DUNFERMLINE Rugby Club are offering opportunities for those interested in the sport to scrum down with a number of fun initiatives.

At the beginning of the month, a popular non-contact programme of rugby returned to McKane Park on Friday evenings.

Papa Johns Tartan Touch sessions started on May 3 and will run for 10 consecutive weeks until Friday July 5, from 7-8pm.

Operated by Scottish Rugby, the programme is designed to provided a simplified version of the game with the aim of attracting players of all abilities, ages and levels of experience who are looking to improve their fitness through simple and social activity.

This year, there are 73 Tartan Touch 'hubs' across Scotland, and Dunfermline Rugby Club's McKane Park is again home to one having first become a hub in 2019.

In addition, the club have started walking rugby sessions on Friday evenings, from 6.30-7.30pm, at McKane which will run every week until September 27.

On Monday evenings, from 7-8pm at the public park in Dunfermline, touch rugby sessions are open for anyone to attend and try, whilst on Wednesdays, at 7.15pm, club players or newcomers, of all running abilities, aged 16-and-over are welcome to attend a weekly social run, meeting in the car park at the Dunfermline to Alloa cycle path.

Elsewhere, Dunfermline's senior men, who consolidated their place in National League, Division Four, in their first season following promotion, were plate winners at the recently-held Leith 7s tournament.