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Edinburgh v Brive – EPCR Challenge Cup

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Following on from their 'close run thing' against London Irish in the EPCR Challenge Cup in the previous round, which they lost by a single point, Edinburgh were hoping to make amends against French...

Scotland enjoy double success

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Coach Iain Strachan believes that edging Ireland 2-1 in the women's indoor mini-series was a real bonus.The Dundee-based playcaller used three different systems and experimented during the three games in Antrim this week.And this,...

Dark puts lights out on Ireland

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Watsonians player Emily Dark slotted a series-winning running penalty to spark a double celebration for Scottish Hockey bosses.The men won all three games against Ireland in Antrim in their mini-series and the women edged...

Cricket president mourned

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Members of Holy Cross Academicals Cricket Club are mourning the death of their much loved President Mahmood Din.The club, based at Arboretum Playing Fields in Inverleith recently celebrated its 70th anniversary. Mahmood was...

Match Report: Hibs take three points with win over Hearts

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An action packed SWPL1 Edinburgh derby at Tynecastle had the 3508 fans present on the edge of their seats till the final whistle in a fascinating fixture as Hearts went looking for revenge against...

Accies man in as Scotland coach

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Former international, Chris Duncan, is the new head coach of Scotland's senior women's side with a three-year contract starting on January 1.The 30-year-old steps-up from being interim head coach at the recent FIH World...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Benetton, United Rugby Championship

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Round 7 of the United Rugby Championship saw Benetton returning to the DAM Health Stadium to play an Edinburgh side looking to continue their current winning streak in the league. Benetton, for their part,...

The Royal Regiment of Scotland (SCOTS) Regimental Boxing Event

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Last night, Thursday the 18 November 2021, at the Oriam Sports Performance Centre Edinburgh, The Royal Regiment of Scotland (SCOTS) held their Regimental Boxing Event.This was an internal competition where boxers from four...

Rugby, Scotland Women v Japan Women, Autumn International

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Sakura (Japan) XV were the visitors to play Scotland's women in their, one-match, Autumn 'series' at the DAM Health Stadium in Edinburgh. The Scots were looking for their third consecutive International win this year,...

A shop window for table tennis at Ocean Terminal

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Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre has a new reason to visit - shoppers now have the opportunity to pick up a bat and play some table tennis.The new Pop in & Play venue has...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Bulls, United Rugby Championship

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Another South African side on the bounce were Edinburgh Rugby's Round Four opponents in the 2021 United Rugby Championship as the Vodacom Bulls lined up to try and do what the Stormers had failed...

Ice hockey – Cameron: the hard work starts here

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Glasgow Clan head coach Malcolm Cameron (picture from Glasgow Clan) has revealed that his new-look squad will begin to arrive in the next few days.He added: “Now we can focus on doing what needs...

Linlithgow Paddlers throw heart and soul into Canal Challenge

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Forth & Clyde Canal re-opening as part of the £83.4m Millennium Link Project, one of the largest canal restoration projects ever to take place in Britain.In...

Speedway – Monarchs v Tigers times two

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What the Fork Monarchs and Glasgow Tigers meet in two of their biggest meetings on successive nights at Armadale this weekend, the Knockout Cup, semi-final, second-leg on Friday (7.30pm), and the SGB Championship play-off,...

Rugby – Edinburgh Rugby v DHL Stormers, United Rugby Championship

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For Round 3 of the inaugural United Rugby Championship, South African Side, DHL Stormers were the visitors to Edinburgh Rugby's DAM Health Stadium on Saturday evening. With both sides coming off the back of...

Speedway – Monarchs v Redcar postponed

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Berwick Bandits whizz-kid Leon Flint (pictured) was due to come in for silverware-chasing Edinburgh Monarchs to face Redcar Bears in the first-leg of the SGB Championship play-off, quarter-final tonight (Friday, tapes-up 7.30pm) at Armadale...

Rugby – Edinburgh v Scarlets, United Rugby Championship

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With a newly named stadium and a new Championship in the offing, Edinburgh Rugby welcomed Scarlets to the Dam Health Stadium for the opening round of the United Rugby Championship.Right from the off it...

Edinburgh Rugby v Benetton Rugby – SBS Pre-season Series

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As is now the tradition, Edinburgh played two pre-season matches at their new home ground, Edinburgh Rugby Stadium, in the Scottish Building Society Pre-season Series.The first match, against Newcastle Falcons ended in a 10-26...

Tour of Britain announces details of Scottish stages

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Rescheduled to 2021 owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 17th edition of the UK’s most prestigious stage race (Sunday 5-12 September) will cover more than 1,300km (807miles) in a route that once again includes...

New, two-year deal for Hibs’ Jack Ross

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Today Hibernian FC announced that Head Coach Jack Ross’ contract has been extended by two years until 2024.Jack led the team to the highest league finish in 16 years as well as a Scottish...

Young Scottish Golf trio tee it up alongside Sweden’s Henrik Stenson

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Three young Scottish golfers have experienced the thrill of a lifetime by playing a round with former Open champion Henrik Stenson during the 2021 abrdn Scottish Open pro-am.14-year-old Grace Crawford, 17-year-old Ruben Lindsay and...

Royal Bank RugbyForce success for Leith RFC

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Together with a chance to meet Scotland International stars, Leith Rugby Club has been awarded £1,000 after gaining Hero Club status in this year’s Royal Bank RugbyForce initiative.Beating strong competition from over 130 entries,...

Fishing – evening sessions by popular demand at Glencorse

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Glencorse anglers have been urging owner Bill Taylor to start evening sessions and he has agreed. They are due to start from Tuesday, July 6 and are scheduled to run until mid-September.Taylor said: "I...

Study suggests running to music combats mental fatigue

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A study carried out by the University of Edinburgh suggests that listening to music while running might be the key to improving people’s performance when they feel mentally fatigued.The performance of runners who listened...

Resumption of domestic rugby for 2021/22 season confirmed by Scottish Rugby

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Earlier this week, Scottish Rugby confirmed the resumption of a national competitive league structure for the upcoming 2021/22 season following a consultation with clubs and schools across the country.The Rugby Development department, supported by...

Three Heriot’s Players named in Scotland Under-20 Six Nations Squad

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Sean Lineen, Scotland's U20 Head Coach, has named a 32-man squad for the forthcoming 2021 Under-20 Six Nations.Lineen’s squad will travel to Cardiff later this month to take part in the age-grade championship which...

‘Tour de Forth’ returns with support from record breaking Josh Quigley

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Josh Quigley, the record-breaking Scottish cyclist, has thrown his support behind plans for the return of the Tour de Forth sportive, which was cancelled last year due to Covid-19. The annual event has raised...

Hockey – Scottish Hockey launch chief executive search

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Scottish Hockey are looking for a new chief executive officer after the departure of Edinburgh-based David Sweetman.The former George Watson's pupil has been in post for more than seven years but is stepping down...

Case study produced by EUHC ‘Lead the Way’ members

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Three members of Scottish Hockey's 'Lead the Way' initiative who have been involved in the mental health work undertaken by the University of Edinburgh Women’s Hockey Club have produced a case study to help...

‘Inspiring Sportswomen’ – webinar presented by Grange HC

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Grange Hockey Club are running a free webinar event next week with four inspirational and hugely talented Scottish Sportswomen.They have pulled the event together as a great opportunity to hear from some of Scotland’s...

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