Scottish Rugby News and Opinion


Death of the drop goal

Scottish rugby has fallen out of love with drop goals. Kevin Millar explores the reasons why and argues the case for bringing back the drop goal.

Podcast: Episode 37 – Season Review


This week Cammy is joined by Rory and Al in the last two episodes of the season. We look back at Scotland’s season as they build to the World Cup and look ahead to see which of Edinburgh or Glasgow will come out on top next year.

Shug Blake & Regulation 8

Cameron Black tackles the thorny issue of Hugh Blake’s call up and World Rugby eligibility rules…

Parks and Beyond

Alan Kerr has a quick look back at his love affair with Dan Parks and call for fun against the Welsh this weekend.

Black and Blue and In Need Of Option Two

Cardiff Blues 25 – 8 Edinburgh Rugby We’ve become accustomed to seeing Edinburgh romp in with tries. Edinburgh are the entertainers. The offloading chancers who have been able to score more than the opposition if that’s what a win needs. Down in Cardiff, though, when faced with the brutes in blue they seized up and […]

Falling Off The Summit

Welcome to the precipice. In front of you is a sharp drop. A fall from grace. Behind you is a queue of people waiting to push you off. That same queue of people that always said Scottish rugby wasn’t very good. You always ignored them. Hoping that the glory days would return. Now you have […]

Friday Night Frights

Here are the teams for tonight in the unlikely event you missed them. Glasgow travel to Connacht with both Jackson and perhaps Weir looking to lay down a Scotland marker after Dan Parks’ return to his “mercurial” ways – and not mercurial like Gregor Townsend used to be. Edinburgh travel to Thomond Park (weatherman Tim […]

Round Two Six Nations Review

Like the pain of a scab being ripped off, we take a brief look back at the weekend’s action. Anything longer than brief would be overly depressing, like say, watching England hit form just in time for the World Cup.

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