10 changes to Scotland starting XV to face Chile in Santiago

The duo are two of five players retained form the starting line-up that defeated USA 42-7 last weekend in Washington DC, with Kyle Rowe, Kyle Steyn and Alex Craig also selected for back-to-back Test matches. Ritchie lines up at openside flanker in a back row also containing blindside Gregor Brown, who debuted in the tour […]

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Scotland Women to host Wales and Fiji in Autumn Tests

Scotland’s schedule will begin with a Test against Wales, who are currently eighth in the World Rugby rankings, at Hive Stadium in Edinburgh on Friday 6 September (kick-off 7.35pm). Wales have recently qualified for WXV 2 after a 53-20 win over Spain in their qualifier play-off. Scotland secured an historic seventh Test win in a […]

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Former internationals appointed to Scottish Rugby Union advisory roles

Former Scotland internationals Megan Gaffney and Stuart McInally have been appointed as advisors to the SRU Board to provide expert insights into performance rugby given their standing in the game, and their journeys through the various levels of rugby in Scotland. Megan retired from international rugby in 2022 having amassed 45 caps since her 2011 […]

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Scotland set to face Italy, Japan and Australia at WXV 2

Cape Town in South Africa will play host to the six-team WXV 2 competition with matches being played in a cross-pool format. The first fixture takes place on Friday 27 September at DHL Stadium in as the hosts, South Africa, take on Japan. On Saturday 28 September an exciting double-header will follow with Australia versus […]

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Scotland Men U20 confirmed for World Rugby U20 Trophy Final

Scotland have recorded three impressive wins to date, putting triple digits on Samoa and Hong Kong China before most recently beating Japan 46-10 to secure their place in the final. USA obtained top of the Pool B table after winning three from three against their opponents Netherlands, Uruguay and Kenya. Scotland and USA will now […]

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Gunderson and Brebner-Holden return for final Summer Series match against Ireland

Merryn Gunderson and Leia Brebner-Holden, who were involved in Scotland’s 2024 Guinness Women’s Six Nations squad, return to the starting lineup having missed out against France through injury. Co-captain Poppy Fletcher returns to starting loosehead, packing down with Aila Ronald (hooker) and Eilidh Fleming on the tighthead side. Holland Bogan and Natasha Logan recommence their […]

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Ritchie to reach half century in Washington

The flanker is named as a vice-captain of a squad led by Rory Darge and Sione Tuipulotu, as Head Coach Gregor Townsend makes a raft of changes to the side victorious against Canada in Ottawa last weekend. Ritchie, who debuted on the 2018 North America Tour, lines up at blindside with Darge on the openside […]

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