Scottish Rugby News and Opinion


Podcast: Episode 70 – Paradise City


While Cammy is away, Rory chats to guest host Lee (from Blood and Mud) about Glasgow’s semi against Ulster and they look ahead to the final at Celtic Park this weekend.

Edinburgh 27-24 Leinster

Gavin Harper watches Edinburgh take on an in form Leinster side and show some real backbone to emerge victorious.

Glasgow Warriors 31-21 Leinster

Pete Horne

Still unbeaten in the league, Glasgow went looking to dish up some revenge to their European conquerors Leinster, and Niko Matawalu was the waiter for the evening, writes Rory Baldwin.

PRO14 Round 8: Glasgow v Leinster

Jamie Bhatti carries against Leinster

Dave Rennie’s Glasgow Warriors will take on Leinster for the second time in as many weeks although both teams are vastly different.

Edinburgh 23-36 Leinster

Sam Hidalgo-Clyne - pic © Al Ross

Ruairidh Campbell reports from BT Murrayfield where Edinburgh looked to secure their place in a European play-off spot. A win would be enough to have a shot at making it into the Champions Cup…

Leinster 54-13 Edinburgh

R12-Edinburgh v Leinster

Edinburgh travelled to Dublin with hope that Leinster’s “league” team might not be quite as clinical as the “cup” team packed with stars. As they found out, they’re just as clinical.

Glasgow 10-10 Leinster

R12-Glasgow v Leinster

Christie Lester reports in from Firhill where Glasgow welcomed league leaders Leinster.

RaboDirect PRO12 Restarts

If you’re a little depressed by the fact that discussion of the World Cup Final – which should really be the pinnacle of our game – has degenerated into tit for tat claims about foul play and the IRB stepping in to fine one group of men for holding hands while watching another group of […]

Heineken Horror!

I’ll keep this brief as the idea of reliving Saturday’s Edinburgh v Leinster match is putting me off my lunch! Glorious day, sun splitting the sky, a good Autumn wind and, with Mrs Al off visiting relatives, a free pass to go and do with the day whatever I desire.  For once Edinburgh are playing at […]

Two Point Perspective – Pro Team Round-up

Edinburgh 15 – 13 Leinster Leinster turned up in Edinburgh needing “only” 4 tries and the victory to clinch the title. Despite Edinburgh’s best efforts to throw it away in the dying minutes, the home lads clung on against heavy pressure from the Leinster forwards to grab the points and move up to fourth in […]

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