Scottish Rugby’s past president Ian Rankin will attempt two of Scotland’s most gruelling cycle runs covering nearly 150 miles to raise funds for rugby players fallen on hard times.
Cornell du Preez took huge pride in getting his first Scotland cap but intends the result for his second to be much more in keeping.
The success or failure or Vern Cotter’s final campaign as Scotland head coach – and him being the only one of the professional era to have a positive record – hinges on the pivotal game against Wales at BT Murrayfield today.
Ross Ford’s 100 caps will amount to 99 per cent of the experience in the Scotland front row on Saturday against Australia as Vern Cotter’s selection illustrates the gaping holes in the strength in depth in his squad.
Europe’s unbeaten pairing from Gleneagles fell to the USA’s unbeaten duo to give the hosts their first win in a first-out Ryder Cup match since 1995, and the difference was almost entirely on the greens.
Can the US have overdone their Ryder Cup Task Force thing? Just 48 hours after Rory McIlroy warned such a thing was possible Phil Mickelson was forced into a crawling apology for his comments about former captain Hal Sutton.
Edinburgh head coach Alan Solomons will take the wins first as Edinburgh seek to build on last week’s victory over Scarlets with Leinster at BT Murrayfield in the Guinness PRO12 tonight.
The Big Four, they’re already being called, even though we’re not quite sure really how many are Big, or if they’re really Big enough, given they have just eight majors between them so far.
The Open Championship’s rules procedures should prevent any repeat of the issues experienced by Dustin Johnson at Oakmont in the US Open, R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers believes.