Scotland

Move south can help Jonny fulfil his ambition to roar like a Lion, says big brother Richie

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.
10 July 2020

'Club mates can be so important in helping with mental health issues, let’s keep talking'

As we reach the end of week 16 of lockdown and the subsequent phases in the UK, there is light at the end of the tunnel as things begin to return to some sort of normality.
10 July 2020

Greig Laidlaw backs Scotland to win Six Nations in "next two or three years"

Former Scotland international Greig Laidlaw is confident that the Dark Blues can win the Six Nations in the "next two or three years".
9 July 2020

'Doddie is always the life and soul of the party' - Trio wish legend a happy 50th

Every rugby supporter, as well as many sports fans from across the world, will be raising a glass to mark Doddie Weir’s 50th birthday on Saturday.
3 July 2020

Studious Hunter-Hill focused on a bright future on and off the pitch

During the current pandemic, young talents up and down the country have been anxious about securing their immediate rugby futures and Callum Hunter-Hill was one of those before signing for Saracens.
30 June 2020

"What might have been": Moore looks back to the day Scotland scared the All Blacks

Today, June 23, marks 30 years since Scotland nearly toppled the mighty All Blacks in an amazing Test match in Auckland and TRU spoke to Alex Moore who reflects on that day.
23 June 2020

TRU Six Pack, Isolation Edition - John Barclay, Edinburgh/Scotland

Latest to answer our quickfire Isolation Edition questions is Edinburgh and Scotland back-rower John Barclay.
18 June 2020

Young Edinburgh-based rugby duo to take on 24-hour charity challenge

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.
17 June 2020

Howat not feeling sheepish as she prepares to test herself in the top-flight

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.
15 June 2020

‘Playing in a World Cup in New Zealand would be a very special moment’

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.
4 June 2020

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend supports idea of unifying global calendar

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has backed World Rugby's idea of aligning the global calendar.
31 May 2020

‘Afterwards it felt like I had played in a World Series sevens event!’

During his playing days, Mark Robertson was always someone who liked to push himself - and that trend has continued into his coaching life and led to a recent charity challenge.
28 May 2020

Scotland confirm John Jeffrey as new interim chairman

Scottish Rugby has named former Scotland and British and Irish Lions international John Jeffrey as the interim chairman of the board.
25 May 2020

Bundy took on Bresler and now he is ready for French challenge

When up-and-coming Scottish rugby talent Ross Bundy made his senior debut for Stirling County when he was still at school, his opposite man was a professional player with a hard-hitting reputation.
24 May 2020

Scotland lock Tim Swinson to retire at end of 2019/20 season

Scotland lock Tim Swinson has confirmed that he will retire from professional rugby at the end of the 2019/20 season.
23 May 2020

‘This is your Everest boys’: Duo taking on mental health charity challenge

During Mental Health Awareness Week, sports men and women have been opening up in a bid to help others in similar situations - and the rugby players behind Support & Offload want to create a safe space for people to talk about their own issues going forward.
22 May 2020

Mhairi Grieve is ready to jump in and swim with the Sharks

A return to competitive rugby in the UK may still be some way away, but Sale Sharks new recruit Mhairi Grieve is buzzing about the thought of playing for the Tyrrells Premier 15s newcomers in 2020/21.
21 May 2020

Finn Russell available for Scotland selection - Gregor Townsend

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has backed fly-half Finn Russell to make a return to the national side after he was left out of the Six Nations tournament earlier this year.
16 May 2020

SRU disagrees with Dave Rennie's suggestion to award Leinster Pro 14 title

Scottish Rugby Union performance director Jim Mallinder said the board is looking forward for the resumption of Pro 14 once the situation improves.
30 April 2020

McMichael ready to roar when rugby returns

The inaugural FOSROC Super6 season may have been cut short due to the COVID-19 outbreak, but there were plenty of individual performances that caught the eye.
24 April 2020