Al Kerr takes a look at Scotland’s wing options. Is Visser still the clear cut choice?
Alan Kerr wades into the debate with a look at the first of our back positions: fullback.
Edinburgh recorded a comprehensive victory against Italian new boys Zebre without ever having to raise their game beyond first gear.
Club player or pro, the short respite is over. Al Kerr gives his thoughts on the horrors of pre season.
Previously on Edinburgh Rugby: as winter sweeps back into the capital, something stirs in the dark heart of Murrayfied…
Al takes a day trip into the heartland of the Auld Enemy to meet some Guinness ambassadors and pick up some rugby tips…
Scotland’s gay rugby team, The Caledonian Thebans, celebrates its tenth anniversary with a gala event on 14 July at Murrayfield, the home of Scottish Rugby.
Alan Kerr has a quick look back at his love affair with Dan Parks and call for fun against the Welsh this weekend.
Alan Kerr takes his ill informed look ahead to this weekends big Calcutta Cup match. Warning this article may contain nuts.
Al was at Murrayfield to see Edinburgh Rugby beat London Irish 34-11 and top their Heineken Cup pool.
Rugby can be a silly game sometimes. Months of training, coaching and analysis, games plans formed, key players identified, opposition weaknesses highlighted and set pieces honed. 35 seconds from kick off and that all goes out the window – you end up with 30 grown men playing British Bulldogs with the addition of a ball.
The corner is long. Very long. But could it be that last weekend gave Scottish rugby the first true glimpse of a better road ahead?
It has been confirmed today that Scotland and Glasgow lock Richie Gray will move south next year to take up duties with Premiership side Sale Sharks.
After much blood, sweat and tears here is the Scotland RWC11 Fanzine – ‘Scots Wae Hae’. Containing a range of information this fanzine will hopefully provide the travelling Scotland fan with enough information to ensure they know what pubs to drink in, what songs to sing, where to get something to eat and what to do the the following morning when they realise they’ve lost their passport!
This is the baby of the Blog’s favorite ex-pat Colin so a million thanks to him for his considerable hard work. If you meet Colin in New Zealand be sure to buy him a pint!
Download fanzine here: ‘Scots Wa Hae’
If your intending to travel out to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup then you need to make sure to regularly visit the new ScotlandRWC2011 Facebook page. This has just been launched and will provide invaluable information for all Scot’s travelling to the other side of the world.
It has useful information on events, travel etc and will also contain up to date information on the Scottish Embassies which are being established in Invercargill, Wellington and Auckland. The embassies will provide a safe haven of good beer, good grub and good craic for all Scotland fans.
A million thanks go to Colin in Wellington for this invaluable resource!