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…

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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.…

Visser named in Scotland squad

FIVE UNCAPPED players have been named today in Scotland’s 28-strong playing squad for their summer tour to Australasia. They are the Glasgow Warriors forwards Ryan Grant, Robert Harley and Tom…

Loch Lomond

CHRIS CUSITER will be to the fore of Glasgow’s bid to reach the RaboDirect Pro12 final when they play Leinster at the RDS on Saturday night. Scotland scrum-half Cusiter, who…

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Scotland's 2012 RBS 6 Nations match came to an end in Rome on Saturday much like their tournament as a whole - in a mish mash of penalties, errors and…

Andy Robinson had an unhappy day in Rome

One look at this match told you it was a Wooden Spoon decider. The first half was woeful, with barely any decent rugby played and far too many long lectures…