Scotland

Max Evans out – Nikki Walker in for the Scots

Max Evans out – Nikki Walker in for the Scots

Scotland have been forced to make a change in their team for tomorrow’s RBS 6 Nations Championship match against Italy at Murrayfield (kick-off 2.30pm). In spite of intensive treatment Glasgow Warriors’…

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Geoff Cross to start for Scotland

Edinburgh’s Geoff Cross has been brought in to Scotland’s starting XV as they take on Italy in the last round of the Six Nations on Saturday at Murrayfield. The 28-year-old…

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Can Italy end the Championship on a win?

SINCE joining the Six Nations in 2000, Italy have chalked up seven wins. Five of those have come against Scotland, so you can imagine the importance they attach to the…

Kelly Brown concussed but in good spirits

Kelly Brown concussed but in good spirits

Scotland back-row forward Kelly Brown was in “good spirits” today and is recovering after the head knock which forced him to retire from yesterday’s Calcutta Cup match at Twickenham. Scotland…

Tindall backs the misunderstood Hape

Tindall backs the misunderstood Hape

ENGLAND CAPTAIN Mike Tindall has backed rugby league convert Shontayne Hape to star in today’s Calcutta Cup clash with Scotland. Hape has been picked by Martin Johnson in the last nine…

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Ford commits to Edinburgh

Ross Ford today committed his long-term future to Edinburgh, signing a new two-year contract and underlining his intention to help the club fulfil its potential. The 46-cap hooker, whose career…