Scottish Rugby News and Opinion


Australia v Scotland Player Ratings

Finn Russell - pic © Al Ross

John Anderson runs the rule over the victorious Scotland team after their triumph over Australia in Sydney. Who came out top trumps, and who came out Donald Trumps?

Italy 13-34 Scotland

Finn Russell

Gregor Townsend as coach, Duncan Taylor at full back, rugby internationals in Singapore. It was a game of firsts, writes Rory Baldwin, but Scotland came out well on top.

Nel and Taylor back for Scotland

WP Nel - pic © Al Ross

WP Nel and Duncan Taylor return from injury layoff to start for Scotland against Italy this weekend while Ben Toolis earns his first start, in head coach Gregor Townsend’s first Scotland team.

Scotland Squad for the Six Nations 2017 Announced

Huw Jones celebrates

Vern Cotter has revealed the group of individuals who will carry the burden our national rugby hopes and expectations over the coming months. It being his last squad, there aren’t too many surprises.

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.

A sticky situation in the centre

Matt Scott - pic © Al Ross

Where once the Scotland midfield was static and uninspired, the area of concern is now finding the most balanced partnership; or trying to shoehorn 6 into 2.

Wales 27-23 Scotland

Tommy Seymour - pic © Al Ross/Novantae Photography

Scotland travelled to Cardiff in hope rather than expectation, with a recent history of self-destruction in this fixture.

Coman’s off, but Bennett’s back

Mark Bennett - pic © Al Ross

Edinburgh’s captain Mike Coman is set for London Irish at the end of the season while an injury update from the Scotland camp bears better news.

Samoa 27-17 Scotland

tom heathcote

Scotland slumped to a disappointing first ever defeat to a dogged Samoan side, who showcased their abilities with ball-in-hand early on and eventually ran out winners in Durban.

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