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Scotland 39-16 USA: Five things we learnt

Nel is the man at tighthead Despite WP Nel only having a smattering of caps, the doughty South African-born prop has formed a crucial partnership with Al Dickinson in the…

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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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Lancaster’s England in for a rocky ride

By Bea Asprey, Rugby World Writer Stuart Lancaster’s fresh-faced England side will attempt to beat Scotland at Murrayfield for the first time since 2004 on Saturday, but although the visitors…

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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…