Scottish Rugby News and Opinion


WXV 2 Tournament Preview

Rachel Malcolm - pic © Peter Watt/N50 Images

Kevin Millar has all the essential information as Scotland Women prepare for the start of the inaugural WXV tournament

End of year International Rugby takes shape

Matt Scott battles through Japanese tacklers - pic © Al Ross/Novantae Photography

The World Rugby Executive Committee this week recommended a revised temporary 2020 international calendar to accommodate a general lack of international rugby this year due to Covid-19.

Japan 28-21 Scotland


Scotland’s World Cup ended with a defiant second half against a brilliant Japan team who came to win, writes Rory Baldwin.

Stash Corner – Gamba’re

Gamba're Rugby Book

Al Kerr is packing for Japan so he has taken a look at a new book aimed at keeping the travelling rugby fan up to speed on the ins and outs of visiting Japan.

South Africa 32-34 Japan

Japan - pic © Al Ross

Yes, you read the score right. South Africa took on Japan. No one saw this coming, except perhaps Eddie Jones. What a game!

Weir Finds Plenty To Work On

Duncan Weir - pic © Al Ross

Scottish Rugby Blog caught up with Scotland fly-half Duncan Weir to chat about his two Autumn test cameos so far.

Analysis: Barclay’s Breakdown Influence

Jamie Lyall takes a look at the impact John Barclay had in defence and at the breakdown when he was brought on against Japan in last week’s win, and gives his thoughts on how crucial his role is to any success in Sunday’s Springbok showdown.

News Roundup

Scotland scrum down against Ireland - © Alastair Ross

Scotland will host Japan in a full cap International at Murrayfield in the Autumn, Best joins up with the Lions at Hartley’s expense and Scotland’s coaching talent will jet round the planet to pick up tips this summer.

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