Latest articles from Stewart Weir

Edinburgh 13 Munster 17: Cockerill's men fail to grasp golden opportunity

AWAY victories, at this stage in European Cup rugby, are few and far between. If one team know how to win on the road it is Munster. Yesterday at Murrayfield, the Irish unit – often second best in this epic contest, but in their 18th quarter-final - got ahead late on, staved off a breathless Edinburgh onslaught which took that match deep in to the red, and then celebrated with the red army that had descended from Limerick.

Glasgow 35 Cheetahs 17: Five vital points but Dave Rennie left frustrated

Glasgow Warriors kept their ambition of a place in the knock-out stages of this season’s PRO14 firmly on track at Scotstoun with victory over Toyota Cheetahs, so keeping their advantage over Munster at the top of Conference A. But, it was a performance which frustrated Glasgow coach Dave Rennie.

Rugby Scotland restore pride with incredible comeback but fall short of historic win

THERE was a time when at five o’clock on a Saturday evening, climbing behind the couch wasn’t a bad idea. Doctor Who had that effect on people. Four (maybe five) decades on, I felt like hiding again watching Scotland being ripped apart by England in the first-half at Twickenham. By full-time, my mood – and that of a nation - had changed, although a few hours on I’m not quite sure whether I should have celebrated or drowned my sorrows.