Stuart Hogg celebrates

Scotland won the opening game of the Six Nations for the first time since 2006, defeating Ireland in a game spent innovating in the first half and then digging in…

Six Nations launch 2017

The Six Nations launch is usually a convivial get together, bordering on the mundane, but eyebrows were raised at Eddie Jones’ almighty shiner caused, we were told, by falling in…

Greig Laidlaw

By Rory Baldwin It was vintage Argentina, but not the post-Henry Argentina we love It wasn’t quite the stodge seen in their match against Wales, but Argentina – or the…

Gavin Hastings takes a high ball during a Test against Wales

Major Teams: Watsonians, London Scottish, Cambridge University Country: Scotland Test span: 1986-95 Scotland caps: 61 (61 starts) Lions caps: 6 (6 starts) Test points: 733 (18T, 87C, 160P) He was…

Ken Scotland

Major Teams: Army, Heriot’s FP, Cambridge University, London Scottish, Leicester Country: Scotland Test span: 1957-65 Scotland caps: 27 (27 starts) Lions caps: 5 (5 starts) Test points: 79 (8C, 16P,…

Andy Irvine

Major teams: Heriot’s Country: Scotland Test span: 1972-82 Scotland caps: 51 (51 starts) Lions caps: 9 (9 starts) Test points: 301 (12T, 26C, 67P) The owner of an extremely accurate…

Donna Kennedy

The world record caps holder in the women’s game with 115, Donna Kennedy’s legacy is not just down to her longevity but also the leadership and tenacity she brought to…