Scottish Rugby News and Opinion


Edinburgh 6-20 Cardiff Blues

Rugby in the smoke

This isn’t an April Fool, but Warriors fan Kevin Millar took a turn at the weekend and found himself watching Edinburgh’s European Quarter Final at BT Murrayfield…

Ulster 24-18 Edinburgh

Blair Kinghorn is congratulated by Magnus Bradbury

Ruairidh Campbell reports as Edinburgh look to take back-to-back victories against the men from Ulster.

Edinburgh 28-17 Ulster

Blair Kinghorn - pic © Alastair Ross / Novantae Photography

After a narrow and dispiriting loss to Zebre at home, Edinburgh faced the daunting prospect of a visit from Ulster but came out blasting, writes Rory Baldwin.

London Irish 18-23 Edinburgh

WP Nel - pic © Al Ross

Ruairidh Campbell watches Edinburgh’s first taste of knockout rugby since 2012 as they travel down to Reading to take on the struggling Irish Exiles.

Our Team: Second Rows

Richie Gray

To kick off a regular series of posts looking at each position in turn ahead of the Six Nations, Tom Macleod looks at the runners and riders for the second row in a potentially new look Scotland team.

The Comedown

injured list

As the Scotland squad assembles today in St Andrews for Six Nations training camp, the vicious final weekend of the Heineken Cup pool stages has thrown up a few injury worries for Andy Robinson.

Filling Out The Corners

Tomorrow Andy Robinson will announce his extended training squad for this year’s Six Nations (starting a month from now with a match against England), and as Alan pointed out in his earlier piece there are very few players guaranteed a spot in the starting team, so picking a captain will be hard. What about the […]

Teasing Out A Career

What does a player need to develop? For some it is competition, for others it is hard work they are not used to. Freedom comes into it but restriction and focus can be the answer for many more. Success is a something attainable but the recipe is different for every individual and establishment. The legendary Pele […]

Big Jim’s Day Got Brighter

With the news that Scott MacLeod is off to Japan to ply his trade, those of us turning thoughts to Rugby World Cup 2011 and who should go on the plane just found our lives a lot easier. Assuming that Robbo takes 4 locks (plus a back-rower or two with a bit of time in […]

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