Scottish Rugby’s Konkell and Hogg back children’s charity

Scottish Rugby has extended its links with global charity Save the Children with a unique partnership which establishes Scotland Women and Hillhead-Jordanhill No 8 Jade Konkel and Scotland and Glasgow Warriors fullback Stuart Hogg as the charity’s sporting champions in Scotland.

They will help highlight Save the Children’s work, by visiting Scottish families who benefit from their …


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 …


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 …


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 …