Stuart McInally well remembers being told at the end of the warm-up for last year’s third and final 1872 Cup game that Edinburgh were in the Guinness PRO14 play-offs, but the skipper knows it’s a different set of circumstances this time.
Glenalmond College have agreed a three-year partnership with London Scottish which will see the Perthshire school host the famous rugby club for training and benefit from year-round input to their rugby programme.
Stuart Hogg was not quite being restrained at Celtic Park in the hours before his final game for Glasgow in today’s Guinness PRO14 final, but “the brakes were on” after the departing full-back went “beserk” at training on Thursday.
Justin Rose thinks winning both the big Opens would “be a lovely pair, no doubt” and he feels that the next major – of he can do it – will change him.
There’s always an “aye, but” with Scotland.
It rained yesterday, it's forecast to rain today, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday if we're extended into an extra day like 2015. Pay attention to guys who look good in a rain suit.
Edinburgh are in the happy position of putting out their strongest team every week as they make a last-gasp run for the Guinness PRO14 play-offs and feel they can beat the best team of anyone left in the competition.
Scottish Golf has received six times the number of enquiries from golf clubs they expected about using the new technology systems they proposed at last December’s conference on the future of the game in Scotland.
Maybe it’s because it was Superbowl week, or the 6 Nations starting up, But golf seemed as if it desperately wanted to get noticed last week.
Zander Fagerson and Fraser Brown could be pitched straight into Scotland’s opening Guinness Six Nations meeting with Italy despite being out injured for several weeks.