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Biggar Rugby Club just five points off top spot after seeing off brave Whitecraigs

Biggar Rugby Club are fourth in BT National League Division 2 – just five points behind leaders Kirkcaldy – after last Saturday’s 45-24 home victory over Whitecraigs, writes Alistair Stewart.

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Lanark gymnasts who excelled in Perth are (from left), back row: Jamie, Kayleigh, Ella; front row: Riley, Rebecca, Madison.

Lanark gymnasts excelling but they need financial support for move

Lanark Gymnastics Club has a new Scottish Tumbling champion in the shape of Blackwood’s Kayleigh Mathieson.

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Biggar Rugby Clubs Euan Bogle heading for the far corner to score a try in the win at GHK. Bogle also had a good day with the boot as he kicked three conversions (Pic by Nigel Pacey)

Biggar Rugby Club fight back from 14 points down to win at GHK

Biggar Rugby Club are fourth in BT National League Division 2 with 21 points from six games after last weekend’s fine 36-28 win at GHK.

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Lanark's winning squad in Peebles

Lanark swimmers retain Peebles Stars of Future title

Lanark Amateur Swimming Club has retained the Peebles Stars of Future overall trophy and the relay trophy for the fifth successive year.

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Aly Sinclair scores Biggar's first try in their 29-26 home defeat by Dumfries Saints (Pic by Nigel Pacey)

Brave fightback by Biggar Rugby Club but Dumfries prevailed in the end

Biggar Rugby Club produced a remarkable second half fightback against Dumfries on Saturday but ended up losing narrowly, writes Alistair Stewart.

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Far away game. It will take three flights to reach Bloemfontein, and two back as well as a four-hour bus trip
Montage: Colin Heggie

Glasgow Warriors face 12,000-mile round trip for one match

When Dave Rennie signed on for his stint with the Warriors you suspect that one reason the Kiwi coach moved north was the ever-increasing travel demands that the expanded Super Rugby imposed upon all participants. Had his Chiefs team beaten the Crusaders in this season’s semi-final and flown to Johannesburg for the final they would, someone did the maths, have racked up an eye-popping, record 42,921 kilometres (26,830 miles) in one Super Rugby season.

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Keith Dalgleish was one of the many trainers frustrated by waterlogging at Ayr and Hamilton this week

Carluke horse trainer Keith Dalgleish says an all weather Scottish racetrack is on the cards

Carluke horse trainer Keith Dalgleish was deeply frustrated by postponements to the three-day Ayr Gold Cup festival and Monday’s meeting at Hamilton Park.

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Ross Bradford scored a hat-trick of tries in the easy win at Aberdeenshire (Library pic by Nigel Pacey)

Ab-solutely emphatic as Biggar Rugby Club romp to 67-0 away league win

Biggar Rugby Club’s encouraging start to the season continued with a resounding 67-0 success at Aberdeenshire on Saturday.
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Members loved their night at New Lanark Mill Hotel

Law and District AAC members celebrate club's 50th anniversary

The 50th anniversary of Law and District Amateur Athletics Club was celebrated by over 70 guests on Saturday.

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Andrew Orr touches down to score for Biggar against Peebles on Saturday (Pic by Nigel Pacey)

Biggar Rugby Club blow 10-point lead in Peebles defeat

Biggar Rugby Club blew a 30-19 lead with 10 minutes to go in crashing 33-30 at home to local rivals Peebles on Saturday.

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One week, two men, three peaks,  four feet!

One week, two men, three peaks, four feet!

A Lanark man and his running partner will attempt to break a world record next year in order to raise money for charity.

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Peter Marshall of Muirhall Energy is pictured with Peter McDonald of Biggar Rugby Club (Submitted pic)

Biggar Rugby Club secure sponsorship deal with Muirhall Energy

Carnwath based Muirhall Energy have agreed a five-year sponsorship of Biggar Rugby Club, with the club set to benefit from £5400 of investment.

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Jason Young excels on the water

Kirkmuirhill's Jason Young is British jetski champion

Kirkmuirhill racer Jason Young is a British Jetski Championship winner after landing the SKI GP Title at Kingsbury Jetbike Centre near Sutton Coldfield last weekend.

Andrew Orr scores for Biggar in their fine 24-17 home league win over Hamilton on Saturday (Pic by Nigel Pacey)

Biggar Rugby Club make winning start to league campaign with home victory over Hamilton

Biggar Rugby Club made a winning start to their BT National Division 2 campaign with a 24-17 home triumph over Hamilton on Saturday, writes Alistair Stewart.

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Katie Foss (centre) with fellow medallists

Law and District ace Katie Foss storms to national under-15 300m win

Law and District AAC’s Katie Foss recently stormed to a national 300m title in Scotstoun, one of several members to excel at the Scottish Championships.

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Ali Sinclair scores the first of his three tries for Biggar after outsprinting the Hawks defence (Pics by Nigel Pacey)

Biggar Rugby Club win third pre-season match ahead of league opener

Biggar Rugby Club’s competitive season starts this Saturday with a home game against Hamilton in BT National League Division 2, writes Alistair Stewart.

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Emma Ruthven is an outstanding young karate talent

Lack of karate funding from government is branded “shocking” by Carluke dad

An irate Carluke dad thinks it is disgraceful that karate stalwarts like his daughter receive no government funding to compete abroad.

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Pairs prizewinners at Wigtown

McCubbin pair win pairs

Wigtown Bowling Club held its Open Pairs competition, sponsored by Jewson at the weekend. W

Sepal wins the 7.35pm Silver Bell race at Hamilton Park on Friday night (Pic by Jamie Forbes)

Thousands flocked to Hamilton Park Racecourse for fantastic Lanark Silver Bell race meeting

A packed Hamilton Park Racecourse saw 7/2 shot Sepal land the Ladbrokes Lanark Silver Bell race at Hamilton Park on Friday night.

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Scottish Athletics Senior & U17 Championships, 14th August 2016,  (C)Bobby Gavin

Scottish athletics stars converge on Grangemouth for Senior Championships

Former medallists, Glasgow 2014 internationals and emergent GB prospects from across Scotland will gather at the Scottish National Senior Championships in Grangemouth this weekend.

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