Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Scott Hastings backs Scotland pair Huw Jones and Jonny Gray for British & Irish...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKGRAND Slam-winning hero Scott Hastings believes two Scots have pressed their case for inclusion in the British and Irish Lions side that will take on New Zealand next summer.Hastings, who...

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...

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...

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...

Edinburgh boxer Josh Taylor reveals Las Vegas showdown

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOKCommonwealth super lightweight champion Josh Taylor has revealed he will be making a return to the ring on the undercard of Carl Frampton’s Las Vegas showdown next month.And the Edinburgh fighter hopes...

Scotland’s Six Nations win over France reminds Scott Hastings of ‘glory days’

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Scott Hastings insists Sunday's long-awaited victory over France reminded him of the 'great, glory days' of Scottish rugby. Hasting was thrilled with the way Vern Cotter's men played to register back-to-back wins...

Grand Slam legend Roy Laidlaw proud as nephew Greig equals his caps haul for...

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Grand Slam legend Roy Laidlaw will be bursting with pride today as nephew Greig equals his caps total in a Scotland jersey. And Roy hopes victory over England will give the family...

Scotland can leapfrog both Ireland and France in world rankings with Six Nations win...

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Scotland could leapfrog both France and Ireland in rugby's official world rankings if they can secure a third victory of the Six Nations in Dublin this weekend. The Scots' 29-18 win over...

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...

Josh Taylor keeps his cool as Commonwealth title press conference turns ugly

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOKJosh Taylor kept his discipline amid a barrage of verbal jabs from Commonwealth super lightweight title opponent Dave Ryan’s trainer, and has vowed to do his talking in the ring tomorrow night.The...

Scottish Rugby and London Scottish join forces in ‘logical partnership’

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Scottish Rugby and London Scottish have joined forces in a move that will see some of the nation's most promising players - and coaches - farmed out for experience at the...

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...

Former captain Al Kellock urges Scotland to avoid ‘arm-wrestle’ as they seek elusive Six...

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Former skipper Al Kellock has urged Scotland not to get involved in an 'arm-wrestle' with Italy as they seek to arrest a run of nine consecutive Six Nations defeats. Vern Cotter's men...

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...

Scotland break through 100 points for first time ever in history of Six Nations

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport SCOTLAND broke the 100-point barrier for the first time ever in the Six Nations during Saturday's defeat to Ireland. The Scots needed just three points to make it into three figures and...

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...

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...

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...

Andy Nicol urges Scotland to build on Argentina success as victory propels side into...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKSCOTLAND have moved into their highest position in world rugby for five years after Saturday’s dramatic win over Argentina took them into seventh.Skipper Greig Laidlaw’s penalty with the last kick...

Grand Slam legend Jim Calder believes current Scotland side can match his 1982 try

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BY IAIN COLLIN - @CCP_sport Jim Calder firmly believes Scotland are capable of scoring a try against Wales this afternoon to rival his breathtaking 1982 effort - but fears a win may be beyond the nation...
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