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#Scotland

# scotland-rugby - Monday 4 January, 2021

Van der Merwe joins Scotland exodus to English Premiership
# Change
# Change

Van der Merwe joins Scotland exodus to English Premiership

Jan 4th 2021, 6:11 PM 12,532 Views 13 Comments

The winger, who only joined Edinburgh in 2017, will arrive at Midlands club Worcester in time for the start of the 2021/22 European season.

# scotland-rugby - Friday 1 January, 2021

Scotland suffer triple injury blow ahead of Six Nations
# Headache
# Headache

Scotland suffer triple injury blow ahead of Six Nations

Jan 1st 2021, 9:48 AM 8,651 Views 0 Comments

Fraser Brown, George Horne and Alex Allan have all been ruled out.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Scotland have ‘grown as a team’ since last Ireland clash
# Getting Better
# Getting Better

Scotland have ‘grown as a team’ since last Ireland clash

Dec 1st 2020, 11:46 PM 3,707 Views 6 Comments

Zander Fagerson is confident the team have improved.

# scotland-rugby - Monday 12 October, 2020

Finn Russell and Richie Gray return to Scotland fold
# Back In Action
# Back In Action

Finn Russell and Richie Gray return to Scotland fold

Oct 12th 2020, 3:13 PM 7,652 Views 3 Comments

Both players have been named in Gregor Townsend’s 40-man squad.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 11th 2020, 1:05 PM 6,730 Views 8 Comments

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
# Problem
# Problem

Scottish rugby player tests positive for coronavirus

Mar 6th 2020, 10:58 PM 94,907 Views 44 Comments

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
# Defensive Effort
# Defensive Effort

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

Feb 22nd 2020, 4:44 PM 10,051 Views 13 Comments

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
# The Line-Out
# The Line-Out

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

Feb 4th 2020, 10:43 AM 9,628 Views 2 Comments

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
# Exiled
# Exiled

Russell left out of Scotland squad for Six Nations clash with England

Feb 3rd 2020, 3:43 PM 11,838 Views 10 Comments

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
# Leader
# Leader

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

Jan 15th 2020, 10:26 AM 6,425 Views 6 Comments

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
# New Faces
# New Faces

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

Dec 27th 2019, 9:57 AM 9,591 Views 1 Comment

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
# Stepping Aside
# Stepping Aside

Scotland captain Laidlaw announces retirement from international rugby

Dec 19th 2019, 2:06 PM 9,158 Views 9 Comments

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
# Calling Time
# Calling Time

Former Scotland captain retires from international rugby after winning 76 caps

Dec 4th 2019, 12:58 PM 13,783 Views 4 Comments

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
# Team News
# Team News

Scotland change entire back row for critical Samoa clash

Sep 28th 2019, 8:22 AM 7,739 Views 1 Comment

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
# Flat
# Flat

Scotland must improve or go home, warns Townsend

Sep 22nd 2019, 2:13 PM 10,352 Views 14 Comments

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
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

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

Sep 22nd 2019, 11:52 AM 16,505 Views 43 Comments

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
# Player Ratings
# Player Ratings

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

Sep 22nd 2019, 11:00 AM 36,631 Views 80 Comments

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

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Rugby World Cup
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Rugby World Cup

Sep 22nd 2019, 7:45 AM 82,334 Views 133 Comments

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
# The Opposition
# The Opposition

Townsend names experienced Scotland team for Yokohama showdown

Sep 20th 2019, 9:35 AM 14,220 Views 26 Comments

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
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

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

Sep 20th 2019, 9:02 AM 13,915 Views 18 Comments

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
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

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

Sep 16th 2019, 11:14 AM 13,887 Views 3 Comments

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
# Cruise Control
# Cruise Control

Belgium hammer sorry Scotland to close in on Euro 2020 qualification

Sep 9th 2019, 9:49 PM 9,254 Views 4 Comments

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
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Scotland call on World Cup injury cover ahead of Ireland showdown

Sep 8th 2019, 12:29 PM 16,449 Views 5 Comments

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
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

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

Sep 3rd 2019, 3:18 PM 6,820 Views 5 Comments

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
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Scotland redeem themselves with warm-up victory over France

Aug 24th 2019, 3:30 PM 10,983 Views 3 Comments

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
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

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

Aug 17th 2019, 10:37 PM 23,401 Views 18 Comments

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
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Russell won't change his style as Scotland build towards Ireland showdown

Jul 30th 2019, 4:54 PM 4,634 Views 4 Comments

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
# New Faces
# New Faces

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

May 28th 2019, 11:00 AM 4,484 Views 0 Comments

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
# Great Scots
# Great Scots

England salvage dramatic late draw after stunning Scotland comeback

Mar 16th 2019, 6:53 PM 17,521 Views 39 Comments

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
# Injury Blow
# Injury Blow

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

Mar 11th 2019, 3:04 PM 5,845 Views 5 Comments

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
# Four From Four
# Four From Four

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

Mar 9th 2019, 4:14 PM 10,126 Views 32 Comments

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
# Big Loss
# Big Loss

Scotland playmaker Russell ruled out of France clash

Feb 19th 2019, 10:59 AM 4,962 Views 3 Comments

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
# Frustration
# Frustration

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

Feb 9th 2019, 8:28 PM 29,187 Views 86 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 9th 2019, 5:33 PM 16,050 Views 40 Comments

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

How did you rate Ireland in their victory at Murrayfield?
# Out Of 10
# Out Of 10

How did you rate Ireland in their victory at Murrayfield?

Feb 9th 2019, 4:45 PM 21,927 Views 97 Comments

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'
# Church
# Church

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

Feb 9th 2019, 9:00 AM 8,649 Views 6 Comments

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'
# Sleepless Nights
# Sleepless Nights

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

Feb 8th 2019, 8:30 AM 16,220 Views 35 Comments

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

Conan focused on taking his big chance after waiting in the wings
# Straining At The Leash
# Straining At The Leash

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

Feb 8th 2019, 7:30 AM 6,269 Views 33 Comments

‘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'
# Ruthless
# Ruthless

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

Feb 7th 2019, 4:12 PM 8,363 Views 2 Comments

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
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

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

Feb 7th 2019, 1:45 PM 49,372 Views 69 Comments

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

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