Edinburgh travelled to Dublin with hope that Leinster’s “league” team might not be quite as clinical as the “cup” team packed with stars. As they found out, they’re just as clinical.
The IRB has released its annual statistical review of the RBS Six Nations and whilst it might seem a little futile to continue poking the rotting carcass of Scotland’s performance with a stick, Cameron Black loves that sort of thing.
Invitational charity rugby team, the Pigbarians RFC announce an official re-launch event on the back pitches of Murrayfield on Thursday 19th April 2012 at 7pm.
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.
Edinburgh and Glasgow have less resources than English and French giants, but you don’t hear them complaining. They now have a chance to improve furrther.
Rory takes a big swig of Heineken and waters it down with a sprinkle of post-match reaction from both camps.
Edinburgh make history with 19-14 victory over the French giants. They fought hard and have booked a place Semi-Finals of the Heineken Cup with a match at the Aviva Stadium to come.
We sat down with Tom Brown to talk about his first Heineken Cup start and the positive influence of Chris Paterson on his debut season as a pro.
Michael Bradley announced his team to take on the royalty of European Rugby with few surprises, while Toulouse always have one or two up their sleeves.
Colin Gregor reports in from the Japanese leg of the IRB Sevens where Scotland managed to get their season back on track after a few disappointing tournaments.
So Scotland are trying to cultivate more of a global image. The hope must be that popularity soars, but will more players come in from abroad?
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Gregor Hunter and Jonny Gray (brother of Richie) have been selected as this year’s Macphail scholarship recipients, along with coach Ben Fisher.
Scotland 7s have won the inaugural Tokyo 7s Shield ahead of their home tournament, the first Emirates Airline Glasgow 7s, at Scotstoun Stadium next month.