Scotland team named for WXV opener

Easson has made two alterations to the starting line-up from the side’s 36-5 victory against Spain in a standalone Autumn Test fixture ahead of their WXV campaign, with experienced duo Emma Wassell and Lisa Thomson starting at lock and inside centre respectively.  Easson said: “We’re hugely excited to get our WXV campaign underway on Friday […]

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Scotland team named for Spain test

Easson has opted for consistency in his selection, with 13 of the starting line-up having played in Scotland’s last match of the TikTok Women’s Six Nations tournament against Ireland, when they sealed an emphatic 36-10 victory in front of a record home crowd at Hive Stadium, securing their first consecutive wins in the competition since […]

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Scotland squad named for WXV 2 competition

Easson has named three uncapped players in the squad, with Fiona McIntosh, Demi Swann and Holly McIntyre included, while Evie Wills, Jenny Maxwell, Molly Wright and Shona Campbell have been ruled out of the tournament due to injury. Saracens’ McIntosh has played an integral part in the Premiership Women’s Rugby side since 2020, with the […]

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Scotland Women extended training squad announced ahead of WXV

The 32-player squad, comprising 16 forwards and 16 backs, will convene in camp today for a six-week block of training sessions, culminating in a warm-up fixture against Spain at Hive Stadium on Saturday 30 September (kick-off 5.45pm). Loughborough Lightning duo Rachel Malcolm and Helen Nelson will once again take on the roles as captain and […]

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Help the curtain go up on a moment of rugby history!

And for a group of intrepid rugby pioneers, it’s the perfect time to launch an appeal to bring an epic and inspiring tale that is woven into the fabric of the game’s history to the stage. In 1994 Sandra Colamartino was a graphic designer at Heriot-Watt University.  Sue Brodie was acting manager at the capital’s […]

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Scottish Rugby to award retrospective international caps

The decision, made by the Scottish Rugby Union Custodian Board, was announced today (Tuesday 15 August) by President Colin Rigby. He said: “Those individuals who wore the thistle with pride and distinction, whether in Services or Victory internationals during and after the Second World War, or who played under the label of a ‘Scotland XV’ […]

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Match schedule confirmed for WXV 2023

The first fixtures of WXV 2023 takes place in WXV 2 on Friday, 13 October at Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch with an exciting double-header that sees Italy take on Japan first before Scotland face hosts South Africa. USA will then tackle Samoa in the standalone match on Saturday, 14 October. The tournament then heads […]

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Scottish Rugby announces new Regional Training Centres

This initiative, in partnership with sportscotland and alongside the already existing Highland & Islands performance development programme, will see Scottish Rugby delivering high-performance training across the country for women and girls. As outlined in the Women & Girls’ Strategy 2022-2026, the three new Regional Training Centres based in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen will offer enhanced support […]

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Scottish Futures squad named for Italy trip

The squad, comprising of 14 forwards and 12 backs, will take part in training sessions alongside the two nations throughout the week in Rome, before facing both sides in two 40-minute matches on Friday 21 July at Stadio Tommaso Fattori in L’Aquila. Out of the 26 players selected, 19 players featured in the last Scottish […]

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