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# 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.

# scotland-rugby - Sunday 6 September, 2015

PSA's France finish World Cup warm-ups with win over spirited Scotland

But there was a blow for les Bleus with Wesley Fofana and Pascal Pape both limping off injured.

# scotland-rugby - Monday 17 August, 2015

Sean O'Brien was an absolute beast at the breakdown against Scotland

These four turnovers from the Ireland captain showed his quality on the deck.

SOB, Henry and Toner helped Jack Conan prep for his Ireland debut

Leinster’s 23-year-old back row got his first taste of Test rugby against Scotland.

'I've been working really hard with Joe' - Madigan delivers against Scots

Ireland’s out-half provided some moments of brilliance during Saturday’s win in Dublin.

# scotland-rugby - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Ian Madigan thanks Kilmacud Crokes after this delicious cross-field kick

The Ireland out-half set up Luke Fitzgerald with a sublime touch of the boot.

'You feel like a bit of a kid when you've got Paul O'Connell next to you!'

Connacht tighthead Nathan White made his Ireland debut against Scotland yesterday.

Schmidt looks towards 'fully-loaded' Wales with tough selection calls to make

Ireland’s head coach is happy with where his squad is after two World Cup warm-ups.

# scotland-rugby - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Ireland relieved to avoid repeat of TOD's World Cup-ending injury

Head coach Joe Schmidt backed debutant Jack Conan to build on his ‘mixed bag’ of a display.

'He gave the players around him a real confidence' - Schmidt on Zebo

The Ireland head coach was similarly pleased with Ian Madigan’s display at out-half.

5 players who stood out in Ireland's scrappy win over Scotland

Sean O’Brien, Jack Conan, Jared Payne and Simon Zebo were the pick of the Irish.

Out of 10: How Ireland's players rated in their win over Scotland

Zebo, Madigan and O’Brien all impressed at the Aviva Stadium.

Impressive Zebo helps Schmidt's Ireland to hard-fought win over Scotland

The Irish performance was a scrappy one as they showed signs of summer rust.

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Rugby World Cup warm-up

The Scots were in Dublin for the second World Cup audition.

Ireland look to Zebo's 'X-factor' at fullback as Cotter's Scots visit Dublin

Ireland look to Zebo's 'X-factor' at fullback as Cotter's Scots visit Dublin

Opportunity knocks for Ian Madigan at out-half, while Gordon D’Arcy is at 12.

Ireland looking for more explosive defensive plays like Trimble's D

Ireland looking for more explosive defensive plays like Trimble's

Defence coach Les Kiss was concerned with elements of the performance in Cardiff last time out.

# scotland-rugby - Friday 14 August, 2015

The Tullow Tank is delighted to be captaining Ireland for the first time Sob

The Tullow Tank is delighted to be captaining Ireland for the first time

Leinster’s Sean O’Brien is at number eight for tomorrow’s clash with Scotland.

'Cian is a chirpy and happy fella... you don’t want to get him mad!'

Sean O’Brien says the Ireland prop as maintained a positive attitude during rehab.