Gregor Townsend

What might have been: Scotland left with more questions than answers following the Six Nations

TRU's Gary Heatly looks at where Scotland go from here after another mixed Six Nations campaign.
19 March 2024

Scotland determined to make a mark in the Six Nations tournament - Luke Crosbie

Edinburgh flanker Luke Crosbie insisted that Scotland are determined to prove themselves as genuine contenders for the Guinness Six Nations title, aiming to redeem a disappointing World Cup performance.
25 January 2024

Luke Crosbie Exclusive: ‘Big skinny drip’ from football-dominated area inspiring the next generation to follow their dreams

Scotland's back-row is stacked with talent but the 26-year-old has been selected by Gregor Townsend for the Rugby World Cup and he is keen to continue making his family, friends and country proud over in France.
18 August 2023

Why a third-place finish in the Six Nations can be just the start for Scotland

The fact Gregor Townsend and his talented side feel they could have finished higher in the Six Nations highlights their ambitions for what lies ahead.
21 March 2023

Jonah Lomu Rugby & work to do – What the Calcutta Cup means for England and Scotland

Following the Calcutta Cup, Joe Harvey has reaction from Twickenham Stadium as Duhan van der Merwe’s stunning double means that Scotland have lifted the trophy three years on the trot.
4 February 2023

Late Duhan van der Merwe try dashes England’s hopes of winning start under Borthwick

A late Duhan van der Merwe try at Twickenham saw England’s start to life under new head coach Steve Borthwick start with a loss as Gregor Townsend’s side retained the Calcutta Cup for a fifth time in six years.
4 February 2023

Five alive: Quintet given chance could be key for Scotland at Twickenham

Two years ago, Scotland secured their first triumph at Twickenham since 1983 but who in blue will rise to the challenge this weekend as Gregor Towsend's men look to retain the Calcutta Cup?
2 February 2023

Ruaridh McConnochie: ‘I couldn’t believe it when Gregor called me’

Following his call-up to the Scotland national team, Bath wing Ruaridh McConnochie says that it has been “surreal” to be named in Gregor Townsend’s squad for the Guinness Six Nations.
18 January 2023

“I always remembered the surname”: Townsend’s chance meeting with McConnochie senior planted Scots’ seed

After appearing for England in the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the Bath winger has been included in Scotland's Six Nations squad under the new eligibility guidelines.
17 January 2023

Scotland to face Italy, France and Georgia ahead of Rugby World Cup

Scotland have unveiled the fixtures leading to the Rugby World Cup scheduled this year in France.
10 January 2023

Simon Zebo: 'Finn Russell has enough credit in the bank - his omission is disappointing'

The Scotland fly-half has been left out of their Autumn Nations Series plans and former Racing 92 teammate Simon Zebo is puzzled by Russell's omission.
28 October 2022

Ollie’s opportunity: Full-back with “great feet and an eye for a gap” handed big chance

Bringing in Ollie Smith is one of the many changes Gregor Townsend has made for Saturday’s crunch match against Argentina and the Glasgow Warrior will now be keen to take his opportunity.
15 July 2022

Grant Gilchrist to captain Scotland in summer tour of Chile and Argentina

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has named Edinburgh lock Grant Gilchrist as the captain for their summer tour squad for Chile and Argentina.
8 June 2022

Can Blair be the King in Dublin? The talking points for Scottish fans ahead of ‘Super Saturday’

Ahead of Scotland’s Six Nations finale against Ireland in Dublin, Gary Heatly has answered some of the questions that surround Gregor Townsend’s team following a campaign of mixed fortunes.
17 March 2022

Scotland ‘red-hot favourites’ heading into Calcutta Cup clash – Eddie Jones

England head coach Eddie Jones has piled the pressure on Scotland by describing them as ‘red-hot favourites’ ahead of their Six Nations opener.
3 February 2022

Cockerill had a “massive impact” on Ritchie’s career, now back-row wants to put one over on former mentor

Ritchie, who became a regular starter for Edinburgh under Cockerill, is now hoping to come out on top against his ex-head coach when Scotland meet England in Saturday's Calcutta Cup clash at Murrayfield.
2 February 2022

“We need to work incredibly hard” – Scotland on achieving their potential

With a Calcutta Cup clast just over a week away, there is optimism surrounding Scotland that hasn’t been present for some time.
26 January 2022

Plenty of positives from 2021 for Scotland, but lots more to come in 2022

Looking back on 2021 in its entirety, Scotland supporters have to be, in the main, very happy but thoughts are already turning to the rapidly approaching Six Nations.
23 November 2021

Scotland include four uncapped players for game against Tonga

Scotland have included four uncapped players in the starting line up for the upcoming autumn international opener against Tonga to be played at Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday.
27 October 2021

The making of Scotland new boy Dylan Richardson

Dylan Richardson’s “passion and drive” are among the qualities that have helped the 22-year-old earn a shock Scotland call-up - and those who know him well believe he will make the most of the opportunity.
18 October 2021