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Whitehill Welfare win friendly Midlothian derby clash

Advertiser Sport News - Thu, 24/07/2014 - 09:00

Whitehill’s preparations for the new Lowland League season continued at the weekend with a 5-2 win over Penicuik who were playing only their first match and were unable to complete a hat trick of wins over the Welfare.

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Midlothian’s Seniors 1 Midlothian’s Juniors 1

Advertiser Sport News - Wed, 23/07/2014 - 09:00

Midlothian clubs from the Seniors and Juniors ranks went head to head on Saturday as local teams continued their pre-season preparations.

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Midlothian hockey star has her sights set on auld enemy

Advertiser Sport News - Tue, 22/07/2014 - 09:00

Hockey star Aileen Davis from Bonnyrigg is hoping a passionate home crowd at Glasgow Green will cheer her and her teammates onto success.

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Dalkeith runner is relay excited about Glasgow games

Advertiser Sport News - Mon, 21/07/2014 - 09:00

Twenty-one year old Dalkeith runner Greg Louden is part of the Scotland 4x400 meters team going for gold at Hampden Park.

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Danderhall’s Peacock hopes it’s fourth time lucky

Advertiser Sport News - Sun, 20/07/2014 - 09:00

With bowling among Scotland’s best chance of medals at every Commonwealth Games, Danderhall’s Davie Peacock is hoping to strike gold in Glasgow.

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Lasswade athlete ready for gold?

Advertiser Sport News - Sat, 19/07/2014 - 08:58

Lasswade athlete Guy Learmonth is perhaps Midlothian’s best hope for a medal in Glasgow, with the 800 metre runner hitting top form at the right time.

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African star plays for Rosewell side

Advertiser Sport News - Fri, 18/07/2014 - 09:00

Former Ajax and Porto star Benni McCarthy (pictured above) lined-up for Whitehill Welfare for a one-off game on Sunday, scoring in a 5-3 loss to Hamilton Under 20s.

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Thomson signs for Newtongrange Star

Advertiser Sport News - Thu, 17/07/2014 - 08:56

Former Hearts and Scotland Under 21s star Craig Thomson has signed for Super League Juniors side Newtongrange Star.

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Midlothian sporting family’s baton joy

Advertiser Sport News - Wed, 16/07/2014 - 08:52

As Commonwealth Games fever sweeps the nation, one sporting Midlothian family has double cause for excitement.

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Dalkeith bank is football crazy

Advertiser Sport News - Mon, 14/07/2014 - 09:00

TSB Dalkeith is helping local schools get match-ready for the new season by giving away quality match footballs for free.

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Juniors: Newtongrange Star swoop for rival striker

Advertiser Sport News - Sat, 12/07/2014 - 09:00

Midlothian’s junior football clubs have been busy recruiting new players ahead of the league kick-off on August 6.

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Penicuik pupil makes the cut for second sports panel

Advertiser Sport News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 09:00

Rachel Law from Penicuik has been selected as one of 16 young people who will help influence and shape the future of sport in Scotland.

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Penicuik pool tournament hits milestone

Advertiser Sport News - Thu, 10/07/2014 - 09:00

The 10th and possibly last Penicuik Pool League Finals Day was held recently with local players excelling on the table.

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Midlothian cyclist riding across England

Advertiser Sport News - Wed, 09/07/2014 - 09:00

Martin Graham co-founder of the Midlothian Cycling Club is taking on the biggest challenge of his racing year this weekend.

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Lasswade pupils get fit thanks to partnership

Advertiser Sport News - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:59

Pupils at Lasswade Primary School have been jumping at the chance to enjoy outdoor activities from boot camp to orienteering thanks to a successful partnership with Edinburgh College.

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Loanhead win festival cup

Advertiser Sport News - Sun, 06/07/2014 - 08:56

Loanhead Miners YFC returned unbeaten from the Kildrum United Festival of football in Cumbernauld recently, even though some stout opposition was encountered in the tournament.

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Athletics: Musselburgh youngsters win in Grangemouth

Advertiser Sport News - Sat, 05/07/2014 - 09:00

Young Athletes from all three East Lothian clubs travelled to Grangemouth last Saturday for the Forth Valley league meeting, with Musselburgh Athletic Club coming out on top. Both Haddington and East Lothian Pacemakers (HELP) and Dunbar RC also did well at this meeting.

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Penicuik tennis starlets are ace

Advertiser Sport News - Sat, 05/07/2014 - 08:52

Nineteen young tennis players competed in Penicuik Tennis Club’s first nine and under tennis tournament recently, with some of the budding Andy Murrays involved as young as six.

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Newtongrange club profit from councillor’s fund

Advertiser Sport News - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 08:49

Star A’s £6,000 improvements works on their training pitch and new pavilion were paid for by local councillor Bryan Pottinger (Lab), from his Environmental Improvements Allowance fund.

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Newtongrange football club to create more stars

Advertiser Sport News - Thu, 03/07/2014 - 09:00

An ambitious youth football club in Newtongrange is moving forward with its plans which will help develop more local footballers.

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