Scotland national rugby union team http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28657/all en Rugby-2013 Six Nations championship fixtures http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/rugby-2013-six-nations-championship-fixtures <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 30 (Reuters) - 2013 Six Nations championship fixtures (times GMT): Feb. 2 Wales v Ireland (1330) England v Scotland (1600) Feb. 3 Italy v France (1500) Feb. 9 Scotland v Italy (1430) France v Wales (1700) Feb. 10 Ireland v England (1500) Feb. 23 Italy v Wales (1430) England v France (1700) Feb. 24 Scotland v Ireland (1400) March. 9 Scotland v Wales (1430) Ireland v France (1700) March. 10 England v Italy (1500) March.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/rugby-2013-six-nations-championship-fixtures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rugby union Scotland national rugby union team Six Nations Championship Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:03:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741594 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: England v Scotland head-to-head http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/rugbyu-england-v-scotland-head-head <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>Head-to-head record between England and Scotland ahead of their Calcutta Cup Six Nations international at Twickenham on Saturday:</p> <p>Played: 130</p> <p>England wins: 70</p> <p>Scotland wins: 42</p> <p>Drawn: 18</p> <p>Highest Scores: England 43-3, 2001 and 43-22, 2005; Scotland 33-6, 1986</p> <p>Biggest Wins: England 43-3, 2001; Scotland 33-6, 1986</p> <p>Last five results</p> <p>2012 Murrayfield: ENG 13-6</p> <p>2011 Auckland (WC): ENG 16-12</p> <p>2011 Twickenham: ENG 22-16</p> <p>2010 Murrayfield: Drawn 15-15</p> <p>2009 Twickenham: ENG 26-12</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/rugbyu-england-v-scotland-head-head" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Five Nations Rugby union Scotland national rugby union team AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 02:00:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742449 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby-Six Nations championship fixtures/standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/rugby-six-nations-championship-fixturesstandings <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>Feb 4 (Reuters) - Six Nations championship fixtures ahead of the second round of matches on Saturday and Sunday (times GMT): Playing on Saturday Scotland v Italy (1430) France v Wales (1700) Playing on Sunday Ireland v England (1500) Standings P W D L F A Pts England 1 1 0 0 38 18 2 Ireland 1 1 0 0 30 22 2 Italy 1 1 0 0 23 18 2 France 1 0 0 1 18 23 0 Wales 1 0 0 1 22 30 0 Scotland 1 0 0 1 18 38 0</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/rugby-six-nations-championship-fixturesstandings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rugby league in Scotland Scotland national rugby union team Six Nations Championship Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 17:00:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5745571 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby-Scotland hand Harley first start against Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/rugby-scotland-hand-harley-first-start-against-italy <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>Feb 5 (Reuters) - Glasgow flanker Robert Harley will make his first Scotland start in Saturday's Six Nations clash against Italy at Edinburgh's Murrayfield, Scottish Rugby said on Tuesday.</p> <p>Harley comes into the side in place of Alasdair Strokosch who suffered an eye-socket injury in last Saturday's opening 38-18 defeat by England.</p> <p>Harley scored the match-winning try on his debut against Samoa in June when he was introduced off the bench.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/rugby-scotland-hand-harley-first-start-against-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Scotland national rugby union team Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 13:45:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746382 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Scotland v Italy head-to-head http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/rugbyu-scotland-v-italy-head-head <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>Head-to-head record between Scotland and Italy ahead of their Six Nations international at Murrayfield on Saturday:</p> <p>Played: 19</p> <p>Scotland wins: 12</p> <p>Italy wins: 07 </p> <p>Highest Scores: Scotland 47-15, 2003; Italy 37-17, 2007</p> <p>Biggest Wins: Scotland 47-15, 2003; Italy 37-17, 2007</p> <p>Last five results</p> <p>2012 Rome: ITA 13-06</p> <p>2011 Murrayfield: SCO 23-12</p> <p>2011 Murrayfield: SCO 21-08</p> <p>2010 Rome: ITA 16-12</p> <p>2009 Murrayfield: SCO 26-06</p> <p>afp</p> Scotland national rugby union team Six Nations Championship AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 03:45:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749596 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby-Six Nations championship results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/rugby-six-nations-championship-results-and-standings <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>Feb 9 (Reuters) - Six Nations championship results and standings on Saturday (times GMT): France 6 Wales 16 Scotland 34 Italy 10 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1. England 1 1 0 0 38 18 2 2. Ireland 1 1 0 0 30 22 2 3. Scotland 2 1 0 1 52 48 2 4. Wales 2 1 0 1 38 36 2 5. Italy 2 1 0 1 33 52 2 6. France 2 0 0 2 24 39 0 Remaining fixtures: Playing on Sunday Ireland v England (1500) Feb.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/rugby-six-nations-championship-results-and-standings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Scotland national rugby union team Six Nations Championship Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 22:00:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5751388 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Bradley quits Edinburgh with immediate effect http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/rugbyu-bradley-quits-edinburgh-immediate-effect <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>Edinburgh head coach Michael Bradley has left his post with immediate effect following a dreadful run of results, the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) announced Wednesday.</p> <p>Former Ireland scrum-half Bradley had been due to depart the capital club in May, after the end of the season, but the SRU said both he and assistant Neil Back, a World Cup-winner as a player with England in 2003, were exiting with immediate effect after a run of seven straight Celtic League defeats.</p> <p>Scotland assistant coaches Stevie Scott and Duncan Hodge have been placed in interim charge.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/rugbyu-bradley-quits-edinburgh-immediate-effect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rugby union Rugby union in Scotland Scotland national rugby union team AFP Wed, 06 Mar 2013 16:16:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5775140 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Scotland v Wales head-to-head http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/rugbyu-scotland-v-wales-head-head <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>Head-to-head record between Scotland and Wales ahead of their Six Nations international at Murrayfield on Saturday:</p> <p>Played: 117</p> <p>Scotland wins: 48</p> <p>Wales wins: 66</p> <p>Drawn: 03</p> <p>Highest Scores: Scotland 35-10, 1924; Wales 46-22, 2005</p> <p>Biggest Wins: Scotland 35-10, 1924; Wales 46-22, 2005</p> <p>Last five results</p> <p>2012 Cardiff: WAL 27-13</p> <p>2011 Murrayfield: WAL 24-06</p> <p>2010 Cardiff: WAL 31-24</p> <p>2009 Murrayfield: WAL 26-13</p> <p>2008 Cardiff: WAL 30-15</p> <p>afp</p> Five Nations Ireland national rugby union team Scotland national rugby union team AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 02:00:50 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5776749 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby-Six Nations championship results and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130309/rugby-six-nations-championship-results-and-standings <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>March 9 (Reuters) - Six Nations championship results and standings on Saturday (times GMT): Scotland 18 Wales 28 Ireland 13 France 13 Playing on Sunday England v Italy (1500) Standings P W D L F A Pts 1. England 3 3 0 0 73 37 6 2. Wales 4 3 0 1 92 63 6 3. Scotland 4 2 0 2 82 84 4 4. Ireland 4 1 1 2 57 59 3 5. Italy 3 1 0 2 42 78 2 6. France 4 0 1 3 50 75 1 Results: Feb.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130309/rugby-six-nations-championship-results-and-standings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Scotland national rugby union team Six Nations Championship Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Mar 2013 19:30:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5778337 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby-Six Nations championship result and standings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130310/rugby-six-nations-championship-result-and-standings <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>March 10 (Reuters) - Six Nations championship result and standings on Sunday (times GMT): England 18 Italy 11 Played on Saturday Scotland 18 Wales 28 Ireland 13 France 13 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1. England 4 4 0 0 91 48 8 2. Wales 4 3 0 1 92 63 6 3. Scotland 4 2 0 2 82 84 4 4. Ireland 4 1 1 2 57 59 3 5. Italy 4 1 0 3 53 96 2 6. France 4 0 1 3 50 75 1 Results: Feb.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130310/rugby-six-nations-championship-result-and-standings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Scotland national rugby union team Six Nations Championship Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Mar 2013 17:15:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5778970 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Scotland say pitch battle being won http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140113/rugbyu-scotland-say-pitch-battle-being-won <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>Scottish Rugby Union chiefs are optimistic they are getting the better of parasites that have spoilt the once pristine Murrayfield pitch in time for the Six Nations Championship.</p> <p>However, Edinburgh said Monday their Celtic League match against the Ospreys on February 28 may have to be moved elsewhere in order to spare the turf punishment.</p> <p>Long renowned for the quality of its playing surface, Murrayfield came under attack from nematodes in the build-up to the 2013 end-of-year Tests.</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/140113/rugbyu-scotland-say-pitch-battle-being-won" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rugby union Rugby union in Scotland Scotland national rugby union team AFP Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:46:52 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6042024 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Scotland squad for Six Nations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140115/rugbyu-scotland-squad-six-nations <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 36-man squad for the 2014 Six Nations, announced by head coach Scott Johnson on Wednesday:</p> <p>Backs (15)</p> <p>Chris Cusiter (Glasgow), Nick De Luca (Edinburgh), Alex Dunbar (Glasgow), Max Evans (Castres/FRA), Dougie Fife (Edinburgh), Stuart Hogg, Ruaridh Jackson, Sean Lamont (all Glasgow), Greig Laidlaw (Edinburgh), Sean Maitland (Glasgow), Matt Scott (Edinburgh), Tommy Seymour (Glasgow), Duncan Taylor (Saracens/ENG), Greig Tonks (Edinburgh), Duncan Weir (Glasgow)</p> <p>Forwards (21)</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/140115/rugbyu-scotland-squad-six-nations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alasdair Scotland national rugby union team Six Nations Championship AFP Wed, 15 Jan 2014 14:02:31 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6043695 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Fife, Fusaro get Scotland nod for Six Nations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140115/rugbyu-fife-fusaro-get-scotland-nod-six-nations <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>Uncapped pair Dougie Fife and Chris Fusaro were included in the 36-man Scotland squad for the Six Nations unveiled by head coach Scott Johnson on Wednesday.</p> <p>Glasgow flanker Fusaro was previously called up for last year's November internationals, but did not play, while Edinburgh wing Fife has been included in the squad for the first time.</p> <p>"We've been watching Dougie closely," Johnson said.</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/140115/rugbyu-fife-fusaro-get-scotland-nod-six-nations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rugby union Rugby union in Scotland Scotland national rugby union team AFP Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:16:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6043776 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Scotland's Maitland out of Calcutta Cup clash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140203/rugbyu-scotlands-maitland-out-calcutta-cup-clash <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 wing Sean Maitland has been ruled out of this weekend's Calcutta Cup clash against England at Murrayfield, the Scottish Rugby Union announced Monday.</p> <p>The New Zealand-born flyer went off injured in the first half of Scotland's tournament-opening 28-6 defeat by Ireland in Dublin on Sunday, suffering both concussion and an injury to his right leg.</p> <p>Scottish Rugby's head of medical performance, Paul McGinley, said in a statement: "Sean suffered a concussion as well as injury to his right leg yesterday (Sunday). </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, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140203/rugbyu-scotlands-maitland-out-calcutta-cup-clash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rugby union Rugby union trophies and awards Scotland national rugby union team Sean Maitland AFP Mon, 03 Feb 2014 17:17:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6060264 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Scotland's Maitland out of Calcutta Cup clash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140203/rugbyu-scotlands-maitland-out-calcutta-cup-clash-0 <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 wing Sean Maitland has been ruled out of this weekend's Calcutta Cup clash against England at Murrayfield, the Scottish Rugby Union announced Monday.</p> <p>The New Zealand-born flyer went off injured in the first half of Scotland's tournament-opening 28-6 defeat by Ireland in Dublin on Sunday, suffering both concussion and an injury to his right leg.</p> <p>Scottish Rugby's head of medical performance, Paul McGinley, said in a statement: "Sean suffered a concussion as well as injury to his right leg yesterday (Sunday). </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, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140203/rugbyu-scotlands-maitland-out-calcutta-cup-clash-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rugby union Rugby union trophies and awards Scotland national rugby union team Sean Maitland AFP Mon, 03 Feb 2014 17:17:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6060265 at http://www.globalpost.com