THE OFFSIDE LINE is running a poll to find out readers’ favourite match of the past 12 months – and we’re offering you a chance to say why your choice should be No 1.
We’re inviting everyone to nominate a match, and to explain their selection in no more than 200 words. Our team of journalists will also nominate their favourites, and once the nominations are in, we will publish as many explanations as possible, then publish a short list for everyone to vote on.
The match you choose can be one you played in, went to in person, or simply watched on TV, and it can be from any level at all – international, pro team, club or school, women’s or men’s or an age-group game. You don’t need to write as much as 200 words in favour of your choice – a sentence or two will suffice if you can make it pithy enough.
And your favourite game doesn’t have to mean the best game you saw this year. Some readers will have very fond memories of obvious choices like the Calcutta Cup match at Murrayfield, but we want to celebrate the whole range of Scottish rugby.
The deadline for submitting entries is Saturday 22nd December. We will publish the short list with a selection of entries on Monday 24th, and the final choice will then be revealed on Hogmanay.
Please send your nominations to: [email protected]