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Scottish club Edinburgh have opted to make Murrayfield their permanent base.

Sport (South Africa)

Hibs reaction: Scott Allan was the key in defeat of Aberdeen

Many scoffed when Neil Lennon declared his ambition for the season was to see Hibs finish second in the Premiership.<p>Fanciful? Perhaps given the …

Soccer

Monday's Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Rangers, Morelos, St Johnstone, Scotland, Kilmarnock

FOOTBALL GOSSIP<p><b>Rangers</b> manager <b>Graeme Murty</b> says he is under no financial pressure to sell striker <b>Alfredo Morelos.</b>(Various)<p><b>Brendan Rodgers</b> has accused struggling <b>Saints</b> stars of only turning up for the big games. (Various)<p><b>Jose Mourinho</b> has urged <b>Alex McLeish</b> to call up <b>Scott McTominay</b> before England …

Soccer

Rugby - Scots still without Gray, make six changes for England clash

(Reuters) - Scotland lock Richie Gray has still not recovered from injury in a blow for coach Gregor Townsend, who has made six changes to his squad for the Six Nations clash with England at Murrayfield on Saturday.<p>Prop WP Nel, hooker James Malcolm, loose forward Josh Strauss and lock Tim Swinson …

Glasgow Warriors

French rugby stars questioned by cops over claims girl was assaulted at top Edinburgh hotel

The French team's flight from Edinburgh was grounded while Louis Picamoles, Anthony Belleau, Jonathan Danty, Remi Lamerat and Felix Lambey were …

French Rugby

Highlights of Glasgow Warriors vs Cheetahs (2018 Super Rugby)

Allister Coetzee’s axing was inevitable and overdue, but the real work starts now, writes <b>CRAIG LEWIS</b>.<p>The Stormers must win when it really matters in …

South African Rugby

2017-18 Pro14 wrap (Round 15)

Leinster beat defending Pro14 champions Saracens 20-13 to go top of Conference B, while there were also wins for the Cardiff Blues, Edinburgh, …

South African Rugby

Second string Glasgow knock over Cheetahs

2018-02-17 10:29<p>Francois Venter (Gallo Images)<p>Cape Town - The <b>Glasgow Warriors</b> were too strong for the Cheetahs in PRO14 action on Friday night …

Sport (South Africa)

Guinness PRO14 Wrap: Friday - Glasgow, Edinburgh, Ospreys and Zebre victorious

Last Updated: 16/02/18 10:49pm<p>Niko Matawalu and Glasgow secured a PRO14 play-off place on Friday with a bonus-point win over the Cheetahs<p>There were …

Glasgow Warriors

Scotland: WP Nel and Zander Fagerson back in training before England match

<b>Scotland tight-head props WP Nel and Zander Fagerson have returned to training before next Saturday's Six Nations meeting with England.</b><p>Gregor Townsend's side host the Calcutta Cup meeting, having beaten France in Edinburgh last Sunday.<p>"It is a huge boost to have those experienced players in similar …

Glasgow Warriors

Edinburgh beef up pack against 'combative' Ulster for Pro 14 clash

Last year, the form of Scotland’s two pro teams during the Six Nations virtually determined the fate of their seasons. In much the same fashion, after both Edinburgh and Glasgow registered significant results last week while shorn of a whole Six Nations side of players – Edinburgh beat Leinster …

Sport (UK)

Scottish football's worst referee revealed and it’s not Willie Collum - Hotline

Celtic and Rangers fans have their say as Euan McLean mans the phones but Kilmarnock supporters had a bone to pick with whistler Nick Walsh.<p>Steve …

Sport (UK)

How this Welsh rugby player went off the rails, quit the game and became a darts sensation making £270,000

More than 80,000 fans watched on as England secured a hard-fought Six Nations victory over Wales at Twickenham.<p>And millions more around the globe …

Darts

SRU suspend several under-20s backroom staff after late-night incident

<b>Several members of the Scotland Under-20s backroom staff have been suspended following a late-night incident two days before their 36-3 defeat by Wales earlier this month.</b><p>The suspensions follow a dispute in a bar in Llandudno, North Wales.<p>One of the Scotland physios was taken to hospital to be …

Rugby Union

Kilmarnock 3 Dundee 2: Killie beat Dundee in a contender for game of the season

Super sub Wilson struck late to complete a magnificent comeback for Steve Clarke’s men.<p>A fabulous Iain Wilson solo goal gave Kilmarnock the most …

Sport (UK)

Wallabies wing Naiyaravoro signs for Saints

11:42 PM GMT<p>Northampton Saints have signed Australia wing Taqele Naiyaravoro for next season.<p>Naiyaravoro, who tops 125kg, will leave Super Rugby team …

English Premiership Rugby

France players questioned by Scottish police over alleged brawl in Edinburgh

France have been delayed from returning home after their Six Nations match against Scotland after several of their players were called in for questioning by police following an alleged brawl in Edinburgh.<p>The squad were due to fly back to Paris this morning from Edinburgh but, according to reports …

Rugby Union

French rugby players grilled by Scottish police after Edinburgh sexual assault claim

UPDATED: The plane that was due to fly France's rugby team home from Scotland on Monday was blocked at the airport after British police asked to …

France

Edinburgh Rugby confirm quartet to leave at end of season

Edinburgh have confirmed that four players - including three Scotland internationals - will leave the club at the end of the season.<p>Back-row Cornell …

Pro12

Scottish police question French rugby players over suspected brawl

Members of the French rugby union squad which lost to Scotland on Sunday are being "interviewed by Scottish authorities" after reports they had been involved in a brawl, the French federation (FFR) said on Monday.<p>"The FFR confirms that some players are being interviewed by the Scottish authorities. …

World News

Stormers' flyhalf depth set to be severely tested this season

CAPE TOWN - The Stormers are set to head into this Super Rugby season without an experienced flyhalf, yet again, in what could prove to be a …

Sport (South Africa)

Scottish rugby fans’ view blocked - by their own team

A GROUP of Scottish rugby fans embarked on an 800-mile round trip to watch their heroes - only to have their view blocked by the team’s …

Edinburgh

Six Nations result and latest table: Scotland 32-26 France

Image Credits:<p>Scotland engineered a dramatic victory to beat France 32-26 in their Six Nations clash at Murrayfield on Sunday.<p>Two Teddy Thomas tries …

Scotland

Ruthless Rangers fire a warning and James Forrest is country's form player - 5 talking points from Scottish Cup weekend

It was something of a goalfest at the weekend but what did we learn from the eight fifth round ties?<p>Eight ties, 34 goals and more flashpoints than a …

Sport (UK)

Craig Levein expects improved Hearts in St Johnstone rematch

Craig Levein expects significant improvement from Hearts in today’s Scottish Cup rematch with St Johnstone after they rode their luck in defeating …

Edinburgh

Scotland must beat France to restore their credibility - and I think we'll see a real Scottish backlash on Sunday

Put simply, Scotland need to win at the weekend if they are to restore their credibility. A lot of people both inside and outside Scotland have invested a lot of emotional energy in this side, and in their swashbuckling style, but the totally unexpected manner of their loss against Wales has dented …

Credibility

'We fell in love watching Scotland play France 50 years ago'

<b>History will be made at Murrayfield this Sunday, but not necessarily the rugby kind.</b><p>Fifty years ago a rugby-mad Frenchman forgot his gloves and asked a young Scottish woman to help him load his camera.<p>Fast forward five decades and the pair are still happily married, with two children.<p>Jean Bernardi …

Rugby Union

RWC 2019 spotlight: Uruguay

We take a look at the history of Uruguay at the Rugby World Cup after they confirmed their place at Japan 2019 as the Americas 2 qualifier.

Rugby Union

ATG extends UK training tour

Following a successful tour of the UK last year, ATG Training is now planning a return to Scotland as well as heading to Ireland and Wales to run its …

Scotland

Kind-hearted drivers rescue 40 stranded Scottish fans hitch-hiking on side of M4 in full kilts

Members of a Scottish rugby club feared they would miss the Six Nations opener in Cardiff after being left stranded by the side of the M4 when a tyre …

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