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#Scotland

# scotland - Monday 13 March, 2017

Punishment may not be over for Scotland as Brown is cited for early tip tackle Poor Turn Of Frase This post contains videos

Punishment may not be over for Scotland as Brown is cited for early tip tackle

England began carving Scotland apart immediately after Brown was sin-binned on Saturday.

# scotland - Saturday 11 March, 2017

As it happened: England v Scotland, Six Nations Triple Crown decider

We went minute-by-minute as Vern Cotter’s entertaining Scots went to Twickenham in search of a Triple Crown.

# scotland - Monday 6 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Huge fire in Glasgow brought under control Scrapyard

Huge fire in Glasgow brought under control

Some 3,000 homes were without power.

From TheJournal.ie Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway Need For Speed

Police pull over pensioner driving mobility scooter on busy UK motorway

The 92-year-old man was taken home by police.

# scotland - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Centre Jonathan Joseph recalled to England squad after being dropped for Italy

Henry Slade is the only member of the weekend’s matchday 23 to miss out this week.

# scotland - Monday 27 February, 2017

They got a bonus point, but only one English player made our Six Nations Team of the Week Top XV This post contains videos

They got a bonus point, but only one English player made our Six Nations Team of the Week

Choosing half-backs was pretty straightforward in round three.

# scotland - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

George North returns as Wales make just one change for Murrayfield trip

Rob Howley has named his team for the Six Nations clash with Scotland.

# scotland - Saturday 18 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie In the cold North Sea, the Shetland Islands flirts with independence from Britain (and Scotland) Going It Alone

In the cold North Sea, the Shetland Islands flirts with independence from Britain (and Scotland)

Brexit has forced the islands to think again about their situation.

# scotland - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Hat-trick for Dubliner Rooney and Ireland international Hayes also on target in 7-2 rout

The win against Motherwell moves Aberdeen three points clear of Rangers in the Scottish Premiership.

# scotland - Sunday 12 February, 2017

France edge past battling Scotland in Paris

Guy Noves’ side bounced back from last weekend’s defeat to England with a 22-16 win.

# scotland - Friday 10 February, 2017

Goujon dips in as France and Scotland make blindside changes

Stuart Hogg will win his 50th cap at Stade de France.

# scotland - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Park it! 'We made mistakes on the pitch, nothing to do with the bus'

Even best laid plans can unravel, so Ireland must show an ability to adapt and improvise.

# scotland - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We will never turn our back on Europe': Scottish parliament rejects Brexit Symbolic Vote

'We will never turn our back on Europe': Scottish parliament rejects Brexit

The Scottish Parliament voted by 90 votes to 34 that the draft legislation should not proceed – but that vote has no legal force.

# scotland - Monday 6 February, 2017

Great Scot! It's our 6 Nations Team of the Week

Despite defeat, our foolproof scientific formula gave France four spots in our first XV this week.

Ireland lead the Six Nations after their great escape in Scotland

Jenny Murphy’s return was among the positives in a poor performance from Tom Tierney’s side.

# scotland - Saturday 4 February, 2017

WATCH: All six tries from Ireland's disappointing Six Nations defeat in Scotland Scores This post contains videos

WATCH: All six tries from Ireland's disappointing Six Nations defeat in Scotland

Ireland’s Six Nations campaign did not get the start that we hoped for today.

This clever Scotland lineout sums up everything that was wrong with Ireland's first half Quick Thinking This post contains videos

This clever Scotland lineout sums up everything that was wrong with Ireland's first half

Alex Dunbar was just left standing unopposed in the lineout.

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Six Nations

Bonus points are in play and the Six Nations is ready for the starter’s gun, so we’re going minute-by-minute from Murrayfield.

Poll: Who will win today's Six Nations opener between Scotland and Ireland? Opening Day This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win today's Six Nations opener between Scotland and Ireland?

All eyes will be on Murrayfield at 2.25pm.

# scotland - Friday 3 February, 2017

Carolan's U20s make it two wins from two for Ireland in Scotland

Paul Boyle’s late try won it for the visitors at Broadwood Stadium.

# scotland - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Analysis: We look at just how much the scrum has changed since professionalism

For better or for worse, a lot has changed since 1995

Here's the Scotland team out to derail Ireland's Six Nations on Saturday

Vern Cotter makes three changes for Murrayfield opener.

U20 driving force Gallagher ready get uncomfortable again

Ireland’s vice captain is relishing another term of rugby education under Nigel Carolan.

'I back myself to offload from anywhere': Zebo brimming with confidence ahead of Scotland clash

The Munster back also hails the influence of Rassie Erasmus on his development this season.

# scotland - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Ireland well placed to profit from bonus points in Six Nations

We’ve run the numbers on how bonus points might have changed games in recent years.

# scotland - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

A year on from his Ireland debut, CJ Stander thriving by playing on instinct

The Munster man has made himself an essential component of “the most competitive position in the whole team”.

'He's not going to come to Murrayfield and get an armchair ride': Murray still primary target for Scots

Greig Laidlaw says Glasgow were well within their rights to target the Munster scrum-half.

Open Thread: Pick your Ireland team to face Scotland on Saturday

What way would you like to see Joe Schmidt’s side line out at Murrayfield?

From TheJournal.ie The future of gin is safe after shortage of key ingredient is prevented Just The Tonic

The future of gin is safe after shortage of key ingredient is prevented

Warnings had been made that the juniper plant was at risk of going extinct.

Ian Keatley has answered Ireland's call while Sexton training limited

The Munster out-half has been training with Ireland as Joey Carbery remains unavailable and Jonathan Sexton returns to fitness.

# scotland - Monday 30 January, 2017

Kearney well used to pressure for 15 jersey

Leinster’s fullback admits his last 18 months have brought a constant struggle with injury, but he’s in confident mood again.

# scotland - Sunday 22 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The clock is ticking' for Scotland to call a second independence referendum Let's Try That Again

'The clock is ticking' for Scotland to call a second independence referendum

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says that Scotland is now in “uncharted waters”.

# scotland - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Here's the Scotland squad Vern Cotter will pick from to face Ireland

Ireland’s opener in Murrayfield is just two and a half weeks away.

# scotland - Monday 16 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Police investigating shooting close to Glasgow primary school Scotland

Police investigating shooting close to Glasgow primary school

“Police officers are at the school and there is no threat to children or staff,” police said.

# scotland - Friday 13 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge This brilliantly detailed Game of Thrones-themed pop up bar is a must-visit for fans Strongwine

# scotland - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge This Scottish granny told her friend her cooking looked like 'sh*te', and the internet fell in love Tattie Scones

This Scottish granny told her friend her cooking looked like 'sh*te', and the internet fell in love

If your potato scones look like ‘sh*te’, she’ll tell you they look like ‘sh*te’. No messing.

# scotland - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Scotland first minister 'not bluffing' about second independence referendum Brexit

Scotland first minister 'not bluffing' about second independence referendum

Sturgeon said a second referendum could be on the cards if Scotland is “driven off a hard Brexit cliff”.

# scotland - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Celtic stretch league lead to 16 points ahead of Old Firm showdown

The Bhoys have now won 14 games in a row in the Scottish Premiership.

# scotland - Monday 19 December, 2016

English FA to appeal against poppy fine

After being fined £35,000 by FIFA for wearing black armbands featuring poppies against Scotland, the FA will contest the decision.

# scotland - Saturday 3 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Former Nazi POW leaves entire estate to 'kind' Scottish town where he was held Nice Touch

Former Nazi POW leaves entire estate to 'kind' Scottish town where he was held

The former German soldier stayed on to work in the Perthshire village for a time after the war and later returned to visit.