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Win 1 of 5 Pairs of Ticket to Firhill Leg of 1872 Cup

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We’ve got another ace competition for you as we have teamed up with Specsavers, sponsors of RaboDirect PRO12 match officials, to offer five lucky readers a fantastic prize of a pair of tickets to Glasgow’s 1872 Cup game against Edinburgh Rugby at Firhill on New Year’s Day (Sunday, January 1, kick-off 5.35pm).

To have a chance of winning tickets to this inter-city festive cracker, simply answer the following question:

Q. What was the final score the last time Glasgow and Edinburgh met at Firhill?


Terms and conditions:

The winning entry will be selected at random from correct entries submitted. There is no cash or prize alternative. Tickets will not be posted but collected at Firhill on match day.

Specsavers – Official Sponsors of RaboDirect PRO12 match Officials

Specsavers understands that vision is vital to good sportsmanship, and its sponsorship of referees helps to ensure refs can see more clearly. The newly developed Specsavers Fairplay league demonstrates Specsavers commitment to making sure the game is played in good faith.

The Specsavers Fairplay League rewards the best disciplinary record, with the team with the fewest disciplinary points (1 point for each yellow card, and 3 points for each red card or upheld citing) at the end of each season given £10,000 to spend on their youth development programme.

To find out which team is the fairest of them all simply log on to

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