Sportswear firm everactiv launches search for ambassadors

Scots sportswear firm everactiv has launched a search for youngsters with inspiring sports stories to tell to tell to join its exclusive Ambassadors Programme — #everactivgirl.

Everactiv supplies technical sportswear for junior and youth athletes.

Former World triathlon champion, Catriona Morrison MBE who founded the company with business partner, Linda Barclay, said: “We’re all about supporting and …


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 …

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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)

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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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 …