Dr James Robson to retire from Scottish Rugby

Dr James will conclude his time with Scottish Rugby at the end of the 2024 Guinness Six Nations. Scottish Rugby will now begin a recruitment process to separately appoint a new Chief Medical Officer and Scotland Team Doctor, to cover positions held by Dr James in recent years. A mainstay of the national team set-up […]

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Celtic Challenge competition format confirmed alongside alignment of Scottish sides to Edinburgh Rugby & Glasgow Warriors

The alignment will see the two teams don the iconic colours of Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors and will be based out of Hive Stadium and Scotstoun Stadium respectively. Speaking on the announcement, Gemma Fay, Scottish Rugby’s Head of Women’s & Girls’ Strategy said: “The decision to align our Celtic Challenge teams to Edinburgh Rugby […]

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Scotland U20 return to home of Edinburgh Rugby for Six Nations

The first match hosted at the home of Edinburgh Rugby will see Scotland U20 welcome France U20 on Friday 9 February (kick-off 8pm) before they will return to Hive Stadium to host England U20 on Friday 23 February, kick-off 7.15pm. Both games will take place the night before the GUINNESS Six Nations fixtures – Scotland […]

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Scottish Rugby to award additional retrospective caps

Earlier this year, the Scottish Rugby Union Custodian Board announced some 57 male players would be capped retrospectively. The players had represented Scotland in the Services and Victory internationals during and after the Second World War and had played for Scotland XVs against  international opposition. SRU President, Colin Rigby, said: “The response to our retrospective […]

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Scottish Rugby to award two more retrospective caps

The latest recipients are the brothers Simon and Julian Scott, the centre and scrum-half respectively, who represented Edinburgh Rugby and Stewart’s-Melville and also played in other representative teams including Scotland B. The pair are being added to more than 50 players whom the Scottish Rugby Union Custodian Board decided to honour last month, primarily from […]

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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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