Dundonian Alan has played rugby all over the world for various teams including Dundee High School, Heriot's and the Scottish Club International. Now writing from London he covers all issues international and unreported.
Melrose are the RBS Premier A champions for the second year in a row. Dundee HSFP ran them close and Gala scared a lot of people, but it is all over now (bar Cup Finals day and 7s). Bring on the changes for next term.
Today it became official that Gregor Townsend will replace Sean Lineen as Glasgow Warriors head coach next season, with Lineen being put in charge of player recruitment for the SRU. This one shook many people. The timing was poor.
Alan Dymock caught up with GUINNESS ambassadors Scott Lawson and Chris Cusiter. The message? The entire squad will play against Ireland with the exact same tempo and belief that ran France close and could have beaten England.