Calcutta Cup

150 years of international rugby: “Let’s remember the pioneers"

Today - March 27 2021 - is the 150th anniversary of the first ever game of international rugby which saw Scotland beat England at Raeburn Place in Edinburgh in 1871.
27 March 2021

Henry Slade: Looking forward to 'getting one over' his Exeter teammates

Starting at outside centre for England against Scotland in the opening round of the Guinness Six Nations, Henry Slade discusses facing his Exeter Chiefs teammates and defending Finn Russell.
5 February 2021

England don’t need any ‘extra motivation’ for Calcutta Cup clash

After announcing his first squad for the Guinness Six Nations, Eddie Jones and his England captain Owen Farrell spoke about Saturday’s Calcutta Cup clash against Scotland.
5 February 2021

“It’ll be a good battle” - Hamish Watson looking forward to breakdown contest

The contest at the breakdown will be under the spotlight at Twickenham on Saturday and Hamish Watson is relishing the prospect of taking on England.
4 February 2021

“Emotionally we were put through the wringer”: Twickenham 2019 from a Scottish perspective

We, of course, will be without fans when England take on Scotland in the Six Nations this weekend, but the supporters who were present at Twickenham in 2019 arguably witnessed the greatest Calcutta Cup contest between the two rivals.
3 February 2021