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Masterton Trophy cricket competition revamped for 2018

The Masterton Trophy Twenty20 cricket event has once again been revamped for this year.

Cricket
Neil Lennon is looking for 'forward-thinking players'.

Hibs boss Neil Lennon hoping to strengthen his attack

Neil Lennon is hopeful of bringing more new faces to Hibs in the current transfer window, with the emphasis on strengthening his attack.

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Six Nations: Uncapped quartet named in Scotland squad

Gregor Townsend has named his Scotland squad for the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations Championship, with four uncapped players included.

Rugby union
Edina Hibs coach Brian Gunn at the Jack Kane Centre pitches

Football coaches demand action to protect players from ‘dangerous’ yobs

FOOTBALL coaches have called for immediate protection from “dangerous” yobs on motorbikes who are tearing through a park in Niddrie at speeds of up to 70mph.

News
Scottish Amateur Cup: Gordon Ramsay brace helps Sandys through

Scottish Amateur Cup: Gordon Ramsay brace helps Sandys through

Sandys booked their place in the last-32 of the RJM Sports Scottish Amateur Cup with a 2-1 fifth-round success over Ayrshire team Stewarton United in Craigmillar.

Lower Leagues
Liam Fontaine

Liam Fontaine: We can create Anfield boot room at Hibs

Liam Fontaine is laying plans to stay at Hibs long after his playing days are over, hoping to become part of an Easter Road “boot room” packed with former team-mates.

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Bill Lothian’s Community Sport: Table tennis, squash, badminton

Bill Lothian’s Community Sport in the Evening News, only at your newsagent on Tuesday.

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John Hardie

No Edinburgh guarantees for John Hardie as he returns from ban

Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill says John Hardie will have to earn his spot back in the playing squad and is unlikely to be involved in this Saturday’s trip to face Stade Francais in Paris.

Edinburgh Rugby
Craig Levein is keen to beef up his attacking options ahead of Sundays derby. Pic: SNS

Craig Levein wants to have striker signed by Hearts-Hibs clash

Craig Levein has prioritised signing a new striker before Hearts’ Scottish Cup tie against Hibs on Sunday. Talks continue regarding the Scotland internationalist Steven Naismith, however the move for Dutchman Leon de Kogel has stalled.

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Ben Stirling

Ben Stirling ‘will be next youngster to make Hibs breakthrough’

Hibs boss Neil Lennon has tipped 19-year-old midfielder Ben Stirling to become the next youngster to make the breakthrough at Easter Road after cutting short a loan spell at Cowdenbeath to push him into his first-team squad.

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Cup finalists prepare with big victories

City of Edinburgh Kings and Boroughmuir Blaze set out their stall ahead of this month’s Scottish Basketball Cup Final as both kicked off 2018 with emphatic league victories.

Basketball
Scott Fraser is currently recovering from a fractured foot

Hearts keeping close eye on Dundee United’s Scott Fraser

Hearts are interested in signing Dundee United’s Scott Fraser but are waiting to see how and when the midfielder recovers from injury.

Hearts
Goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin looks back as Oli Shaws strike cannons off the bar and over the Hearts goalline in the last meeting with city rivals Hibs. Pic: SNS

Jon McLaughlin: I knew Hibs had ‘scored’ against Hearts

Jon McLaughlin recalls the thud of shot against crossbar before turning to look behind. He saw the ball bounce down from the underside of the goal frame and cross the line as it hit the turf. Hibs striker Oli Shaw and most others in the vicinity also witnessed it. However, referee Steven McLean and assistant Sean Carr remained impassive and play continued.

Hearts
Jason Cummings in action for Nottingham Forest in a Carabao Cup tie against Chelsea. Picture: Getty Images

Jason Cummings completes loan move to Rangers

Rangers have completed the loan signing of Jason Cummings from Nottingham Forest, with Norwich City defender Russell Martin expected to agree a similar deal tomorrow.

Football
Jamie Maclaren is aiming to recapture his Brisbane Roar form for Hibs, as he eyes a place in Australia's 2018 World Cup squad. Picture: Getty Images

Jamie Maclaren: What Brisbane Roar fans say about the new Hibs striker

Jamie Maclaren is yet to kick a competitive ball for Hibs but the striker is targeting a place in Australia’s 2018 World Cup squad. Patrick McPartlin spoke to fans of Brisbane Roar to get their take on the loan signing from SV Darmstadt.

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Hearts have been trying to striker a deal with Go Ahead Eagles striker Leon de Kogel

Talks stall between Hearts and Dutch striker Leon de Kogel

Hearts’ move for Leon de Kogel has stalled after the Dutch striker failed to agree terms with Tynecastle officials.

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Sean Flynn wins the British Cyclo-cross title

Sean Flynn wins the British Cyclo-cross title

Edinburgh cyclist Sean Flynn is relishing the opportunity to test himself against the best age-group riders in the world after powering his way to the British Junior Cyclo-cross title at Hetton Lyons Country Park in Sunderland.

Cycling
Volleyball: Su Ragazzi beat City to blow title race open

Volleyball: Su Ragazzi beat City to blow title race open

City of Edinburgh surrendered their unbeaten record in the women’s Scottish Volleyball Premier League, losing 3-1 at home to nearest rivals Su Ragazzi.

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Anthony Stokes collected 3 driving points in court. Picture; JP

Anthony Stokes given penalty points after driving without a licence

HIBS player Anthony Stokes collected an unwanted three points after he pled guilty to driving without a licence.

Edinburgh
Great Winter Run in Holyrood Park -

In Pictures: Thousands take part in Great Winter Run

thOUSANDS of runners kick-started the new year by taking part in the Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Winter Run in Holyrood Park at the weekend.

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