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Linlithgow Rugby Club beat bottom club Dunbar with four-try show

Linlithgow Rugby Club earned a fine 31-17 home success over bottom club Dunbar last Saturday in an exciting BT East 1 League confrontation, writes Ken Richardson.

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West Lothian Clarion hosted the Scottish Championships at Ingliston with club member Katie Galloway coming third in the under-12 girls race

Clarion praised for hosting Scottish title event

West Lothian Clarion have won praise for their organisation of the recent Scottish senior circuit and youth road race championships.

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Grace (right) on the podium after winning bronze

Linlithgow orienteer Grace wins medal double at Junior European Cup

Linlithgow’s Grace Molloy returned from the Junior European Cup in Austria with a little ‘excess baggage’ - a pair of bronze medals.

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Linlithgow Rose boss Mark Bradley believes there's much more to come from his side.

Rose boss Mark wants nothing left to chance

This time last year Linlithgow Rose’s title hopes were already in tatters as they trailed Superleague leaders Kelty by a huge 17 points.

Sarah Inglis of Lothian RC on her way to winning the Goodlife Fitness Victoria Half Marathon (pic by Jessica Moffatt)

Lothian runner Inglis completes Canadian hat-trick

Lothian Running Club’s Sarah Inglis recent fine vein of form in Canada continued on Sunday with a win in the Victoria Half Marathon.

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Bo'ness United manager Allan McGonigal

Bo'ness United boss Allan McGonigal nearly drove off after first half debacle

Bo’ness United were so bad in the first half last Saturday that boss Allan McGonigal thought about making an early exit and driving away from the stadium there and then.

Scott Booth, now head coach of Glasgow City, believes change should be resisted at all levels of the Scotland set-up

Scott Booth: Scotland must stick with manager and the plan

Genetically modifying Scottish footballers isn’t what Scott Booth believes is required to alter the qualifying fortunes of the country. Change should be resisted on all levels in the Scotland set-up is the firm belief of the 22-times capped former SFA youth coach.

Tommy Coyne (left) got Linlithgow's winner at Crossgates (Library pic)

Crossgates 0 Linlithgow 1: Coyne goal puts Rose through

An early goal from Tommy Coyne was enough for Linlithgow Rose to overcome Crossgates Primrose in the first round of the Fife & Lothians Cup.

Linlithgow Rose boss Mark Bradley

Rose boss’s warning ahead of Crossgates cup tie

Linlithgow Rose kick off another trophy bid on Saturday when they travel to Crossgates Primrose in the Fife & Lothians Cup.

Youngsters provide rugby guard of honour

Youngsters provide rugby guard of honour

Budding rugby stars from Bo’ness have been selected by Miller Homes to form the guard of honour at the Edinburgh Rugby v Zebre match tonight (Friday).

Chris Martin scored the only goal of the game. Picture Michael Gillen.

Scotland 1 Slovakia 0: Martin makes it three in a row for Strachan’s side

Scotland’s World Cup hopes hung by a thread, but now they might just weave their way to Russia after all.

Bo'ness United manager Allan McGonigal

Bo'ness boss Allan McGonigal: Loss of key trio has led to poor start

Bo’ness United gaffer Allan McGonigal thinks the loss to injury of prolific trio Marty Wright, Fraser Keast and Chris Donnelly is effectively like losing 60 goals a season.

Mark Caddle gathering the loose ball before crashing over for a try (pic by Graham Black)

Linlithgow land first league win of the season

Linlithgow broke their duck for the season with a 31-19 win over Portobello in their BT East Division 1 clash a Mains Park on Saturday.

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Linlithgow made their first ever Superleague trip to Keoonway Star Hearts.

Kennoway 1 Linlithgow 2: Five in a row for Rose

Linlithgow Rose returned to action with a fifth successive win as they maintain their title challenge with victory over Kennoway Star Hearts.

Bonnyrigg Rose and Rob Roy clashed in the later stages of last season's Scottish Junior Cup

Top ties await in Scottish Junior Cup second round

The draw for the second round of this year's Scottish Junior Cup has thrown up some cup crackers.
Far away game. It will take three flights to reach Bloemfontein, and two back as well as a four-hour bus trip
Montage: Colin Heggie

Glasgow Warriors face 12,000-mile round trip for one match

When Dave Rennie signed on for his stint with the Warriors you suspect that one reason the Kiwi coach moved north was the ever-increasing travel demands that the expanded Super Rugby imposed upon all participants. Had his Chiefs team beaten the Crusaders in this season’s semi-final and flown to Johannesburg for the final they would, someone did the maths, have racked up an eye-popping, record 42,921 kilometres (26,830 miles) in one Super Rugby season.

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Rose celebrate their second against Broughty

Rose boss believes Broughty display was best yet

Linlithgow Rose boss Mark Bradley says Saturday’s first-half display against Broughty was the best his side have played yet this season.

Brwn Ferguson has taken positives from his sides opening half dozen games in League 2.

So far so ‘quite good’ - could be better for Warriors boss

Stenhousemuir boss Brown Ferguson says he is reasonably happy with the progress made so far by his new-look side.

Neil Lockhart touches down for a Linlithgow try against Berwick (pic by Graham Black)

Reds still searching for first win of new season

Linlithgow went down 26-21 at home to Berwick in their latest BT East League 1 encounter at Mains Park on Saturday.

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Allan McGonigals Boness United side have lost six of their opening league fixtures this season

Bo'ness United boss Allan McGonigal says he'll quit if BUs lose this Saturday

Bo’ness United manager Allan McGonigal reckons he is one defeat away from losing his job at Newtown Park.

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