Losing national identity- Scotland Rugby

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Scottish rugby in the last decade has grown more than most nations. Since an underwhelming Rugby World Cup in 2011, crashing out at the group stage, Scotland have vastly improved as a rugby nation. However, to take the next step and seriously challenge for a Six Nations title, will Scotland need to look at losing […] READ MORE



Scotland vs Wales: 3 key head-to-head battles

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There are 3 key head-to-head battles that will play out in this weekend’s Scotland vs Wales Six Nations fixture. Each with a different level of importance on the game’s outcome. From the backline, to the flank, match-ups here could define how well Scotland can attack the Welsh visitors, and vice versa. James Skeldon names his […] 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


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


British and Irish Lions 2021 series bolters – The Lions

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With the British and Irish Lions Series to South Africa less than a year away, LWOS Rugby takes a look at the potential bolters for the tour. This time, for the Lions. Lions Series Bolters The Forwards Jamie Ritchie (Scotland). 23. 105kg. Flanker. 18 Test Caps. What is there left to say about Jaime Ritchie […] READ MORE



Guinness Pro14 – Latest Standings and League Report

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The Guinness Pro14 is an unusual league. Teams from five different countries competing across several continents, all fighting for one major prize. The lack of relegation, along with the opportunity that provides for squad rotation, means it is often looked down on by fans of other leagues. On the other hand, there are fiercely contested […] READ MORE