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


British and Irish Lions 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


Gregor Townsend on Finn Russell, summer Tests and rugby’s return

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Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has spoken to the media during the lockdown to discuss his relationship with Finn Russell, Scotland’s summer Tests, finishing the Six Nations and how good it can be to have major stars playing outside of Scotland. Robert Rees brings you the latest from the Scottish camp. When will Scotland play […] READ MORE


Finn-ished? Scotland send Finn Russell home due to breach of discipline

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Scotland have announced that fly-half Finn Russell will no longer participate in the team’s preparations for their Six Nations opener against Ireland after the player was disciplined for a breach of team protocol. A statement which was released on the team’s official Twitter page reads as follows: STATEMENT | Scotland team spokesperson: “Stand-off Finn Russell […] READ MORE


Scotland Rugby team scheduled to face South Africa in 2020

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With the news that the Scotland Rugby team is scheduled to face South Africa and New Zealand in 2020, it will bring a fresh challenge for the Scottish Rugby Union. That will also mean that Scotland will be the first Tier One nation to face the Rugby World Cup champions – weeks before the 2020 […] READ MORE


Rugby World Cup: Japan Vs Scotland

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Japan are on the verge of qualifying for the quarter-finals for the first time in their history and if that happens, expect unprecedented scenes of delight across this amazing country. They opened this tournament with a 30-10 win over Russia and last weekend’s thrilling 38-19 victory against Samoa, where a Kotaro Matsushima try in the […] READ MORE


Scotland Rugby World Cup prospects

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Scotland will have to compete with the world number one side and the hosts in order to qualify from Rugby World Cup Pool A. Positively, three wins out of four warm-up games is a good sign for Scotland Rugby World Cup progress. But of concern to their fan base, they have issues with injuries and […] READ MORE


Welsh defence setting platform for victory

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Wales’ Grand Slam chances roll on following the victory over Scotland at Murrayfield. A lot was made on how Warren Gatland’s men attacked England in the previous game, but round four was firmly based around their defence. Welsh defence settling platform for victory isn’t a fresh moniker, but Robert Rees takes a look at just […] READ MORE


Is Scotland a ‘Dragon Slayer’ or, slave to Six Nations leader [Wales]

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Preseason predictions have not proved true for Scottish fans. So in that vein of thought, is Scotland a ‘Dragon Slayer’ or a slave to the Six Nations leader [Wales]. The upcoming fixture between Scotland and Wales is sure to make for a Championship defining moment. Even though form is in the favour of the Red […] READ MORE