Author: Conor Blyth

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Scotland prop Alasdair Dickinson is relishing in the chance to play in Sunday’s Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Australia, yet is fully aware of the challenge the on-form Wallabies will bring. A 36-33 win against Samoa saw Scotland finish second in Pool B meaning they...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Hooker Ross Ford and lock Jonny Gray, have been cited by an independent citing commissioner following Scotland’s 36-33 victory over Samoa in the final game of Pool B on Saturday (10 October). The hearing will take place in London at 11am tomorrow (Tuesday 13 October),...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]There’s no doubt that as Scotland take to the field to face Samoa on Saturday, it’s an all-or-nothing game if they are to grab that sought after quarter-final place. South Africa have qualified for the quarter-finals thanks to their 64-0 win over USA, which means they...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]South Africa will book a World Cup quarter-final place if they beat the United States on Wednesday - 18 days after being victims of the tournament's greatest upset. The Springboks have recovered solidly from losing 34-32 to Japan in Brighton, amassing 80 points and scoring...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Head Coach Vern Cotter today named the Scotland team to face South Africa in this Saturday’s penultimate Rugby World Cup Pool B match at St James’ Park, Newcastle (kick-off 4.45pm) – live on ITV. Scotland lead the group on ten points following back-to-back bonus-point wins...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Scotland wing Tim Visser backed-up his reputation as a prolific finisher when he touched-down against USA to contribute to Scotland’s 39-16 over the Eagles. Visser scampered up the touchline to score Scotland’s first of five tries in an outstanding second-half display, which seen the Dark...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Wednesday was undoubtedly a day to remember for the Scotland squad, as they opened their Rugby World Cup campaign with an emphatic 45-10 victory over Japan. Finn Russell scored a try on his 23rd birthday; John Hardie crossed the line for his first points in...