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Jamie Lyall


There’s an old Scottish legend, an ancient tale nannies use to cow unruly children and send toddlers scuttling off to bed, that …

Jamie Lyall
25 Oct, 14:22

I don’t know if Gregor Townsend is a religious man, but he might be offering a few prayers of thanks for the heavenly 6’6 106k…

Jamie Lyall
18 Oct, 12:28

Five years have passed since Edinburgh last dined at Europe’s top table, years in which the club stuttered, sank and decayed in …

Jamie Lyall
12 Oct, 7:32

You can hear the wistfulness in Vern Cotter’s voice, sense those infamously terrifying eyes and baritone growl soften just a lit…

Jamie Lyall
04 Oct, 15:10

Only a few months ago, Greig Laidlaw was being written off and dumped on the Test rugby scrapheap in so many quarters. He was too…

Jamie Lyall
01 Oct, 12:54

Warriors want him to stay and have opened early discussions to that effect. Several clubs in England and France are already ey…

Jamie Lyall
22 Sep, 9:12

Last season, as the Pro14 reached its climax, a blueprint for beating Glasgow Warriors became brutally evident. Bludgeon them up f…

Jamie Lyall
14 Sep, 5:35

Jamie Lyall assesses the impact that Russell's move will have on his own rugby and the fortunes of the national team.

Jamie Lyall
04 Sep, 6:40

For a painfully long time, Edinburgh were viewed as a joke.

Jamie Lyall
29 Aug, 14:19