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


Wayne Pivac reacts to crushing Scotland defeat

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Wayne Pivac spoke to the media following Wales’ defeat to Scotland to discuss injury issues, breakdown disasters and the first home soil loss to Scotland since 2002. Robert Rees brings you the latest updates from Parc Y Scarlets. Breakdown possesses issues for Wales “We’re disappointed in the breakdown. We conceded 11 penalties there and they […] 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


The four teams still in Six Nations contention

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With the Six Nations set to finish up over the course of two weekends in October, Last Word look at what needs to be done by the four teams who can still claim victory. Who isn’t in contention? It’s pretty simple for Wales and Italy, the latter of which have two games in hand, as […] READ MORE


Rory Sutherland deserves Lions spot, says Pierre Schoeman

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Scotland prop Rory Sutherland deserves to be part of the British and Irish Lions squad that tours South Africa next summer, according to Edinburgh team-mate Pierre Schoeman. Schoeman back Sutherland for Lions spot Pierre Schoeman, the South African-born prop who will qualify for Scotland next summer after World Rugby extended the three-year residency period window, […] READ MORE


Duncan Weir growing lockdown hair to raise money for charity

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Scotland stand-off Duncan Weir is raising money for charity by growing his hair until the New Year. The Worcester Warriors playmaker has developed quite the hair-do during the Coronavirus lockdown, and has committed to growing it into 2021 to raise money for Acorns Children’s Hospice. On his JustGiving page, the 29-year-old said: “I’ve always had […] 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


Alex Grove reflects on ‘absolute battle’ after completing Channel swim

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Former Worcester Warriors and Scotland centre Alex Grove has reflected on the “absolute battle” of swimming the Channel, a challenge he completed in just under 14 hours as he raised money for Acorns Children’s Hospice. Alex Grove completes Channel swim Grove, who spoke to Last Word on Rugby before the challenge, set off at 00.30 this morning […] READ MORE