Clubland

Accies plot return to top flight

If you’ve taken a stroll through the chic Edinburgh neighbourhood of Stockbridge recently you may have noticed the scent of renaissance in the air – and no, that’s not the name of the area’s latest hipster-friendly coffee shop.

Gala Rugby

Border League Final: Melrose 35-7 Gala

STUART RUTHERFORD @ Poynder Park BT CUP champions Melrose secured their second trophy in four days with a blistering first-half performance. Gala, who had not played a competitive match since February, struggled to match their opponents’ intensity

Clubland

Murrayfield Wanderers 28-41 Carrick

STUART RUTHERFORD @ BT Murrayfield CARRICK were crowned BT Shield champions for the second straight season, after a blistering second-half performance in which they scored 31 unanswered points against Murrayield Wanderers. The first-half was an

Clubland

Rising from the ashes in Portobello

It wasn’t so long ago that having the opportunity to run out on the international pitch at Murrayfield was nothing but a fanciful dream for Portobello RFC; in fact, being able to play any rugby at all appeared to be a major challenge.