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Katie Archibald and WNT team check out Women’s Tour stage

Katie Archibald and her WNT team-mates took in a recce of the second stage of the OVO Energy Women’s tour as the countdown continues to the event.

The world’s top cyclists will descend on Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire when it hosts the second round of the UCI Women’s WorldTour on Thursday June 8 when Stage Two starts and finishes in …

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Rugby sevens coach Wight targets Euro promotion

NEW Scotland Women 7s coach Scott Wight has targeted victory in Europe as the first step on the road to the Commonwealth Games in 2022.

After missing out on this year’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland, Wight is out to gain promotion to the Rugby Europe Grand Prix competition.

Wight, from Melrose, the birthplace of sevens, has …

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Top speakers for Scottish Women in Sport conference

IT’S that time of year again!. The annual Scottish Women in Sport Conference takes place at RBS Gogarburn on Friday May 19.

The year the focus is on The Business of Sport and will include the inspirational story of the This Girl Can campaign from Sport England director Kate Bosomworth.

Other topics include how to make the …

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Hillhead/Jordanhill captain praises team after Murrayfield cup win

HILLHEAD/JORDANHILL Ladies captain Louise McMillan, paid tribute to her side after they defeating Murrayfield Wanderers 26-23 in a close-fought Sarah Beaney Cup final at Murrayfield.

A decisive try from Hannah Smith, her second of the match, converted by Ally Cook was enought to shade it.

Hillhead/Jordanhill captain, McMillan, said: “Before we always talked about how we deserved …

The finalists look ahead to the BT Cup Final's Day at BT Murrayfield Stadium. 
 Pictured (L-R): Chris Britee-Steer (Portobello), Andrew McOuat (Blairgowrie), Heather Davis (Stirling County), Allana McWilliam (Stewartry), Pete McCallum (Ayr), Bruce Colvine (Melrose), Louise McMillan (Murrayfield Wanderers), Sarah Quick (Hillhead/Jordanhill), Lindsay McDermid (Garioch), Linda Morrison (Kirkcaldy), Murray Hastie (Murrayfield Wanderers) and Michael Kirk (Carrick)
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Murrayfield Wanderers and Hillhead/Jordanhill set for cup battle

Murrayfield Wanderers take on BT Women’s Premier League rivals Hillhead/Jordanhill In the Sarah Beaney Cup final on Saturday in the BT Cup Finals Day.

It’s a repeat of last year’s final, where Wanderers came out on top. Hillhead/Jordanhill will be out for revenge, having also lost out on the league title to their Edinburgh rivals earlier …

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13/04/2017 Ladies European Tour 2016: Lalla Meryem Cup, Royal Golf Dar Es-Salam, Rabat, Morocco. 13-16 April 2017. Gemma Dryburgh of Scotland during the first round. Credit: Tristan Jones
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Scot Dryburgh sets pace in Morocco

Scotland’s Gemma Dryburgh opened with a four-under-par 68 to take a one stroke lead at the Lalla Meryem Cup in Rabat, Morocco.

The 23-year-old from Aberdeen carded five birdies and one bogey on the Blue Course at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam and said that she would go to bed happy knowing that she was ahead …

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Scottish Cycling events chief hails Youth Tour success

Elynor Backstedt from Team Wales has won the Youth Tour of Scotland general classification as 150 youth riders took to the roads at Scottish Cycling’s flagship event which saw entries from girls up by a fifth on 2016.

Elynor, daughter of Magnus Backstedt, former professional cyclist who won Paris-Roubaix in 2004, competed strongly, while Abernyte’s Alfie …

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Scottish Rugby launches drive to boost number of female players

SCOTTISH Rugby has launched a campaign to increase the number of women and girls playing the game, featuring international Emma Wassell.

The #BeTheBestYou digital campaign is aimed at using video and social media to highlight the attractions of the sport, while coaching sessions will focus on the enjoyment and social scene players enjoy.

Scottish Rugby is out …

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Carla Borrego: why I had to be pushed into netball

Sirens netball star Carla Borrego has told how she had to be pushed into netball as a teenager and didn’t think she would make it as a player, writes Isobel Irvine.

As they prepare for only their third home game, after scoring their first win in Glasgow with a 51-45 success over Team Bath, Borrego told Sportswomanmag.co.uk …