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#Scotland

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

No place in Scotland squad for flanker Hardie amid reports of alleged cocaine use

Head coach Gregor Townsend has named 10 uncapped players for next month’s autumn Tests.

# scotland-rugby - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Injury blow for Scotland as Laidlaw fractures leg in Clermont's Champions Cup opener

The scrum-half will miss next month’s internationals.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Former Scottish and Lions player reveals that he is suffering with motor neurone disease

Doddie Weir earned 61 Scotland caps during an illustrious career.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Gregor Townsend's Scotland hold on for thrilling victory over Australia

The Wallabies pushed hard in the final 20 minutes but Scotland secured a famous win in Sydney.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Scotland crush Italy to end Cotter's reign with best Six Nations campaign in 11 years Six Nations This post contains videos

Scotland crush Italy to end Cotter's reign with best Six Nations campaign in 11 years

The hosts ran out 29-0 winners at Murrayfield.

# scotland-rugby - Friday 10 March, 2017

Ruff morning as Farrell sits out England captain's run with 'dog' injury

Centre’s fitness looks set to be a game-time decision.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Sensational Scotland keep Triple Crown hopes alive with first win over Wales since 2007 Fortress Murrayfield This post contains videos

Sensational Scotland keep Triple Crown hopes alive with first win over Wales since 2007

Stuart Hogg was superb in the hosts’ 29-13 win.

# scotland-rugby - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Huge blow for Scotland as injury rules captain Laidlaw out of Six Nations

An ankle injury has ended his campaign prematurely.

# scotland-rugby - Monday 13 February, 2017

Schmidt's Ireland in a better place after being 'spooked' early in Six Nations

The Ireland head coach won’t be getting over the round-one defeat in Scotland just yet though.

# scotland-rugby - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Scotland's Finn Russell conjured a bizarre conversion miss from in front of the posts earlier Inexplicable This post contains videos

Scotland's Finn Russell conjured a bizarre conversion miss from in front of the posts earlier

The out-half had a moment to forget in the second-half of the clash with France in Paris.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Analysis: Ireland always work hard but their breakdown must be better in Italy

Devin Toner continues to lead the way for Ireland in terms of sheer ruck numbers.

# scotland-rugby - Friday 10 February, 2017

Forget the bus, Schmidt's Ireland have a point to prove after 'wake-up call'

The Ireland head coach says his squad must stay positive as they bid to bounce back.

# scotland-rugby - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Schmidt unlikely to ring the changes for Italy trip but Ryan could get recall

Ireland travel to Rome to take on the Italians in round two of the Six Nations.

By sticking to some redundant idea of what it takes to win, Ireland are losing

Former Leinster and Munster back Eoghan Hickey takes a closer look at Ireland’s gung-ho approach to getting points on the board.

Analysis: Ireland tried to play at Murrayfield but just weren't good enough at it

There was lots of intent from Ireland but their execution was extremely inconsistent.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Analysis: Scottish trick play lowlights a bad day for Ireland's lineout and maul

Simon Easterby’s pack missed some big opportunities at key points in the game.

# scotland-rugby - Monday 6 February, 2017

Analysis: Basic folding and spacing problems cause Ireland's defence failures

Andy Farrell and his players will be deeply unhappy with their defensive display in Edinburgh.

Schmidt unlikely to make 'knee-jerk reactions' after defeat in Edinburgh

The Ireland head coach believes his team can fix the defensive problems they suffered against Scotland.

# scotland-rugby - Sunday 5 February, 2017

'We probably gave them a bit too much respect' - Ireland off to worrying start

Joe Schmidt’s side now have ground to make up in the Six Nations.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Ireland captain Best feels defence got too narrow as Scotland ran riot

The hooker put his hand up to accept blame for the Alex Dunbar lineout try.

'It looks like a very tough championship to win, but we're not out of it'

Joe Schmidt doesn’t think Ireland were complacent before their awful start in Edinburgh.

'We arrived at the stadium 10 or 15 minutes late. We were late for most things in the first half'

Joe Schmidt left to ponder what might have been after disappointing defeat to Scotland.

Ireland's desperate start, missed chances and Scotland's big performers

Ireland have left themselves with ground to make up in the Six Nations.

Second-half revival not enough as Schmidt's Ireland slip to dire defeat in Scotland

Rory Best and his side were hugely disappointing in the opening 40 minutes.

Ireland's Six Nations simmers into action today against pressurising Scots

Joe Schmidt and his side begin their campaign at Murrayfield this afternoon.

Analysis: Where have Ireland's 36 tries over the last year come from?

Joe Schmidt’s side are heavily reliant on their lineout as a source for their scores.

# scotland-rugby - Friday 3 February, 2017

'He'll give me a cheeky smile before kick-off and then want me to do my worst'

Joe Schmidt and Nathan Hines shared some good times at Leinster but are rivals tomorrow.

'The ROG drop-kick... That was '09, so I would've been in second year of school'

22-year-old Garry Ringrose will make his Six Nations debut tomorrow at Murrayfield.

Finally, Lions selection debates become very real as Six Nations arrives

Joe Schmidt welcomed Warren Gatland into Ireland camp earlier this week.

# scotland-rugby - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Sexton making progress but Schmidt unwilling to take risks on Trimble and Ryan

Peter O’Mahony is now also set to miss the first two weekends of the Six Nations.

Bowe's return, potential Scannell debut, and Henderson locked in

Joe Schmidt has recalled 67-times capped Ulsterman Tommy Bowe.

Henderson, Jackson and O'Brien start as Joe Schmidt names team for Scotland

Ireland’s Six Nations campaign gets underway at Murrayfield on Saturday.

'I remember vividly thinking that this guy has got something special' BOD

'I remember vividly thinking that this guy has got something special'

Brian O’Driscoll has been impressed with Garry Ringrose’s emergence at outside centre.

# scotland-rugby - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Scotland sense Six Nations opportunity with Sexton ruled out for Ireland

Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw felt Ireland’s win over New Zealand in November was down to Kiwi errors.

Furlong keeps feet on the ground ahead of first Six Nations start for Ireland

The 24-year-old already looks like a veteran of Joe Schmidt’s set-up.

# scotland-rugby - Monday 30 January, 2017

How different is professional rugby to the good old days of amateurism?

We’ve taken a look at the Ireland v Scotland games from the 1995 Five Nations and 2016 Six Nations.

# scotland-rugby - Thursday 26 January, 2017

'The potential for injury is evident' - Schmidt understands Murray complaints

The Ireland scrum-half was deeply unhappy at what he perceived as Glasgow targeting his standing leg.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Hogg wants Scotland to be inspired by Warriors for Ireland clash

The fullback was a member of the Glasgow side that thrashed two-time European champions Leicester 43-0.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Lightning strikes twice as Scotland denied famous win by late Foley kick

Tevita Kuridrani’s try and Foley’s conversion break Scottish hearts at Murrayfield.

# scotland-rugby - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Ex-Connacht man McFarland appointed to Townsend's Scotland coaching team

He’ll remain at Glasgow until the end of the season.