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Scotland great Gary Armstrong playing again at age of 51

Gary Armstrong, a hero of Scotland’s Five Nations Championship triumphs in 1990 and 1999, made a surprise return to rugby at the weekend when he turned out for Stewart’s Melville’s third XV at the age of 51.

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Melrose are one of the leading lights in club rugby and have the most to lose if the Super Six fails. Picture: SNS/SRU

Will Super Six be the saviour or slayer of club rugby?

The year ahead promises to be an interesting one for rugby. The best two teams in world rugby will meet for the first time since 2014 and either New Zealand or England will get a huge boost one year out from the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

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BT Murrayfield hosted the Scottish Schools Cup finals. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Stewart’s-Melville College rugby player suffers serious head injury in final

A schoolboy rugby player suffered a serious head injury in the Scottish Schools Cup final at BT Murrayfield last night.

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Stewart's Melville celebrate winning the final of the Under-18 Cup. Picture: SNS Group/SRU

Stewart’s Melville 36-32 Dollar: Lineen stars in cup classic

Stewart’s Melville College got their hands on the Scottish Schools Cup for the first time in five years as they edged an enthralling match with Dollar Academy which ended in high drama.

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Murray McCallum of Heriot's is grabbed by Ewan Dodds. Picture: Toby Williams

Currie’s defeat of Melrose helps Heriot’s after draw

BT Premiership title holders Heriot’s had to work hard to earn a share of the spoils after a sub-par performance against Gala at Goldenacre.

Phil Smith felt his team looked jaded when losing to Melrose last weekend

Heriot’s coach Smith eyes a change in fortunes

Heriot’s coach Phil Smith has shaken up his side as the BT Premiership champions bid to bounce back from a lacklustre effort in defeat last week with an improved performance against Gala at Goldenacre tomorrow (all kick-offs 2pm).

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SRU pick city coaches in new set-up

There is a strong Capital connection among the coaches named in a revamped age group set-up revealed by Scottish Rugby yesterday.

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Chris Laidlaw scored vital points for Boroughmuir

Rugby round-up: Boroughmuir|Stewart’s Melville|Watsonians

Boroughmuir are one of only two sides still unbeaten in the BT Premiership after the Meggetland men battled back from 20-3 down approaching half-time to see off Melrose 34-25 at the Greenyards.

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