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Scotland Rugby Squad Announced For Autumn Tests

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has named the uncapped trio of Sam Skinner, Sam Johnson and Blade Thomson in his squad for the Autumn Tests. Exeter second-rower Skinner is a former England youth international while Scarlets number eight Thomson has represented New Zealand’s Under-20s. They join Glasgow centre Johnson in the 40-man group named ahead of next month’s clash with Wales …

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Stuart Hogg Sidelined For Three Months Following Surgery

Scotland and Glasgow Warriors star, Stuart Hogg is expected to be out of action for 10-12 weeks following ankle surgery yesterday. The 26-year-old sustained the injury in their 25-10 win over Munster earlier this month. Hogg will miss a number of crucial fixtures including Scotland’s Autumn International Tests. Gregor Townsend’s side are due to take on Wales in Cardiff on November …

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Lukaku And Hazard Help Belgium Thrash Scotland

World Cup semi-finalists Belgium capitalised on a series of Scotland mistakes with goals from Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard and a Michy Batshuayi double to thrash the hosts 4-0 in a friendly at Hampden on Friday. Roberto Martinez’s men showed their class and no hangover from their exertions in finishing third in Russia to warm-up for their Nations League opener against …

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Northern Irish International Lafferty Makes Rangers Return

Northern Irish international Kyle Lafferty secured his return to Rangers on a two-year deal from Hearts, both clubs confirmed on Wednesday. Lafferty, 30, won three league titles in a four-year spell in his first stint at Rangers between 2008 and 2012 and becomes Steven Gerrard’s 12th new signing since taking charge in May. Gerrard has made a positive start to …

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Gregor Townsend Signs New Contract Extension With Scotland Rugby

Scotland Head Coach, Gregor Townsend has signed a new contract extension that will see him remain with the Scotland national team until 2021. Townsend took over in the summer of 2017, and brought the team to historic home and away wins over Australia and a victory over England in the 2018 Six Nations. His coaching staff of Matt Taylor and Mike Blair have …

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Everton Withdraw Interest In Celtic Defender Kieran Tierney

19th May 2018, Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland; Scottish Cup football final, Celtic versus Motherwell; Kieran Tierney of Celtic with megaphone to join in the celebrations with the Celtic fans (Photo by Alan Rennie/Action Plus via Getty Images)

Everton have walked away from their bid to sign Celtic defender Kieran Tierney. The Premier League side had declared their interest in signing the Scottish international earlier this summer – with tenous reports of a £25m bid from the Toffees – but BBC Sport have reported that Celtic’s reluctance to sell one of their star assets has killed any potential deal …

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Jacob Stockdale’s Ridiculous Run Of Tries Continues And It Lit Up Twitter

NatWest 6 Nations Championship Round 4, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 10/3/2018 Ireland vs Scotland Ireland's Jacob Stockdale intercepts the ball to score their first try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Ireland headed for half-time 14-3 to the good against Scotland in Round 4 of the Six Nations, as Joe Schmidt’s side rode their luck at times. The home side took the lead thanks to an intercept try from Jacob Stockdale. The Ulster winger scored yet another opportunistic five-pointer, stretching his international record to a remarkable nine tries in eight tests. He then got another …

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Scotland Make One Change To Team For Ireland Showdown

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 24: The Scotland team celebrate winning the Calcutta Cup following the NatWest Six Nations match between Scotland and England at Murrayfield on February 24, 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by David Rogers - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images)

Scotland head for Dublin on Saturday, eager to build on their impressive win over England two weeks ago. The Scots beat their ‘Old Enemy’ for the first time since 2008, and still hold distant hopes of winning the championship. They’ll put all their focus on getting the win in Dublin, in what would be a huge statement from Gregor Townsend’s side. …

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Watch: Eddie Jones Harassed By Fans Outside Train Station

Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones’ England team suffered their first defeat of the season in Edinburgh on Saturday, as the Red Rose look to pick up the pieces and challenge for the Six Nations title. However, there were some unfortunate events in the aftermath of the game, as Jones revealed that he was subjected to physical and verbal abuse from fans, as he got …

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Assessing Ireland’s Midfield Options For Scotland Showdown

Relatively speaking, injuries have been kind to Ireland thus far in the Six Nations Championship. That is of course if you’re not counting the midfield. Joe Schmidt prepares for the Scotland showdown short on centres, with Robbie Henshaw and Chris Farrell ruled out. Therefore, Ireland will be forced to shake things up in the midfield as they aim to take …

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