Duncan Weir’s Scotland recall ‘testament to his character’, says Townsend

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Duncan Weir ‘s return to the Scotland number 10 jersey in Florence on Saturday is ‘testament to his character’, according to national team boss Gregor Townsend. The Worcester Warriors stand-off will win his 29th cap against Italy and is one of four changes to the side that beat Wales on October 31, with Sam Johnson, […] READ MORE


Former Glasgow captain Callum Gibbins ‘excited’ to join Old Glory DC

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Former Glasgow Warriors co-captain Callum Gibbins is looking forward to a new chapter in his career after signing for Washington-based Major League Rugby franchise Old Glory DC. The New Zealander, who left Scotstoun at the end of the 2019/20 campaign after two seasons in Glasgow, will join Old Glory DC’s coaching staff as an assistant […] READ MORE


Scotland’s stand-off issues could be problematic for Edinburgh Rugby

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Edinburgh Rugby will be hit hardest after Scotland confirmed it will be without Finn Russell and Adam Hastings for their Autumn Nations Cup campaign. Russell injured his groin and Hastings his shoulder, in the Guinness Six Nations win over Wales but Scotland has options, with Duncan Weir next in line. While James Lang, the Harlequins […] READ MORE


Scotland could face Autumn Nations Cup without key duo

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Scotland may be without Finn Russell and Adam Hastings for the Autumn Nations Cup, after both stand-offs were forced off in the Guinness Six Nations win over Wales. Scotland fly half injury woes Russell kicked an early penalty for Scotland, before injuring his groin in a tackle as Wales prop Rhys Carre scored the game’s […] READ MORE


Gregor Townsend explains Scotland selection decisions for Wales

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Head Coach Gregor Townsend has explained his Scotland selection decisions ahead of their Six Nations finale against Wales in Llanelli tomorrow (Saturday). Scotland have made four changes, with captain Stuart Hogg and his Exeter Chiefs team-mate Jonny Gray back after helping the club to the Heineken Champions Cup and Gallagher Premiership titles. Finn Russell and […] READ MORE


Scotland squad announced for autumn series

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Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend has named three uncapped players in his 40-man squad for the autumn series, which include the conclusion of the 2020 Guinness Six Nations and newly launched Autumn Nations Cup. Scotland begin their autumn against Georgia in a warm-up match at BT Murrayfield on October 23 before taking on Wales at […] READ MORE


Gregor Townsend ‘can’t wait’ for international rugby to return

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Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend admits he “can’t wait” for international rugby to return next month, as his Scotland side prepare for a busy end to the year. Gregor Townsend’s side will first face Georgia at BT Murrayfield on October 23, a warm-up match for their Guinness Six Nations finale against Wales at Parc y […] READ MORE


Duhan van der Merwe excited about Scotland – and Lions – prospects

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Edinburgh Rugby wing Duhan van der Merwe admits that his impending Scotland debut was far from his mind when he signed for the club three years ago. The South African-born wing arrived in the summer of 2017 and qualified to play for his adopted homeland during the COVID-19 shutdown. When opportunity knocks “I’m definitely keen […] READ MORE


Finn Russell delighted to make Champions Cup final

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Finn Russell was delighted to have helped guide Racing 92 to the Heineken Champions Cup final. The Scotland stand-off was at the heart of their win over defending champions Saracens in Paris on Saturday, and is now setting his sights on next month’s final. Racing 92 advance to the @ChampionsCup final! 💙 The Parisians end […] READ MORE


McInally sets sights on PRO14 Final after ‘turbulent’ 12 months

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Edinburgh captain Stuart McInally has set his sights on leading the club to their first-ever Guinness PRO14 Grand Final to end a whirlwind year. Twelve months ago, the hooker had been named to captain Scotland at the Rugby World Cup, but that campaign ended in the pool stages, and with McInally admitting afterwards he struggled […] READ MORE