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In the last of the series, Kevin Millar grades Scotland’s efforts against the points marked for improvement after the first Autumn Test. Were they paying attention? The post 5 ways for Scotland to improve: Report card v Georgia appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.
NEWS: Gregor Townsend has decided to stick with his upcoming role as Scotland coach rather than join the British and Irish Lions backroom staff in New Zealand.
• Glasgow coach had ‘good think’ before sticking with Scotland• ‘I quickly realised the Scotland tour to Australia is my No1 priority’Gregor Townsend admitted he thought long and hard …
The first open trials for rugby players who live in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and qualify to play for Poland, will be held on the 17th December in Exeter. Trials will take the form of two sessions (commencing at 12:00 and 16:00) and will be held with the Poland Under 18 rugby team who […]
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has opted for size and aggression as his team vies for revenge against England at Twickenham. Number eight Lopeti Timani has been catapulted back into the starting lineup, shifting David Pocock to blindside flanker, returning to their back row combination that faced Wales and Scotland. Kane Douglas starts in the second […]
With the November internationals now done and dusted, we take a look at each of the competing nations. Next up, Scotland. The post State of the Nation: Scotland appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Scotland ran in six tries in Kilmarnock as they brushed aside a Georgia side and after an encouraging Autumn Series there are reasons to be hopeful for the Six NationsMachine: Jonny Gray put in another performance that will lead to calls for a Lions berthBy Rory Baldwin It was an odd sort of game The evidence of the opening ten minutes looked like this …Continue reading »
Gavin Harper assesses how the Scotland forwards fared over the Autumn. Who were the winners and losers? The post Autumn Review: Signs of encouragement in Scotland’s pack appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.
Scotland prop Allan Dell said he is keen to get more opportunities at the international level after impressive performances in the autumn internationals.
Famous victories combined with the improvement of England and Scotland will have Warren Gatland believing a historic series win is not impossibleEngland still have one game to go but for …
Scotland Sevens Head Coach Calum MacRae has named his 12-man squad for the opening tournament of the World Sevens Series. The post Scotland Sevens name squad for Dubai appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Ireland hooker Rory Best reached a landmark while leading his team to victory over Australia. England, Wales and Scotland also had wins to celebrate, but some players blotted their copybooks with foul play.The Best man: Rory Best gets so many congratulatory pats from his team he has to duck. (Photo: Inpho)The Saints Rory Best The Ireland skipper had plenty to celebrate on Saturday, guiding his team to a 27-24 win …Continue reading »
Rory Hutchinson has capped an impressive start to the season by being named the Steffans Player of the Month. The Scotland Under-20 centre – who earlier in the year made a stunning Aviva Premiership debut with the try of the season so far against Exeter – beat off strong competition in a supporter vote from man mountain Louis Picamoles and club captain Tom Wood, whose own form warranted a recall t
Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg says it’s important for his side to believe they can beat anyone on the day. The post Hogg believes Scotland can beat anyone appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
A dominant first half performance helped Scotland end their autumn internationals on a high with a resounding 43-16 win over Georgia at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Scotland don’t do banana skin games anymore so Georgia was duly accounted for by 43-16 on an artificial rugby turf at Kilmarnock on Saturday.
Watch how Scotland rounded off their year with a comfortable win over Georgia in Kilmarnock, scoring six tries. The post VIDEO: Scotland v Georgia highlights appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Scotland doesn’t do banana skin games anymore so Georgia was duly accounted for by 43-16 on an artificial rugby turf at Kilmarnock on Saturday.
MATCH REPORT: Scotland absorbed the shock of conceding a fourth-minute try to scrumhalf Vasil Lobzhanidze before steamrollering Georgia with six tries of their own to win 43-16.
• Scotland 43-16 Georgia• Tommy Seymour, Sean Maitland and Hamish Watson also run in scoresScotland ran in six tries as they rounded off their autumn series with a crushing 43-16 win …
A brisk but dry day at Rugby Park saw Scotland take on Georgia for the first time since scraping through in the 2011 RWC. Vern Cotter shuffled his pack slightly, bringing Ross Ford and Richie Gray back. Hamish Watson, Ryan Wilson abd Rob Harley made u a dynamic back row designed to get fast ball….
Scotland pulled off a spectacular first half display to beat Georgian 43-16 in Kilmarnock on Saturday. The post Scotland down plucky Georgia appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Having won the first leg 10-5, Spain were always the favourites on the return leg at home, and though Scottish coach Shade Munro will be proud of how his team has improved under his tenure in recent years, they just fell short. In front of a healthy sized 3,500 strong crowd, Spain for the second time this year, qualified for a major tournament, following their 7s side qualification for the Olympics in the summer. Over the two games against Scotland, they were worthy winners, with an aggregate score of 25-15
Las Leonas had to dig deep to beat Scotland 15-10 in Madrid to book their place at Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017.