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 …


Gilbert hails groundbreaking Ladies Scottish Open deal

ABERDEEN Asset Management Chief Executive, Martin Gilbert, has hailed a groundbreaking deal that will see Dundonald LInks host both the ladies’ and men’s Scottish Open tournaments.

The co-sanctioning agreement between the LET and LPGA will see the Ladies Scottish Open offer the biggest prize fund on the Ladies European Tour outside the Majors with $1.5m up …


Scottish Cycling to celebrate champions

SCOTTISH Cycling is to celebrate this year’s Scottish National Champions and Scots Olympians in a ‘Roll of Honour’ on Saturday November 26.

The event, supported by Digby Brown Solicitors, will take place at the Hilton, Byres Road, Glasgow after the Scottish Cycling Annual General Meeting.

Over the course of a season there are 148 number of Scottish National titles …

09/10/2016. Ladies European Tour 2016. Lacoste Ladies Open De France. Golf De Chantaco, St Jean De Luz, France. 6-9 October. Beth Allen of the USA with her trophy. Credit: Tristan Jones

Second Ladies European Tour win for Beth Allen

ADOPTED Scot Beth Allen came from behind to clinch her second Ladies European Tour title at the Lacoste Ladies Open de France.

Allen, from Edinburgh, reversed a four stroke deficit with nine holes to play to claim a decisive victory at the Lacoste Ladies Open de France.

After knocking at the door all season, the 34-year-old Californian reversed …


Saina sets new Great Scottish Run record

Betsy Saina clocked up the fastest time in Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run history be the first female over the line in 67.22, well ahead of Helah Kiprop and Doris Changeiywo who ran 68.52 and 71.34 respectively.

In another successful weekend for Scotland’s biggest mass participation running event, Callum Hawkins became the first-ever Scottish man …