Glasgow Warriors are on course for a record number of season-ticket holders for next season, with 1200 supporters – 25% of whom are new members – having signed up since the public sale began last month.
The build-up to Graeme Morrison's final appearance for Glasgow Warriors last month made it pretty obvious but confirmation was finally provided yesterday that the inter-national centre is quitting the game after a decade in professional rugby.
JONNY wilkinson was crowned European player of the year on Sunday, less than 24 hours after steering Toulon to victory over Clermont Auvergne in the final of the Heineken Cup, but the accolade will not move him any closer to a place in the forthcoming British & Irish Lions tour to Australia.
The destination of the title will be decided today at Riverside where Jed-Forest host their 112th tournament, bringing to a conclusion the 10 gruelling rounds that count towards the competition, writes Alan Lorimer.
The stories in football are not often translated into articles about rugby, but it seemed pertinent to consider Chelsea's achievement in winning the Europa League title last night as Leinster secured the Amlin Challenge Cup with a impressive victory over Stade Francais at the RDS Arena.
Leinster A triumped in a tense British and Irish Cup final at Kingston Park last night after levelling the scores at the end of normal time and then coming from behind at the end of twenty minutes of extra time to lift the title.