He had an operation in London at the weekend which at best will see him side-lined until April at the very earliest.
His creativity and application are going to be badly missed, we need a fit Kiltie.
The new inductees to the hall of fame were Stuart McLean, Eddie Morrison, Ray Montgomerie, Manuel Pascali, James Fowler and Tommy McLean.
The dinner in the Halfright Hotel was not well attended and you have to wonder how much that is to do with the current reaction of the fans to events on and off the park.
Two or three years in and about twenty-two inductees, too many if you ask me, it has to be more exclusive to reflect the gravity of the award.