Scottish Rugby News and Opinion


Flash – he’ll save every one of us?

Roddy Grant - pic © Al Ross

Roddy Grant is to return as an assistant coach at Edinburgh, while Glasgow Warriors have signed Super Rugby winning New Zealand winger Lelia Masaga on a two-year contract.

SRU Kills London Scottish Deal

London Scottish and the SRU have announced that their mutually arrangement to loan players and coaches is over, just weeks before pre-season was due to begin.

Roddy Grant Calls It A Day

Roddy Grant bids farewell - pic © Al Ross

Tributes have been paid from all over Scottish rugby following the retirement of Edinburgh fans’ favourite back-row stalwart Roddy Grant at just 28. Gavin Harper takes a look.

Edinburgh 48-0 Treviso

Rory spends Mad Friday watching Edinburgh restore a little lunacy to their game and chalk up a big score against Benetton Treviso at BT Murrayfield…

Our Team: Openside

Chris Fusaro - Courtesy of Glasgow Warriors

Cameron Black takes a look at the candidates for openside flanker. Fusaro, Rennie, Grant, Barclay? Any of them fit?

1872 Cup – Round 1 Preview

With the 1872 Cup kicking off on Monday (1735GMT kickoff, coverage via BBC Alba), we take a look at some of the key team matchups for the game.

Rugby and Business

Blog reader Richard writes in with a report of a chance encounter with Roddy Grant recently: I was at the official launch of a new business in Corstorphine and Murrayfield last week.

Roddy Grant: Edinburgh Captain

In the high pressure world of professional sport guys can ‘lose the heid’. Indeed, with every success story there is an Atlas-like struggle to achieve, while facing the crowd and the money-men. You only have to look at the fall of Tiger Woods and Wayne Rooney to see what pressure and conception can do.  So […]

Edinburgh Boost Sevens Squad

Scotland have announced a strong(ish) Sevens squad for the final two World Series events of the season taking place in the UK.

Scottish Rugby News and Opinion