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Man Utd have failed - coach Neville

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:28:26 GMT

Liverpool trio on PFA award list

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:01:30 GMT

I deserve more recognition - Toure

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:36:26 GMT

Manchester City's Yaya Toure thinks he is not regarded as one of the best players on the planet because he is from Africa.

Cavendish to miss Giro d'Italia

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:29:24 GMT

Isle of Man cyclist Mark Cavendish is to miss the Giro d'Italia as he steps up his preparations for the Tour de France.

St Helens 14-33 Wigan Warriors

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:22:36 GMT

St Helens' 100% start to the season is ended as reigning Super League champions Wigan win a ferocious derby.

Blackpool 0-1 Burnley

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:10:27 GMT

Burnley edge closer to Premier League promotion as Michael Kightly's second-half goal seals victory over relegation-threatened Blackpool.

Hamilton top in second practice

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:39:59 GMT

ECB set to announce new England coach

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:22:03 GMT

The England and Wales Cricket Board will announce the identity of the new England coaching team at 10:30 BST on Saturday.

Trott to take break from cricket

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:01:47 GMT

I've had no complaints - Pellegrini

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:31:07 GMT

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says he has had no criticism from the club's owners, despite trailing in the title race.

New Ferrari boss upbeat for future

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:21:46 GMT

Ferrari will do "whatever is needed" to return to the top of Formula 1, according to their new team principal.

Pulis happy to discuss Cardiff row

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:58:35 GMT

Nadal loses to Ferrer in Monte Carlo

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:01:16 GMT

World number one Rafael Nadal is beaten 7-6 6-4 by David Ferrer in the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters.

Warrington 44-6 Widnes

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:59:48 GMT

Warrington thrash a sorry Widnes side at the Halliwell Jones to leapfrog the Vikings in the Super League table.

Brentford 1-0 Preston North End

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:15:21 GMT

Brentford win promotion to the Championship after beating Preston North End thanks to Alan Judge's first-half penalty.

Liverpool Ladies trio on PFA shortlist

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:06:57 GMT

Lucy Bronze, Natasha Dowie and Nicole Rolser receive nominations for the women's PFA player of the year award.

West Ham striker Tombides, 20, dies

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:44:13 GMT

West Ham confirm that their 20-year-old Australian-born striker Dylan Tombides has died of cancer.

Wigan Athletic 3-0 Reading

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:45:39 GMT

Reading slip out of the play-offs as they are comprehensively beaten by Wigan, who strengthen their own top-six place.

Changes 'against Paralympic values'

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:22:51 GMT

Davis may be offered tour reprieve

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:55:05 GMT

World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn says six-time world champion Steve Davis could get a professional tour wild card.

Ferrari have been revived - Hamilton

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:52:57 GMT

Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg say they face a revived challenge from Ferrari at this weekend's Chinese GP.

Neymar injury is latest Barca blow

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:56:24 GMT

Barcelona and Brazil striker Neymar will be sidelined for four weeks with a foot injury sustained against Real Madrid.

Martinez expects warm Moyes reception

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:05:37 GMT

Everton manager Roberto Martinez expects Man Utd boss David Moyes to get a warm reception at Goodison Park on Sunday.

Stanning & Glover reunite for trials

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:03:31 GMT

London 2012 Olympic gold medallists Heather Stanning and Helen Glover will race as a pair in the British rowing trials.

Write us off at your peril - Carney

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:04:46 GMT

Birmingham captain Karen Carney believes her side can upset the odds to win their Women's Champions League semi-final.

In pictures: London Marathon 2014

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:03:18 GMT

The best images as thousands of runners take part in the London Marathon 2014.

VIDEO: Moyes left 'great memories' - Martinez

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:17:08 GMT

Everton manager Roberto Martinez praises his predecessor David Moyes, who returns with Manchester United on Sunday.

VIDEO: Neville admits Man Utd have 'failed'

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:58:17 GMT

Manchester United first-team coach Phil Neville tells Football Focus the team have "failed on the pitch" this season.

VIDEO: History made at Good Friday races

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:51:30 GMT

Joe Wilson reports from Lingfield Park in Surrey on a historic day - as horse racing takes place in Britain for the first time on a Good Friday.

VIDEO: Highlights: Hamilton on top in China

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:31:24 GMT

Lewis Hamilton heads Ferrari's Fernando Alonso as the Mercedes driver sets the pace in Friday practice at the Chinese GP.

VIDEO: Highlights: Alonso fastest in first practice

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:45:42 GMT

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso welcomes his new team principal to F1 by setting the pace in first practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Great snooker finals at the Crucible

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:09:06 GMT

BBC Sport takes a look at some great finals at the World Snooker Championship, as the 2014 tournament approaches.

VIDEO: Chelsea's Ji adapts to English life

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:31:16 GMT

Chelsea Ladies star signing Ji So-Yun tells BBC London she wants to help the Women's Super League team become "strong".

VIDEO: Magath would take opposition details

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:51:57 GMT

Fulham manager Felix Magath sees no problem in asking anyone for an insight into the opposition and will do so ahead of their game against Tottenham.

VIDEO: Draw not enough - Pellegrini

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:12:14 GMT

Manuel Pellegrini says Manchester City's 2-2 draw at home to Sunderland is "not enough" in their bid to win the Premier League title.

VIDEO: Liverpool players read Hillsborough names

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:15:13 GMT

Players and staff from Liverpool Football Club read the names of the 96 victims of the Hillsborough tragedy.

VIDEO: Moyes relishing return to Everton

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:22:45 GMT

Man Utd boss David Moyes is "looking forward" to going back to Goodison Park for Sunday's Premier League match against Everton.

VIDEO: Golfer Larrazabal attacked by hornets

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:07:16 GMT

Spanish golfer Pablo Larrazabal is attacked by hornets and forced into a lake to avoid the swarm at the Malaysian Open.

VIDEO: World Cup moments: Magic from Maxi

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:23:36 GMT

BBC Sport counts down 100 of the greatest World Cup moments, as the 2014 tournament in Brazil draws nearer.

VIDEO: World Snooker: The Crucible in numbers

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:59:13 GMT

BBC Sport looks at key facts and stats from the World Snooker Championship at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre.

VIDEO: Steering wheel distracts Maldonado

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:54:32 GMT

Lotus driver Pastor Maldonado nearly crashes after getting distracted making adjustments to his steering wheel during first practice for the Chinese Grand Prix.

VIDEO: Pulis 'disappointed' with Cardiff

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:54:33 GMT

Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis admits he is "disappointed" Cardiff have been "dropping stuff to the press" over an alleged team-sheet leak.

VIDEO: Title finish line a way out - Rodgers

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:11:31 GMT

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists "the finish line is still a way out" in their bid the Premier League title.

VIDEO: Bobsleigh gold pair return to Innsbruck

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:33:25 GMT

British bobsledders Tony Nash and Robin Dixon make a nostalgic visit to Innsbruck, 50 years after their victory at the Winter Olympics.

VIDEO: Swansea bust-up dealt with - Monk

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:43:01 GMT

Swansea head coach Garry Monk says a training ground bust-up has been "dealt with" and it was "blown out of proportion".

VIDEO: Alonso 'surprised' Domenicali resigned

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:49:23 GMT

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso says that he was "surprised" by Stefano Domenicali's resignation as Ferrari team principal earlier this week.

VIDEO: World Cup moments: Brilliant Bulgaria

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:31:40 GMT

BBC Sport counts down 100 of the greatest World Cup moments, as the 2014 tournament in Brazil draws nearer.

VIDEO: Lambert 'intent' on staying at Villa

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:58:41 GMT

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert insists he is still "intent" on remaining manager of the club, despite the suspension of two first-team coaches this week.

VIDEO: Doherty predicts Man Utd victory

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:48:42 GMT

BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson is up against snooker star and former world champion Ken Doherty in his weekly Premier League predictions.

VIDEO: The life of cheeky Charley

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:14:47 GMT

The BBC is given exclusive access to the life of teenage golf sensation Charley Hull as she continues her rise to stardom in the game.

VIDEO: Boston finale for inspirational duo

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:17:54 GMT

As the Boston Marathon approaches, Lee James meets Rick Hoyt and his father Dick as they prepare to take part for the final time together.

VIDEO: Murray sings BBC Sport theme tune

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:14:24 GMT

Watch Andy Murray, Steve Davis, Murray Walker, Johnny Vegas, Hazel Irvine and Gareth Edwards hum along to their favourite BBC Sport theme tune.

VIDEO: Why Moyes should fear 'brave' Everton

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:58:17 GMT

BBC Sport's Pat Nevin looks at the reasons why former Everton manager David Moyes may be in for an uncomfortable return to Goodison Park on Sunday.

VIDEO: Phillips to lead UK team at BMX worlds

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:49:12 GMT

Liam Phillips is preparing to head the Great Britain elite squad in the first round of the UCI BMX supercross World Cup.

VIDEO: Roger Milla wants England revenge

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:37:04 GMT

Cameroon legend Roger Milla hopes the 2014 World Cup final will be England v Cameroon, so his nation can avenge their 1990 defeat.

VIDEO: Sensational Shanghai - Chinese GP preview

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:27:10 GMT

BBC Sport's Ben Edwards previews the 11th Chinese Grand Prix, running at the Shanghai International Circuit this Sunday.

VIDEO: Martinez on 'hurtful' Everton defeat

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:17:58 GMT

Roberto Martinez says Everton's 3-2 defeat by Crystal Palace is "a real disappointment" as they eye the Champions League.

VIDEO: A draw nobody expected - Poyet

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:59:51 GMT

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says he is pleased after earning "a draw that nobody expected" at title-chasing Manchester City.

VIDEO: Wellens reflects on Super League record

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:00:51 GMT

St Helens captain Paul Wellens reflects on his career after setting a new Super League appearance record.

'There's a secret language only us drivers know'

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:00:07 GMT

In his regular BBC Sport column, Lewis Hamilton talks about his thrilling Bahrain battle with team-mate Nico Rosberg

'I'll play it out until the song is over'

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:01:03 GMT

Boxing's oldest world champion Bernard Hopkins on metaphysics, prison, chess and delusion - and why he's not ready to quit

Lawro's predictions v Ken Doherty

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:27:25 GMT

BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on former snooker world champion Ken Doherty in this week's predictions

Barcelona: End of an era?

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:43:58 GMT

Troubles on the pitch and scandals off it mean Barcelona may enter a period of change, says Spanish football writer Andy West

Should gender come into play in sports governance?

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:38:13 GMT

British Cycling has set the gold standards in recent years, but even it felt change was needed at the top level.

Bale finally emerges from Ronaldo's shadow

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:32:04 GMT

Gareth Bale proves he can be a game-changer on the big occasion for Real Madrid with the winner in the Copa del Rey final

World Cup goal drives resting Carter

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:23:22 GMT

New Zealand legend Dan Carter hopes a sabbatical will keep him fresh to sort out some unfinished World Cup business

Must-not-miss sport on the BBC

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:04:09 GMT

Your guide to the latest sporting events on the BBC, including snooker, Formula 1 and Premier League football

Larrazabal stung by hornets in Malaysia

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:42:39 GMT

Pablo Larrazabal is repeatedly stung by a swarm of hornets at the Malaysian Open, where Lee Westwood leads by four shots.

Fan arrested over fish-dumping stunt

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:01:22 GMT

A PAOK fan is arrested for dumping a crate of fish on the Olympiakos bench before a stormy Greek Cup semi-final.

Cram accepts British Athletics role

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:21:51 GMT

Former world champion Steve Cram joins British Athletics as an adviser and mentor ahead of the 2016 Olympics.

Boxer admits lap-dance club assault

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:43:53 GMT

An Olympic boxing silver medallist admits assaulting a reveller at a lap-dancing club after a row over a reality TV show.

Carberry still hopes for England place

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:28:31 GMT

Michael Carberry says he has not given up hope of keeping his Test place, despite criticising the England management.

Cycling sponsor 'huge' for women

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:46:55 GMT

Triple world champion Dani King says the sponsorship deal for next month's Women's Tour race is "huge" for women's sport.

Changes planned for para-snowboarding

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:56:22 GMT

Athletes to compete head-to-head and a new slalom event are among changes proposed for para-snowboarding.

Doncaster Rovers v Derby County

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:02:40 GMT

Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's Championship game between Doncaster Rovers and Derby County.

Rosberg plans Hamilton Bahrain talk

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:47:44 GMT

Nico Rosberg is to discuss with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton his concern their fight for victory in Bahrain went too far.

Kuchar leads RBC, Spieth in frame

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:25:11 GMT

Matt Kuchar takes a share of the first-round lead at the RBC Heritage as Jordan Spieth sits three shots behind.

Racing makes its Good Friday debut

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:37:32 GMT

History will be made with racing on Good Friday at Musselburgh and Lingfield, which stages a £1m all-weather meeting.

Marquez eases to Texas victory

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:42:59 GMT

World champion Marc Marquez claims victory from Honda team-mate Dani Pedrosa in the Grand Prix of the Americas in Texas.

Daley launches new diving academy

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:01:18 GMT

Olympic bronze medallist Tom Daley hopes a new diving academy bearing his name will help unearth future stars.

Wakefield 20-43 Castleford

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:51:09 GMT

Castleford Tigers run in eight tries to defeat Yorkshire rivals Wakefield and consolidate third spot in Super League.

England World Cup contenders - Carter

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:10:59 GMT

England will be major contenders for World Cup 2015 and a win in New Zealand this summer is possible, says Dan Carter.

O'Sullivan 'not in Hendry's league yet'

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:33:10 GMT

Ronnie O'Sullivan believes he would need to win two more world titles to be considered snooker's greatest player.

Scots reveal largest aquatics team

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:00:37 GMT

Team Scotland have named their largest aquatics team in Commonwealth Games history for Glasgow 2014.

Robson out of French Open & Wimbledon

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:48:57 GMT

Britain's Laura Robson confirms she will miss the French Open and Wimbledon after having minor wrist surgery.

GB coach plays down slopestyle fears

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:46:50 GMT

GB Freeski head coach Pat Sharples plays down fears that ski and snowboard slopestyle could be banned from the Winter Olympics.

Wolves 6-4 Rotherham United

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:15:00 GMT

Wolves score two last-gasp goals to beat Rotherham in an incredible game and close in on the League One title.

Griffiths has Celtic future - Lennon

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:20:16 GMT

Striker Leigh Griffiths has a future at Celtic despite recent disciplinary issues, according to boss Neil Lennon.

Cardiff boss defends Gunnarsson

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:32:04 GMT

Boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer denies that midfielder Aron Gunnarsson was involved in an alleged leak of Cardiff team details.

McMullan returns for Reds title push

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:45:56 GMT

Irish Premiership leaders Cliftonville welcome back captain George McMullan for the Solitude clash with Glenavon.

News

MELROSE RUGBY CLUB TO CAMOUFLAGE ITSELF FOR POPPY SCOTLAND


The Scottish rugby club that invented the game of Sevens is to adopt a one-off Army-style camouflage playing jersey in support of British Forces serving overseas.

melrose topMelrose RFC, known worldwide as the home of the abbreviated game, is to wear the new strip for the 2010 Sevens season as a mark of respect for the bravery and sacrifice of our Service personnel.

The limited-edition strip, designed by Melrose RFC kit sponsor Kukri Sports, will also be available to the general public on a first-come basis – with the Club making a donation to Poppy Scotland for each jersey sold.
 
Club President Mike Dalgetty said that: “Everyone is immensely proud of the young men and women who are bravely serving their country and as a Club we wanted to do something to show our support.”

The 127th staging of the Mathon Melrose Sevens (9th-10th April) will also see an Army team entered into the main competition, with a range of fundraising events also planned.

“We are grateful to Melrose RFC for their support and hope that this imaginative and colourful shirt is a great success,” said Marianne Lee, Community Fundraiser, Poppy Scotland, formerly The Earl Haig Fund.

Laura Cidzyn, the Kukri shirt designer, said that:  “It was really fun to work with this design, which breaks with Melrose tradition with a finished product that is both vibrant and inspiring.”

The limited-edition replica jersey can be pre-ordered at www.melroserugbyshop.co.uk or by phone on 01896 822993.

Melrose 7'sHearts and heroes

 Picture Caption:  Marianne Lee, Poppy Scotland, joins Melrose RFC players, Ben Allen and Nicola Halfpenny to model the new shirt.

 


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