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Neil Lennon: Celtic Have Played Over 30 Games, We Should Be Declared Champions

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has stated that he believes his side should be declared champions if the Scottish Premiership is cancelled for the season following the coronavirus outbreak. The SPFL and the SFA announced on Friday that all games would be postponed “until further notice” following in the footsteps of almost all European leagues in doing so. Celtic had been …

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Wales-Scotland To Go Ahead As Six Nations Release Statement

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Six Nations Rugby have confirmed that Wales’ final clash with Scotland will go ahead on Saturday in the Principality Stadium despite fears over Covid-19. The corresponding U20 fixture between the nations will also go ahead, however, the women’s match has been postponed after a Scottish player tested positive for the coronavirus. It is the only fixture that will go ahead …

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TV Details Ahead Of Fourth Round Of Six Nations Action

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After its break, the Guinness Six Nations returns this weekend with two highly-anticipated matches to look forward to.  While Ireland’s game against Italy, which was set for the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday, was postponed due to fears over the coronavirus, the rest of the games in round four are going ahead as planned. First up, it’s the meeting …

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Coronavirus Postpones Six Nations Clash Between Scotland & Italy

Italy’s clash with Scotland in the Women’s Six Nations which had been scheduled for Sunday has been postponed due to coronavirus fears. Italian authorities made the decision to cancel all sporting events in the Veneto and Lombardy regions with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte holding a press conference on Saturday. Three Serie A games were also called off including Inter Milan …

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Gregor Townsend Responds To Finn Russell’s Scotland Claims

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Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has emphatically responded to claims made by international fly-half Finn Russell during a lengthy interview with the Sunday Times over the weekend. The 27-year-old, who was dropped from the Scotland squad prior to their Six Nations opener for a “breach of team protocol” suggested that he would not return to the international platform until significant …

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“We Don’t Work At All Together” – Russell On Townsend Relationship

Scotland out-half Finn Russell has spoken out about the apparent breakdown in his relationship with head coach Gregor Townsend.  The 27-year-old was dropped from Scotland’s squad ahead of their Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland earlier this month following a “breach of team protocol”. While the Scottish Rugby Union have not specified when or if Russell will return, the Racing …

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Jones Takes Aim At “Aggressive” Scotland Crowd “Without Manners”

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England head coach Eddie Jones has criticised the Scottish supporters during his side’s hard-fought win over Gregor Townsend’s men for their behaviour during the game.  The World Cup finalists regained the Calcutta Cup on a scoreline of 13-6 following a dismal encounter played in difficult conditions in BT Murrayfield. Substitute Ellis Genge’s try proved crucial while Owen Farrell kicked eight …

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England Announce Squad Update Ahead Of Scotland Test

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Eddie Jones has announced his England squad for their upcoming Six Nations clash against Scotland in BT Murrayfield on Saturday.  Five uncapped players, Ben Earl, Alex Moon, Fraser Dingwall, Ollie Thorley and Jacob Umaga, have been included while Alex Mitchell is named as an apprentice player. Jones remains stuck for options at number eight following the injury to Billy Vunipola. …

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Ireland Record 19-12 Victory Over Scotland In Six Nations Opener

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Ireland 19 Scotland 12 Andy Farrell’s reign as Ireland head coach got off to a winning start against Scotland in the Guinness Six Nations this afternoon but it wasn’t easy viewing for the Irish contingent. Newly-installed captain Johnny Sexton was the sole provider of Ireland’s scores as despite being the better team for large portions of the game, Scotland’s penalty …

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Finn Russell Out Of Ireland Clash Following “Breach Of Team Protocol”

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Scotland out-half Finn Russell will miss his side’s Guinness Six Nations opener against Ireland following a “breach of team protocol”, Scottish Rugby have confirmed. Gregor Townsend’s men are currently in a team camp in Edinburgh as preparations continue for the clash in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, February 1. However, those preparations have been hit with a major blow as …

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Greig Laidlaw Announces Retirement From International Rugby

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Greig Laidlaw has announced his retirement from international rugby, following in the footsteps of John Barclay and Tommy Seymour who have also stepped away.  Laidlaw made his debut for Scotland against New Zealand in 2010, aged 25. He has since made 76 appearances, captaining the side on 39 of those occasions. While he failed to make the World Cup squad …

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Scotland’s Tommy Seymour Retires From International Rugby

Tommy Seymour

Scotland winger Tommy Seymour has announced his retirement from international rugby after six years.   The 31-year-old won 55 caps for Scotland, scoring 20 tries in the process. He featured in two World Cups and was also a British & Irish Lions tourist for their 2017 tour of New Zealand. Seymour, who is fourth on Scotland’s list of all-time try scorers, …

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Scotland Accept Punishment As Row With World Rugby Ends

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World Rugby have confirmed that Scotland will seek no further action against them and have expressed their regret over comments made by chief executive Mark Dodson during the World Cup. Scotland were officially reprimanded for their conduct earlier this month and were ordered by a disciplinary committee to “issue in writing a meaningful apology to World Rugby”. World Rugby have …

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Squad Named For Hurling Shinty International Against Scotland

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Hurlers from 17 different counties will represent Ireland this weekend in the annual Hurling Shinty International clash. The Irish squad have home advantage this year with the games taking place at the National Games Development Centre in Abbottstown on Saturday, November 2nd. The Senior match will take place at 2pm. Tipperary’s Willie Maher and Kilkenny’s Conor Phelan will be taking …

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