Greig Laidlaw

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…

Accurate: Laidlaw passed 150 points for Scotland

RBS 6 Nations match review: Scotland 18-28 Wales

WALES AND Scotland, like two prize fighters slugged out a first-half bereft of quality and punctuated by a constant penalties given by whistle-happy referee Craig Joubert. The only highlight, if…

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Scotland v New Zealand: The Preview

SCOTLAND BEGIN their programme of EMC Internationals looking for a fourth win in succession, after a clean sweep on their summer tour of Australia, Samoa and Fiji. Their opponents are…

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Match verdict: Australia 6-9 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,…

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Ulster 22-19 Edinburgh: The Verdict

Edinburgh put up a hearty fight, but in a performance that echoed recent Scotland outings, they could not convert their pressure to points. The visitors threw everything they could at…