Gregor Townsend

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

Scotland add Alan-Basson Zondagh to coaching panel

Scotland have added South African Alan-Basson Zondagh to their coaching panel ahead of the autumn internationals.
31 August 2021

Gregor Townsend: Stormers game huge for Lions selection

Gregor Townsend admitted nothing has been decided in terms of selection for the Tests v South Africa + Rassie Erasmus continues the war of words between the teams.
16 July 2021

Red letter day: How determined Chris Harris turned things around to roar like a Lion

The centre's inclusion in the British and Irish Lions squad is just reward for his improvements in a Scotland jersey.
7 May 2021

Joe Harvey Column: Lions coaches give us an insight into selection

Following the British and Irish Lions coaching announcement on Tuesday morning, TRU’s Joe Harvey has written his thoughts as to how he thinks Warren Gatland’s Lions will shape-up for the tour to South Africa.
18 April 2021

Calendar clashes, taking a back seat and being second or third choice - A Lions Tour like no other

Following the announcement of the British and Irish Lions’ coaching announcement for the upcoming tour to South Africa, Warren Gatland, Gregor Townsend, Steve Tandy and Robin McBryde discussed this summer's trip to face the Springboks.
17 April 2021

Steve Tandy says Scotland players 'have definitely put their hands up' for Lions selection

Steve Tandy, along with Gregor Townsend, will be part of Warren Gatland's coaching group for the Lions tour this summer and the Scottish contingent heading to South Africa is likely to grow.
14 April 2021

Cameron Redpath to make his Scotland debut in Six Nations game against England

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has named uncapped centre Cameron Redpath in the starting line up for the Six Nations opening game against England.
4 February 2021

Humble, competitive and driven: Cameron Redpath “can become a household name”

Given it looks like he has been snatched from under England’s nose, you might think not too many people south of the border would have been too excited to see Cameron Redpath selected by Scotland.
31 January 2021

Scotland are in the 'toughest pool' - Gregor Townsend

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend is excited by the World Cup draw announced for the 2023 edition.
15 December 2020

Gregor Townsend signs new deal with Scotland until 2023 World Cup

Scotland have confirmed that head coach Gregor Townsend has signed a new deal with the national team until the end of the 2023 World Cup.
10 December 2020

“It’s up to Matt to show what he can do”: Fagerson’s battle with Alldritt will be key on Sunday

Matt Fagerson is facing up to arguably the biggest test of his fledgling career this weekend when he squares up to in-form Gregory Alldritt as Scotland host France in the Autumn Nations Cup.
20 November 2020