Alasdair http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25871/all en Rugby-Ten uncapped players named in Scotland training squad http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/rugby-ten-uncapped-players-named-scotland-training-squad <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 14 (Reuters) - Scotland have named 10 uncapped players in a 35-man training squad ahead of the Six Nations Championship in February and March.</p> <p>Injured internationals Chris Cusiter, Nick De Luca, John Barclay, Ross Rennie, Scott Lawson and Jon Welsh were invited to join the squad as they recover from injuries while forward Alasdair Strokosch will miss the Jan. 20-23 camp with his wife expecting their second child.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/rugby-ten-uncapped-players-named-scotland-training-squad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alasdair Rugby union Rugby union in Scotland Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:30:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734132 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby-Scotland team to play England in Six Nations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/rugby-scotland-team-play-england-six-nations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Scotland's interim head coach Scott Johnson on Tuesday named the following team to play England at Twickenham in the Six Nations championship on Saturday.</p> <p>Team: 15-Stuart Hogg, 14-Sean Maitland, 13-Sean Lamont, 12-Matt Scott, 11-Tim Visser, 10-Ruaridh Jackson, 9-Greig Laidlaw, 8-Johnnie Beattie, 7-Kelly Brown, 6-Alasdair Strokosch, 5-Jim Hamilton, 4-Richie Gray, 3-Euan Murray, 2-Dougie Hall, 1-Ryan Grant</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/rugby-scotland-team-play-england-six-nations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alasdair Rugby union Rugby union in Scotland Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 13:45:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740993 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Gilchrist handed Scotland debut against France http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/rugbyu-gilchrist-handed-scotland-debut-against-france <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Grant Gilchrist is set to make his Scotland debut after being named on Wednesday in the team to face France in the final round of Six Nations matches on Saturday.</p> <p>The Edinburgh lock comes in for the injured Richie Gray in one of two changes to the team that lost 28-18 to Wales at Murrayfield last weekend.</p> <p>The other change sees Alasdair Strokosch replace Rob Harley at blindside flanker.</p> <p>Scotland are bidding to secure a second-place finish in this year's tournament and condemn winless France to last place.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/rugbyu-gilchrist-handed-scotland-debut-against-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alasdair Rugby union Rugby union in Scotland AFP Wed, 13 Mar 2013 13:30:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5782185 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: South Africa v Scotland teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130615/rugbyu-south-africa-v-scotland-teams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>South Africa and Scotland teams for a four-nation tournament Test at Mbombela Stadium Saturday:</p> <p>Teams (15-1)</p> <p>South Africa</p> <p>Willie le Roux; Bryan Habana, JJ Engelbrecht, Jean de Villiers (capt), Bjorn Basson; Morne Steyn, Ruan Pienaar; Pierre Spies, Arno Botha, Marcell Coetzee; Juandre Kruger, Eben Etzebeth; Jannie du Plessis, Adriaan Strauss, Tendai Mtawarira</p> <p>Replacements: Bismarck du Plessis, Trevor Nyakane, Coenie Oosthuizen, Flip van der Merwe, Siya Kolisi, Piet van Zyl, Patrick Lambie, Jan Serfontein</p> <p>Coach: Heyneke Meyer</p> <p>Scotland</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130615/rugbyu-south-africa-v-scotland-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alasdair Rugby union AFP Sat, 15 Jun 2013 16:00:13 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5857579 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Scotland team to play Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130620/rugbyu-scotland-team-play-italy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Scotland on Thursday named the team to play Italy on June 22 in a four-nation tournament third-place play-off at Loftus Versfeld stadium in Pretoria:</p> <p>Team (15-1)</p> <p>Peter Murchie; Tommy Seymour, Alex Dunbar, Matt Scott, Sean Lamont; Tom Heathcote, Greig Laidlaw (capt); Johnnie Beattie, Alasdair Strokosch, David Denton; Alastair Kellock, Tim Swinson; Euan Murray, Scott Lawson, Alasdair Dickinson</p> <p>Replacements: Fraser Brown, Moray Low, Jon Welsh, Grant Gilchrist, Robert Harley, Henry Pyrgos, Duncan Taylor, Tim Visser</p> <p>Coach: Scott Johnson (AUS)</p> <p>dl/ak</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130620/rugbyu-scotland-team-play-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alasdair Rugby union Rugby union in Scotland AFP Thu, 20 Jun 2013 11:38:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5862271 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Scotland forced into three changes for Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130620/rugbyu-scotland-forced-three-changes-italy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Scotland made three enforced changes Thursday for a third-place play-off against Italy on June 22 in a South African four-nation tournament.</p> <p>Fly-half Tom Heathcote returns after a shoulder injury ruled out Ruaridh Jackson, lock Alastair Kellock replaces unavailable Jim Hamilton, and David Denton comes in for injured flank Ryan Wilson.</p> <p>Hamilton, who was harshly sin binned in a 30-17 defeat by South Africa in Nelspruit last Saturday, returned home soon after for the birth of his second child.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130620/rugbyu-scotland-forced-three-changes-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alasdair Rugby union Rugby union in Scotland AFP Thu, 20 Jun 2013 13:34:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5862417 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Italy v Scotland teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130621/rugbyu-italy-v-scotland-teams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Italy and Scotland teams for four-nation tournament third-place play-off at Loftus Versfeld Saturday (1215GMT):</p> <p>Teams (15-1)</p> <p>Italy</p> <p>Andrea Masi; Leonardo Sarto, Luca Morisi, Alberto Sgarbi, Giovanbattista Venditti; Alberto Di Bernardo, Tobias Botes; Sergio Parisse (capt), Robert Barbieri, Joshua Furno; Marco Bortolami, Leandro Cedaro; Martin Castrogiovanni, Davide Giazzon, Matias Aguero</p> <p>Replacements: Leonardo Ghiraldini, Alberto De Marchi, Lorenzo Cittadini, Antonio Pavanello, Alessandro Zanni, Alberto Chillon, Gonzalo Canale, Luke McLean</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130621/rugbyu-italy-v-scotland-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alasdair Leonardo Ghiraldini Rugby union AFP Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:02:11 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5863011 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Italy v Scotland teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130622/rugbyu-italy-v-scotland-teams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Italy and Scotland teams for four-nation tournament third-place play-off at Loftus Versfeld Saturday:</p> <p>Teams (15-1)</p> <p>Italy</p> <p>Andrea Masi; Leonardo Sarto, Luca Morisi, Alberto Sgarbi, Giovanbattista Venditti; Alberto Di Bernardo, Tobias Botes; Sergio Parisse (capt), Robert Barbieri, Joshua Furno; Marco Bortolami, Leandro Cedaro; Martin Castrogiovanni, Davide Giazzon, Matias Aguero</p> <p>Replacements: Leonardo Ghiraldini, Alberto De Marchi, Lorenzo Cittadini, Antonio Pavanello, Alessandro Zanni, Alberto Chillon, Gonzalo Canale, Luke McLean</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130622/rugbyu-italy-v-scotland-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alasdair Leonardo Ghiraldini Rugby union AFP Sat, 22 Jun 2013 13:31:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5864449 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Test - Scotland 30 Italy 29 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130622/rugbyu-test-scotland-30-italy-29 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Full result of a four-nation tournament third-place play-off at Loftus Versfeld Saturday:</p> <p>Scotland 30 Italy 29</p> <p>H-t: 20-20</p> <p>Scorers</p> <p>Scotland - Tries: Matt Scott, Sean Lamont, Alasdair Strokosch. Conversions: Greig Laidlaw (3). Penalties: Laidlaw (3)</p> <p>Italy - Tries: Leonardo Sarto, penalty try. Conversions: Alberto Di Bernardo (2). Penalties: Di Bernardo (5)</p> <p>Teams (15-1)</p> <p>Scotland</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130622/rugbyu-test-scotland-30-italy-29" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alasdair Greig Laidlaw Rugby union AFP Sat, 22 Jun 2013 15:01:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5864487 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Scotland squad for November Tests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131022/rugbyu-scotland-squad-november-tests <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Scotland 41-man squad announced Tuesday to play Japan, South Africa and Australia in Test matches at Edinburgh's Murrayfield next month:</p> <p>Backs:</p> <p>Mark Bennett (Glasgow), Chris Cusiter (Glasgow), Nick de Luca (Edinburgh), Alex Dunbar (Glasgow), Max Evans (Castres/FRA), Tom Heathcote (Bath/ENG), Ruaridh Jackson (Glasgow), Sean Lamont (Glasgow), Greig Laidlaw (Edinburgh), Sean Maitland (Glasgow), Henry Pyrgos (Glasgow), Matt Scott (Edinburgh), Tommy Seymour (Glasgow), Duncan Taylor (Saracens/ENG), Greig Tonks (Edinburgh), Tim Visser (Edinburgh), Duncan Weir (Glasgow)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131022/rugbyu-scotland-squad-november-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alasdair Glasgow Subdivisions of Scotland AFP Tue, 22 Oct 2013 21:48:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5967952 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Scotland team to play Japan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131105/rugbyu-scotland-team-play-japan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Scotland team announced Tuesday to play Japan in a one-off international at Murrayfield on Saturday (1430GMT kick-off):</p> <p>Scotland (15-1)</p> <p>Sean Maitland; Tommy Seymour, Nick de Luca, Matt Scott, Sean Lamont; Ruaridh Jackson, Greig Laidlaw; David Denton, Kelly Brown (capt), Alasdair Strokosch; Alastair Kellock, Tim Swinson; Euan Murray, Ross Ford, Ryan Grant</p> <p>Replacements: Pat MacArthur, Alasdair Dickinson, Geoff Cross, Richie Gray, John Barclay, Henry Pyrgos, Duncan Weir, Duncan Taylor</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Alasdair Rugby union Rugby union in Scotland AFP Tue, 05 Nov 2013 12:49:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5980459 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Seymour and Swinson set for Scotland home bows against Japan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131105/rugbyu-seymour-and-swinson-set-scotland-home-bows-against-japan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Glasgow duo Tommy Seymour and Tim Swinson are set to make their home Test debuts against Japan at Murrayfield on Saturday.</p> <p>The pair were both named in the starting side announced Tuesday by coach Scott Johnson for Scotland's opening international of the November programme.</p> <p>Seymour, a wing, and lock forward Swinson won two caps each during the pre-season tournament in South Africa where Scotland lost to both Samoa and the Springboks before defeating Italy.</p> <p>Flanker Kelly Brown, injured in South Africa, returns for his 10th Test as Scotland captain and 59th in total.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131105/rugbyu-seymour-and-swinson-set-scotland-home-bows-against-japan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alasdair Rugby union Rugby union in Scotland AFP Tue, 05 Nov 2013 13:24:45 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5980519 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Scotland v Japan teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131107/rugbyu-scotland-v-japan-teams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Teams for the one-off international between Scotland and Japan at Murrayfield on Saturday (1430GMT kick-off):</p> <p>Scotland (15-1)</p> <p>Sean Maitland; Tommy Seymour, Nick de Luca, Matt Scott, Sean Lamont; Ruaridh Jackson, Greig Laidlaw; David Denton, Kelly Brown (capt), Alasdair Strokosch; Alastair Kellock, Tim Swinson; Euan Murray, Ross Ford, Ryan Grant</p> <p>Replacements: Pat MacArthur, Alasdair Dickinson, Geoff Cross, Richie Gray, John Barclay, Henry Pyrgos, Duncan Weir, Duncan Taylor</p> <p>Japan (15-1)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131107/rugbyu-scotland-v-japan-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alasdair Rugby union in Scotland AFP Fri, 08 Nov 2013 02:53:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5983485 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Scotland v Japan teams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131109/rugbyu-scotland-v-japan-teams <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Teams for one-off rugby union international between Scotland and Japan at Murrayfield in Edinburgh on Saturday (1430GMT kick-off):</p> <p>Scotland (15-1)</p> <p>Sean Maitland; Tommy Seymour, Nick de Luca, Matt Scott, Sean Lamont; Ruaridh Jackson, Greig Laidlaw; David Denton, Kelly Brown (capt), Alasdair Strokosch; Alastair Kellock, Tim Swinson; Euan Murray, Ross Ford, Ryan Grant</p> <p>Replacements: Pat MacArthur, Alasdair Dickinson, Geoff Cross, Richie Gray, John Barclay, Henry Pyrgos, Duncan Weir, Duncan Taylor</p> <p>Japan (15-1)</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131109/rugbyu-scotland-v-japan-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alasdair Rugby union in Scotland AFP Sat, 09 Nov 2013 15:16:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5984683 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Scotland team to face South Africa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131113/rugbyu-scotland-team-face-south-africa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Scotland team announced on Wednesday to play South Africa in a one-off international match at Murrayfield on Sunday (1500GMT kick-off):</p> <p>Scotland (15-1)</p> <p>Sean Maitland; Tommy Seymour, Nick De Luca, Duncan Taylor, Sean Lamont; Ruaridh Jackson, Greig Laidlaw (capt); David Denton, John Barclay, Alasdair Strokosch; Jim Hamilton, Richie Gray; Moray Low, Ross Ford, Alasdair Dickinson</p> <p>Replacements: Scott Lawson, Ryan Grant, Geoff Cross, Jonny Gray, John Beattie, Chris Cusiter, Duncan Weir, Max Evans</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Alasdair Rugby union Rugby union in Scotland AFP Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:47:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5987984 at http://www.globalpost.com