Eagles seek to weather the Storm in final

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Edinburgh Eagles rugby league side were due to put their unbeaten start to the Scottish Conference season on the line against Ayrshire Storm at Union Park today at 2pm in a repeat of last year’s grand final, writes BILL LOTHIAN.

So far Eagles have seen off Aberdeen, Fife and Easterhouse but will be without Callum Anderson and Paddy Coupar against Storm.

Meanwhile, in rugby union, The Pigbarians charity select will be among he fancied contenders when the annual army rugby sevens take place today at Dreghorn. The select will draw from the following squad: Iain Munro, Jonny Duthie, Chris Lekkas, Freddie Durnford, Calum Spriddle, Iain Downie, Rory Forbes, Thomas Thomson, Alex Ferguson, James Ferguson, Daniel Moussa and Chris Hunter