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Zebo: Hopefully Greig Doesn’t Get Poite Reffing Him At World Cup

Simon Zebo says it’s “good to watch” teams playing on the edge when they target key players like Johnny Sexton, while he admitted that he thought Romain Poite reffed Saturday’s game well.  The Ireland out-half took a heavy hit from Allan Dell and left the field after just 24 minutes for a head injury assessment, which he subsequently failed. As …

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Combined Ireland & Scotland XV As Chosen By You

Ireland Scotland

Ireland travel to BT Murrayfield today to take on Scotland in the second round of the Guinness Six Nations (kick-off at 2.15pm). Following last week’s comprehensive loss to England, Joe Schmidt’s side need a win to keep their Championship hopes alive. Meanwhile, Scotland go into the game on the back of a bonus-point win over Italy. During their last encounter in …

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Scotland V Ireland: Choose Best Combined XV From Starting Teams

Gregor Townsend and Joe Schmidt have named their respective teams for tomorrow’s Guinness Six Nations clash between Scotland and Ireland at BT Murrayfield.  Schmidt has been forced into making a number of changes with Robbie Henshaw, Devin Toner, CJ Stander, and Garry Ringrose all ruled out through injury following last week’s loss to England. Into the Ireland team comes Jack Conan, …

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Gray & Maitland Return As Scotland Name Formidable Team

Scotland head coach, Gregor Townsend, has made four changes to his side to face Ireland in BT Murrayfield on Saturday in the second round of the Guinness Six Nations.  Sean Maitland has recovered from a knee injury and replaces Blair Kinghorn, who scored a hattrick of tries against Italy last weekend. The 30-year-old rejoins Tommy Seymour and Stuart Hogg in …

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Ireland Issue Squad Update Following Bruising Defeat To England

Ireland issued a squad update on Monday following their Six Nations defeat to England at the Aviva Stadium, with a number of injury concerns present ahead of Saturday’s clash with Scotland. Winger Keith Earls who was on the receiving end of a couple of questionable challenges from Tom Curry and Maro Itoje suffered a hip pointer injury and will be managed …

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Scotland Name Seven Uncapped Players In Six Nations Squad

Scotland Six Nations squad

Scotland head coach, Gregor Townsend, has named his squad for the upcoming Six Nations Championship with injuries meaning that seven uncapped players are included. In the absence of Fraser Brown and George Turner, three uncapped hookers are named in the side, David Cherry (Edinburgh), Jake Kerr (Leicester Tigers) and Grant Stewart (Glasgow Warriors) rewarded for their recent performances at club level. Another …

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Laidlaw Kicks Scotland To Lacklustre Win Over Pumas

Winger Sean Maitland scored the only try of a dull Murrayfield encounter to help Scotland to a 14-9 victory over Argentina in their final November international. Captain and scrum-half Greig Laidlaw kicked three penalties from four attempts to help them past Argentina, who paid the price for failing with four of their seven kicks at the post. The Pumas’ record …

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Tommy Seymour Grabs Hattrick As Eight-Try Scotland Thrash Fiji

Tommy Seymour scored a hat-trick as Scotland ran in eight tries to beat Fiji 54-17 at Murrayfield on Saturday and claim their first win of the Autumn Internationals. Allan Dell, Fraser Brown, Sean Maitland, Jamie Ritchie and Adam Hastings also scored tries as the Scots survived an early scare when scores from Viliame Mata and Semi Radradra gave Fiji a …

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