Banter

MIKE BLAIR: THE INSIDE LINE

THE SCHOOLMATE Peter Burns – “He played for the [Edinburgh Academy] school 1st XV for three years and in our final year he was almost a one-man team. Every year from primary five he was

Heriot's Rugby Club

Should cup final tickets be free?

HERIOT’S coach Phil Smith suggested on Monday that one radical solution to the seemingly interminable decline in attendances at BT Cup Finals Day might be for tickets to be handed out for free. His club’s

Clubland

A tale of two clubs

HAWICK HARLEQUINS 6-24 ST BOSWELLS THERE was good football on television on Wednesday night with Manchester City snatching a thrilling 2-2 draw away to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League. But who wants to be

Opinion

DRAGONS REIGNITE DEBATE ON PRIVATE OWNERSHIP

NEWPORT GWENT DRAGONS have announced radical plans to establish themselves as a fully independent region with a view to attracting fresh investment. The side are currently jointly owned by Newport RFC and the Welsh Rugby Union,