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Search for Young Ambassadors kicked off by Royal Bank RugbyForce

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The programme for funding applications via The Royal Bank RugbyForce 2021 is now open. New for this year, grassroots heroes aged 18-35 from Scotland’s local rugby clubs are being encouraged to apply to become...

No shortage of quality entries for Musselburgh’s bet365 Scottish Cheltenham Trials Weekend

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At four miles and 176 yards, the bet365 Edinburgh National is the longest race – flat or jumps – staged in Scotland, but there are no shortage of quality entries for Musselburgh’s bet365 Scottish...

Women’s and U20’s Six nations postponed until later in 2021

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Yesterday (13th Jan. 2021), Six Nations Rugby Limited confirmed that the Women’s & U20s 2021 Championships will not take place in the regular Six Nations window of February and March this year. The Women’s...

18 mile Sunday run to raise awareness for women’s rugby

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Broughton Women player Ruth Morgan ran 18 miles around each of the seven Edinburgh rugby clubs that have a women’s team on Sunday (6th Dec.). Joined by teammates and players from other teams for...

Study finds that Rugby has vital role to play boosting global health

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A study has suggested that playing rugby union can significantly improve health and wellbeing, despite the risks associated with the game.Possible benefits of playing include a reduced risk of type-2 diabetes, some cancers, stroke,...

Conference hockey to start on 17th October

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Confirmation of Scottish Hockey’s return to competitions on Saturday 17 October 2020 has been announced by Scottish Hockey’s Management Committee.Following consultation with clubs, and updated travel restrictions from the Scottish Government, competition will now...

Scottish Rugby confirms season structures for 2020/21 club competitions

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The 'return to rugby' competition structures in Scotland for season 2020/21 are now confirmed following a series of consultations undertaken by the Scottish Rugby Council, with clubs and schools across the country.The Scottish Rugby...

Fans back at BT Murrayfield for Glasgow match

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The green light has been given by Scottish Rugby to host a limited number of fans at tomorrow's (Friday 28 August) derby match against Glasgow Warriors at BT Murrayfield.Scottish Government has supported Scottish Rugby’s...

Speedway hits the skids for this summer

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The professional league speedway in the UK has been cancelled for 2020 and confirmation comes following the announcements made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.He stated October as the target date for crowds to return...

Grassroots Rugby Clubs to benefit from ‘Royal Bank Rugbyforce’ backing

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Funding in this year’s 'Royal Bank RugbyForce' programme has been awarded to one hundred and eighteen local rugby clubs from across Scotland.The funding will provide the grassroots clubs with vital financial support to help...

Season 2020/21 ‘Return to Rugby Roadmap’ unveiled by Scottish Rugby

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Scottish Rugby unveiled their roadmap earlier today (3rd July 2020) on how clubs and schools could manage the return to playing rugby in Scotland for the 2020/21 season.The six-stage roadmap for clubs and schools...

Fishing – if you are tempted then don’t splash your cash

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With lock down eased north of the Border angling, phones were ringing off the hook at fisheries.Many of the calls are from newcomers who have been tempted to try fishing which is one of...

Hockey clubs sign ‘the pledge’ to keep the sport vibrant in Scotland

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Scotland’s 100 hockey clubs have been invited to sign a Club Pledge to keep the sport connected and vibrant throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.With all hockey activity suspended until further notice, Scottish Hockey had to...

Scottish Rugby & Rugby Players Scotland Joint Statement

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As the country continues to fight Coronavirus and the resulting closedown of rugby and all sport, Scotland’s top rugby players’ salaries may be reduced for five months.This follows discussions between Scottish Rugby and Rugby...

Scottish Rugby’s 2019/20 season declared null and void

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Scottish Rugby has joined its Irish, Welsh and Italian counterparts in declaring that the 2019/20 domestic rugby season in Scotland has been classified as null and void.This decision follows the earlier interim suspension and...

Hibs’ youngster’s international call-up delayed by coronavirus

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In sporting terms, Hibs’ striker Jamie Gullan has been hit harder than most due to the suspension of football due to the coronavirus pandemic after his first international appearance was cancelled just as his...

Rugby – Edinburgh Rugby v Cardiff Blues, Guinness PRO14

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Round 13 of the Guinness PRO14 saw Cardiff Blues make the trip up from Wales to try to put a dent in the hosts', currently, successful run. Edinburgh, on the other hand, were looking to maintain their...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Connacht, Guinness PRO14

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Being, as we are, in the middle of the Six Nations, this match would be a test of squad depth, as much as anything, as Connacht made the trip from wet and wild West...

Berwick on Tweed teenager wins European Jiu-Jitsu title

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Abbi Rae (17) from Berwick upon Tweed dominated her bracket and won Gold at the largest - by number of entrants - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition in the world, the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF)...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Southern Kings, Guinness PRO14

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The first match of 2020 at BT Murrayfield saw South African side, Isuzu Southern Kings, take the field to face an Edinburgh Rugby side flying high in the Guinness PRO14's Conference 'B'. With only...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Glasgow, Guinness PRO14 and 1872 Cup

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Edinburgh Rugby entered 'Round 2' of the 1872 Cup series, four points down on their derby-match opponents, Glasgow Warriors. With PRO14 points at stake, never mind Cup bragging rights, would the home side be able to claw back...

Performance Academy Launched by Edinburgh Napier University and Cricket Scotland

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The Cricket Scotland Performance Academy, launched today (26 November), will support the development of young male and female cricketers and encourage the continuing development of the sport across the country. It will use Edinburgh...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Bordeaux-Begles, European Rugby Challenge Cup R2

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Following on from their bonus point, away, win at Agen the previous week, the second round of the European Rugby Challenge Cup saw Edinburgh facing another French side, this time at BT Murrayfield. Bordeaux-Begles were the team...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Dragons, Guinness PRO14

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For the second home match in a row BT Murrayfield welcomed a Welsh team for the latest Guinness PRO14 match-up against an Edinburgh side who were gradually blending their World Cup 'absentees' back into...

Rugby – Scotland v Serbia, Rugby League World Cup Qualifier

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With the Rugby League World Cup due to be held in England in 2021, Scotland were keen to get their final group qualification hurdle off to a good start with a win over the...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Scarlets, Guinness PRO14

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Scarlets Rugby made the trip up to BT Murrayfield for the fourth round clash in this season's Guinness PRO14 with Edinburgh. Coming off the back of a heavy defeat away to Leinster in the previous round, the...

2019 IFSC European Climbing Championships – Day 2, Lead Finals

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The Edinburgh International Climbing Arena (EICA):Ratho took centre stage this weekend as it welcomed some of the world’s leading sport climbing athletes for the IFSC European Climbing Championships 2019.With nineteen countries represented, and...

2019 IFSC European Climbing Championships – Day 1

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The 2019 IFSC European Climbing Championships are being held this weekend at the EICA:Ratho in Edinburgh. The competition is held every two years in the disciplines of lead, speed and boulder. In this year's...

Scottish Paraclimbing Club

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The Scottish Paraclimbing Club is the first of its kind in the UK providing opportunities for those with additional support needs and disabilities to get involved in climbing and progress in the sport.The...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Zebre, Guinness PRO14

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Italy's Zebre were the first visitors to BT Murrayfield on Saturday evening as the 2019-20 Guinness PRO14 season got under way. With both teams having players away on World Cup duty, this match would be a test...

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