Those Lions enthusiasts who let their devotion get the better of them will no doubt treasure the admittedly wonderful try their team scored in the first test as they clutch at the few straws available.
Just in case we forgot, it’s still Scotland.
Where to start on a tumultuous 12 hours for the British and Irish Lions?
A team in dark blue, led on by a bagpiper, wielding a claymore instead of performing a haka, and Stuart Hogg already on his way home? The Highlanders were certainly testing remaining Scottish favours for the Lions in Dunedin this morning.
There’s no organisation within golf that gets more flak than the United States Golf Association. Even our own favourite Aunt Sally, the R&A, gets off lightly in comparison.
The sun finally broke through after a day of deluges at the Old Course to leave England’s Matthew Jordan again following in the footsteps of Justin Rose as the winner of the St Andrews Links Trophy.
All in all, Scotland’s transition from Vern Cotter to Gregor Townsend could hardly have been more seamless against Italy in sweaty Singapore.
Rain so strong it reduced visibility to fifty yards in some squalls made for challenging conditions for the world’s top amateurs in first round of the St Andrew Links Trophy.
Former Scotland coach Vern Cotter and deputy Jonathan Humphreys had joked that they were convinced they would meet up again in next season’s European Rugby Champions’ Cup.
Brutal weather conditions meant survival of the fittest - and driest - for qualifiers on the opening day of the Scottish Women's Amateur Championship.