# Finn Russell

This month
March 2023
# Update
Scotland duo Hogg and Russell to miss Italy clash
Munster’s Ben Healy could now be in line for a Six Nations debut.
This year
# Great Scot
Finn Russell welcomes Ben Healy's Scotland switch
The Racing 10 is set to link up with Munster’s Healy in Scotland camp for the Six Nations.
Last year
# playmaker
Leinster set for Russell's 'full box of tricks' for Racing 92
Hugo Keenan is expecting a big challenge in the backfield this Saturday.
# flying finn
Recalled Russell stars as Scotland hammer ill-disciplined Argentina
Darcy Graham scored a hat-trick in a 52-29 win for Gregor Townsend’s side.
# Comeback
Scotland recall Finn Russell and Telea to make debut for the All Blacks
Scotland have yet to defeat New Zealand in more than a hundred years of trying.
# Prodigal Sons
Scots and All Blacks recall exiled stars Russell and Perenara
Townsend cited “form and consistency” levels as the key reason behind leaving Russell out.
# Olive Branch
'Door open' for axed out-half Russell says Scotland coach Townsend
Blair Kinghorn starts at 10 for Scotland against the Wallabies who welcome back star player Michael Hooper.
# response
Russell says Scotland omission 'good for him' after starring role in Racing win
The 30-year-old kicked 18 points and laid on two tries as the Parisians beat Montpellier 38-31.
# decision
Finn Russell left out of Scotland squad for Autumn Nations series
Jamie Ritchie will take over the captaincy for Gregor Townsend’s side.
# Shock
Hogg and Russell out of Scotland squad for South America tour
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend says he hopes Stuart Hogg will continue to captain Scotland upon his international return.
# Top Dogs
France's success underlines Top 14 dominance in Europe - Racing's Russell
Three of the four sides who have made it to the Champions Cup semi-finals are French.
# playmaker
Kinghorn starts at 10 for Scots as Russell drops to bench for Ireland clash
The 25-year-old Edinburgh man makes just his second Test start at out-half.
All time
# Attack
'He can ask different questions than any fly-half in the world'
Lions attack coach Gregor Townsend knows the tourists need to create more tomorrow.
# Injury Update
Williams on track to return from head injury for Lions' first Test
The Irish contingent are all fit and available to face the Springboks.
# Late Changes
Lions lose Itoje and Russell for Sharks game, Aki added to replacements
Courtney Lawes will start in place of his England teammate Itoje.
# ready to roar
Lions have opportunity to ease themselves into tour against South African namesakes
The Gauteng Lions could be in for a difficult evening against an experienced touring team.
# Lions
Time got the better of Sexton - not just Farrell, Russell and Biggar
Irish captain’s omission from Warren Gatland’s squad was tough but at 35 his durability has come into question.
# Crime and Punishment
Finn Russell given three-match ban over red card against France
The out-half was dismissed late in the second half at the Stade de France.
# playmakers
Russell and Ntamack return for Six Nations finale
The Six Nations will finally be decided by Friday night’s postponed game.
# Showdown
Ireland on 'red alert' for Van der Merwe as Scotland aim to turn the corner
Ireland have enjoyed dominance of this fixture in recent times.
# tough watch
Wales' miserable run continues as Scotland end Six Nations with away win
Gregor Townsend’s men edged it as Wayne Pivac’s difficult start to his tenure continued.
# Back in action
Finn Russell and Richie Gray return to Scotland fold
Both players have been named in Gregor Townsend’s 40-man squad.
# Attack
Analysis: Limerick man Prendergast's influence getting best from Racing stars
The 43-year-old has earned an ever-growing reputation in French rugby.
# Ready to go
Simon Zebo excited for Racing arrival of 'classy' Kurtley Beale
The Australian star has won 92 Wallabies caps.
# In From The Cold
Scotland exile Russell targets summer Tour return, should it go ahead
‘The stuff in the Six Nations is done now, it is just how can we move forward.’
# Hope
Finn Russell holds 'positive discussions' over Scotland return
The Racing 92 playmaker was disciplined for a ‘breach of team protocol’.
# The Stand Off
Finn Russell still not back in Scotland camp ahead of key game
Scottish out-half remains in exile as their season reaches make-or-break point.
# Scotland's Saipan
'Finn can play a part in our future,' says Townsend
Gregor Townsend has his say in the latest chapter of the explosive fall-out with Finn Russell that has rocked Scottish rugby.
# glower of scotland
'These standards don’t change for one player': Townsend hits back at Finn Russell
The Scotland head coach took the unusual move of issuing a statement to address his erstwhile out-half’s comments.
# News of 10
'I just want him back' - Scotland wing Maitland hoping for Russell's return
The fly-half’s international future is in serious doubt after a breakdown in relations with Gregor Townsend.
# The finnished article
Russell says he won't return to Scotland set-up until 'big changes' are made
The Racing 92 out-half given his side of the story as his absence from the squad continues.
# Exiled
Russell left out of Scotland squad for Six Nations clash with England
Head coach Gregor Townsend has once again decided not to pick the talented fly-half after his ‘breach of team protocol’.
# reflections
Lamenting Finn Russell's absence and finding 'gratitude' after an almost fatal neck injury
Former Scotland international Thom Evans suffered a serious neck injury in 2010.
# Peace Talks
Finn Russell looks set for Scotland return – but not in time for the Ireland game
Scotland coach Gregor Townsend says every player has to ‘accept’ and ‘live up’ to team standards.
# Setback
Finn Russell's dramatic exit dents Scotland's bid for fresh start in Dublin
Gregor Townsend has a revamped coaching staff and a new captain for the Six Nations.
# huge blow
Scotland's Russell ruled out of Ireland game after breaking 'team protocol'
The mercurial 27-year-old out-half has been sent back to his club side, Racing 92.
# make or break
Munster fighting for European lives in monumental clash against Racing
The task is a hugely demanding one for Johann van Graan’s men.
# finn-possible
Ridiculous Finn Russell skill on full display as he nutmegs his way to Thomond Park try
Stop it!
# RWC2019
Russell won't change his style as Scotland build towards Ireland showdown
The Racing 92 out-half says Gregor Townsend’s side aren’t a one-man team.
# big loss
Scotland playmaker Russell ruled out of France clash
The Racing 92 out-half will miss Saturday’s game in Paris due to a head injury.