Glasgow Warriors shrugged off their own errors and the disruption of a full stadium evacuation to gain revenge for their shock defeat last week and shut out Edinburgh in the 1872 Cup second leg at Scotstoun.
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.
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.
Does Saturday’s 1872 Cup triumph for Edinburgh and undeniable humiliation for the Glasgow Warriors represent evidence of a real sea-change in fortunes for the two Scottish pro clubs?
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.
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.
Three weeks is a small enough sample to be about as accurate as political pollsters these days, but it seems things are taking shape in BT National League One with the old order being overturned.