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Winning streak: Andy Robinson has named seven new caps in Scotland's squad for November

Scotland name squad for November Internationals

ANDY ROBINSON has named his squad for the upcoming November Internationals against New Zealand, South Africa and Tonga. There are seven new caps in the 34-man squad, with Stuart McInally,…

Double bubble: Sean's first of two tries against the Sharks at Twickenham (March 2011)

Glasgow sign Crusaders star Maitland

GLASGOW WARRIORS have pulled off a massive signing coup after securing Crusaders star Sean Maitland until May 2015. The 24-year-old Crusader, who qualifies for Scotland via his paternal Grandparents, can…

Fit again: Jamie Roberts is back for Wales after missing the summer tour through injury

Wales name 35-man squad for November Internationals

INTERIM WALES head coach Rob Howley has picked just one uncapped player in his 35-man squad for the upcoming November Internationals. Ospreys prop Aaron Jarvis is the only new player…

Exiled official: Bryce Lawrence has retired after political pressure from the ARU and SARU

Bryce Lawrence blames political pressure for retirement

NEW ZEALAND referee Bryce Lawrence has retired, citing heavy criticism following the Rugby World Cup quarter-final between South Africa and Australia last year behind his decision. The 41 year-old is…

Too much too soon: Over-exposure may lead to another young star burining out

Why the hype over France’s Gael Fickou

LET'S NOT get carried away. Gael Fickou had a good game for Toulouse in their win over Leicester on Sunday, but was the 18-year-old’s try-scoring performance really that special? Sure,…