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Argentina have moved to seventh in the World Rugby rankings following their victory over the Springboks, who remain third. Los Pumas went into the clash ranked ninth, but the win, courtesy of Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias’s late strike, earned them a 1.32 rankings points increase from 80.12 to 81.44. Argentina’s elevation relegates France and Scotland to eighth and ninth respectively.
Argentina have risen two places to seventh in the World Rugby Rankings after beating South Africa in Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash. The post Pumas go above Scotland, France appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Speaking to BBC Wales Gosper said: “If they really are taking the Olympics seriously, it would be normal that they look at it. And we would welcome either alternative [playing as separate nations or combining as GB] in terms of it fitting into the [world series] programme. It’s up to the host nations of those countries to work out if it’s much better for them to combine their resources and present a GB side.” Wales’ Jasmine Joyce was the only non-English woman in the tournament, though players from Scotland and Wales were part of the GB squad in the year leading up to Rio.Read more about Should Great Britain play in the World Series?
Sean Maitland has described joining Saracens as “too good an opportunity to pass up” as he targets a repeat of last season’s double-winning success. Scotland and British Lions star Maitland concedes the responsibility of playing for a trophy-laden side weighs heavily, but is confident of adding to Sarries’ all-conquering mix after making the switch from […]
Edinburgh have named Scotland internationals Stuart McInally and Grant Gilchrist as the co-captains for the upcoming season.
NEWS: Head coach Alan Solomons has named hooker Stuart McInally and lock Grant Gilchrist as Edinburgh Rugby's co-captains for the 2016/17 season.
East retain Donna Kennedy Trophy at the end of a big weekend for Scottish Women’s Rugby (Photo: SRU) Yesterday, Scotland launched a new Performance Development Programme which will replace the U20 programme. The aim for talented female players will be identified and developed to raise the standard of the women’s game – it’s something that Shade Munro told he was wanting to develop when we spoke to him before the last Six Nation.Read more about Scots news roundup
Action from last season’s Donna Kennedy Cup. (Photo: SRU) The Donna Kennedy Cup was a late addition to last year’s Scottish domestic season, being added as one a raft of reforms following the appointment of Sheila Begbie as head of women’s rugby.Read more about Scotland's season gets underway
Major Teams: Watsonians, London Scottish, Cambridge University Country: Scotland Test span: 1986-95 Scotland caps: 61 (61 starts) Lions caps: 6 (6 starts) Test points: 733 (18T, 87C, 160P)1991: GAVIN HASTINGS OF SCOTLAND RUNS WITH THE BALL DURING THE ENGLAND V SCOTLAND FIVE NATIONS MATCH PLAYED AT TWICKENHAM. ENGLAND WON THE MATCH 21-12.Gavin Hastings was Scotland’s granite-hard talisman for a decade, not only as the last line of defence but as a …Continue reading »
Major teams: Worcester Position: Back-row Country: Scotland Test span: 1993-2010The world record caps holder in the women’s game with 115, Donna Kennedy’s legacy is not just down to her …Continue reading »
The Scottish Rugby Union has announced that Gregor Townsend will take over the role of head coach of Scotland next year.
NEWS: Gregor Townsend will replace Vern Cotter as the head coach of the Scotland national side at the end of the 2016/17 season, the Scottish Rugby Union announced Wednesday.
• Former fly-half took Glasgow to league title in 2015• ‘It is a real honour to be given this responsibility’Gregor Townsend has been named Vern Cotter’s successor as …
Vern Cotter will vacate the Scotland Head Coach position in June 2017 to make way for Gregor Townsend. The post Townsend to succeed Cotter as Scotland coach appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.
Scottish Rugby have confirmed Glasgow boss Gregor Townsend will replace Vern Cotter as Scotland coach at the end of the 2016/17 season. The post Townsend to replace Cotter as Scotland coach appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Lewis Hughes sat down with Edinburgh and Scotland tighthead prop WP Nel to discuss the Scottish tour to Japan, the upcoming season with Edinburgh and who he’d most like to beat in the autumn tests.
Scotland centre Mark Benett expressed satisfaction over his Olympics journey to Rio where he was part of the silver medal winning Great Britain sevens team.
England’s 45-man training squad this weekend included ten born in the Southern Hemisphere – four in New Zealand, three in Australia, two in Fiji, one in Samoa. Last season Scotland capped nine from the other side of the Equator, Italy eight, Ireland and France seven each. Wales got by on two – Taulupe Faletau, born […]
An account of Scotland’s pre-Rugby World Cup camp activities in France has drawn heavy criticism from the animal rights group PETA. The post Scotland’s rabbit-killing exercise condemned appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
‘ordered’ team to kill rabbits Save Sunday, 07 August 2016 The New Zealand HeraldSHARE:FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email Photo / NZME Scotland’s national rugby team has found itself at the centre of an extraordinary animal rights row after claims players were ordered to kill rabbits with their bare hands. Shocking details of the bizarre training exercise organised by head coach Vern Cotter came to light yesterday after a former player spoke out.