Jack Cosgrove Column: 'England are an excellent side, but there will be a quiet confidence in the Scotland squad'

In the first of his Six Nations columns for Talking Rugby Union, former Scotland under-20 player Jack Cosgrove looks ahead to the Calcutta Cup clash on Saturday.
5 February 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

“It’ll be a good battle” - Hamish Watson looking forward to breakdown contest

The contest at the breakdown will be under the spotlight at Twickenham on Saturday and Hamish Watson is relishing the prospect of taking on England.
4 February 2021

TRU Podcast - 2021 Six Nations Preview ft. Charlie Beckett

With the 2021 Guinness Six Nations upon us, the TRU Podcast is back! Joe Harvey hosts the pod and is as ever joined by TRU Editor Chris Heal and very special guest, Charlie Beckett.
4 February 2021

“Emotionally we were put through the wringer”: Twickenham 2019 from a Scottish perspective

We, of course, will be without fans when England take on Scotland in the Six Nations this weekend, but the supporters who were present at Twickenham in 2019 arguably witnessed the greatest Calcutta Cup contest between the two rivals.
3 February 2021

Six Nations coaches understand the current pressures on players - We need to do the same

The 2021 Guinness Six Nations is nearly here and the tournament offers us all some escapism from the global pandemic, but let's remember the players are also experiencing the pressures and the strains of society.
2 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

“Keep telling them how good they are” - England & France ready to renew rivalry in the Six Nations

England and France are currently the favourites for the 2021 Six Nations title and Eddie Jones has already fuelled the rivalry ahead of the championships.
28 January 2021

Mental health issues in rugby: “Confide in a team mate, a club mate, a friend”

Talking Rugby Union continues to support mental health awareness and Gary Heatly spoke to a local club in Scotland who have employed a Mental Health Officer to promote positive wellbeing within their rugby community.
28 January 2021

Blair’s best is yet to come: “He has only just turned 24, the future is very bright”

Ahead of Edinburgh's PRO14 clash against Zebre on Saturday, Gary Heatly heard from Blair Kinghorn's former Director of Rugby at Edinburgh Academy.
22 January 2021

“She is a student of the game who knows it inside out”: The refereeing rise of Hollie Davidson

With the next two rounds of European games postponed, it means some clubs won't be able to continue their respective continental campaigns and for referee Hollie Davidson, a landmark moment has also been put on hold.
15 January 2021

Opinion: Vanishing van der Merwe a blow for Edinburgh, but Watson was a key man they just couldn’t afford to lose

Duhan van der Merwe's departure would have been disappointing for Edinburgh and with potential suitors also interested in Hamish Watson, the Pro14 club couldn't afford to let another Scotland international leave BT Murrayfield.
14 January 2021

Scotland international Duhan van der Merwe to join Worcester ahead of 2021/22 season

Worcester Warriors have confirmed the signing of Scotland international Duhan van der Merwe ahead of the 2021/22 season.
5 January 2021

Glasgow trio Fraser Brown, George Horne and Alex Allan to miss Scotland's Six Nations campaign

Scotland will miss the services of Glasgow Warriors trio Fraser Brown, George Horne and Alex Allan for the upcoming Six Nations tournament following injuries.
1 January 2021

Rugby Rumours: Warrior DVDM, Sharks circle Thorley, Scotland’s Saffa and O’Connor’s Top 14 return

Warrior DVDM, Sharks circle Thorley, Scotland’s Saffa and O’Connor’s Top 14 return
16 December 2020

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

Match Report: Autumn Nations Cup: Ireland 31-16 Scotland

Keith Earls scored a double as Ireland finished the Autumn Nations Cup with a third place after beating Scotland 31-16 at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
5 December 2020

Jaco van der Walt to make Scotland debut against Ireland

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has made six changes to the starting line-up for the third place play-off in the Autumn Nations Cup against Ireland.
4 December 2020

Johnny Sexton returns at fly-half for Ireland against Scotland

Leinster fly-half Johnny Sexton has overcome a hamstring injury to lead Ireland in the upcoming third place play-off game in the Autumn Nations Cup against Scotland.
3 December 2020