07/02/17
Emirates Arena, Glasgow
the Sirens, Scotland’s first professional netball team, at the Emirates Arena, Glasgow.  This is before their first ever UK Vitality Netball Superleague match on the 21 February, CEO Claire Nelson (middle) left to right team members Rachel Forbes, Nicole Aiken-Pinnock, Ellen Halpenny and Carla Borrego
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UWS and Sirens netball tie-up a winner for women in sport

The Vitality Superleague’s newest netball franchise and Scotland’s only pro netball team, may be shooting for success on the court – but they’re out to be winners off it too.

The Sirens will feature in Sportswmomen Magazine’s Cover Story in our next edition where they tell us that, as well as winning matches and wowing crowds at …

Scotland Six Nations
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Prop Balmer retires as Scots finish on a high

Long-serving prop Tracy Balmer has retired from international rugby, after Scotland Women’s recorded their best Six Nations finish in seven years with a final victory over Italy.

The 34-year-old tighthead prop earned her 43rd test cap in the 14-12 victory against Italy at Broadwood Stadium in front of an elated home crowd. It was the first-time …

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Scottish Cycling UCI World Cup event to host next generation of MTB riders

Scottish Cycling is to host the final of its Mini Downhill (DH) Series at the UCI Fort William Downhill MTB World Cup in June, the UK’s only international-level competition.

The series comprises of five events throughout Scotland. These events have been chosen to cover Scotland as best as possible to provide a variety of different courses and …

Katie Archibald launches London stage of the 2017 Women's Tour
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Katie Archibald hails capital finish for Women’s Tour

SCOTS cyclist Katie Archibald has hailed the boost to The Women’s Tour which is to make a high-profile finish in London in June as the event goes from strength to strength.

The tour, created by Sweetspot in 2014 brings the world’s top riders to the UK for the five-day event which has attracted hundreds of thousands …

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Scottish Rugby backs IWD 2017

Scottish Rugby has backed International Women’s Day 2017 and highlighted the positive impact that women are increasingly having on the sport north of the Border.

The SRU says women across the country are integral to the success of of the game from playing, coaching, refereeing, volunteering and governance perspectives.

“From the pitch to the boardroom, Scottish Rugby is proud of the …

Scotland Women
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Scotland Women ready for Twickenham test

 

 

After the excitement and relief of breaking their seven-year duck of losses in the 6 Nations, Scotland national women’s squad have had a fallow week to adjust and regroup ahead of the prospect of England Women at Twickenham Stoop this Saturday (March 11, kick-off 1pm), writes Isobel Irvine.

There are two changes to the starting line-up …