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Dundee-born Scotland captain Jamie Ritchie treasures first and last meetings with 'inspirational' Doddie Weir

Ritchie also remembers his first meeting with the great man, when the now Scotland skipper was just a 15-year-old junior with Madras FP, in his home town of St Andrews. → Read More

Women’s Six Nations: Scotland feel there are positives after England romp to opening victory

It may look the same – 52-10 is about the dispiriting par for these contests in the last decade – but there is still the feeling that Scotland’s women are moving forward even after defeat to England in Doncaster. → Read More

Justin Rose coming back to Scotscraig again to host women’s event

Justin Rose is coming back to Scotscraig in Tayport 25 years on – but as tournament organiser rather than player. → Read More

Six Nations 2021: Gregor Townsend's thoughts after Scotland's epic win in Paris

Perhaps a little weary from the previous night's celebrations after the epic victory over France in Paris, Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend took time to address the 2021 campaign. → Read More

France v Scotland: Gregor Townsend’s pride as Scots battle through adversity to win in Paris

Gregor Townsend was proud of his Scotland team for battling through the adversity of not having a full team available and all that happened in the game to beat France in Paris for the first time in 22 years. → Read More

France vs Scotland: Where on TV can you watch Six Nations clash for free?

Scotland’s 2021 Guinness Six Nations campaign finally comes to a close in the Stade de France on Friday night as they seek a first win in Paris since 1999 - and it's live on TV. → Read More

WGC Matchplay: Robert MacIntyre scraps for a halved match with World No 1 Dustin Johnson

Scotland's Robert MacIntyre fought a dog-eat-dog battle all day with World No 1 Dustin Johnson but it ended honours even at the WGC Matchplay. → Read More

France v Scotland, Six Nations: 'Hacked off' Scots want to win in Paris for absent friends

Scotland feel slighted and “hacked off” and are gunning for a win in Paris for their missing colleagues and “the Renegades”, said captain Stuart Hogg. → Read More

WGC Matchplay: Robert MacIntyre surges to opening win and sets up game with Dustin Johnson

Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre surged brilliantly with two eagles in the space of four holes to beat Kevin Na and set up a match with World No 1 and Masters champion Dustin Johnson in the WGC Dell Technologies Matchplay in Texas. → Read More

THE BREAKDOWN, STEVE SCOTT: Completely unexpected, but a classic Six Nations in 2021

It was a widespread belief we were headed to a dire and turgid championship this spring. What the hell happened? → Read More

Fife’s new Dumbarnie Links to host Trust Golf Scottish Women’s Open this summer

The new links on the Fifth of Forth between Leven and Elie was opened just last May, and only opened its new clubhouse last week. → Read More

Six Nations 2021: Jonny Gray and Sean Maitland out of Scotland's final game in Paris

Scotland will be without Jonny Gray and Sean Maitland for their trip to Paris as Gregor Townsend has kept just five English-based players in his squad of 29 for the rescheduled game against France. → Read More

Connor Syme primed to roll-over into second Kenya event after Sunday's big finish

Drumoig’s Connor Syme is primed to keep the good form rolling into a second event in three days on the European Tour in Kenya. → Read More

Six Nations 2021: Stuart Hogg happy to hand 10 shirt back to Finn Russell after Italy romp

Stuart Hogg doesn’t expect to find himself at 10 again anytime soon, even if he piloted Scotland to a historic record win over Italy at Murrayfield on Saturday. → Read More

Six Nations 2021: Hard to judge experimental Scotland despite record championship win

Records tumbled, and Scotland’s duly recorded a pass mark. For this “no-win” situation that had been advertised, it was even better than good. → Read More

Six Nations 2021: No shift yet in Scotland player release impasse as deadline approaches

Negotiations between the Six Nations and England’s Premier Rugby Limited to release key Scottish players for next week’s rescheduled game against France continued without resolution yesterday. → Read More

Scotland v Italy, Six Nations: Changes certain for Scots for meeting with Italians

Changes to the Scotland team for Italy were already inevitable before the injury and performance fallout from Sunday’s loss to Ireland, says assistant coach Mike Blair. → Read More

Scotland 24 Ireland 27: Scots' unlikely comeback falls short as Ireland beat them yet again

Scotland’s dire record against Ireland continued with another error-strewn performance and a fifth successive defeat to their bogey team at Murrayfield. → Read More

Ian Rae out as Scottish amateur golf's national coach in reshuffle of performance programmes

Rae has been with Scottish Golf and formerly the SGU for 26 years, the majority of time heading up the amateur game in Scotland’s men’s and boys’ elite coaching programmes. → Read More

Qatar Masters: Reset with Paul Lawrie and coach pays early dividends for David Law in Qatar

David Law is focused on the next shot rather than whatever has gone before, and the result was the freedom to sweep into the lead at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. → Read More