Rugby Union

Glens come up just short as sevens season kicks off

Glenrothes’ first sevens outing of the season took them to Beveridge Park for Kirkcaldy’s annual event.

Kurt Littlejohn in action at last year's Kirkcaldy Sevens. Pic: Michael Booth

Beveridge Park set to host annual Kirkcaldy Sevens

Kirkcaldy Rugby’s annual Sevens tournament takes place this Saturday, as the focus turns to the seven-a-side version of the game for the next month.

From left: Stuart Cameron (coach), Deborah Stephenson, Curtis Hollingworth (coach) and Alison Massie (captain). Pic: Micheal Booth

Kirkcaldy Ladies gunning for silverware in Murrayfield final

Kirkcaldy Ladies have a chance to round off their season with some silverware as they compete in the BT Bowl final on Saturday.

Jack Pow is an injury concern for Kirkcaldy.

Blues travel to Ayrshire for final league game

Despite their loss at Whitecraigs last Saturday Kirkcaldy retained their ninth place in the National 2 table, leaving their Glasgow hosts in tenth.

Kirkcaldy Ladies v Annan Warriors, BT Bowl semi-final, 2nd April 2017. (Photo by Michael Booth)

Ladies looking forward to final after semi joy

Kirkcaldy Ladies progressed to the BT Bowl final thanks to a 28-10 win over Annan Warriors at Beveridge Park.


Howe’s Chris is on a Crusade to boost his coaching skills

Howe of Fife Rugby club coach Chris Martin has been selected to train with the Christchurch Crusaders for the next two weeks.

Madras found Stirling a tough obstacle to pass.

Madras promotion hopes are still alive

Madras went down 19-34 in their BT Caledonia League Division 3 Midlands Play-Off final against Stirling County 3XV BGH - but their promotion hopes remain alive.

Harry Mercer and Mungo Sommerville

Scotland call-up for Madras pair Mungo and Harry

Rugby starlets Mungo Sommerville and Harry Mercer have made the breakthrough onto the international scene.

Kirkcaldy head coach Quintan Sanft. (Photo by Michael Booth)

Kirkcaldy travel to Kelso free from relegation worry

Kirkcaldy travel this Saturday to Kelso for what should have been the final league game of the season but the two postponements at Whitecraigs and Ardrossan will take the 15-a-side programme into mid April.

Howe, seen here in action against Selkirk, went down at Hamilton. Stock image.

Howe only looking up

The Howe of Fife remain rooted to the bottom of the BT National League Division 1 after a weekend defeat at Hamilton.

Kirkcaldys Danny Jennings tries to force his way to the try line. Pic: Michael Booth

Blues unable to turn try tally into victory

Kirkcaldy 27 Peebles 34

Derek Mitchell refereed the under 18 game before playing and scoring in the senior game.

Home teams second best but plenty to admire at Carleton Park

The glorious weather on Saturday was enhanced by some scintillating rugby in two games at Carleton Park.

Kirkcaldy player-coach Quintan Sanft. (Photo by Michael Booth)

Final home league match of season for Kirkcaldy

Kirkcaldy play their final home league match of the season on Saturday when Peebles visit Beveridge Park.

Chris Docherty was Glenrothes man of the match

Bonus point consolation as Glens go down to league leaders

Saturday’s table topping fixture against Gordonians was preceded by a shower of rain but the game itself was played in good conditions and despite a heavy pitch the teams shared ten tries.

Ian Dawson - picture by  Celticonphotography, Munich.

Germans call on former Howe man Ian to develop the game

It isn’t every day a former pupil of Bell Baxter High School is appointed as manager and coach of a nation’s U20 sport team.

The Madras U16 tourists

Tourists land the spoils as Madras are too hot

Madras RFC’s U16 squad travelled to Barcelona in half term for what was their first international tour.

Glens forwards gaining territory against Harris.

Comfortable win for Glens despite signs of complacency

Harris 0 Glenrothes 42

Former Scotland youth international Josh Laird, pictured in action for parent club Heriots, is dual registered with Kirkcaldy and is available for selection. Pic: Neil Hanna

Blues back at it after weekend call-off

There was disappointment in the Kirkcaldy camp last Saturday when the league game at Ardrossan was called off shortly after 9.00 a.m on account of Memorial Field being water logged.

Ross Hutchison was Glenrothes' man of the match.

Glens prove more than a match for title-chasers Caithness

Glenrothes hosted two home games at Carleton Park on Saturday – and recorded two excellent results.

Action from Kirkcaldy's defeat to Heriots at a muddy Beveridge Park on Saturday. Pic: Michael Booth

Kirkcaldy hold heads high after exiting cup to holders


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