David Denton

Are Scotland the new Japan?

By Rory Baldwin They say if you’re sitting around a poker table and you can’t tell who the sucker is, it’s you. Looking at the quality of performance that was…

Scottish smiles: Greig Laidlaw and his team made a good start to the World Cup. (Photo: Getty Images)

World Cup 2015: Scotland 45-10 Japan

Five second-half tries took Scotland to a convincing win over Japan in front of an excited crowd at Kingsholm. Japan scored all their points in the first 45 minutes, answering…

Scotland 2015 world cup squad

Scotland’s 2015 World Cup squad

The squad has only two players with over 50 caps and four with two caps or less. That is not to say the team is  inexperienced; six of the final…

Down and out? Chalmers says Scotland need to replace Greig Laidlaw as captain. (Photo: Inpho)

The Craig Chalmers Column

RESULTS AREN’T coming for Scotland but head coach Vern Cotter has got my backing. Even after four successive Six Nations defeats, I can see that things are moving forward. The…

Winning start: Ireland picked up the result of the weekend in beating South Africa

Week 2: Autumn Series talking points

Lancaster’s final challenge England’s clash with South Africa tomorrow afternoon offers more than a second shot at conquering one of the world’s top two sides this autumn. The Twickenham showdown…

At the double: Chris Ashton scored two tries for Saracens

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

By Katie Field The Saints Dan-tastic He kicked 17 of his side’s points in their 22-19 away victory at Cardiff Blues and was Man-of-the-Match – yes, the Ospreys outside-half Dan…