Rugby Union

Waid set for new campaign

A new rugby season will kick off in Anstruther at the weekend as Madras take to the field for the 2017/18 season.

The new Howe of Fife pavilion, which was officially opened last summer.

SRU probe scandal-hit Howe of Fife

Formal disciplinary proceedings are under way following a shocking incident said to have taken place on a Howe of Fife Rugby Club first XV team bus.

A group of Glenrothes RFC's 1st XV squad from 2016-17.

Confident start to pre-season at Glenrothes RFC

With the British and Irish Lions returning from their drawn series in New Zealand, thoughts are turning once more to the domestic game, around Fife and beyond.

Katie Williams captained the Howe Harlequins to a title win - and has now been named the divisions player of the year.

Captain Katie picks up even more silverware for Howe

There’s been further success for the Howe Harlequins to round off what has been a terrific season for the local rugby side.

Josh Henderson scores a try for Scotland in their 42-20 loss to New Zealand on day one of the World Rugby U20 Championship 2017 in Kutaisi, Georgia.


Scotland’s young starlets opened their World Rugby U20 Championship account with a 42-20 defeat to tournament favourites New Zealand.

Stuart Hogg poses for some snaps with the rest of the Lions squad on the steps of the plane

Scots can be pride of Lions

Scotland may be under represented in the British and Irish Lions squad this summer, but former Hawick standout Stuart Hogg is aiming to make as much noise as possible during the tour of New Zealand.

League winners Howe Harlequins.

Howe hold their nerve to close out league title

Howe of Fife Harlequins have clinched the BT National Division 2 Championship after a winner takes all tie against Annan Warriors.

The victorious Howe team who won the tournament by defeating Dundee High in he final. Picture by Dave Scott.

Howe ensure prize won’t leave the clubhouse

Their regular league campaign may have been a struggle, but over the weekend the Howe of Fife proved what an ominous sevens side they are.

Madras were in action at Howes 7s over the weekend. Picture by Dave Scott.

Madras are going up after Creiff appeal is dismissed

Madras Rugby Club will compete in the BT Caledonia Midlands Division Two next season after all.

Kelso v Howe at the Kelso 7s. Picture by  Gavin W Horsburgh Photography.

Howe exit sevens to host club Kelso

Howe of Fife defeated Edinburgh Accies 31-7 in the first round at the Kelso Sevens over the weekend.

The victorious Kirkcaldy squad at the Crieff 7s with captain Kurt Littlejohn (centre) holding the trophies.

Young Blues impress to win Crieff Sevens

A young Kirkcaldy squad produced an impressive showing to win the annual Crieff 7s tournament on Saturday.

Chris Docherty, one of  Glenrothes' top try scorers on the day.

Reds reach final of Shield event after good display at Crieff 7s

Glenrothes’ second sevens outing of the season took them to Crieff, with a much-changed team from the previous weekend.

Samantha Lowe feels the force of a Garioch tackle. Pic: Michael Mellon

Ladies show spirit but trophy evades them in Murrayfield final

On what was a perfect day for rugby, Kirkcaldy Ladies took to the back pitch of Murrayfield in the BT Women’s Bowl final against Garioch.

Kirkcaldy Sevens tournament 2017, Beveridge Park, 22nd April 2016.

Blues reach final but Boroughmuir claim Heggie Cup

Kirkcaldy’s annual seven-a-side tournament at Beveridge Park last Saturday enjoyed warm sunshine, with the Heggie Cup contested by 12 teams including holders the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards.

Glenrothes surge forward during the weekend's sevens tournament. Picture by Michael Booth.

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.

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