Scottish Rugby Schools Week recommences for fourth instalment

Over the course of the week, rugby will reach school communities across the country from Ardrossan to Kirkwall, Elgin to Galashiels and many more locations in between. In the first ever instalment of the programme in September 2021, more than 16,000 pupils, boys and girls, from 287 schools engaged with rugby. Since then, more than […]

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Scottish Rugby’s X-Conference returns

The conference structure will see teams play friendlies in a round-robin format across the day, offering the U17 boys’ squads the chance to challenge themselves against new opposition. The event is designed to support young players access additional competition whilst supporting player integration from younger age-grade levels. The event will also be utilising FOSROC Academy […]

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Papa Johns Tartan Touch delivers record number of hubs for 2023

Running between May and July, Tartan Touch is designed to provide a simplified version of rugby with the aim of attracting players of all abilities, ages and levels of experience who are looking to improve their fitness, begin their rugby journey or return to the sport, through simple and social activity. This year’s programme will […]

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Scottish Rugby to host Community Game Conference

Building on the success of last year’s Game Development Conference, attended by over 250 coaches and match officials from across the domestic game, this year’s conference will also include sessions for club, school and society leaders and volunteers. Further details of sessions and guest speakers along with registration details for the conference will be confirmed […]

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Scottish Rugby begins community consultation on tackle height

In World Rugby endorsed trials conducted in France and South Africa, lowering the tackle height has been shown to reduce the number of head-on-head contacts and concussions. Lowering the tackle height has also shown positive outcomes regarding increased ball-in-play time and offloading. Clubs, schools and societies were notified of the consultation process via Club Communications, […]

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