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Biggar Rugby Club sevens girls were national champions at Murrayfield!

Biggar Rugby Club under-18 girls secured a momentous win at this month’s prestigious Murrayfield National 7s competition, writes Bill Denholm.

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The France and Great Britain and Ireland squads who competed against each other in Paris (Submitted pic)

Carluke golf pair star for GB and I at Le Golf National Ryder Cup venue

On Saturday, May 19, Paul Bolton and Brian Rintoul from Carluke Golf club set off for Albatross course Le National Paris to represent a Great Britain and Ireland team.
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Lauren Bond (1st right) is pictured with fellow Young Ambassadors and former Scotland international rugby player Colin Gregor (second left), who captained the Scotland 7s team during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games (Submitted pic)

Carluke girl Lauren Bond lands top role delivering sport to young Scots

A pupil from Carluke High School has been selected to play a pivotal role in helping deliver a series of conferences for young people with a love of sport as part of the sportscotland Young Ambassador programme.
JM Services boss Jack Mellon (first left), his grandson Lewis and fellow staff members at the Carluke-based roofing busines were delighted to pose for this picture with athletics star Katie Foss (Submitted pic)

Biggar athlete Katie Foss backed by JM Services sponsorship

Biggar athletics marvel Katie Foss hopes a new sponsorship deal can set her on the way towards a Commonwealth Games appearance.

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Rachel Phillips outsprints the Stirling defence on her way to scoring for Biggar (Pic by Nigel Pacey)

Biggar Rugby Club under-18 girls triumph at Murrayfield!

Biggar Rugby Club's under-18 girls triumphed in Sunday's Club Cup final at Murrayfield against Stirling County, winning by a 27-21 margin, writes Bill Denholm.

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Biggar were the top points scorers in the league this season

Biggar boss looks to build on successful season

Biggar head coach Gary Mercer has declared himself happy with his side’s fifth place finish in the BT National League Division 2 this season.

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Jude with other medal winners (Submitted pic)

Lesmahagow's Jude Hilson wins three gymnastics medals

Lesmahagow gymnast Jude Hilson (13) brought home no less than three medals in her first competition down south since coming home NDP 7 British champion in 2016.

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Rowan Stewart scores a try for Biggar in their comfortable 55-12 home league win over Preston Lodge (Pic by Nigel Pacey)

Free scoring Biggar Rugby Club end league season with 55-12 win

Biggar Rugby Club ended their BT National League Division 2 season with a comprehensive 55-12 home victory over Preston Lodge on Saturday, writes Alistair Stewart.

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Scott Forrest (left) has now suffered disappointment at the last two Commonwealth Games

Heartache as Forth boxer Scott Forrest is knocked out of Commonwealth Games

There was heartache for Forth-based boxing ace Scott Forrest on Tuesday when he was knocked out at the Commonwealth Games 91kg heavyweight quarter-final stage.

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Calvin Henderson scores a try for Biggar in the comfortable 64-17 success at West of Scotland on Saturday (Pic by Nigel Pacey)

Biggar Rugby Club thump West of Scotland in penultimate league game

For the second time against West and for the fourth time this season Biggar racked up a huge 60+ point winning total in a 64-17 away success in their penultimate league match of the campaign on Saturday, writes Alistair Stewart.

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Luke Traynor is pictured on his way to blitzing the 10-mile Tom Scott Road Race record (Pic by Bobby Gavin)

Luke Traynor storms to victory in 10-mile Tom Scott Memorial Road Race

Giffnock North Athletic Club’s Luke Traynor won the Tom Scott Memorial Road Race 10-mile event in imperious style around Strathclyde Park on Sunday, April 1.

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Scott Forrest is pictured fighting at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Forth heavyweight Scott Forrest ready to "go to war" at Commonwealth Games

Forth boxing sensation Scott Forrest is eyeing a Commonwealth Games heavyweight boxing gold medal to banish memories of his heartache from four years ago.

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Garry looks in a determined mood to launch a para-bowls medal bid in the Gold Coast (Pic by Jeff Holmes)

Commonwealth Games para-bowls star Garry Brown reckons his sport is thriving

Kirkmuirhill para-bowls ace Garry Brown reckons his sport is thriving as more people in this country try their hand at it.

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Team Scotland Commonwealth Games netball star Emily Nicholl shows her patriotism

From law court to netball court for trainee solicitor Emily Nicholl!

Biggar netball star Emily Nicholl is looking forward to stepping into the unknown by playing against non European teams for the first time.

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Colts youngster Luhann Kutze scores in Biggar Rugby Club 1st XVs 13-10 home league loss to Kirkcaldy on Saturday (Pic by Nigel Pacey)

Biggar Rugby Club kid shines in loss to league leaders Kirkcaldy

Biggar Rugby Club went down to a narrow 13-10 defeat against league leaders Kirkcaldy on Saturday, writes Alistair Stewart.

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Up and over one of the challenging Overton Farm fences (Pics by Ian McFadyen)

A record 5000 punters flocked to Crossford's Overton Farm for point to point!

For anyone who was there on Saturday at a packed venue, it will come as no surprise to hear that a record crowd attended the Overton Farm point to point meeting in Crossford.
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Overton Farm owner Willie Young has staged point to point meetings every March for 15 years and has never once had to cancel due to waterlogging or a frozen track

Crossford's Overton Farm ready to host annual point to point horse racing showpiece this Saturday!

It’s fair to say that Overton Farm owner Willie Young has been lucky with the weather for his annual point to point meeting over the years!

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Lunar gymnasts show off their prowess (Submitted pic)

Lunar stars shone at gymnastics weekend in Lanark!

Last weekend saw nearly 600 gymnasts from clubs throughout Britain compete at Lunar Gymnastics Festival in Lanark Auction Market.

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Lanark Gents Team Coaching (pictured from left to right): Aaron Paterson, Simon McCay, Stuart Ross, George Lang, David Tod, Andrew Jack, Colin Thomson, Gary Winning, Derek Swan, David Inglis, Theo Philip, Donald Stewart, Alan Patrick and William Mitchell. (Submitted pic)

Lanark Tennis Club back from the wilderness after 15 years

After over 15 years in the wilderness, Lanark Tennis Club is set to make a sensational return to regional tennis in 2018 with two gents teams entering the West of Scotland Leagues.

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Aimee with her medal (Submitted pic)

Taekwon-do's Aimee Young is club's first Carluke-based black belt

Taekwon-do marvel Aimee Young (11) has become the first Carluke-based girl from her club to earn a coveted black belt.

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