Scottish Rugby News and Opinion


1872 Cup: Glasgow 18-29 Edinburgh

Glasgow v Edinburgh

Rory Baldwin watches the last game of the season for Edinburgh and Glasgow who knocked each other about without really teaching us anything we didn’t know – except that Edinburgh might have a backbone after all.

Glasgow 35-24 Connacht

John Anderson watches as Glasgow welcome back their international players with open arms and the results are instant. Well, almost.

Scotland 48-7 Italy

Scotland scrum down - pic © Al Ross

Scotland faced Italy in their only home warm-up before the World Cup. Would it be another slug-fest against Italy?

4 Changes To Face Tonga

Geoff Cross - pic © Al Ross

Geoff Cross and his magnificent beard is one of 4 changes to the Scotland team. We were so excited we put the Glasgow team in too.

Analysis: Where did it all go wrong?

John Barclay and Ruaridh Jackson - pic © Al Ross

Jamie Lyall analyses the areas that hurt Scotland against South Africa on Sunday, and that must be improved upon ahead of Saturday’s visit of the Wallabies.

Our Scotland XV: The Centres

Matt Scott and Sean Lamont tackle as Geoff Cross supports - photo © Alastair Ross

Rory Baldwin concludes the series by looking at the thorny issue of the midfield. We locked him away from the team announcement until he wrote it!

Ulster 12-13 Glasgow

Sean Lamont - pic © Al Ross

Defence dominated Glasgow’s visit to Ravenhill in round 2 of the new RaboDirectPRO12 season, but there was a sting in the tail courtesy of the fiesty Warriors.

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