Scotland

Scott Lawson Column: "I cannot wait for the Scotland-Ireland match"

In the first of his exclusive Rugby World Cup columns for Talking Rugby Union, Scott Lawson looks ahead to Scotland’s much anticipated clash with Ireland in Pool A on Sunday.
19 September 2019

Rugby World Cup Pool A Preview

Ireland, Scotland, Japan, Samoa and Russia will contest Pool A in the Rugby World Cup and TRU’s Gary Heatly has cast his eye over all five teams.
18 September 2019

Local rugby club proud of Gilchrist

Alloa Rugby Club will be keeping an extra close eye on Grant Gilchrist at this year's Rugby World Cup.
17 September 2019

Scotland international David Denton forced to retire on medical grounds

Scotland international David Denton has announced his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.
16 September 2019

Jamie Ritchie to miss Scotland's World Cup opener against Ireland

Scotland back-row Jamie Ritchie will miss Rugby World Cup opening game against Ireland in Yokohama next weekend following a broken cheekbone.
15 September 2019

Magnus Bradbury to join Scotland's World Cup in Japan as injury cover

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has recalled Edinburgh back-row Magnus Bradbury in the World Cup squad as an injury cover.
8 September 2019

Scotland dominate Georgia with 36-9 win

Scotland scored a six-try riot as they trounced Georgia 36-9 in their clash at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Friday.
7 September 2019

Humble, honest and hardworking - The three Hs that have served Scotland captain McInally so well

Stuart McInally - this week named Scotland captain for the World Cup - had just turned 18 when he made the trip down south with Watsonians on a pre-season tour in 2008.
5 September 2019

Doyle believes he can be the Top Gun and take Scotland Women to the 2021 World Cup

During season 2018/19, Scotland’s Women lost all seven internationals they played and it led Scottish Rugby’s head of women and girls rugby Gemma Fay to make a big change.
5 September 2019

Ryan Wilson to lead Scotland against Georgia

Glasgow Warriors back-row Ryan Wilson will captain Scotland for the first time when they take on Georgia at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Friday.
5 September 2019

Stuart McInally to captain Scotland in World Cup

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has confirmed Edinburgh hooker Stuart McInally as the captain for the World Cup that kicks-off later this month in Japan.
3 September 2019

Five-try Scotland trounce Georgia 10-44

Scotland ran a five-try riot as they trounced Georgia 10-44 in their encounter in Tbilisi on Saturday.
1 September 2019

Georgia on our minds: 8 talking points for Scotland ahead of Tbilisi test and World Cup selection

For Scotland’s rugby players, the next few days are massive and Gary Heatly assesses the importance of their penultimate warm-up match against Georgia on Saturday evening.
30 August 2019

Scotland make 10 changes for Georgia Test

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has made 10 changes to the starting line-up for the upcoming encounter against Georgia to be played in Tbilisi this weekend.
29 August 2019

Scott: 'You have to have interests outside of rugby - you’d drive yourself mad otherwise'

A new leaner and energetic Matt Scott is champing at the bit to get the season started with Edinburgh Rugby after something of a false start to his second spell with his hometown club last season.
29 August 2019

Scotland lock Sam Skinner ruled out of World Cup with hamstring injury

Scotland international Sam Skinner will miss the upcoming Rugby World Cup in Japan next month following a hamstring injury.
27 August 2019

Greig Laidlaw lauds Scotland's response at Murrayfield Stadium

Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw hailed his team's performance against France at BT Murrayfield Stadium last weekend where they registered a 17-14 win.
25 August 2019

Injury concerns for Gregor Townsend ahead of Scotland's World Cup warm-up game against Georgia

Scotland trio Sam Skinner, Tommy Seymour and Blade Thomson are doubtful starters for the upcoming World Cup warm-up game against Georgia in Tbilisi on 31st September.
25 August 2019

Scotland edge out France 17-14 at Murrayfield

Scotland bounced back from their defeat against France last weekend with a 17-14 victory against the same opposition at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday.
24 August 2019

Jim Mallinder named new Performance Director of Scottish Rugby

Scottish Rugby has announced former England international Jim Mallinder as the new performance director of the national side.
23 August 2019