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Weir has surgery on fractured jaw

Edinburgh will be without Scotland fly-half Duncan Weir for several weeks after he suffered a fracture to his jaw that required surgery. The post Weir has surgery on fractured jaw appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Cooper to make debut in A-League Tigers trip

The South African hooker, a summer signing from Super Rugby side the Sharks, forms part of a Newcastle team looking for their second win of the campaign after beating Northampton 38-21 in last week’s opener. American lock Nick Civetta partners Scotland Under-20s cap Andrew Davidson in the second row, Kenyan international Joshua Chisanga continuing at No 8.

Premiership round 3 teams

Bath v Worcester Bath: Homer; Rokoduguni, Banahan, Bowden, Watson; Ford (c), Fotulai’i; Auterac, Batty, Thomas, Charteris, Attwood, Ewels, Sisi, Houston Replacements: Dunn, Catt, Palma-Newport, Stooke, Mercer, Homer, Brew, Williams Worcester: Shillcock; Hammond, Olivier, Willison, Humphreys; Heathcote, Arr; Ruskin, Annett, Johnston, O’Callaghan, Barry, Mama, Kirwan, Dowson (c) Replacements: Bregvadze, Leleimalefaga, Daniels, Scotland-Williamson, Cavubati, Baldwin, Eden, Adams Exeter v Harlequins Exeter: Turner; […]

Glasgow and Edinburgh teams announced

Edinburgh Rugby prop Willem ‘WP’ Nel will lead the team out as the club’s 24th centurion against Leinster at BT Murrayfield tonight (kick-off 7.35pm). The Scotland tighthead with 15 caps is out of contract at the end of the season, and apparently Edinburgh haven’t started contract talks with one of Europe’s top props, who signed… Read more » The post Glasgow and Edinburgh teams announced appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.

GUINNESS PRO12: Round 3 Preview

Round 2 of the GUINNESS PRO12 saw an early push from Cardiff Blues, the Ospreys and Glasgow Warriors to put Wales and Scotland well on the road to having a representative in this season’s final at the Aviva Stadium on May 27.

Tommy Seymour scores 4 TRIES in Glasgow win over Leinster

Glasgow produced a masterful second half performance to beat Leinster 33-25 on the first game played on the new synthetic turf at Scotstoun. Leinster led by 10 points at one point, but four tries from Scotland winger Tommy Seymour helped the 2015 champions secure their second consecutive win of the Pro12 season. Seymour has been the form player of the campaign so far and added to his opening round double against Connacht with four extremely well-taken scores.

Maitland brace helps Saracens beat Exeter Chiefs

Two tries from Scotland winger Sean Maitland helped Saracens to a 13-24 bonus point victory over Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park in the Aviva Premiership. The match was a rematch of last year’s Premiership final and like last season Saracens demonstrated why they are the English and European Champions.

Gregor Townsend: Pro12 is better than Premiership

Gregor Townsend has blasted critics of the Guinness Pro12 and insists the league is of superior quality to both the Premiership and Top14. Scotland-boss-in-waiting Townsend’s fighting talk comes on the back of heavy criticism of the Celtic-Italian competition, including that of SRU chief executive, Mark Dodson, who reckons the league’s future is “bleak” if the […]