Kirkcaldy took a huge step towards their goal of promotion back to BT National League One with victory last week but there’s still so far to go that no-one’s taking their nose off the grindstone.
The Guinness PRO14 begins the 2018-19 season in bullish mood, confident enough even to project itself as the most successful club competition in European rugby.
My usual rule is that there’s more than enough discussion on football in this and other media outlets without my ever being required to add to it.
Edinburgh will undergo an identity change to match their transformation on the pitch and plan to play in a new purpose built "Mini-Murrayfield" stadium on the national stadium's back pitches from the 2019-20 onwards.
The injury epidemic in rugby isn’t just affecting professional and international sides, it seems, with a fresh spate of casualties afflicting Dundee High just when they thought they were over the worst.
Just before the Autumn Tests got underway across Europe, World Rugby called a meeting of head coaches in Dublin to go over the annual fine-tuning of the laws.
Edinburgh produced a major shock in shrugging off a red card after just five minutes of the 1872 Cup first leg to score a last minute try and inflict Glasgow Warriors’ first Guinness PRO14 defeat of the season.
Apologies to Andy Robinson, but if he is a little smug at still being the last Scotland head coach to plot victory over the Springboks in the wake of Saturday’s 26-20 loss at Murrayfield, he’s on his own.
Gregor Townsend continues to trawl for something different as he builds Scotland towards the World Cup a year from now but Sam Skinner’s presence in a Scotland squad named for the Autumn Tests yesterday was really out of left field.