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Madras youngsters help Caley to deserved win

Madras Blues U18s enjoyed strong representation in the Caledonia U17 squad playing Borders and East Lothian in the final played at Galashiels.

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Glens' man of the match Cammy Goodall

Glenrothes 25-26 Caithness

Caithness Rugby Club took the long journey to Glenrothes on Saturday keen to cement their position at the top of BT Caledonia League 1.

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Kirkcaldy Rugby Club celebrate clinching the BT National League Division 2 title at Beveridge Park on Saturday. Pic: Michael Booth

Rugby club are pride of Kirkcaldy after clinching league championship

KIRKCALDY 33 HAMILTON 30

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Quintan Sanft (picture by Michael Booth).

Biggest game of season for the Blues

Beveridge Park has its game of the season this Saturday when the league-leading Kirkcaldy team play second-placed Hamilton, who have found a fine vein of form in recent weeks and overtaken three other promotion-chasing teams in that time.

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Kirkcaldy prepare for a scrummage in their most recent match against Peebles. Pic: Michael Booth

Season extends for title-chasing Blues

At one time the club 15-a-side season drew to a close at the end of March with the month of April reserved for sevens.

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Action from the West of Scotland v Kirkcaldy match earlier in the season. Pic: John Cameron)

Kirkcaldy game a surprise call-off after West cite lack of players

Kirkcaldy president Jimmy Bonner had a surprise phone call last Thursday evening from his West of Scotland counterpart Alan Sneddon intimating that his club would be calling off Saturday’s scheduled league match at Beveridge Park, citing lack of front row players.

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Karen Mitchell and daughter Liana are both keen rugby players, and now Karen is keen to help the sport develop even further.

Team will make rugby even more inclusive for all

A new rugby side with an all inclusive ethos is set to kick off in north east Fife.

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Greg Wallace try. Kirkcaldy RFC v Peebles RFC - Match 16, BT National League Division 2, 17th March 2018. Photo by Michael Booth

Blues overcome tough Peebles to stay on course for title

KIRKCALDY 15 PEEBLES 8

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Talented pair called up by national squad

A couple of local rugby starlets have been called up by the national side ahead of a training camp in preparation for the Colwyn Bay Rugby Festival in April.

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Glenrothes 28-26 Potbellies

Glenrothes 28-26 Potbellies

Glenrothes entertained The Potbellies on Friday evening, recording a 28-26 win.

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Peter Horne. Pic by Alwyn Johnston.

Horne amongst Scots rewarded for French win

Former Howe of Fife centre Peter Horne will line up in an unchanged Scotland side from the one which beat France when England arrive on Saturday.

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Edinburgh Rugby to train with Fife youngsters

Edinburgh Rugby to train with Fife youngsters

Youngsters at Glenrothes Rugby Club will get the fantastic opportunity to train with their heroes.

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Action from the recent victory over Howe of Fife. Pic: Michael Booth

Blues are confident but not complacent

League rugby returns this Saturday following the intrusion of National Cup fixtures last week.

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Grangemouth Stags v Glenrothes, 10/02/2018

Grangemouth Stags 20-22 Glenrothes: Glens avenge Stags defeat

Glenrothes headed across the Forth to face Grangemouth on Saturday, keen to avenge the heavy defeat they suffered at Carleton earlier in the season.

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Danny Jennings on the charge. Howe of Fife v Kirkcaldy, February 3, 2018. Pic: Michael Booth

Blues enjoying the view from the top

With a round of the National Cup scheduled for this Saturday Kirkcaldy have a blank week having been eliminated from the competition back in August.

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Peter Horne admits the Scots were down after their defeat in Cardiff - but is backing the side to bounce straight back. Pic by Ian Rutherford.

Horne is backing a Scottish reaction when French visit

Peter Horne says the “devastated” Scots will take out their NatWest 6 Nations frustration on France when the two meet on Sunday.

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Kirkcaldy's Rhys Bonner gallops home for the dramatic last-minute winning try. Howe of Fife v Kirkcaldy, February 3, 2018. Pic: Michael Booth.

Dramatic finish earns Kirkcaldy last-gasp derby victory in Cupar

Howe of Fife 22 Kirkcaldy 23
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Action from the cup meeting between Howe of Fife and Kirkcaldy at Duffus Park earlier in the season. Pic: Michael Booth

Title-chasing Blues travel to Cupar for rearranged match

Kirkcaldy and Howe of Fife will attempt to play off their postponed National 2 game at Duffus Park this Saturday (Kick-off 3 pm) after the fixture was called off because of frost on December 9.

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Connor Wood on his way to a try. Kirkcaldy v Whitecraigs. January 27, 2018. Pic: Michael Booth.

Blues can do better despite bonus point win

KIRKCALDY 28 WHITECRAIGS 7

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Crieff 31-29 Glenrothes: Second team suffers last-gasp defeat

Crieff 31-29 Glenrothes: Second team suffers last-gasp defeat

A last gasp try from Crieff ensured a strong Glenrothes’ second team suffered a controversial 31-29 defeat.

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