Scottish Rugby News and Opinion


John Hardie signs for Newcastle

John Hardie - pic © Al Ross

Exiled Scotland Flanker John Hardie has committed his future to Kingston Park by signing a new two-year deal with Newcastle Falcons.

Five Questions for the Scotland Selectors

Richie Gray on the charge for Scotland - pic © Al Ross/Novantae Photography

Just how settled is the Scotland squad? Rory takes a look at some of the key questions Gregor Townsend will have considered before the announcement of his next Scotland squad.

Scotland reach 5th in World Rankings

John Hardie - pic © Al Ross

Scotland scoot up the rankings to a record position of 5th, while John Hardie will sit out the remainder of the tournament with a knee injury. Plus other transfer snippets.

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.

Lions or Lambs pt II: Scotland’s Forwards

John Hardie and Jonny Gray make the tackle - pic © Al Ross

After taking a look at the backs, Kevin Millar’s second in the series looks at the areas Scotland’s forwards will need to work on in order to make the Lions tour to New Zealand.

Scotland 9-15 England

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

2016 RBS 6 Nations Round 1: the Calcutta Cup. Which Scotland would turn up? Rory Baldwin watches, and waits…

1872 Cup: Edinburgh 23-11 Glasgow

John Hardie - or is it the other way round? - pic © Al Ross

Edinburgh outclassed and outmuscled a Glasgow team oddly – but familiarly – determined to be its own downfall. John Anderson reports.

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