In the first of his exclusive Rugby World Cup columns for Talking Rugby Union, Scott Lawson looks ahead to Scotland’s much anticipated clash with Ireland in Pool A on Sunday.
Ireland, Scotland, Japan, Samoa and Russia will contest Pool A in the Rugby World Cup and TRU’s Gary Heatly has cast his eye over all five teams.
Alloa Rugby Club will be keeping an extra close eye on Grant Gilchrist at this year's Rugby World Cup.
Scotland international David Denton has announced his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.
Scotland back-row Jamie Ritchie will miss Rugby World Cup opening game against Ireland in Yokohama next weekend following a broken cheekbone.
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has recalled Edinburgh back-row Magnus Bradbury in the World Cup squad as an injury cover.
Scotland scored a six-try riot as they trounced Georgia 36-9 in their clash at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Friday.
Stuart McInally - this week named Scotland captain for the World Cup - had just turned 18 when he made the trip down south with Watsonians on a pre-season tour in 2008.
During season 2018/19, Scotland’s Women lost all seven internationals they played and it led Scottish Rugby’s head of women and girls rugby Gemma Fay to make a big change.
Glasgow Warriors back-row Ryan Wilson will captain Scotland for the first time when they take on Georgia at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Friday.
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has confirmed Edinburgh hooker Stuart McInally as the captain for the World Cup that kicks-off later this month in Japan.
Scotland ran a five-try riot as they trounced Georgia 10-44 in their encounter in Tbilisi on Saturday.
For Scotland’s rugby players, the next few days are massive and Gary Heatly assesses the importance of their penultimate warm-up match against Georgia on Saturday evening.
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has made 10 changes to the starting line-up for the upcoming encounter against Georgia to be played in Tbilisi this weekend.
A new leaner and energetic Matt Scott is champing at the bit to get the season started with Edinburgh Rugby after something of a false start to his second spell with his hometown club last season.
Scotland international Sam Skinner will miss the upcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan next month following a hamstring injury.
Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw hailed his team's performance against France at BT Murrayfield Stadium last weekend where they registered a 17-14 win.
Scotland trio Sam Skinner, Tommy Seymour and Blade Thomson are doubtful starters for the upcoming World Cup warm-up game against Georgia in Tbilisi on 31st September.
Scotland bounced back from their defeat against France last weekend with a 17-14 victory against the same opposition at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday.
Scottish Rugby has announced former England international Jim Mallinder as the new performance director of the national side.
Pete Horne has been picked to start for Scotland this weekend against France - and it is certain that everyone at Howe of Fife’s Duffus Park will be cheering him on from afar.
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