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# scotland-rugby - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Scotland make light work of Japan in opening Test

There was no chance of a World Cup revenge for the Asian side.

# scotland-rugby - Monday 21 March, 2016

Analysis: Heaslip's offloads the highlight of Ireland's final-day victory

The Ireland number eight released two excellent balls out of the tackle against Scotland.

'It was a nice surprise to get the call from Joe considering how well Josh had gone'

Tommy O’Donnell was determined to grasp his chance against Scotland with both hands.

'Having kids motivates you and you’re trying to play for them'

Keith Earls scored his 17th Ireland try on cap number 50 against Scotland.

Farrell factor looms for Ireland as Schmidt looks to build for South Africa

The Englishman will join as an assistant coach early next month.

# scotland-rugby - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Ireland aim to 'create history' as Best hopes to lead South Africa tour

The 33-year-old enjoyed his first campaign as Ireland skipper.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Best: 'We'll look back at the Six Nations as a whole and be disappointed'

Joe Schmidt says five new caps in the championship was one major positive.

Back row dominant, defensive work-ons and more Ireland talking points

Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray looked classy for long periods of the game.

How we rated Ireland in their encouraging win over Scotland

Stander, Heaslip and Sexton were particularly impressive against Scotland.

Heaslip underlines importance to Ireland with complete display against Scots

The 32-year-old was man of the match in a 35-25 victory in Dublin.

Four-try Ireland finish with a flourish as Schmidt's men put Scotland to the sword

A positive way to end the campaign ahead of the summer tour of South Africa.

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations Championship

Ireland took on Scotland, as both sides looked to end their Six Nations campaign on a high.

Ireland's standards back on track as improving Scotland come to Dublin

Joe Schmidt’s side are looking for a second win in the 2016 Six Nations.

Life after Joe comes into perspective but Schmidt has built a legacy in Ireland

The Kiwi’s current contract expires next year.

# scotland-rugby - Friday 18 March, 2016

Ireland hoping Schmidt will stay on to lead 'exciting new crop' through

Assistant coach Greg Feek is excited by what the emerging young players can bring.

'Les yeux de glaces was his nickname in France, the eyes of ice'

Joe Schmidt reflects on what he learned from Vern Cotter in their years together.

Sexton excited to be part of Ireland's future into 2019 World Cup

The 30-year-old has taken some big hits but has also hit form in this Six Nations.

# scotland-rugby - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Trimble hopes for clinical edge against 'Saracens' of the Six Nations

The 31-year-old wing scored his 17th Test try last weekend against Italy.

# scotland-rugby - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Ireland wait on Best injury with Schmidt set to name unchanged XV

The Ireland captain missed training on Tuesday and must come through tomorrow’s session.

Van der Flier benefits from help of Ireland openside rival O'Donnell

The 22-year-old is feeling increasingly at home in the Ireland squad.

Ultan Dillane hoping more Connacht players get chance with Ireland

The 22-year-old lock made his debut off the bench during the team’s recent 21-10 loss to England.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Schmidt ponders switches but Ireland XV may be unchanged for Scotland

The temptation is there to experiment, but Ireland require victory on Saturday.

# scotland-rugby - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Stuart Hogg produced a moment of genius worthy of winning any game of rugby Hogging The Limelight This post contains videos

Stuart Hogg produced a moment of genius worthy of winning any game of rugby

It just so happened his tip-on pass helped his side defeat France for the first time in a decade.

England are Six Nations champions after unlikely Scots conjure brilliant win over France

Les Bleus needed to win to stand a chance of claiming the title.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Terrifying video shows former rugby player 'cut out' while discussing concussions

John Shaw was being interviewed by the BBC.

# scotland-rugby - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Biggar completes recovery to start for Wales as Scotland make just one change

The teams for Saturday’s game in Cardiff have been named.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 6 February, 2016

England's power tells in Six Nations victory over frustrating Scotland

Dylan Hartley’s first game as captain ended with a win in Murrayfield.

Kruis and Nowell cross for the opening two tries of England's Jones era

England began the Six Nations with a victory in Murrayfield

# scotland-rugby - Friday 5 February, 2016

Ranking Ireland's 8 best Six Nations performances

From last year’s demolition of Scotland to the Croke Park classic.

POLL: What is your favourite Six Nations anthem? Battle Cry This post contains a poll

POLL: What is your favourite Six Nations anthem?

We want to know what your favourite pre-match tune is.

# scotland-rugby - Thursday 4 February, 2016

They couldn't... could they?! The Scottish perspective on the Six Nations

Scottish rugby blogger Rory Baldwin gives us the lowdown on our Celtic cousins ahead of the Six Nations kick-off.

Haskell takes seven shirt as Jones names three new faces on England bench

Ollie Devoto, Jack Clifford and Paul Hill could make their debuts in Murrayfield.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Scotland's squad for the Six Nations includes these two new faces

Zander Fagerson and Rory Sutherland have impressed Vern Cotter.

# scotland-rugby - Thursday 22 October, 2015

'World Rugby has to fix that problem' - All Blacks coach defends Joubert

Steve Hansen says referees must be able to use the TMO for big calls such as last weekend’s in Twickenham.

# scotland-rugby - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Mourinho: One mistake cost Chelsea, like Scotland in rugby

The coach likened referee Damir Skomina to rugby official Craig Joubert.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Cheika springs to defence of Craig Joubert after World Rugby sell him out

The Wallabies coach has also hit out at pundits targeting the South African referee.

# scotland-rugby - Monday 19 October, 2015

World Rugby say official made wrong call at Australia-Scotland climax

A statement from the organisation released this evening confirmed the mistake.

# scotland-rugby - Friday 16 October, 2015

This rugby joke is absolutely taking over Irish social media LOL

This rugby joke is absolutely taking over Irish social media

It was even on Morning Ireland today.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Laidlaw sends Scotland into quarters after thrilling win over Samoa

The Pool B result ended Japan’s hopes of reaching the the last eight for the first time.

# scotland-rugby - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Irish-influenced Eagles out to impress, but Boks likely winners in Pool B

Heyneke Meyer’s South Africa are clear contenders to win the World Cup outright.