Scottish Rugby News and Opinion


The Good News News Thread

Scotland Club XV won 57-27 - pic © Al Ross/Novantae Photography

Glasgow have announced the signing of World Cup winning All-Black hooker Corey Flynn so to celebrate here’s a thread to discuss that and other matters of the weekend.

Teams. Lots of Teams.

Three matches, all free entry, all this weekend. All versus the dastardly French. Support our boys and girls!

Club Select Warm Up Against U20s

The finest Scottish Club rugby talent (and Alan Dymock) have been selected for a warm up tonight at Murrayfield against Peter Wright’s Under 20s squad.

The Ramblings Of One Man

A few months back, before this whole sordid World Cup thing started, I was at the Scotland team hotel to do some interviews alongside the rugby writers corps. After all of the official stuff, I tried to get as much free coffee as I could, being a student who cannot afford a Starbucks or a […]

Club International Squad Announced

Scotland Club International head coach Ally Donaldson has selected a squad of top club players for their match against France in Orleans next weekend (Friday 4 February, kick-off 6pm GMT).

Before We Focus Purely On The 6N…

Like an overheard conversation, we all have some nagging doubts in our mind about how Edinburgh and Glasgow are going to progress next season.

Club International, 2011 Predictions and A New Prize!

The weather continues to taunt us all. Edinburgh played a game in the twilight zone; club games are piling up for the new year; and social networking sites have become painfully, boringly predictable. “Awww I hate this snow!” Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz…….. However, there is a shining light

The Highs and Lows of a Scottish Weekend…

We had two wins, a draw and a loss from various national teams. Sounds alright, doesn’t it? However, the public’s opinion of Scottish rugby is shaped entirely by the fortunes of the national side. Every other result is a bonus (or a continued indicator of the fallow years to come; although thankfully this doesn’t seem […]

Scottish club International Team

Club International coach Ally Donaldson has named his starting XV and subs bench for Friday nights game against France at Netherdale (7.30 ko). Glasgow Hawks lock, Rory McKay, Dundee prop Alan Brown and Melrose pair James King (centre) and Fraser Thomson (wing) have all earned their place in the starting XV for the first time. […]

Club International squad announced

The Scotland Club International 22-man squad has been announced for their game against France on the 5th of Feb. at Netherdale, Gala. Having lost narrowly 13-12 in the reverse fixture last season the team are hoping to do one better. Being only the second time these teams have met anything can happen and the Scottish Club team have […]

Up for a Cup?

With six games left in the season and it looking increasingly like the title race is one being run by two horses one could be excused for looking beyond league proceedings. Stew Mel, I’m sure, would love to forget about league duties! Even the Cup looks to have become less of factor in premier clubs […]

Prem 1 Round-up and Club International News

There were only 3 games on in premier 1 this weekend (16th) as the weather continues to ravage the club rugby calendar. Only Raeburn Place and Inverleith were playable and Dundee had to move from their home at Mayfield to Dalnacraig across the road. Stewart’s Melville 33 – 44 West of Scotland at Inverleith Stewart’s Melville: […]

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