Author: michael.james

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Head  Coach  Vern  Cotter  will  hand  22-­year-­old  back-­row  Hugh  Blake  his first  start  for  Scotland against  Ireland  in  this  Saturday's  Summer  Test  at the  Aviva  Stadium  in  Dublin  (15  August,  kick-­off 5pm)  –  live  on  Sky Sports. After  his  December  arrival,  Blake  was  an  unused...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Scottish Rugby is delighted to announce that Scotland Head Coach Vern Cotter has committed to the national team by extending his contract to 2017. Since he took the reins in the summer of 2014, Cotter has brought a confident, attack-minded mentality to Scotland's on-field approach...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Head Coach Vern Cotter today named a 25-man squad to face Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin this Saturday (15 August, kick-off 5pm) – live on Sky Sports. The game is the first in a four Test-match schedule to be played on consecutive Saturdays,...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Scotland fans are poised to take advantage on an additional 100,000 Rugby World Cup tickets that will go on sale next week after the final venue configuration increased the capacity at a number of grounds. Some 40,000 tickets are currently on sale at tickets.rugbyworldcup.com with the further 100,000 additional...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Highlanders back-row John Hardie has been added to the extended Scotland squad preparing for the Rugby World Cup 2015. The 26-year-old stalwart – who missed the club's Super Rugby championship triumph over the Hurricanes with a rib injury – arrived in Scotland today (Wednesday) to...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text]Edinburgh Rugby duo Dougie Fife and Ben Toolis were today added to Scotland's extended training squad for the Rugby World Cup 2015. The pair are injury replacements for Glasgow Warriors lock Tim Swinson and Saracens centre Duncan Taylor, both of whom require corrective surgery to...