9am sport briefing: Wanted man

Hibs boss John Hughes says he is keen to offer Moroccan midfielder Merouane Zemmama a new contract once he recovers from his serious knee injury.

Dressing-room rivalry

Hearts winger Arvydas Novikovas is relishing the banter with his Scots team-mates ahead of the European Championship qualifier between Lithuania and Scotland.

Finish strong

Edinburgh Rugby boss Rob Moffat says he's already looking ahead to the end of the Magners League season because it's vital to manage his squad so that it is strong for the run-in next spring.