Preview: Improving Hawick aim to shock title-chasing Ayr

By Ronan Alexander TENNENT’S Premiership league leaders Ayr make the long trip to Hawick on Saturday with the Greens aiming to dent the visitors title hopes. Ayr come into the match top of the table after a narrow 14-7 victory against Boroughmuir at the weekend, keeping Peter Murchie’s men one point ahead of second place Melrose. Photos by George McMillan. For the hosts, they sit … Continue reading Preview: Improving Hawick aim to shock title-chasing Ayr

Scotland lock Grant Gilchrist ready for Wallabies Test

By Andrew Scott GRANT Gilchrist insists that Scotland know the task at hand against Australia but insists they are more than ready for the challenge. The 27 year olds rugby career has been plagued with injuries but the second row forward is looking to cement his position in the starting team with a win against the Aussies. Gilchrist anticipates a tough encounter at Saturday. He … Continue reading Scotland lock Grant Gilchrist ready for Wallabies Test

Australia’s Stephen Moore is set to retire after Scotland match

By Andrew Scott VETERAN Aussie hooker Stephen Moore announced that he will retire from all forms of rugby after the Wallabies’ Autumn Tour on Saturday. Moore had planned to play a final Super Rugby season with the Reds after initially announcing his international retirement in July this year. But he has decided that the tour finale against Scotland will be the last time that he … Continue reading Australia’s Stephen Moore is set to retire after Scotland match

“He wants to challenge himself” Finn Russell’s agent reveals

By Andrew Scott THE Scot has been linked with French giants Racing 92 and Montpellier but it is believed that Racing are in the driving seat with a deal worth a reported £700,000 a season. “He’s obviously a very talented guy and lots of clubs will be looking at him” Gordon Hood, Russell’s agent said in an interview. Hood believes that Finn will relish the … Continue reading “He wants to challenge himself” Finn Russell’s agent reveals