglas Arms Hotel