Scottish Rugby News and Opinion


Podcast: Episode 217 – The Crap Controller

On this week’s podcast we discuss rugby’s uncertain future as more players come forward with long term health issues linked to brain injuries and we review the Summer Tour to Argentina

SRU axes Sevens teams for World Series

Scotland win London Sevens

On Wednesday morning the Scottish Rugby Union in collaboration with Welsh Rugby Union and English Rugby Union announced the discontinuation of Scotland’s individual participation in the World Rugby Sevens Series in favour of a collaborative Great Britain Sevens squad, writes Chris Murray.

Podcast: Christmas Special – Coming In A Jiffy


This week Cammy is joined by Ruairidh and Brodie to look back at the past 12 months in Scottish rugby and Cammy and Brodie put some festive themed questions about the laws of the game to Ruairidh.

Fraser Lyle bound for London Scottish

Fraser Lyle playing for Glasgow against Canada A, 2016 - pic © Al Ross/Novantae Photography

London Scottish have added Scotland Sevens and Glasgow player Fraser Lyle to their roster for the coming season, as well as a beefy Scots qualified flyhalf.

No Luck for Scotland 7s in Vegas

Mark Robertson

Ruairidh Campbell takes in another weekend of Scottish 7s as a fairly inexperienced side fail to progress to the Cup competition.

Scotland 7s in Wellington

Scotland Sevens Logo

Ruaridh Campbell reports on the Wellington Sevens where the Scotland team finished a highly credible fourth.

Scotland 7s World Series Preview

Michael Fedo and Colin Gregor

Ruaridh Campbell takes a look at the upcoming IRB 7s World Series, which kicks off this weekend. How will Scotland fare and who’s been signed up for the campaign?

Ibrox Sevens Shines at the Commonwealth Games

Colin Gregor - pic courtesy SRU/PA Images

It was a case of mixed emotions for the Scottish 7s side as they finished 7th at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow but experienced the rarity of playing in front of a large and vocal home crowd.

Do Scotland Need a 7s Side?

It would be harsh to call full-time 7s in Scotland a failure, as it has only been a year. Yet, would Scotland be better following the Irish model and abandoning 7s? (After the Commonwealth Games, obviously! Don’t panic, Salmond!)

The Sign of 7

When you talk to cricket fans they will normally say the same thing: “I love tweed…”However, when you ask them about the smash-mouth, less drawn-out affair of 20/20 cricket they acknowledge the excitement but regard it as the warm-up. In Scotland 7s rugby is considered in much the same way.

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