Sport Nation

Sport Nation

John Beattie and Rhona McLeod's guide to what's happening in Scottish sport. Each Saturday on BBC Radio Scotland former Scotland rugby star, John, and sports reporter, Rhona, bring you in-depth features on a range of sports and interviews with established stars and up-and-coming athletes.

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  • Sport Nation 22nd Nov

    Sat, 22 Nov 14

    51 mins

    30 days remaining

    Geoff Webster was joined by Tom English and Peter Wright at Rugby Park as the guys looked ahead to Scotland's final Autumn test match against Tonga, the side who defeated them 2 years ago. They also discussed boxer Charlie Flynn's decision to turn pro, swimmer Ross Murdoch's dreams of Rio 2016, and heard from golfer Carly Booth on her determination to rediscover her form and climb back up the world rankings.

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  • Sport Nation 15 Nov 14

    Sat, 15 Nov 14

    41 mins

    23 days remaining

    Geoff Webster and guests Andy Nicol & Tom English discussed Scotland's Autumn test match with New Zealand - former All Black Justin Marshall joined the debate as to whether Scotland could defeat the All Blacks for the first time. Snooker legend Jimmy White spoke about his addiction to drugs and alcohol. Plus Katherine Grainger on her return to competition. For all the latest sports news visit

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  • Sport Nation 08 November 2014

    Sat, 8 Nov 14

    49 mins

    16 days remaining

    Geoff Webster's joined by Andy Nicol and Tom English to preview Scotland's Autumn tests which kick off this evening at Murrayfield. A former English cricket star explains how he's helping the Scotland side ahead of next year's World Cup, and we preview Andy Murray's attempt to beat the world's very best at the ATP Tour Finals.

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  • Sport Nation 01 Nov 14

    Sat, 1 Nov 14

    28 mins

    9 days remaining

    We discuss Andy Murray's prospects for the ATP World Tour Finals after defeat to Novak Djokovic in Paris. We look back at Glasgow's win and Edinburgh's defeat in the Pro 12, and discuss the legendary boxing match that took place forty years ago this week - the Rumble in the Jungle. Geoff Webster is joined by Hugh MacDonald and Peter Wright.

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  • Sport Nation 25 Oct 14

    Sat, 25 Oct 14

    38 mins

    2 days remaining

    Alan Solomons tells us about the mounting injury crisis at Edinburgh. Mike Whittingham joins us to discuss the role of performance director in sport, Dan Purvis looks ahead to the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships in Glasgow, and we discuss Andy Murray's prospects of making the ATP World Tour Finals.

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