Kurtley Beale dumped from Wallabies line-up

Georgina Robinson Kurtley Beale has been axed from the Wallabies line up less than a day after it emerged he was involved in a heated in-flight argument with a staff member.


Australia through to quarter-finals despite shock loss to Scotland

Scotland won all three of their first-day matches in Glasgow on Saturday to reach the quarter-finals of the latest round of the IRB World Sevens series.


Scotland down USA to give Vern Cotter a winning start

On the scoreboard: Stuart Hogg.

Scotland made Vern Cotter's debut as coach a winning one, downing the United States 24-6 in a clash between teams that will face each other at next year's Rugby World Cup.

Late Pyrgos try helps Scotland triumph in Argentina


Replacement Henry Pyrgos scored a 73rd-minute try and flyhalf Duncan Weir added a penalty with two minutes left as Scotland rallied from a nine-point deficit to pip Argentina 21-19 in a one-off test...

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Strife-torn Wallabies prove their mettle in win over Scotland

Ewen McKenzie.

Georgina Robinson If Ewen McKenzie wanted to test the mettle of the Wallabies, he could not have designed a better obstacle course.


Speech stammer won't stop Scotland's Brown


Julian Guyer Scotland captain Kelly Brown is confident a once debilitating stammer will have no bearing on his ability to lead the side in this season's Six Nations.


Ireland cruise to Six Nations rugby win over Scotland

DUBLIN, IRELAND - FEBRUARY 02:  Rob Kearney of Ireland dives over for a try during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and Scotland at the Aviva Stadium on February 2, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland.  (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt enjoyed a winning start to his first Six Nations rugby campaign as his team eased to a 28-6 win over a one-dimensional Scotland on Sunday at Lansdowne Road.


Scotland's Sean Maitland out of England Six Nations clash

Scotland winger Sean Maitland has been ruled out of this weekend's Six Nations clash with England at Murrayfield, the Scottish Rugby Union announced on Monday.


England unchanged for Six Nations clash with Scotland

Courtney Lawes

England head coach Stuart Lancaster on Tuesday announced an unchanged 23-man squad for his side's second Six Nations fixture against Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.


Six Nations: England leave Scotland pointless in Murrayfield bog

Julian Guyer England got their Six Nations campaign back on track with a crushing 20-0 Calcutta Cup victory over Scotland at Murrayfield.


Six Nations: England leave Scotland pointless in Murrayfield bog

England's Chris Robshaw lifts the Calcutta Cup following their Six Nations rugby union match against Scotland at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland, February 8, 2014.  REUTERS/Russell Cheyne (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT RUGBY)

Julian Guyer England got their Six Nations campaign back on track with a crushing 20-0 Calcutta Cup victory over Scotland at Murrayfield.

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Dire Scotland should be put on Six Nations probation

Paul Hayward Scotland should be told by the Six Nations Championship to start taking it seriously or step aside for another country to have a go.

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Scotland edge Italy with last-gasp drop-goal in Six Nations

Scotland's Duncan Weir celebrates after scoring against Italy in their Six Nations Championship rugby union match at the Olympic stadium in Rome February 22, 2014. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito (ITALY - Tags: SPORT RUGBY)

Justin Davis A superb Duncan Weir drop goal in the final minute of play gave Scotland a stunning 21-20 victory over Italy at Rome's Olympic Stadium in an enthralling Six Nations clash on Saturday.


France late show stuns Scotland

France's Yoann Huget.

France kept their Six Nations titles hopes alive with a last gasp 19-17 win away to Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday.

Fife set for Scotland debut in Six Nations

Edinburgh wing Dougie Fife is set to make his Scotland debut in their Six Nations finale against Wales at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on Saturday.


Scotland's Hogg apologises for late red-card hit

Yellow card: Referee Jerome Garces shows Hogg a yellow card before changing his mind.

Scotland fullback Stuart Hogg took the unusual step of issuing a public apology on Saturday after he was red-carded for a late hit on Wales flyhalf Dan Biggar in the Six Nations clash in Cardiff...

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Scotland confident of saving Murrayfield surface

Edinburgh Scottish Rugby Union chiefs hopeful they are getting better of parasites spoiling pitch.

Wales thrash 14-man Scotland

At arm's length: Alun Wyn Jones of Wales palms of Richie Gray of Scotland.

Julian Guyer Wales inflicted Scotland's heaviest Six Nations defeat with a crushing 51-3 victory at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on Saturday.


Scotland say pitch battle being won

Australia's Chris Feauai-Sautia.

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.


Scotland had no answer to Wallabies freak Israel Folau, says coach

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 23 :  Israel Folau of Australia out runs Duncan Taylor of Scotland to score during the Scotland v Australia Autumn International Series Match at Murrayfield Stadium on November 23, 2013 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Jim Morton Scotland coach Scott Johnson could only lament he didn't have his own Israel Folau.

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