Glenrothes maintained their title challenge in BT Caledonia Division One after an 8-5 win at home to Dunfermline.
There was much more movement in Vern Cotter’s Six Nations squad than might have been expected, but don’t expect that much in the XV that run out at BT Murrayfield just before 5 pm on February 6.
Youth rugby across Perthshire will be boosted by the Bill McLaren Voice of Rugby Dinner being held at Crieff Hydro next month.
Dundee High coach Colin Sangster had that look of a frustrated schoolteacher whose pupils just aren’t listening.
Strathallan School were on balance the better team but the Scottish Schools Under-16s Cup final ended with the trophy shared between the Perthshire school and George Watson’s College after a try apiece.
Neither will start tomorrow’s 1872 Cup first leg match with Glasgow at BT Murrayfield, but Edinburgh Rugby got a huge festive lift when two key men on their huge re-signing list agreed new terms.
World Rugby Player of the Year and All Black legend Dan Carter won’t be sampling Killie pies at Rugby Park in Kilmarnock as Racing opted not to pick their big-money recruit for the final European Champions Cup match against Glasgow
Greig Laidlaw marked it as the highlight of his career thus far to be named Scotland’s Rugby World Cup captain, but knows it could count for nothing.
Former Strathallan and Howe of Fife teenager Jamie Ritchie could go from being on the sidelines at Edinburgh to making his European debut for the club in France tonight.
Jason O’Halloran’s timing is off for his few days in St Andrews as his golf clubs don’t arrive from New Zealand until next week, but the new Scotland attack coach thinks he’s coming into the squad at precisely the right moment.