Musselburgh and Lochee served up a nine goal thriller with the Burgh grabbing the winner in the last minute.
Musselburgh Racecourse is banking on a holiday weekend crowd tomorrow’s (Friday) Pentland Land Rover race meeting.
Preston were looking to stop a six-game losing streak when Heriot-Watt visited Pennypit Park on Saturday.
Loretto School pupil Jessica Lemmon has net her selection in the school’s 1st tennis team while only 12-years-old. Unfazed by her extraordinary talent on the tennis court, Jessica, who joined Loretto School as a boarder from St Boswells Primary in September, has already represented the Borders at tennis and has been selected to play for the South of Scotland.
As the countdown to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow gathers pace, the excitement throughout the country is continuing to build.
To celebrate the return of East Lothian’s most prestigious and richest race day, Musselburgh Racecourse and Laing Edinburgh last week today announced their official partnership for The totepool Edinburgh Cup 2013.
It’s week four of our 12-week training plan for the Musselburgh Festival 10k Road Race on July 20 and, by now, you should be able to comfortably run for at least 30 minutes at a pace that suits you.
The North East Motorcycle Racing Club make their first outing north of the Border this weekend, when they hold rounds three and four of their NEMCRC Championship at East Fortune race circuit, near Haddington.
Young people in Prestonpans are being encouraged to take ownership of the revamped five-a-side pitches at the Pennypit complex.
The rollercoaster race for promotion from the South League to next season’s Premier League continues apace with Dunbar United away to Stoneyburn where points again will be vital.
A Musselburgh academic is bidding to complete this year’s Tour de France - ahead of the professionals.
East Lothian’s Scottish Counties Championship campaign for the Andrew Hamilton Trophy got off to a winning start in the East section.
Law student and badminton star Robert Blair is aiming to qualify for his second Commonwealth Games – but his first competing for Scotland.
The contest, for what is reputed to be the oldest sporting trophy in the world still competed for annually, will be held at Musselburgh Links tomorrow (Thursday).
East Lothian Council and Trust Rugby International (TRI) launched Unified Rugby for Adults with a Learning Disability.
Iain Gray MSP and Fiona O’Donnell MP have paid tribute to rugby star Allan Jacobsen, following his recent retirement from the sport.
The Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 mascot Clyde joined East Lothian youngsters as they took part in the annual Secondary Youth Games.
There are only 10 weeks to go until the Musselburgh Festival 10k Road Race, which will be held on Saturday, July 20
A triple test of cup ties kept Musselburgh Athletic busy as after beating hosts Tranent Juniors 2-1 in the third round of the East of Scotland Cup.
Burgh snooker star Ross Muir is on course for a famous treble after clinching the Scottish National men’s title at the weekend.
Six times national champions East Lothian hit the campaign trail for the Andrew Hamilton Trophy in the highly competitive East section of the Scottish Counties Championship tomorrow (Saturday) with a home fixture against West Fife at Polson Park in Tranent (2pm).
This year’s Musselburgh 7s tournament was really quite remarkable - there were no call-offs.
Some of East Lothian’s top sporting individuals have received sportscotland Athlete Personal Awards.
East Lothian-based Firemac Limited has sponsored the North Berwick High School senior football team.
Dunbar Grammar U15 football team has made it through to the Scottish Cup Final at Tynecastle, Edinburgh to play Bannerman HS on May 15.
With club coach Steve Wands and club captain Jamie Peters at the fore, a young Dunbar squad came away winners of the Ladies Shield at Penicuik RFC’s Sevens tournament.
SCOTLAND defend their Home Nations U-15 Quadrangular team title when the squad heads for Dublin’s Baldoyle Badminton Centre this weekend.
It’s week two of our 12-week training programme for this summer’s Musselburgh Festival 10k Road Race and time to step up the training slightly.
Scone airport in Perthshire was the boarding point for the Heaven and Hell Half Marathon last Sunday and three East Lothian athletes were on the line ready to go High or Low.
Wednesday evening this week saw the all East Lothian clash at Foresters Park where Tranent Juniors entertained Super League’s Musselburgh Athletic in the thrd round of the East of Scotland Cup. The winners will be rewarded with a home quarter final tie against either Newtongrange Star or Lochee United.
Division’s 1 and 2 of the East Coast Carpets sponsored East Lothian Leagues swung into action last Friday evening with reigning Division 1 champions Port Seton hitting the ground running in a stuttering fashion after suffering a 6-2 points defeat at a very competent looking West Barns side.
Musselburgh Racecourse is at the starting line for its busiest period of the year with the first of three meetings in May taking place tomorrow (Friday) followed by four high profile race days in June.
The Penicuik 2nd XI got their campaign underway with a home league fixture against Dunbar.
DUNBAR sprinter Maria Lyle has been handpicked as a future British Paralympian after being chosen to be part of the Bank of Scotland Local Heroes initiative.
North Berwick Basketball Club continues its proud tradition of producing Scotland players with this year’s batch pictured with coach Marie Caie.
The much heralded “head to head” between Rival D’Estruval and Auroras Encore in last Saturday’s Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr never materialisedm, writes John Budden.
East Lothian U-12 girls have successfully defending their tile as East and Central League Champions for basketball.
If the London Marathon has inspired you to hit the streets, why not train for a race closer to home?
Athletes from all over East Lothian were running at venues at home and abroad last weekend.
Saturday saw the welcome return of cricket to Hallhill as Dunbar CC entertained Corstorphine for the first match of the season.
MUSSELBURGH’S workmanlike away 2-0 win at South League’s Pumpherston in the second round of the East of Scotland Cup sees them due to visit Tranent Juniors in an all East Lothian third round tie, bidding for a place in the top cup quarter finals.
The competitive outdoor bowling season well and truly bursts into action tonight (Friday) as the opening fixtures in Divisions 1 and 2 of the East Lothian Leagues are staged around the length and breadth of the county.
Preston Lodge saved their longest journey of the season for last and it wasn’t entirely a fruitless trip because, despite there being nothing at stake for either side, they managed to run in six decent tries to pick up their 13th try scoring bonus point of the season (out of a possible 18) and secure second spot in East League Division 1.
athletics: A Festival of Disability Athletics will take place at the East Lothian Athletics Arena on Saturday, May 4, from 1pm to 4pm.
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Weather for Musselburgh
Friday 24 May 2013
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