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Falkirk defeated but weren’t shy in the tackle

It could be said that last Saturday’s opening league fixture marked a new era for Falkirk because with only five players remaining from their previous season’s 1st XV squad it fell upon their youngsters to step up to the plate and show what they are made of at Mayfield, Dundee.

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Falkirk could feel repercussions of the new Scottish club rugby set-up

Falkirk concern over new Super Six rugby plan

Scottish rugby’s ambitious new super club set-up could have far-reaching consequences for clubs such as Falkirk.

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Josh Henderson scores a try for Scotland in their 42-20 loss to New Zealand on day one of the World Rugby U20 Championship 2017 in Kutaisi, Georgia.

BATTLING SCOTS CAN’T HAKA PACE

Scotland’s young starlets opened their World Rugby U20 Championship account with a 42-20 defeat to tournament favourites New Zealand.

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Stuart Hogg poses for some snaps with the rest of the Lions squad on the steps of the plane

Scots can be pride of Lions

Scotland may be under represented in the British and Irish Lions squad this summer, but former Hawick standout Stuart Hogg is aiming to make as much noise as possible during the tour of New Zealand.

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Glasgow Warriors assistant coach Dan McFarland meets the media ahead of their game against Munster. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Glasgow’s Euro mission can pave way for Scotland to progress

Glasgow forwards coach Dan McFarland believes that making the breakthrough into the latter stages of European competition more regularly will have a knock-on benefit for the national team.

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Falkirk prevaield in the seven-try thriller at Sunnyside, Camelon. Pic by Alan Murray

Falkirk 35 Dundee HSFP 24: Falkirk’s heaven 2017

Commencing the New Year on a very positive note Falkirk competed strongly to overcome an industrious Dundee High side at Sunnyside last weekend, in a thrilling encounter.

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Youth development wins despite defeat

A storming late two converted tries finish from Falkirk saw then run border side Jedforest very close indeed at Riverside Park Jedburgh as they exited the BT National Cup in the second round with their heads held high last weekend.

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Stags 2XV. Picture James Clare.

Stags seconds get the best of Bannockburn

Grangemouth 1st XV were left without a game last Saturday as Crieff were unable to field a team for the latest league match. The next fixture is at home against Morgan on December 3 at 2pm.

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Falkirk RFC v Glasgow Hutchesons' Aloysions RFC; Pic by Alan Murray

Edgy win for Falkirk over dogged GHA side

Following on from their dramatic injury time try against Musselburgh, it took a converted Liam Brims penalty bang on full-time to secure a narrow victory over a very competent GHA outfit in an intensely contested encounter at Sunnyside last weekend.

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Grangemouth Stags

Allan on fire for Grangemouth in Academy victory

This was, as the scoreline suggests, a comprehensive victory for the Stags. Grangemouth dominated possesson and territory for most of the game. The forwards were on top in the set pieces while McNiff, McNab, Hind and Clark led the way at the breakdown.

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Falkirk RFC v Hamilton Bulls

Falkirk grab the Bulls 
by the horns in victory

Continuing their impressive league form Falkirk ran riot with an eleven try demolition over Hamilton Bulls at Sunnyside last Saturday afternoon in a crowd pleasing display of all out 15-man attacking rugby.

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Falkirk drew with West 21-21 on Saturday

All square at Sunnyside as Falkirk play West catch-up

An extremely disappointing lacklustre display saw Falkirk eek out a dismal draw against newly promoted National League Division 2 side West of Scotland at Sunnyside last Saturday.

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Stags’ final preparations climax in style

The Stags travelled to Cambuslang for their last pre season friendly match which was a good win for the Stags 29-31 against a good team.

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Grangemouth Stags Rugby Festival; 11/06/2016; Glensburgh; Falkirk District; Scotland; 

Gordon Crossan, Craig Deacons and Alan Mackenzie


Pic by Alan Murray
Contact - mob   07511 123 919
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Grangemouth Stags Rugby Festival; 11/06/2016; Glensburgh; Falkirk District; Scotland; 




Pic by Alan Murray
Contact - mob   07511 123 919
                 home 01877 331266                       www.alanmurrayphotography.co.uk 

Grangemouth Stags Rugby Festival; 11/06/2016; Glensburgh; Falkirk District; Scotland; 




Pic by Alan Murray
Contact - mob   07511 123 919
                 home 01877 331266                       www.alanmurrayphotography.co.uk 

Grangemouth Stags Rugby Festival; 11/06/2016; Glensburgh; Falkirk District; Scotland; 




Pic by Alan Murray
Contact - mob   07511 123 919
                 home 01877 331266                       www.alanmurrayphotography.co.uk 

Grangemouth Stags Rugby Festival; 11/06/2016; G

Grangemouth Stags name Craig Deacons as new Glensburgh chief

Grangemouth Stags announced the club’s new head coach at the festival of rugby on Saturday.

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Falkirk RFC celebrated at the Kelpies

Sunnysiders are cl ub of the month for April and land BT Sport prizes

Falkirk rugby club has landed a year’s subscription to BT Sport for the Sunnyside clubhouse – having landed the title of SRU Club of the month for April.

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Grangemouth Stags in Orkney 7s tournament May 2016

Stags back in Orkney 
for sevens tournament

Grangemouth Stags made their usual trip north last Saturday to take part in the Orkney 7s and retained their shield.

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Niall Lear

Youth still in focus for Falkirk after Division One promotion

Falkirk rugby coach Niall Lear says the club will not deviate from their youth structure in BT Premier League Division 1.

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Falkirk celebrated on the road

Falkirk rugby club seal promotion.

Rugby one step from the Premiership is coming to Falkirk after the rugby club sealed promotion to National League One.

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Falkirk council sports awards 2015, March 2016  Alex McQuade of Falkirk RFC    local services to sport

Falkirk president created momentum now rugby club has ‘snowballed’

Alex McQuade has been honoured for 40 years of association with Falkirk rugby club.

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Rugby tackling should be banned in schools, say doctors

More than 70 doctors and health experts have written to the Government calling for a ban on tackling in school rugby games.

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