Scotland

Scotland confirm fixtures for Autumn Nations Series

Scottish Rugby have unveiled the fixtures for the Autumn Nations series where they will be face the All Blacks for the first time since 2017.
29 April 2022

“There was a recipe for success in September”: Scotland need to show patience to secure a repeat win over Ireland

Ahead of Scotland's final game of the 2022 TikTok Women's Six Nations, Gary Heatly has the latest from Gary Easson's team as they reflect on a challenging campaign for the squad.
29 April 2022

Three good 40 minutes from Scotland so far - now they need an 80 minute performance to triumph in Italy

Bryan Easson has called on his Scotland side to put in a complete performance against Italy as they look to get off the mark in the Six Nations and build ahead of the World Cup.
21 April 2022

Fixtures for Six Nations 2023 unveiled

The fixtures for the 2023 edition of the Six Nations tournament has been unveiled with Wales taking on Ireland in the opening fixture on 4th February.
20 April 2022

“He made you feel ten feet tall": Tom Smith was a quiet, humble legend and the ultimate team player

Smith was never the biggest player, but what he lacked in size he made up for in 'skill, footwork and bloody single-mindedness', writes TRU's Scottish correspondent Gary Heatly.
8 April 2022

'Stuart Hogg will find it very hard to hold on to the captaincy' - Craig Chalmers

Former Scotland fly-half Craig Chalmers believes fullback Stuart Hogg is unlikely to be retained as captain following the recently concluded Six Nations campaign.
23 March 2022

Match Centre: Ireland 26-5 Scotland

Ireland managed to clinch the Triple Crown for the first time in four years but missed out on the Six Nations title as they defeated Scotland 26-5 in the final round at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
20 March 2022

Ireland wary of Blair Kinghorn's 'threat' - Mike Catt

Ireland assistant coach Mike Catt said his team is wary of the threat from Blair Kinghorn as they face Scotland in the final round of the Six Nations clash at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
19 March 2022

Stuart Hogg, Finn Russell and Ali Price among six Scotland players disciplined

Scotland skipper Stuart Hogg and fly-half Finn Russell were amongst the six players disciplined following a breach of team protocols.
18 March 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

Adam Nicol opens up on injury nightmare: “It feels so good to be back”

Despite the Championship campaign heading towards its conclusion, the Jersey Reds prop is keen to make the most of the remaining matches after numerous injury setbacks.
17 March 2022

Scotland drop Finn Russell to bench for Ireland clash

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has preferred Blair Kinghorn at fly-half over Finn Russell for this year's final round Six Nations clash against Ireland to be played at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
17 March 2022

Fraser Brown and Scott Cummings called-up to Scotland squad

Scotland have called up lock Scott Cummings and hooker Fraser Brown to the Six Nations squad ahead of the final round clash against Ireland to be played on Saturday.
15 March 2022

Match Centre: Italy 22-33 Scotland

Scotland managed to return back to winning ways as they went on to defeat Italy 33-22 in the fourth round Six Nations clash at Stadio Olimpico on Saturday.
13 March 2022

The inside story of how determined and diligent Darge made it to the big time

Rory Darge's rise this season has been impressive. Ahead of an encounter with Italy this weekend in Rome, Gary Heatly has delved into the young flanker's early days, speaking to his family and more.
11 March 2022

Schoolboy Norrie learning all the time and has Fagerson for inspiration

On the hunt for their first win of the Six Nations, Scotland U20 will be taking on Italy in Treviso, and Gary Heatly heard from young prop, Callum Norrie, who can count British and Irish Lions amongst his mentors.
10 March 2022

Duhan van der Merwe to miss Scotland's game against Italy after three-week suspension

Scotland will miss the services of wing Duhan van der Merwe for the fourth round Six Nations game against Italy following his three-week suspension.
9 March 2022

Why rugby union's leading podcast are bringing special days and memories to grassroots clubs

Mike Tindall, James Haskell and Alex Payne (A.K.A The Good, The Bad & The Rugby Podcast) recently visited Bannockburn Rugby Club in Scotland as part of Vodafone’s Lions Legacy Tour.
9 March 2022

Jonny Gray, Adam Hastings added to Scotland squad

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has included Gloucester fly-half Adam Hastings in the Six Nations squad ahead of the fourth round game against Italy.
8 March 2022

The 24 hours which saw Scotland’s Women reach the Rugby World Cup

After experiencing some ups and downs along the way, Scotland made it through to the Rugby World Cup for the first since 2010.
1 March 2022