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Jamie Lyall


After an avalanche of paperwork and form-filling, the Kalamafoni family - the Scarlets number eight, his wife and three young chil…

Jamie Lyall
10 Jan, 7:34

In these strained days of seemingly relentless bleak news for Scottish rugby, the retention of Hamish Watson by Edinburgh is a tim…

Jamie Lyall
10 Jan, 2:54

Jamie Bhatti was two reps into the dreaded bronco test, a hideous assortment of sprints that is rugby’s universal fitness benchm…

Jamie Lyall
27 Dec, 13:28

Adam Hastings is set to become the next Scotland star to leave Glasgow Warriors after agreeing a move to Gloucester next season.

Jamie Lyall
14 Dec, 14:51

The former Clermont out-half is looking forward to his latest coaching challenge having signed a three-year deal in Swansea.

Jamie Lyall
09 Dec, 12:47

Robbie Fergusson drifted out of the GP surgery utterly stupefied, as though the entire Melrose pack had just trampled over the top…

Jamie Lyall
08 Dec, 14:13

Juan de Jongh tells a story about the Olympic village, a smartphone and Serena Williams. There he was, at the heart of the acti…

Jamie Lyall
06 Dec, 4:35

Twenty-year-old Andre Esterhuizen sat in Jake White’s office as the world champion coach peered over his spectacles and delivere…

Jamie Lyall
28 Nov, 5:36

What does it mean to become naturalised? How does it feel to embed oneself so deeply in another country that when you sport its em…

Jamie Lyall
27 Nov, 13:12

Beka Gorgadze has not been home to Georgia for nearly six months now, kept away from his doting mother on the outskirts of Tbilisi…

Jamie Lyall
26 Nov, 14:34

To complete the back-row trident, Scotland need a number 8 to make the position his own.

Jamie Lyall
21 Nov, 2:55

Ferreira was nine when his mother died in a car crash. His parents were separated by then. Father Kiewiet worked brutal hours on t…

Jamie Lyall
15 Nov, 3:08