Paul Third

Sports writer with the Press and Journal, based in Aberdeen.

Six Nations: Scots ready to take any kind of win​

February 8, 2018

Hamish Watson is confident Scotland won’t depart from their ambitious gameplan – but he says they would take five penalties to four if it got a precious Six Nations win against France at Murrayfield on Sunday.

Aberdeen FC

McInnes sets cup goal

February 7, 2018

Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has urged his players to maintain the standard they have set in recent games as they bid to reach the last eight of the Scottish Cup this weekend.

Other sports

Macfadyen on road to recovery at Broxburn

January 23, 2018

Great Britain junior international Anna Macfadyen showed she is heading back towards full fitness by finishing third in the senior women’s race at the final East of Scotland Cross-Country League match of the season at Broxburn.

Highland League

Broch’s big cup game frozen off

January 20, 2018

Fraserburgh’s glamour William Hill Scottish Cup fourth round tie against Rangers tomorrow has been postponed due to frost. Bellslea Park is frozen in patches despite the best efforts of the Highland League club to get their big game, which was due to be televised, on. The two clubs will try again on Wednesday, January 31.