Rugby

  • 22 November 2014

    Scotland rounded of 2014 with another hugely encouraging display as they swept five tries past Tonga in a 37-12 win at Kilmarnock's Rugby Park.

  • 22 November 2014

    IT is a little late in the day for a post-mortem but there are still salutary lessons to be taken from Scotland's 21-15 loss to Tonga in Aberdeen two years ago.

  • 22 November 2014

    "He is just a good bloke." Johnnie Beattie's ringing endorsement of the Scotland head coach goes a long way to explaining why the players who could hardly win a game in the Six Nations are suddenly able to hammer Argentina and stand toe-to-toe with New Zealand.

  • 21 November 2014

    As Rugby Park was being transformed for the final viagogo Autumn Test against Tonga on Saturday, Tim Visser, the Scotland winger, admitted he will be out for revenge in Kilmarnock when he makes his return to the side.

  • 21 November 2014

    A few years ago Gordon McRorie was playing club rugby for Stirling County.

  • 21 November 2014

    Vern Cotter bills himself as "just a Kiwi farmer" and he yesterday gave voice to the pragmatism that background implies by admitting that he would not have made any changes to the Scotland team that started against both Argentina and New Zealand over the past two weekends had matters not been taken out of his hands.

  • 21 November 2014

    Al Kellock returns to the Glasgow Warriors starting XV against Scarlets in Llanelli tonight as they resume their Guinness Pro12 campaign after a three-week lay-off.