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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.

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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.

BATTLING SCOTS CAN’T HAKA PACE

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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