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Edinburgh Uni women win BUCS title at Twickenham

Edinburgh University Ladies ended a dream season with an emphatic 48-5 victory in the BUCS Championship final at Twickenham today.

Rugby union
Duncan Watmore played for Hibs in 2014. Pic: Greg Macvean

Ex-Hibs winger Duncan Watmore saves tourists’ lives

FORMER Hibs winger Duncan Watmore helped save the lives of three pensioners after a boat crash, it has been revealed.

Edinburgh
Chris Curran carded a 59 in the East Alliance Championship at Gullane

Chris Curran joins ‘59 Club’ with stunning score at Gullane

Chris Curran is still pinching himself after becoming a member of golf’s ‘59 Club’.

Golf
Edinburgh's Jason Tovey has been selected at stand-off for the game against La Rochelle. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Edinburgh pick Jason Tovey ahead of Duncan Weir for Euro tie

Edinburgh have picked Jason Tovey at stand-off ahead of Duncan Weir for Friday night’s European Challenge Cup quarter-final with La Rochelle at BT Murrayfield.

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Morton manager Jim Duffy is sent to the stand. Picture: SNS

Jim Duffy denies offering Neil Lennon a ‘square go’

Morton manager Jim Duffy has denied that he asked Hibs boss Neil Lennon for a “square go” during the fracas at the end of Wednesday’s 0-0 draw at Easter Road.

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Referee Nick Walsh produces the red card for Hibs captain Darren McGregor. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS

Darren McGregor free to face Dunfermline as Hibs appeal red

Hibs defender Darren McGregor will be free to play in Saturday’s Championship match away to Dunfermline as the appeal against his dismissal in last night’s fiery draw with Morton won’t be heard until next Thursday.

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Hibs head coach Neil Lennon reacts after Kudus Oyenugas late challenge on defender Jordon Forster, on ground far right

Raging Hibs boss accuses Morton player of “act of cowardice”

Neil Lennon today accused Morton player Kudus Oyenuga of “an act of cowardice” in trying to break Hibs defender Jordon Forster’s leg before conning the referee into sending off captain Darren McGregor.

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Craig Wilson of Big Hearts and Tynecastle stars Esmael Goncalves and Malaury Martin were joined by the SPFL trusts Nicky Reid and Jojo (3) and Skye (7). Pic: Craig Watson

Big Hearts Community Trust is honoured by SPFL

Tynecastle was the first stop on the SPFL’s Trusted Trophy Tour yesterday, recognition of the sterling work being done by the Big Hearts Community Trust.

Hearts
Bart Sengers' Pride face a big weekend

Plenty to play for on busy weekend for basketball

Caledonia Pride face the two most important games of their season so far at Oriam, the new National Performance Centre at Riccarton this weekend when they play Oaklands Wolves on Saturday (2pm) and Barking Abbey Crusaders on Sunday (12.00).

Basketball
Chris Dean says coach Duncan Hodge has helped him refocus

Edinburgh’s Chris Dean wil keep emotions in check against French

It is unquestionably Edinburgh’s biggest game of the season but centre Chris Dean will be looking to play down tomorrow’s European Challenge Cup quarter-final against La Rochelle after admitting he got too hyped up at Scarlets last weekend.

Edinburgh Rugby
Esmael Goncalves is confident the Jam Tarts can be title party poopers

Esmael Goncalves: Hearts desperate to spoil Celtic party

Esmael Goncalves has already halted one Celtic silverware quest and fully intends a repeat this weekend.

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Top team: Craig Morgan and Lochend coach Eric Brown

Lochend help youth champion Craig Morgan go the extra mile

Scottish 60kg youth champion Craig Morgan says the reputation of Lochend Boxing Club makes the 50-mile round trip he undertakes every day all the more worthwhile.

Boxing
Taylor Hendry was at Hibs as a youngster

Former Hibee hit five for Junior club but still didn’t win match

Edinburgh United striker Taylor Hendry smashed in five goals last weekend for the Paties Road club, but incredibly he didn’t end up on the winning side.

Lower Leagues
Club captain Perry Kitchen has struggled for game time under Ian Cathro

Hearts boss Cathro tells fringe players they’ll get chance

Hearts head coach Ian Cathro today told out-of-favour players they will get the chance to impress before the season ends. He pledged to give opportunities to those on the fringes of the team and stressed that they all remain part of his plans.

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Morton's Kudus Oyenuga, far right, is sent off. Hibs defender Darren McGregor followed him

Hibs 0, Morton 0: Two off and both managers dismissed in late mayhem

Hibs defender Darren McGregor and Morton striker Kudus Oyenuga were sent off along with managers Neil Lennon and Jim Duffy as this top-of-the table clash ended in mayhem.

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Edinburgh City will call Ainslie Park home for the next three seasons

Edinburgh City and Spartans confirm three-season groundshare

Edinburgh City will groundshare with capital rivals Spartans for the next three seasons, the League Two club have confirmed.

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Musselburgh Racecourse boss Bill Farnsworth

Musselburgh Racecourse enjoys best-ever jumps season

Musselburgh enjoyed its best-ever winter season since jumps racing began on the East Lothian track some 20 years ago.

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Local bowlers fall at final hurdle in Nationals

Strong title-winning bids from Balbardie IBC in the Ladies Pairs and West Lothian IBC in the Gents Pairs both came to grief with disappointing last-hurdle falls at the indoor bowls Scottish Championships at Aberdeen.

Bowls
John Rankin was recently announced as the new under-17 coach at Hearts. Picture: Michael Gillen

New Hearts youth coach John Rankin slates ‘Nandos’ culture

New Hearts youth coach John Rankin has heavily criticised the culture among young Scottish players which he believes is damaging our national game.

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Ross Guthrie struck twice in the second half

Ross Guthrie hits brace as Edinburgh City beat Spartans

Edinburgh City reached their first cup final since winning promotion to the SPFL with a 2-0 win over Spartans in the East of Scotland Cup semi-final at Ainslie Park.

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