Sunday, May 9, 2021

Josh Taylor thrilled to have his name among Scottish boxing greats

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Josh Taylor admits he is thrilled to have joined the pantheon of Scottish boxing greats after ripping Ivan Baranchyk’s IBF title from him in a dominant points victory at the SSE Hydro on Saturday...

Josh Taylor thrilled to fulfil dream of becoming world champion

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Josh Taylor admits he is ‘over the moon’ at realising his dream of becoming a world champion after taking Ivan Baranchyk's IBF super-lightweight belt in an unanimous points victory.In the end, Taylor ran out...

Lee McGregor delighted to get back up and running in his first fight in...

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Lee McGregor admits he is thrilled to have ended his seven-month absence from the ring with a points victory over Brett Fidoe ahead of next month’s Commonwealth bantamweight defence.The 22-year-old delivered a solid performance...

British & Irish Lions legend Jim Telfer calls for cool heads if Scotland are...

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SCOTLAND rugby legend Jim Telfer has called for cool heads in the red-hot atmosphere of the Calcutta Cup clash if the nation are to savour a famous victory over England.Scotland have not beaten the...

Finn Russell backed to recover from surprise France hook with X-factor showing in Six...

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PETER HORNE has backed ‘class act’ Finn Russell to brush off his shock substitution at the weekend and bring the X-factor back for Scotland against England.Head coach Gregor Townsend pulled off a major surprise...

Futsal should be introduced in schools, insists Scotland boss Gerry McMonagle ahead of Home...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportGERRY McMONAGLE is adamant Futsal could help Scotland cultivate a new generation of sporting stars - as the national team boss urged school chiefs to introduce the growing game to...

Scotland star Finn Russell relishing challenge of replacing All Blacks legend Dan Carter as...

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FINN RUSSELL insists he is up for the ‘challenge’ of succeeding All Blacks legend Dan Carter after his move to French side Racing 92 for next season was confirmed.The Scotland stand-off visited the Paris...

Family of Olympic hero and Chariots of Fire inspiration Eric Liddell to receive reissue...

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THE SCOTTISH Rugby Union is to re-issue a cap to the family of famous Olympian Eric Liddell - the inspiration behind the Chariots of Fire movie.Liddell earned seven caps for Scotland in 1922 and...

Jeremy Guscott: Scotland must beat Australia to build on display that made All Blacks...

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WE ARE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOKSCOTLAND have been praised for proving the All Blacks are only ‘human’ after coming to within a whisker of a historic first-ever win against the world champions at the weekend.Only...

Jim Hamilton fears the All Blacks could humiliate Scotland with 80-point scoreline unless Gregor...

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOKJIM HAMILTON fears the All Blacks could score 80 points this weekend if Scotland do not make vast improvements from their opening Autumn Test match against Samoa.The Scots earned Gregor...

Inverness heavyweight Gary Cornish determined to seize the day after brush with death –...

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BY ALAN TEMPLE - @CCP_SportGARY CORNISH is still on cloud nine following the happiest day of his life.However, it is not long ago that he simply felt lucky to be alive.The 30-year-old married partner...

Judy Murray: ‘No facilities to host tournament, so Scottish tennis fans will have to...

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FIND US ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOKJUDY MURRAY admits she would love Scotland to host its very own Wimbledon - but knows the nation will have to make do for now with son Andy wowing the...

Chris Hoy’s thighs even bigger after horsefly bite

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SIR Chris Hoy's legendary thighs are even more massive after he was attacked by a horsefly.The six-time Olympic champion was bitten whilst cycling and revealed the huge swelling on his leg in a photo...

Edinburgh boxer Josh Taylor planning to feed-off Ricky Burns support after Ohara Davies fight...

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER |  FACEBOOKCommonwealth super lightweight champion Josh Taylor admits he is hoping to benefit from the support that helped take Ricky Burns to the top after Glasgow was confirmed as the venue for...

Scotland to avoid Springboks, France & Wales in Rugby World Cup draw after finishing...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKSCOTLAND will avoid South Africa, France and Wales at the Rugby World Cup in 2019 after hanging on to fifth spot in the world rankings.Saturday’s 29-0 victory over Italy ensured Vern...

Six Nations: Vern Cotter to leave as Scotland’s most successful head coach since Lions...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKVERN COTTER is set to bow out as the most successful Scotland head coach since the legendary Sir Ian McGeechan nearly 30 years ago.The New Zealander will steer the nation...

Skipper Greig Laidlaw urges Scotland to target second and finish Six Nations on a...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKGREIG LAIDLAW has urged Scotland to target second in the Six Nations as they bid to get over Saturday’s Calcutta Cup hammering by finishing the championship on a high.Laidlaw has been...

Sir Ian McGeechan: Scotland ‘panicked’ as Six Nations hopes unravelled with Calcutta Cup thrashing...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKSIR IAN McGEECHAN has accused Scotland of panicking and playing as individuals as they turned in their 'first poor performance in two years' to suffer a Calcutta Cup mauling at the...

Eight Scotland stars press cases for British & Irish Lions starts with Six Nations...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKEIGHT Scots have pressed their case for a British and Irish Lions start against the All Blacks this summer, according to a quartet of touring legends.Perhaps unsurprisingly, Scotland Grand Slam...

Six Nations: Scotland must sort out scrum if they are to avoid defeat to...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKSCOTLAND'S ‘festering problem’ in the scrum will be targeted by Wales this weekend and will not have gone unnoticed by referee John Lacey, according to former Italy head coach Nick Mallett.Mallett,...
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