Both Scottish Pro Teams To Play In The Heineken Cup

Scottish Rugby welcomes the inclusion of both Scottish professional teams, Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh Rugby, in the 2007/08 Heineken Cup. The news follows today’s ERC announcement in Dublin listing all 24 teams confirmed for the European competition next season. Glasgow Warriors, who finished in 7th place in the Magners League, one place above Edinburgh Rugby, […]

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Five Uncapped Players Win Places In World Cup Training Squad

Head coach Frank Hadden has selected five uncapped players in the 38-strong Scotland Rugby World Cup training squad. They are 27-year-old centre Calum MacRae; prop Alasdair Dickinson and centre/wing Nick De Luca, both 23; wing Thom Evans, 22; and 20-year-old openside flanker John Barclay. Head coach Frank Hadden has selected five uncapped players in the […]

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Thorburn Stands Down From Presidential Race

John Thorburn (Hawick) has today withdrawn from the contest to succeed Andy Irvine as President of the Scottish Rugby Union. Thorburn consulted with clubs who had supported his nomination before reaching his decision then informed SRU secretary Graham Ireland this afternoon.John Thorburn (Hawick) has today withdrawn from the contest to succeed Andy Irvine as President […]

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New Zealand Double At Edinburgh 7S

New Zealand took the honours at Murrayfield this afternoon. They won the Emirates Airline Edinburgh 7s, beating Samoa 34-5 in the final, and by doing so they edged past Fiji to regain the IRB World Series trophy.New Zealand took the honours at Murrayfield this afternoon. They won the Emirates Airline Edinburgh 7s, beating Samoa 34-5 […]

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New Zealand Double In Murrayfield Sevens

New Zealand took the honours at Murrayfield this afternoon. They won the Emirates Airline Edinburgh Sevens, beating Samoa 34-5 in the final, and by doing so they edged past Fiji to regain the IRB World Series trophy.New Zealand took the honours at Murrayfield this afternoon. They won the Emirates Airline Edinburgh Sevens, beating Samoa 34-5 […]

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Scotland 7S Make History

South Africa 7s 17, Scotland 7s 24 The Scotland 7s team made history at Murrayfield today on the first day of the Emirates Airline Edinburgh 7s, the climax of the 2006/07 IRB Sevens World Series. They re-wrote the history books, beating a top four team for the first time and topping their pool at the […]

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Duncan Macrae

Scottish Rugby is saddened to learn of the death of former Scotland centre Duncan Macrae last month at the age of 92. Macrae, born in Balmacara near Kyle of Lochalsh in November 1914, won the first of his nine caps in a 13-6 away victory over Wales in Swansea in 1937.Scottish Rugby is saddened to […]

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Jackson Drafted Into Scotland 7S Squad

Senior National Academy player Ruaridh Jackson has been called into the Scotland 7s squad for the Emirates Airline Edinburgh 7s at Murrayfield on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 June. Jackson (Glasgow Warriors and Cartha Queens Park) replaces Max Evans (Glasgow Warriors) who has not recovered sufficiently from a hamstring tweak suffered during last weekends Emirates […]

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Hadden Calls On Scots To Finish On A High

Frank Hadden has made six changes in personnel and three further positional switches for Scotland A’s final match in the Barclays Churchill Cup against their Irish counterparts at Twickenham on Saturday. Drafted in to the side that started the 3-18 loss to England Saxons on Monday are centres Calum MacRae and Graeme Morrison, wing Thom […]

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Mull Sevens Informal Tour Report

Incredibly, the Ladies section has appointed a new web correspondent for the coming season: Natalie Nicholls. Incredibly, the Ladies section has appointed a new web correspondent for the coming season: Natalie Nicholls. Without any delay, Natalie starts her new career by providing a report on the Ladies tour to the Mull Sevens. In keeping with […]

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