Over the last few months, we have seen members of the rugby community throughout the world taking a stand against racism - and now Scottish club player Callum Bell is keen to keep the conversation going.
Those who watched Edinburgh Rugby defeat Glasgow Warriors at BT Murrayfield on Saturday will have noted that their back-row is very strong and young Ben Muncaster hoping to feature in Richard Cockerill's plans soon.
When Edinburgh Rugby’s Chris Dean picked up an injury against the Ospreys in a pre-season friendly last September, none of us could have imagined that the 2019/20 rugby campaign would still be ongoing, but the Pro14 returns this weekend.
James Malcolm believes the experiences he has gone through with Glasgow Warriors, Doncaster Knights and London Scottish in recent years will help him as he steps out of his comfort zone to move to Dallas in a few months’ time.
Since midway through 2016, Louise McMillan has earned 22 full caps for Scotland, helped the national sevens team put in some great performances and lifted numerous trophies at club level with Hillhead/Jordanhill.
Scotland international Hamish Watson says it is ‘nice’ to see his name mentioned in relation to next summer’s British and Irish Lions tour, but he believes any player with selection ambitions must focus on their performances for their club and country.
Richie Gray hopes that the move to Exeter Chiefs will see his younger brother Jonny take his game to the next level and propel himself into Warren Gatland’s thoughts for next year’s British & Irish Lions tour.
Their 24-hour fitness challenge does not take place until later this month, but already young Scottish rugby players Charlie Brett and Toby Gray have raised over 200 per cent of the charity fundraising target they have set themselves.
All rugby players have had to adapt to different ways of training to keep themselves ticking over for when the sport does eventually return - and for one of Shale Sharks’ newest recruits Nicola Howat, that has meant workouts on her family farm.
When Molly Wright arrived in Scotland from New Zealand - via a stint in London to work within the NHS in early 2017- playing rugby again, let along winning an international cap, was the furthest thing from her mind.