Rugby

  • 28 January 2015

    The head coach of Scotland's rugby league team has welcome the news that Kevin Locke, one of the New Zealanders who ended his side's heroic bid at the 2103 Rugby League World Cup, has indicated that he may switch sides in time for the next tournament.

  • 28 January 2015

    HAVING just arrived from Dunedin, a city that could be mistaken for a scale model of Edinburgh, Hugh Blake was never going to have any problems with the Scottish weather.

  • 27 January 2015

    A NUMBER of young players showed that they are ready for the RBS Six Nations at under-20 level which starts next week with good performances in a training match last night at BT Murrayfield.

  • 26 January 2015

    JAMIE ROBERTS, the Wales internationalist, believes England's painful Millennium Stadium mauling two years ago will contribute towards them being "a very dangerous team" in next month's RBS 6 Nations opener.

  • 25 January 2015

    Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend last night paid tribute to the players whose defiant performance against Bath brought the side within five points of a first appearance in the quarter-finals of European rugby's premier club competition.

  • 25 January 2015

    The fast-tracking of Hugh Blake into the Scotland Six Nations squad made waves throughout rugby last week, but the New Zealander may turn out to be something of a stalking horse as Scottish rugby officials are still tracking the progress of John Hardie, another Highlanders flanker and a player with substantially more experience at the higher levels of the game.