9am Briefing: Hearts boss fears budget cuts

Jim Jefferies fears his efforts will be seen as a failure if Hearts slump out of the Top Six and that he will have a smaller budget to continue his rebuilding programme next season.

Time to turn things round

Hibs defender Ian Murray says Sunday's game against Celtic is at a good time for his team, who have suffered a series of disappointing results, to take their frustration out on 'fragile' Celtic.

Blair plea

Edinburgh Rugby skipper Mike Blair has said it will take time to get used to the style of Welshman Leighton Hodges, the referee for tonight's Magners League game against Connacht in Galway, who will be making his pro debut.