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a cross resembling the letter x, with diagonal bars of equal length

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In one incident, Union flag-waving lout Mark McGill, of Ballieston, Glasgow, is seen ripping a Saltire from the hands of a young woman after she was knocked to the ground.
Their bowlers made full use of helpful conditions after winning the toss to bowl Derbyshire out for 180 and then Ryan Watson hit an unbeaten century to give the Saltires three consecutive victories over a county side for the first time.
Martyn Moxon's side, meanwhile, moved up to second place in the totesport National League following a 93-run win over the Scottish Saltires.
An astonishing triple wicket maiden from Deon Kruis stunned Scottish Saltires and put Yorkshire Phoenix on the path to a five-wicket victory in their totesport League encounter at The Grange, Edinburgh, yesterday.
The Scots, in their Sunday league Saltires guise, are looking for a top-quality overseas star to spearhead their third ( and possibly final ( season in totesport Division Two.
PS: SALTIRES, almost all of a different shade of blue, adorned the walls around the stadium in Iceland and Easter Road to greet Scottish triumphs last week.
Five schools in Hawkhead and Lochfield in Renfrewshire were given flagpoles and Saltires by their community council to mark the new millennium and the opening of the Scottish Parliament.
But they rejected claims that they were barring Saltires from events.
Australia's A team ripped Scotland to shreds at The Grange yesterday, leaving the Saltires with a desperate fight to save face.
Yorkshire Phoenix eased their way into the second promotion spot in the totesport League yesterday after a comprehensive win by 60 runs over Scottish Saltires - a fourth victory from five matches.
PAUL Hoffman smashed a six to give the Scottish Saltires a one-wicket win against Warwickshire in their Totesport League match at Stratford-upon-Avon.
Scottish Saltires began their bid to win cricket's European Championship for the first time with a heartbreaking defeat against twice-champions Holland in Deventer yesterday.
Replying to the Royals' total of 128 in an encounter shortened to 22 overs a side, the Saltires could not up the pace when it mattered and they finished 10 adrift of victory.
Durham Dynamos' totesport National League Two promotion bid suffered a shock setback at winless basement outfit the Scottish Saltires.
HALF-CENTURIES by Freddie Coleman and Calum MacLeod were not enough to propel the Saltires to a fourth straight win against Lancashire last night at Old Trafford.