England v Australia

By Alex Shaw With European finals and domestic play-offs approaching, the conclusion of the northern hemisphere season is nigh and attention is beginning to shift towards the home nations’ summer…

Stuart Hogg

By Rory Baldwin Tales of the unexpected Where was all the running rugby? Both sides’ previous matches suggested this would be a swashbuckling free-for-all, instead it was a physical and…

Scotland

By Rory Baldwin A wins a win, for all that After a very exciting first half of rugby from both teams, the entertainment levels dropped off as both sides focused…

Worth shouting about: John Hardie goes over for Scotland's second try

Scotland finally exorcised their Six Nations demons, ending a losing streak of nine games in the competition by defeating Italy 36-20 at the Stadio Olimpico. They scored three tries in…

Tommy Seymour

Wales and Scotland played out an entertaining game in which the hosts emerged victors but only after a stern test from a pumped-up Scotland outfit. Gareth Davies got the scoring…

On the charge: Jamie Ritchie in action for Edinburgh. (Photo: Getty Images)

Where did you first pick up a rugby ball? My first club, for minis, was Madras, in St Andrews. I went to Strathallan on a scholarship when I was coming…