Another last chance for Scottish rugby?

So farewell then, Gordon McKie, chief executive of the Scottish Rugby Union, the latest casualty of Scottish rugby’s inability to make a success of...

Much-loved Edinburgh chess player Johnny Marr dies aged 93

Anyone who has played chess at a formal level – be it in evening leagues or at weekend congresses – will know that one...

A week is a bizarre time in Scottish sport

By Stewart Weir Saturday: The morning after the night before and I’m still coming to terms with what I endured for all of 48 minutes...

Robinson makes one change as Scotland aim to avoid wooden spoon

Scotland coach Andy Robinson has decided to stick with the majority of the team which lost at Twickenham for this Saturday’s wooden spoon decider...

Weir’s Week: smashes, stramashes… and Brian the snail

By Stewart Weir Saturday I’ve always been a fan of the Le Mans 24 Hour Race, from my first Matchbox Jaguar XK, through my dad’s bedtime...

Weir’s Week: 12th April 2013

Hampden Park Where Maggie Thatcher was jeered -- then forgotten Saturday It's the last round of matches before the SPL divides into a top and bottom six....

A dozen days of SA 2010 – 6 talking points

We are 12 days into the World Cup and the over-riding opinion, at least so far, is that the contest has been a tad...

WEIR’S WEEK: 5TH JULY 2013

The Ashes -- The Build-up Begins Saturday Even though you watch boxing half-expecting to see some being hurt, there are times when you still say ‘ouch’...

Weir’s Week: Temper tantrums, Team 12 and a 36-year grudge

Saturday The Le Mans 24 Hour race is one of the great sporting spectacles. It is a contest that has captured the imagination for years, even...

What Edinburgh must do to make the Heineken final

One veteran national rugby writer put it well after Edinburgh’s ground-breaking win on Saturday, when he remarked that it wasn’t so long ago that...