Former Scotland captain Bryan Redpath will take charge of Scotland's Under-20s campaign for the forthcoming World Junior Championships in France.
The Glasgow Warriors avoided a whitewash in the European campaign with a mixture of epic defence and some stunning tries to knock Exeter out of the European Champions Cup.
Gloucester scrum-half Ben Vellacott is set to be the second former Scotland Under-20 cap in a month to be picked for an England squad, revealed Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend as he unveiled a 40-strong group for the forthcoming NatWest 6 Nations.
Murray McCallum was one of the few Scots with cause – and justification – to be pleased with his weekend’s work in Wales but he plans to make his future international memories a whole lot better.
There’s nothing like a good old battle of the sexes, and golf simply hasn’t had anything like one…until today.
Edinburgh’s recent winning run hit the buffers of a resolute Cardiff Blues defence in their European Challenge Cup quarter-final at BT Murrayfield with the capital club’s first loss since the first week in January.
Edinburgh 34 Stade Francais 33: Late call Rasolea scores the clincher for Edinburgh in second half thriller
Edinburgh showed all of their new resilience to come from behind three times in the second half and clinch a home quarter-final in the European Challenge Cup by beating champions Stade Francais with Junior Rasolea’s late try.
Euan McIntosh’s explanation of his preparation for winning the Scottish Amateur Championship at 49 sounded like the opening line to a lament – maybe “Old Golfer’s Blues”.
We’ve all been beguiled by it - for many it’s what first drew us to the game of golf.
Even if the humiliation in Cardiff is going to sting for a long time, Scotland under Gregor Townsend are not going to change – and nor should they.