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Scotland assistant coach Nathan Hines looks ahead to the start of this season’s RBS Six Nations.
A stunning length of the field try has earned the Japanese rugby team comparisons with the world champion All Blacks.
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With the June internationals now done and dusted, we look at the state of affairs in each of the competing nations. Next up, Scotland.
Chick scored one of England’s six tries in a 45-21 win over Ireland during Saturday’s final in Manchester, club-mate Brett Connon coming on from Ireland’s bench to kick a late conversion while fellow Falcon Andrew Davidson featured for Scotland in their historic pool victory over Australia. Chick’s group became the third England team to win the Junior World Championship in the past four years, the 2015 tournament having seen them as losing finalists to New Zealand. Ponton believes their record at age-group level signifies the current health of the English game, saying: “Rugby in this country is in a very good state
Scotland returned from the Far East with a 2-0 series win, but did Vern Cotter’s men emerge in debit or credit? Rory Baldwin passes judgementReady for battle: Japan and Scotland line up ahead the second Test at Ajinomoto Stadium in Tokyo (AFP)1. Will the real Scotland please stand up Disappointingly, we didn’t see much of an identity from Scotland on this …Continue reading »
The partnership will see the Gloucestershire-based brand supply the club products to meet all of the nutritional needs of its squad of players, including current internationals Evan Olmstead (Canada), Vereniki Goneva (Fiji), Jon Welsh (Scotland), Nili Latu and Sonatane Takulua (both Tonga). Joining a stable of partners that include Castleford Tigers, Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Widnes Vikings, the new agreement will see the Falcons supplied with products that are batch tested in the Laboratory of Government Chemist’s (LGC) internationally recognised anti-doping laboratory. Regarded to be one of the most specific sports nutrition ranges in the market place, thanks to the vast experience and knowledge of the company’s team of nutritionists, Nutrition X products are certified on the Informed-Sport programme which means they are extensively tested for substances listed on the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) list of banned substances to ensure compliance
Match highlights from the seventh place play-off between Wales and Scotland in the World Rugby U20 Championship held in Manchester.
Cotter: Scotland must build on Japan win
Cotter happy to win despite Japan struggle
Wales head coach Jason Strange gives his reaction after his side finished seventh in the World Rugby U20 championship with a comfortable victory against Scotland in Manchester.
Greig Laidlaw came off the bench to kick four penalties and rescue his side in the second half as Japan went down fighting against Scotland who managed to secure the series 2-0 with 16-21 win in Tokyo on Saturday.
• Japan 16-21 Scotland• Scotland win the series 2-0 in TokyoThe Scotland head coach, Vern Cotter, declared himself happy with Scotland’s 21-16 victory over Japan despite an underwhelming performance …
Scotland kicked seven penalties to secure a scrappy 21-16 victory over a spirited but error-strewn Japan on Saturday (Sunday morning NZ Time) in Tokyo to win the series 2-0.
Rory Baldwin watches as Scotland try to tie up the test series in Tokyo. The post 2nd Test: Japan 16-21 Scotland appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.
A rundown of what’s hot and what’s not from the second Japan-Scotland TestJump to it: Japan’s Hitoshi Ono battles for possession against Scotland. Photo: Getty ImagesScotland maintained their winning record against Japan with this seventh victory in seven Tests – but it was an error-strewn …Continue reading »
Scotland were made to work hard before securing a narrow 21-16 victory over Japan in Tokyo on Saturday. The post Scotland squeeze past Japan appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Wales Under-20 will look to sally their side into an intense fixture against Scotland on June 25.
Japan have made two changes from the team that began the first Test for this weekend’s game against Scotland. The post Japan make double change appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Cotter changes six for second Test vs. Japan
Greig Laidlaw was replaced as halfback, captain, and goalkicker by Henry Pyrgos among six changes by a Scotland side that was tired and sore after beating Japan in the first rugby test last weekend.
They were also-rans in this year’s Under 20 Six Nations, but now England and Ireland are going head-to-head in Saturday’s World Rugby U20 Championship final. We talked to Will Evans and Jacob Stockdale ahead of the big game.Good Evans: Will Evans on the charge for England U20 v Scotland. (Photo: Getty Images)Ireland’s Under 20 side have already made history this month, becoming the first team from their nation to reach the …Continue reading »