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# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Ireland's Grand Slam-winning coach Doyle won't return to Scotland job due to Covid-19 risks

Assistant coach Bryan Easson will step into the role for the remaining Six Nations matches and the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

# scotland-rugby - Friday 6 March, 2020

Scottish rugby player tests positive for coronavirus

Their women’s Six Nations match against France has been postponed.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Hogg leads by example as Scotland beat Italy to pick up first Six Nations win

The visitors crossed for three tries at the Stadio Olimpico.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'The guard said ‘I’ve been wanting to get my hands on you’’: Matt Williams on his rugby life in Ireland

And looking forward to the Guinness Six Nations – where he will be supporting his adopted home country.

# scotland-rugby - Monday 3 February, 2020

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’.

# scotland-rugby - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Stuart Hogg named captain and 6 newcomers in Scotland squad for Six Nations

The Exeter Chiefs fullback replaces Stuart McInally.

# scotland-rugby - Friday 27 December, 2019

Townsend adds two big names to Scotland backroom ahead of Six Nations

Steve Tandy and Pieter de Villiers join Scottish coaching ticket as Matt Taylor returns to Australia.

# scotland-rugby - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Scotland captain Laidlaw announces retirement from international rugby

The 34-year-old made his debut for the country in 2010.

# scotland-rugby - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Former Scotland captain retires from international rugby after winning 76 caps

Edinburgh back-rower John Barclay featured at three World Cups, including the most recent tournament in Japan.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Scotland change entire back row for critical Samoa clash

Gregor Townsend’s side are in must-win territory in Pool A.

# scotland-rugby - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Scotland must improve or go home, warns Townsend

The Scotland head coach doesn’t know why his side lacked ‘energy, accuracy and aggression’ against Ireland.

O'Mahony and Aki face tight turnaround to be fit for Japan in six days

The pair suffered head knocks against Scotland, while Joe Schmidt says Johnny Sexton is ‘fine’.

Out of 10: How we rated Ireland in their emphatic win over Scotland

Larmour, Murray, Henderson and Stander were all superb for Schmidt’s side in Yokohama.

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Rugby World Cup

Join us for live coverage from Yokohama as Joe Schmidt’s side open their Pool A campaign against the Scots.

# scotland-rugby - Friday 20 September, 2019

Townsend names experienced Scotland team for Yokohama showdown

Here is the starting XV that will take to the field against Ireland on Sunday.

Schmidt opts for continuity as he names first starting XV of World Cup

The Ireland head coach says Joey Carbery, Rob Kearney and Keith Earls are all close to being fit to play.

# scotland-rugby - Monday 16 September, 2019

'I have woken up every morning with pressure in my head' - Scotland star retires due to concussion

David Denton was capped 42 times and coach Gregor Townsend said the national side would ‘miss him’.

# scotland-rugby - Monday 9 September, 2019

Belgium hammer sorry Scotland to close in on Euro 2020 qualification

Romelu Lukaku, Thomas Vermaelen, Toby Alderweireld and Kevin de Bruyne were on target in a 4-0 win.

# scotland-rugby - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Scotland call on World Cup injury cover ahead of Ireland showdown

Edinburgh back row Magnus Bradbury will board the flight to Japan on Monday.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Huw Jones and Rory Hutchinson miss out as Scotland name squad for Japan

Forwards Josh Strauss, Matt Fagerson and Magnus Bradbury have also been omitted.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Scotland redeem themselves with warm-up victory over France

Gregor Townsend’s side bounced back from last week’s heavy defeat in Nice.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 17 August, 2019

France hammer Scotland in Nice, as 13-try Italy run riot against Russia

Ireland’s opening World Cup opponents were handed a reality check on Saturday evening.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

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.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

After loss to Leinster, Glasgow Warriors duo drafted into Scotland training squad for World Cup

Kyle Steyn and Scott Cummings were in action in Saturday’s Pro14 decider.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 16 March, 2019

England salvage dramatic late draw after stunning Scotland comeback

Gregor Townsend’s side scored six tries in the second half — but were denied a famous win at the death.

# scotland-rugby - Monday 11 March, 2019

Scotland lose their first-choice back three for trip to Twickenham

Tommy Seymour, Blair Kinghorn and Stuart Hogg have all been ruled out of Saturday’s Six Nations clash.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Gatland's Wales dig deep at Murrayfield to set up Grand Slam bid against Ireland

The visitors made it four from four with a hard-fought win over Scotland, and are one victory away from a first Slam since 2012.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

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.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 9 February, 2019

'We don’t seem to see eye to eye' - Laidlaw critical of Poite's performance

The Scottish captain wasn’t happy with how the referee officiated the breakdown.

Schmidt hails Carbery's 'bravery' after steering Ireland to victory

The Munster out-half produced a moment of magic to help see off Scotland.

How did you rate Ireland in their victory at Murrayfield?

It wasn’t perfect, but Joe Schmidt’s side got back to winning ways over Scotland this afternoon.

'You're representing a lot of people when you play for Ireland and defeat hurts'

After a difficult week, Cian Healy is hungry to get Ireland back on track at Murrayfield.

# scotland-rugby - Friday 8 February, 2019

'Your past results don’t protect you, they don't protect you from yourself'

Ireland’s defeat to England stung nobody more than Joe Schmidt.

Conan focused on taking his big chance after waiting in the wings

‘It’s a massive opportunity for me. Everyone has a point to prove whenever you pull on a green jersey, none more so than myself.’

# scotland-rugby - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Townsend admits dropping Kinghorn 'more difficult than what we planned'

The Edinburgh winger is benched for Saturday’s game against Ireland despite scoring a hat-trick against Italy.

Henshaw a late injury withdrawal as Schmidt names Ireland team for Scotland

Chris Farrell is drafted into a starting XV that shows five changes from the opening weekend defeat to England.

# scotland-rugby - Monday 4 February, 2019

Townsend adds reinforcements to Scotland squad for Ireland

Fraser Brown and Murray McCallum have been drafted in ahead of Saturday’s clash at Murrayfield.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Laidlaw's boot and Maitland try help Scotland to season-ending Pumas win

It was one for the purists at a wet Murrayfield.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Tommy Seymour bags hat-trick as Scotland run in eight tries against Fiji Easy As This post contains videos

Tommy Seymour bags hat-trick as Scotland run in eight tries against Fiji

Allan Dell, Fraser Brown, Sean Maitland, Jamie Ritchie and Adam Hastings also scored tries for Scotland.

# scotland-rugby - Monday 5 November, 2018

Boost for Scotland as Hogg returns from ankle injury with 6 players added to squad for November Tests

Scotland take on Fiji, South Africa and Argentina over the rest of the month.

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