Scottish Rugby News and Opinion


Podcast: Episode 182 – Coyote

On this week’s podcast we take a look at the outcome of Rassie Erasmus’s disciplinary hearing and review the action from Scotland v Japan and Scotland v South Africa

Scotland Training Squad Update

Chris Harris

Gregor Townsend has added 11 new players to the squad for the Autumn Internationals. Most of them are the usual suspects, but Matt Scott is back!

Scotland v England: the teams

WP Nel - pic © Al Ross/Novantae Photography

Gregor Townsend has gone for the same starting XV that beat France to take on the Auld Enemy at Murrayfield, but Tim Swinson, WP Nel and Nick Grigg have been added to the bench. 22/2 UPDATED with England team.

Scotland Squad for the Six Nations 2017 Announced

Huw Jones celebrates

Vern Cotter has revealed the group of individuals who will carry the burden our national rugby hopes and expectations over the coming months. It being his last squad, there aren’t too many surprises.

A sticky situation in the centre

Matt Scott - pic © Al Ross

Where once the Scotland midfield was static and uninspired, the area of concern is now finding the most balanced partnership; or trying to shoehorn 6 into 2.

Centres of attention

Matt Scott - pic © Al Ross

Matt Scott and Sean Lamont have been called up to the Scotland squad to replace Alex Dunbar and Tim Visser who both have knee injuries.

RWC ’15: Scotland 45-10 Japan

Mark Bennett and Matt Scott vs Japan - pic © Al Ross

Scotland got their World Cup campaign going with a massive potential banana skin fixture against Japan, conquerors of the Springboks.

Scotland v Japan: A History

Matt Scott and David Denton - pic © Al Ross

Cameron Black looks back at the history of Scotland and Japan’s meetings to see if we can learn anything in advance of Wednesday’s game (includes team announcement)

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