Scotland

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…

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Scotland injury news

THE AFTERMATH of Scotland’s loss to Ireland at the weekend at Murrayfield has left a few of the squad battered and bruised, with six Scottish players requiring further medical assessment.…

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Ireland sneak a win despite poor discipline

IRELAND HUNG on to claim a victory at Murrayfield on Sunday despite Scotland’s attempted comeback in the last quarter of the match. Jamie Heaslip, Eoin Reddan and Man of the Match…

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Scotland v Ireland Preview

RBS Six Nations: Scotland v Ireland Venue: Murrayfield Date: Sunday 27 February Kick-off: 1500 GMT Coverage: Watch on BBC One, BBC HD channel, Red Button and BBC Sport website; listen on BBC…

Euan Murray during his Saints days

Euan Murray – Newcastle Falcons and Scotland

MUTUAL CONSENT, it’s one of the great sporting clichés. Up there with ‘Over the moon’ and ‘game of two halves’. There was plenty of mutual consent in evidence when it…