Scottish Rugby News and Opinion


The Battle for the Back-Row

John Hardie breaks from a maul - pic © Al Ross/Novantae Photography

Scotland’s back row selection options are one of the more complex headaches faced by Vern Cotter. Do we need a 7 at 7, or indeed a 6 at 7, or a ball-carrying 8? Iain Hay takes a look at the numbers.

Missing In Action

Will we see these players again in time for the 6 Nations?

There are still a number of Scotland players who could be termed “missing in action” ahead of the Six Nations. Rory Baldwin investigates.

Ireland 28-22 Scotland

David Denton - pic © Al Ross

Scotland kicked off their season with a challenging trip to Dublin but showed up well against a team that was expected to beat them comfortably.

Wales 51-3 Scotland

A thoroughly depressed Rory Baldwin takes in the action at the Millenium Stadium as Scotland shot themselves in the foot in spectacular fashion.

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