stv to broadcast new, Sunday evening rugby programme

CLUB rugby returns to the TV screens in Scotland with news that stv is to begin broadcasting a half hour rugby programme from a week on Sunday.

Scotsport Rugby Sunday will look at what’s happening in the pro-scene, with footage of Edinburgh and Glasgow Warriors in the Magners League; club rugby, with highlights from the Scottish Hydro Electric Premiership; and other aspects of Scottish Rugby, including schools, age-grade, sevens and the women’s game.

Presented by Richie Gray, the show will be joined by regular guests, including former Scotland and British Lions lock Doddie Weir. The programme will also be ‘simulcast’ on

stv will initially produce ten episodes of the show, airing six programmes this year and four programmes next year.