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Hybrid pitch plans put on hold as Hearts focus on Euro bid

Hearts
Wayne Foster celebrates his winning goal for Hearts at Easter Road in February 1994

Hibs set to host biggest crowd since ‘Wayne Foster derby’

Hibs
The Tynecastle pitch is being dug up and replaced inside a week. Picture: Heart of Midlothian FC

Hearts begin digging up Tynecastle pitch

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Capitals’ play-off hopes take huge hit away at Coventry

Capitals

Phil Stamp: Derby winner for Hearts best moment of my career

Hearts

Oli Shaw and Jamie Gullan score doubles in Hibs Dev XI win

Hibs

Hibs boss Neil Lennon ‘picked his moment’ to read riot act

Hibs

Competition: Win a day out at a Hibs match for you and your mum

Hibs
Richard Cockerill is known to build his teams around power forwards

No-nonsense approach expected from new Edinburgh coach Cockerill

Edinburgh Rugby
Caps net minder Travis Fullerton

Capitals must make games in hand count – starting at Coventry

Capitals
Ian Cathro is happy the pitch is being replaced immediately

Hybrid pitch plans put on hold as Hearts focus on Euro bid

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The Tynecastle pitch is being dug up and replaced inside a week. Picture: Heart of Midlothian FC

Hearts begin digging up Tynecastle pitch

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Oli Shaw was on target for Hibs. Pic: TSPL

Oli Shaw and Jamie Gullan score doubles in Hibs Dev XI win

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Wayne Foster celebrates his winning goal for Hearts at Easter Road in February 1994

Hibs set to host biggest crowd since ‘Wayne Foster derby’

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Neil Lennon barks orders from the Raith touchline alongside assistant Garry Parker

Hibs boss Neil Lennon ‘picked his moment’ to read riot act

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Phil Stamp scores his dramatic late winner at Easter Road in November 2002

Phil Stamp: Derby winner for Hearts best moment of my career

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The Tynecastle pitch was threadbare and rutted when Hearts faced Inverness on Saturday

Ann Budge confirms Hearts will rip up Tynecastle pitch this week

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Competition: Win a day out at a Hibs match for you and your mum

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Neil Lennon threatens to throw in kids as he slams Hibs

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Amateur round-up: South Vics make final | Sandys’ lead trimmed

Lower Leagues

Hibs and Hearts begin women’s campaign with victories in League Cup

Lower Leagues
Richard Cockerill is known to build his teams around power forwards

No-nonsense approach expected from new Edinburgh coach Cockerill

Edinburgh Rugby
Steve Lawrie

Heriot’s coach Steve Lawrie to take reins at Watsonians

Rugby union

Currie coach Ben Cairns calls for a league revamp

Rugby union

Leinster 39, Edinburgh 10: Edinburgh fail to build on good start

Edinburgh Rugby

Scotland star Josh Strauss out of Six Nations

Rugby union

Currie know it could be curtains if they lose

Rugby union
The sign was put up on the gates to Muirfield, which has faced a ferocious attack since voting to continue banning women members. Picture: contributed

Pranksters pin ‘Welcome to Jurassic Park’ banner on Muirfield gates

Golf
Duncan  Stewart

Stewart cards best European Tour score with 65 in Perth Super 6 event

Golf
The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers is balloting its members on admitting women. Picture:  Jon Savage

Second Muirfield vote on allowing women members

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Catriona Matthew competes in the ISPS Handa Australian Womens Open at Royal Adelaide starting tomorrow

Catriona Matthew’s 2017 goal is to make Solheim Cup team

Golf
Stewart Fraser

Former Hearts director to be LGA secretary

Golf
Kieran Cantley won the event in 2014

Now Lothians Boys’ event gets a new summer slot

Golf
Stephen Gallache plays his second shot on the par five 10th hole during the second round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic at Emirates Golf Club. Picture: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Dubai storm is a sore one for Stephen Gallacher

Golf

Stephen Gallacher ‘happy’ with opening Dubai effort in tough conditions

Golf

Stephen Gallacher glad to have Tiger Woods back in Dubai

Golf

Richie Ramsay upbeat as he gets to grips with new clubs

Golf

Andrew Oldcorn uses his Portugal trip to secure Goswick glory

Golf

Praise from Barry McGuigan lifts Craig Easton

Boxing
Josh Taylor will be seeking his ninth consecutive victory since turning professional. Pic: Ian Georgeson

Joubert ‘coming to fight’ as Josh Taylor puts title on the line

Boxing
Josh Taylor claimed the Commonwealth super lightweight belt at Meadowbank last October, beating Dave Ryan

Josh Taylor to face Warren Joubert at Meadowbank next month

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Capitals’ play-off hopes take huge hit away at Coventry

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Caps net minder Travis Fullerton

Capitals must make games in hand count – starting at Coventry

Capitals
Edinburgh Capitals forward Pavel Vorobyev, right, is desperate to add to his goal tally

Pavel Vorobyev is fired up to shoot Capitals into play-offs

Capitals
Pavel Vorobyev

Edinburgh Capitals defeat Dundee Stars on penalty shots

Capitals
Erik Riss

Monarchs rider Erik Riss to double up with Leicester

Monarchs
Sam Masters will defend his title

Monarchs to kick-start their season with Scottish Open

Speedway
Alex Harkess is eyeing success for Monarchs this term

Monarchs learn fixtures for 2017 SGB Championship campaign

Monarchs
Kathryn Bryce will hook up with Melbourne Stars

Edinburgh cricketer Kathryn Bryce heads for Aussie Big Bash

Cricket
Preston Mommsen is focusing on an "attractive opportunity in the corporate world". Pic: TSPL

Scots captain Preston Mommsen retires from international cricket

Cricket
Kathryn Bryce will join up with the Melbourne Stars

Capital’s Kathryn Bryce wins rookie place at Big Bash in Australia

Cricket
The jubilant Carlton squad celebrate their Grand Final victory with the trophy. Image courtesy of Cricket Scotland

Carlton skipper praises quiet destroyer Ahmad as Grand Final is won

Cricket
Allan Smith will compete at his second major championships

Capital high jumper Allan Smith wins spot at Euro indoors

Athletics
Guy Learmonth

Guy Learmonth smashes PB again but has more in the tank

Athletics
A man and woman who won last years Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Run and went

on to get married have spoken about why running together makes a successful

partnership.

Picture; contributed

Couple marry after winning Great Edinburgh Run

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Bill Lothian’s Community Sport: Athletics, table tennis

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David Florence

Canoeing: David Florence wins Australian Open title

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Paul Di Resta

Paul Di Resta retained as F1 reserve by Williams

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