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Nominations in for county sports awards

Some of the county’s very best local sports stars, coaches, volunteers, teams and clubs have been included in this year’s ANGUSalive Sports Awards have attracted 86 nominations.

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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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Last years Sports Personality of the Year Ryan Burnett.

Nominations sought for the ANGUSalive Sports Awards

Make your nominations for the ANGUSalive Sports Awards 2016 - you still have time to nominate your local sporting heroes.

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Tayside Mountain Rescue partner with Montrose Triathlon

Tayside Mountain Rescue partner with Montrose Triathlon

An “exciting” new partnership for the 2017 Montrose Triathlon has been announced today, which will see event organisers Tri Angus Ltd partner with Tayside Mountain Rescue for this year’s event.

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Who did Scotland beat in March? See Question 1

Our 2016 sports quiz ... how much do you remember?

How much do you remember about the sporting highlights - national and international - of the past 12 months.

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Two-times Olympic athlete and native of Angus, Eilish McColgan ( front centre ) was joined by around 90 pupils at Brechin Community Campus to help promote the benefits of sports and fitness. The first-year young people from Brechin High School were put through their paces around a circuit of seven sport stations at a session based on the Scottish Athletics Giant Heptathlon programme. 

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Olympics star Eilish McColgan wows pupils during Giant Heptathlon event

Two-times Olympic athlete and native of Angus, Eilish McColgan joined around 90 pupils at Brechin Community Campus on Tuesday to help promote the benefits of sports and fitness.

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Pictured (from left) are Angusalives sports development team of Scott Nicoll, Lee McLean and Lisa Houston. Award nominations must be submitted by 4pm on Monday, January 9.

Nominations sought for annual awards

Nominations are currently being sought for Angus’s annual celebration of sporting excellent, which will take place in March next year.

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Laura Muir was voted Scottish Athlete of the Year for the second time. Picture: Jeff Holmes

Laura Muir will push herself to the limit in quest for glory

So often elite performers talk of childhood dreams and lifelong plans, explaining how the quest for success has been a long-term, all-consuming project. But with Laura Muir, it’s different. While there is no doubting the 1500 metres athlete’s standing after a year in which she has delivered records, titles, an Olympic final and now been voted Scottish Athlete of the Year by her peers, hopes of those accomplishments did not dominate her childhood.

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SLIDESHOW: Action from the Dunhill

The fun may be over for another year, but to remind you of the great and the good who were at the Dunhill have a look at our slideshow.

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Popular umpire Gus Thomson hangs up his hat

Popular umpire Gus Thomson hangs up his hat

Local umpire Gus Thomson from Brechin is calling time in officiating in a league he has been involved with almost 25 years.

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Kickboxing Thomson twins Iona and Amber seeking support to represent Scotland

Kickboxing Thomson twins Iona and Amber seeking support to represent Scotland

Friockheim mother Victoria Thomson is hoping some kindhearted businesses will help her twin girls represent Scotland all over the world.

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Jay Rosehill, NHL player signed for Braehead Clan for 2016-17 season

A breakthrough year for the Gardiner Conference?

The ice is down, the new strips have been unveiled, and all the rosters are finalised – now it’s showtime.

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The Senior Open Championship 24 July 2016; Paul Broadhurst holes the winning put on the 18th green at the The Senior Open Championship at Carnoustie Golf Links on July 24, 2016 in Carnoustie, Scotland.

Senior Open: Brilliant from Broadhurst

Paul Broadhurst was crowned Senior Open Champion on his debut in the competition.

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Senior Open underway

The Senior Open is now in full swing at Carnoustie - with the likes of Jean van de Velde, Bernhard Langer and Miguel Angel Jimenez already in action.

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Karen Spence who took part in the Lochaish Dirty 30 Challenge at Glenelg

Trail runners turn their hand to ultramarathon

The ever growing increase in ultra-marathons has seen a significant amount of members from Falkland Trail Runners experience the fun and enjoyment of the long distance challenges.

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Racing prodigy Ryan on his way up in the sport

Racing prodigy Ryan on his way up in the sport

For up and coming Brechin racer Ryan Watson, the weekend racing at Knockhill couldn’t have got much better.

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Olly McCrone scored two eagles as Turnhouse beat Royal Burgess

Turnhouse out on their own as Summer League champs falter

After starting the campaign with three straight wins, including two 8-0 whitewashes, defending champions Royal Burgess have suffered back-to-back blows in the Clarity Edinburgh Summer League.

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Snooker legend Ronnie O’Sullivan heading to Arbroath

Arbroath will have the rare honour of welcoming legendary snooker player Ronnie O’Sullivan to the town next month.

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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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Angling for success as funding announced

Additional Government support is being made available for angling clubs potentially impacted by new regulations to protect Scotland’s wild salmon.

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