Scottish Rugby News and Opinion


Sevens Tour Diary: Japan

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.

Sevens Tour Diary: Wellington

Trying to forget about the 6 Nations for a bit? Have a read of Colin Gregor’s diary from the Sevens tour. They’ve been busy boys trying to make travelling around the globe sound hard…

Sevens Tour Diary: Dubai

Pete Horne and Colin Gregor report in from the bright lights and heat of the desert Sevens in Dubai.

The Abbreviation And Its Words

The SRU made it abundantly clear yesterday that Scotland was moving into a new era as they announced a full-time sevens squad.

News Tidbits

It has been confirmed that Scotland Sevens will be representing the land of wild haggis, Nessie and the Buckfast triangle at this years Commonwealth Games. Whether they will send the usual mix of academy players and the legend that is Colin Gregor, or whether they will turn out a team of pro-team ringers as they […]

Quick Roundup

Thom Evans has returned to Scotland. Apparently he was even up and moving about last week. What a trooper. Moray Low is out for the rest of the 6N as he requires knee surgery. Get well soon Moray! Here’s the Scotland A team for the weekend too: Scotland A: Colin Gregor (Glasgow Warriors), Mark Robertson […]

Edinburgh Cling On, Glasgow Fall Off

During whiteout conditions at Murrayfield on Saturday where the weather played a larger role than either of the teams for a chunk of the first half, Edinburgh managed to grab a victory against Bath. It was a pity the snow came in when it did, as both teams were showing a willingness to throw the […]

Quelle différence?

Stade Francais 31-7 Edinburgh Glasgow 18-22 Biarritz Ugh. Edinburgh flatter to deceive (get hammered) and Glasgow come close but fail to squeeze out the result they definitely deserved. So far, so Scottish teams in the Heineken Cup. I thought there were a few positives to be taken from the weekends defeats though. Johnnie Beattie finally […]

Singing In The Rain

Well done to Edinburgh for a good result away from home facing down an admittedly poor Cardiff team and coping with the usual performance from G. Clancy esq. Did I say Edinburgh? Oh, I meant Glasgow. Telling the difference between the Scottish pro teams must be getting hard for poor old BBC Wales, who made […]


According to this article in the Scotsman, Hugo Southwell might be heading to pastures new. While a move to Harlequins so they could have shouted Ugo AND Hugo might have been better for the amusement of people like me, it sounds like he could be heading to France. Presumably the reason for this is Paterson’s […]

Two Point Perspective – Pro Team Round-up

Edinburgh 15 – 13 Leinster Leinster turned up in Edinburgh needing “only” 4 tries and the victory to clinch the title. Despite Edinburgh’s best efforts to throw it away in the dying minutes, the home lads clung on against heavy pressure from the Leinster forwards to grab the points and move up to fourth in […]

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