Townsend praises Hogg leadership through "tough time"

2020-02-23 07:19

Gregor Townsend praised captain Stuart Hogg's leadership through a "tough time" as the fullback scored Scotland's first try of the Six Nations on Saturday.

Maitland hopes Russell and Townsend can sort out differences

2020-02-10 15:32

Sean Maitland believes Finn Russell will be welcomed back if he can find a way to work out his differences with coach Gregor Townsend.

Scotland and England in search of Calcutta Cup revival

2020-02-07 12:18

Passion is guaranteed when Scotland play England but it may take more than raw emotion to secure a win in the latest edition.

Former Lions prop battling cancer

2019-11-21 11:46

Former Scotland captain and British and Irish Lions prop Tom Smith has revealed he's battling cancer.

Angry war of words fuels Japan v Scotland RWC clash

2019-10-12 08:52

An angry war of words between Japan and Scotland has injected an element of needle into their typhoon-threatened Rugby World Cup clash.

Scotland need to be 'spot-on' against Japan - Townsend

2019-10-09 13:07

Scotland will have to be "spot-on" when they take on Japan on Sunday for a place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals, coach Gregor Townsend has warned.

Irish loss gives Scotland fresh RWC hope against Samoa

2019-09-29 07:09

Ireland's surprise defeat by Japan has blown open up the race for quarter-final qualification from Pool A at the Rugby World Cup.

Russell holds key to Scotland's World Cup hopes

2019-09-05 09:36

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend believes he has his strongest squad in his two-year tenure, but if they are to shine at the World Cup then Finn Russell will have to be at his best.

Skinner ruled out of Scotland's RWC campaign

2019-08-27 15:14

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend's pleasure at beating France was dulled by the news that Sam Skinner has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup.

Scotland forced to change for France Six Nations clash

2019-02-21 12:56

Scotland have made four changes to their starting line-up to face France in this Saturday's Six Nations clash in Paris.


Townsend: Russell not ready to return to Scotland Six Nations fold

2020-02-10 22:37

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend believes Finn Russell has shown he is unwilling to "align himself" with the standards expected of players.

Russell blames Townsend 'breakdown' for Scotland exile

2020-02-09 14:52

Scotland's Finn Russell has blamed a breakdown in relations over "a long time" with coach Gregor Townsend for his ongoing exile.

New era adds to Six Nations intrigue

2020-01-30 07:01

The first Six Nations following a Rugby World Cup is often a time of renewal but the 2020 Championship has a particularly fresh feel.

Japan will be 'tough to beat' at RWC, says Townsend

2019-10-13 19:06

Japan are a quality side that will be very tough to beat at the Rugby World Cup, Scotland coach Gregor Townsend said after his side crashed out.

Scots plead for Test go-ahead as typhoon threatens campaign

2019-10-10 13:23

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has urged Rugby World Cup chiefs "to do all they can" to make sure his side's must-win match against Japan is played.

Scotland 'still in' RWC says Townsend after Samoa success

2019-09-30 17:42

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend said his side were "still in the tournament" after an "exceptional" 34-0 win over Samoa.

Scotland change entire back-row for critical Samoa clash

2019-09-28 09:27

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has changed his entire back row for their Rugby World Cup match against Samoa,

Scotland make 10 changes for trip to Georgia

2019-08-29 14:29

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend made 10 changes to the side that beat France last weekend for the trip to Georgia.

Under-fire France to show different face against injury-hit Scotland

2019-02-22 10:34

Under-fire France might never have a better opportunity to get their Six Nations back up and running as they host Scotland.

Scotland hand debut to Sam Johnson for Six Nations opener

2019-01-31 15:59

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend will hand a Test debut to Glasgow centre Sam Johnson for the Six Nations opener at home to Italy.

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