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Jenkins and Lydiate return for Wales

WALES welcome back Gethin Jenkins and Dan Lydiate for their RBS 6 Nations fixture against Scotland on Sunday, and have made a total of three changes to their starting XV.…

Greig Laidlaw

Same old problems for Scotland

By Alan Dymock The Auld Enemy came and an old problem reared its ugly head. Scotland had a huge amount of possession but could not convert that into points. The…

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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…

Ross Rennie

Scotland name team to face England

EDINBURGH WING Lee Jones will win his first cap for Scotland in their opening RBS 6 Nations game against England on Saturday at Murrayfield. Jones is the only uncapped player…

Mike McCarthy

Cullen to captain Ireland against Scotland

Venue: Murrayfield, Date: Saturday 6 August, Kick-off: 1415 BST Coverage: Live on BBC2, BBC Radio Scotland, Radio Ulster and BBC Sport website LEO CULLEN will captain Ireland in their first World…

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Rennie makes first start for Scotland

ROSS RENNIE will make his first start for Scotland against Ireland on Saturday at Murrayfield as he bids for a place in Andy Robinson’s 30-man World Cup squad. The Edinburgh…

Head wound: Scotland's Joe Ansbro is escorted off the pitch after a painful clash of heads

Strokosch & Ansbro clash heads

Watch this painful clash of heads between Joe Ansbro and Alasdair Strokosch after Scotland beat Australia 9-6 in Newcastle, New South Wales. It was the first time the Scots had…

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Moffat to take on new Scotland role

One of Scotland’s most experienced rugby coaches is to take on a new role with Scottish Rugby. Rob Moffat, who stood down as Edinburgh head coach on 31 January, is…

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Rugby Book Review – Behind the Thistle

You always sensed that Scottish rugby was the most true-blue amateur of all, and this weighty book of nearly 500 pages does nothing to disaffirm that view. The authors interview…

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Geoff Cross to start for Scotland

Edinburgh’s Geoff Cross has been brought in to Scotland’s starting XV as they take on Italy in the last round of the Six Nations on Saturday at Murrayfield. The 28-year-old…