Scottish Rugby news

Congratulations to the following players who have been selected for the SWRU Academy Squad 2007-08.
A new partnership to promote greater opportunities for children to participate in sport has been jointly launched by Scottish Rugby and NHS Lothian.
Scottish Rugby today welcomed the news that a programme showcasing the game at all levels is to be launched on stv this month.
The venue for this saturday's academy trials is confirmed as Lasswade RFC.
A volunteer who has given a lifetime of service to rugby in Scotland is set to be honoured at a prestigious ceremony in London next month.
Glasgow Warriors prop Kevin Tkachuk met some members of the Scotland Women??™s team in Glasgow today ahead of the national team??™s clash with Canada at Hughenden this Sunday (4 November, kick-off 1pm
Scottish referees have been appointed to officiate at five matches in the first four rounds of this season’s Heineken Cup.
Scottish referee Andrew Macpherson (West of Scotland Referees Society) has been allocated his latest international appointment.
SWRU Academy Talent Identification Day 3/11/7 Date ??“ 3rd November Venue ??“ Lasswade RFC Player Registration ??“ 9.30am SWRU Academy Talent Identification Day 3/11/7
Scottish Rugby is saddened to learn of the death of former Scotland forward Hamish Dawson. He was 81. James (Hamish) Cooper Dawson won 20 caps, his first three at lock, the subsequent 17 at prop.