Scottish Rugby News and Opinion


Podcast: Episode 118 – Stellar Journeyman


On this weeks podcast we discuss the appointment of John Dalziel as Scotland forwards coach, whether Scottish rugby needs to do better when it comes to player’s mental welfare and whether Scotland really need Finlay Christie

The Beattie Identity

Parisse v Beattie, no contest? - pic © Al Ross

Andy McLellan looks at Scotland’s current issues at Number 8 and the rise and fall of Johnnie Beattie.

Brown Back To Face France

Kelly Brown - pic © Al Ross

Kelly Brown returns to captain his country at 7 as part of Scott Johnson’s latest Six Nations selection to face France on Saturday.

Ireland 28-6 Scotland

Sean Lamont - pic © Al Ross

Gav Harper watches through his fingers as Scotland kick off their Six Nations campaign.

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.

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