Club Rugby

Club Rugby
Now 50, Tony Stanger owns a talent-spotting business and coaches football. Picture: Neil Hanna

Interview: Scotland rugby hero Tony Stanger on why he loves football

If you’re a football man, determinedly of that persuasion and a bit sneering with it, then you might view Tony Stanger’s Hawick as the sporting equivalent of the flat earth society, a place where they believe that when leather and air conjoin the result must always be egg-shaped. Anything else 
is sacrilege, anything else is banned. Visitors will be searched and if spheres of perfect circumference are found these must be deposited in the giant receptacles at the town gates.

Lee Millar of Watsonians. Picture: Bruce White/SNS

Watsonians 16 - 5 Heriot’s: Myreside men enjoy Friday night lights

Watsonians moved into the top four of the Tennent’s Premiership after outmuscling their capital rivals in a hard-fought affair under the lights at Myreside last night. Both sides tried to play their hallmark running rugby, but ultimately it was the quality of the home defence in an extended spell on the back foot in the first half that proved the key to their success.

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