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

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…

Flying the flag: Ross Ford, David Denton and Sean Lamont model the new Scotland change strip

SCOTLAND HAVE unveiled their new change strip for the upcoming EMC Tests against New Zealand, South Africa and Tonga. The new strip will be used for the first time when…

Winter winds: Winter weather means more rugby!

AS OCTOBER draws near the rain is lashing pedestrians with more regularity. For some south of Berwick this is a reminder that grounds will soften and tries may be unpleasantly…

Blue rinse: the wing scored eight tries for Scotland – two coming against Romania at RWC 2011

SCOTLAND WINGER Simon Danielli retired last month, a back injury forcing him to hang up his boots. He won 32 caps for his country and represented Bath, Bristol, Borders and…

Chill-out chat with Chris Cusiter

RUGBY WORLD: Who are the jokers in the Glasgow squad? CHRIS CUSITER: Jon Welsh is one of the funniest people I know. He takes a lot of stick but his…

Fijian danger: Nikola Matawalu asks questions of the Scots defence

FOR A Scotland team brimming with confidence after defeating Australia in Newcastle, the second test in Fiji represented a good chance for them to build on that and cement an…

greig laidlaw scotland

PLAYED OUT in the kind of conditions that would have drowned ducks and bent weathervanes Scotland set themselves up for a stripped down but dogged performance against Australia in Newcastle,…

Sore heads for celebrating Scotland

SCOTLAND’S FAMOUS 9-6 win over Australia in Newcastle, Sydney, in June sparked mass celebrations from Andy Robinson’s team – but these two players might have gone a little too far.…