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Linlithgow close gap on leaders Bonnyrigg with vital victory

Linlithgow Rose maintained their title hopes with another vital Superleague win at Broughty to close the gap on leaders Bonnyrigg.


IN PICTURES: Forth Valley Schools cross country

Top athletes from Falkirk, Stirling and Clackmannanshire schools met in the Forth Valley cross country championship at Bo’ness last week.

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Bo'ness United manager Steve Kerrigan

Bo'ness United to stick in junior football for time being

Bo’ness United are in favour of quitting junior football for the senior ranks, but they have NOT followed Superleague rivals Camelon Juniors’ lead by applying to join the East of Scotland League.

Louise Haston (right) and Aileen McGlynn were denied the chance of a medal ride (pic by

Gutted Haston denied chance of Gold Coast medal ride

Cyclist Louise Haston’s hopes of a second Commonwealth Games medal have been dashed because there weren’t enough competitors in her event.
NRS Scottish Sports Awards Unsung Hero winner Stephen Gallacher with uncle Bernard (pic by Alice Hadden, Nordoff Robbins Scotland)

Golfer Gallacher hailed as one of sport's Unsung Heroes

Linlithgow golfer Stephen Gallacher’s contribution to his local community has been recognised with the Unsung Hero award at the Nordoff Robbins Scotland Sporting Awards.

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Linlithgow's Andrew Whitelaw weaving his way towards the try line (pic by Graham Black)

League and cup double derby success for Linlithgow

Linlithgow enjoyed a double success over local rivals Livingston as they claimed a bonus point league 49-39 win and the West Lothian Cup,

Former Linlithgow man Ross Gray, who scored Bonnyrigg's second, is challenged by Blair Batchelor and Luke Whelan.

Linlithgow title hopes hit by Bonnyrigg defeat

Linlithgow Rose’s title challenge suffered a major setback as they lost the ‘War of the Roses’ at Prestonfield on Saturday.

Blair Batchelor was Rose's match winner at Hill of Beath on Saturday. (pic by Kayem Photography)

Linlithgow star Batchelor ready to meet Bonnyrigg challenge

Linlithgow Rose star Blair Batchelor believes victory over Bonnyrigg Rose on 
Saturday could be an ideal platform for a title charge.

Louise Haston (right) and Aileen McGlynn are hoping to add to their medal collection in Australia. (pic by Jeff Holmes)

Gold Coast hopeful Haston still gets Glasgow goosebumps

South Queensferry cyclist Louise Haston headed out to Australia this week for her second Commonwealth Games.

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Linlithgow rallies for Alison

Linlithgow rallies for Alison

Ex- professionals and juniors plus a few Linlithgow legends are expected at Prestonfield on Sunday, April 1 for a charity fundraising match.

West Lothian Clarion cyclists Alex Ball and George Freeman will be part of club's new cycle team.

New Clarion race team is aimed at bridging the gap

West Lothian Clarion Cycling Club are excited to announce the launch of an exciting new race team for the upcoming season.

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City of Edinburgh VC players who have been called up for Scotland duty. Left to right are, back, Harris Ritchie, Steven Smillie, Ben McHardy and Fraser Glass and, front, Rhian Murphy, Emma Waldie and Ellie Stewart.' Not pictured is Edward Oldbury.

South Queensferry volleyball players called up for Scotland

Eight City of Edinburgh Volleyball Club athletes have been selected to represent Scotland at the forthcoming Under-20 and Under-19 European Championships, Small Countries Division.

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Rugby club in quest to improve health of older Linlithgow residents

Rugby club in quest to improve health of older Linlithgow residents

Go-getting members of Linlithgow Rugby Club want to boost the mental and physical wellbeing of the town’s older residents with a new club.

Linlithgow Rose boss Mark Bradley

Hill of Beath test is only match that matters for Linlithgow boss

Linlithgow Rose boss Mark Bradley says Saturday’s match with Hill of Beath is his side’s “most important match of the season”.

Roddy MacLennan's goal against Dundonald was the pick of the bunch for boss Mark Bradley

Linlithgow boss Bradley delighted with Dundonald victory

Linlithgow Rose boss Mark Bradley was a happy man after seeing his side return to winning ways against Dundonald Bluebell last week.

Luke Whelan came on as a second-half substitute for Linlithgow

Linlithgow back on winning track with Dundonald win

Linlithgow Rose got back to winning ways as they closed the gap on fellow title chasers Dundonald Bluebell last Saturday.

Could summer football await for Linlithgow Rose?

Summer switch would have major implications for Linlithgow Rose

Junior football chiefs are looking at a potential switch to summer football following a winter of weather-induced fixture carnage.

George Freeman produced an impressive ride to finish third (pic by Isobel McGorm).

West Lothian Clarion earn podium spots at cyclo cross finale

Members of West Lothian Clarion finished the Scottish Cyclo-Cross Series on a high with some fine rides in the final round

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Linlithgow lost their unbeaten home record against Penicuik

Linlithgow Rose boss Bradley seeking hangover cure

Linlithgow Rose boss Mark Bradley has told his side they need to find a quick hangover cure if they want to celebrating a title triumph.

Jo Williams of Lothian Running Club

Lothian runner earns Scotland cross country call-up

Lothian Running Club's Jo Williams has been called up to represent Scotland at the Home Countries XC, to be held at Wollaton Park, Nottingham, later this month.

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