Scotland Women v Wales

Scotland Women celebrate first Six Nations win in seven years

IT’S the story that anyone connected with women’s rugby in Scotland has been eager to write for a seven years and two weeks. A night of thick fog in Lasswade in February 2010 saw Scotland edge the French and register their last win in the women’s 6 Nations. A night of equally torrid weather – this …

Scotland Women at Broadwood

Munro hoping home advantage can boost Scotland in Six Nations

Scotland coach Shade Munro is hoping home advantage can help Scotland Women bounce back from a Six Nations mauling with a victory over Wales.

Munro has made just one change to the side which suffered a heavy defeat in La Rochelle after a promising display in their opening match against Ireland.

With Karen Dunbar out for the rest …

Sirens Netball

Historic night for Sirens in Vitality Superleague debut

There’s a new kind of hoops in Parkhead with the Sirens netball team already playing to a sellout crowd, writes Isobel Irvine.

Kicking off Sky’s TV coverage of this season’s Vitality Netball Superleague were the newest two teams in the competition with the Sirens franchise, based in Glasgow, taking on Wasps at the Emirates Arena.

Huge interest in …


Fired-up Scotland chase win in France

FOLLOWING a highly competitive match in this season’s first 6 Nations outing against the Irish, Scotland will be looking to build on that performance against current title holders France this Saturday, writes Isobel Irvine.

Though the opposition are occupying last place in the table after last weekend’s defeat to England at Twickenham, the powerful French will be …


Sirens prepare for Vitality Superleague debut

MINISTER for sport Aileen Campbell has hailed the imminent arrival of Scotland’s new pro netball team, the Sirens, as the countdown to their first ever Vitality Netball Superleague game starts in earnest.

The Sirens will compete in the 10-team British league, with their home games being played in Glasgow’s Emirates Arena and tickets are selling fast for their …


Munro selects exciting mix for Scotland v Ireland

SCOTLAND’S 2017 Six Nations Championship kicks-off this Friday evening when Scotland Women take on their Irish counterparts in Cumbernauld. Head coach Shade Munro has selected an exciting mix of young promise and proven experience in his 23-woman side who run out at 6.35pm at Broadwood Stadium, a central venue which has become the home stage for …