Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Boxing: Lee McGregor admits he was blown away by ‘Monster’ Naoya Inoue

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Lee McGregor admits he is inspired by Naoya Inoue in his bid to become world champion after watching the ‘Monster’ deliver a bantamweight masterclass.Japanese fighter Inoue brutally stopped Emmanuel Rodriguez inside two rounds in Glasgow last...

New Exeter Chiefs full-back Stuart Hogg backs Gregor Townsend to stay on as Scotland...

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STUART HOGG has backed Gregor Townsend to stay on with Scotland and is convinced the head coach will ‘get things right’ after their early World Cup exit.Question marks have been raised over Townsend’s management...

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...

Scotland pair Stuart Hogg and Duncan Taylor in running for Six Nations award

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Two Scotland stars are in the running to be crowned the RBS Six Nations player of the championship for 2016. Full-back Stuart Hogg and centre Duncan Taylor have made it onto a...

Vern Cotter leaving Scotland job ‘a couple of years too early,’ insists British and...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKSCOTLAND legend Gavin Hastings has questioned the decision to remove head coach Vern Cotter so early in his tenure.Cotter will leave next summer to be replaced by Gregor Townsend and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Alex Arthur reckons all-Scottish boxing showdown between Ricky Burns and Josh Taylor is a...

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOKFormer WBO super featherweight champion Alex Arthur reckons an all-Scottish showdown between Ricky Burns and Josh Taylor is a genuine prospect this year.Edinburgh boxer Taylor maintained his unblemished record with an eighth...

Boxing champion Josh Taylor given return date by promotor following frustrating lay-off

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Josh Taylor is set to return to the ring against Apinun Khongsong within the next two months, according to his promoter Bob Arum. The WBA and IBF super lightweight champion has not fought since beating...

Musselburgh Plays Its Part In Enhancing Reputation of Scottish Racing Record Crowds and Prize...

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 Musselburgh Racecourse played its part in helping Scotland’s five racecourses push annual attendances up by 3.5% to almost 310,000.The annual report by the sports umbrella group, Scottish Racing, revealed the highest attendances for seven...

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...

SRU ‘very pleased’ with BT Murrayfield pitch praised by Scotland and Celtic skipper Scott...

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport THE Scottish Rugby Union have declared themselves 'very pleased' with the BT Murrayfield pitch that won praise from Scotland football captain Scott Brown earlier this week. After winning his 50th international cap...

Scottish boxer Josh Taylor discovers his opponent for Las Vegas showdown

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOKCommonwealth super lightweight champion Josh Taylor has discovered that he will fight Alfonso Olvera in Las Vegas on Saturday.The bout, which is on the undercard of Carl Frampton’s WBA Super featherweight title...

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...

Scotland rugby great Gavin Hastings praises Stuart Hogg – and mentions former Man Utd...

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER |  FACEBOOKScotland legend Gavin Hastings insists Stuart Hogg is the rugby equivalent of former England cricket icon Freddie Flintoff after watching the full-back terrorise Ireland in last weekend’s opening RBS 6 Nations...

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...

Vern Cotter adds ‘Collision King’ Richie Gray to coaching staff for Six Nations

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Vern Cotter has appointed 'collision king' Richie Gray as Defensive Contact Specialist for Scotland's Six Nations campaign. Gray joins Cotter's backroom staff after a three-season spell as South Africa's Specialist Breakdown Coach,...

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...
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