Where to start on a tumultuous 12 hours for the British and Irish Lions?
Danny Willett didn’t even roll his eyes at the questioner; he stared him straight in the eye.
Paul Dunne had no hangover – either real or in terms of his play – as he bounced from Close House up to St Andrews and stayed in pole position to share the lead on the first day of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.
Darcy Graham may not be the typical modern rugby player but Richard Cockerill believes that the young Edinburgh wing has a big future as he makes his debut tonight against London Irish in the European Challenge Cup.
Stuart McInally has taken his time to be a frontline starter since he moved from backrow, but Richard Cockerill’s endorsement seems to have him squarely in the Hookers’ Guild.
The inevitable was bowed to last week, but there's a chance for some late consolation for a struggling season for Howe of Fife if they can regain the Ian Rankin Rosebowl from local rivals Dundee High.
One fears for state of the treadmill at a city centre hotel in Newcastle this morning because Richie Ramsay was not entirely a happy man despite his three-under 67 at the British Masters at Close House.
St Andrews’ Chloe Goadby completed her outstanding 2017 golf season with a historic achievement but has put her clubs away before gearing up for 2018.
Gregor Townsend has packed his pack with Edinburgh players and his backline with Glasgow Warriors for Scotland’s Autumn opener against Samoa – but quoted some fairly authoritative precedents for his decisions.
Edinburgh have secured the services of their new British Lion Allan Dell and Namibian lock Anton Bresler for the new season as head coach Richard Cockerill continues to assess the squad.