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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 Name Ten Uncapped Players In 36-Man Autumn Series Squad

Scotland rugby union coach Gregor Townsend speaks during a press conference at the team announcement in Sydney on June 15, 2017.

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has named ten new faces in his squad for the upcoming November internationals. Scotland face off against Samoa, New Zealand and South Africa over the course of three Saturdays next month, will three matches taking place in Murrayfield. In a squad that has been hit with injuries to the likes of Greig Laidlaw, Fraser Brown …

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Saracens Winger Maitland Says Scots Have No Reason To Grumble Over Lions Selection

Scotland and Saracens winger Sean Maitland believes his countrymen have no reason to grumble over the lack of Scots selected for the Lions after March’s 61-21 Twickenham walloping by champions England. Following excellent home wins against Ireland and Wales, a comprehensive win over Italy and a narrow defeat in Paris to France, many people thought a decent number of Scots …

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Four Key Head-To-Head Battles In The Lions Vs Highlanders Clash

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 07: The Lions players observe a minutes silence in remembrance to the the victims of the London Bridge terror attack prior to kickoff during the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour match between the Blues and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on June 7, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The Lions clash with the Highlanders in the indoor Forsyth Barr stadium will be a fast-paced, high octane affair. With the Highlanders threatening to run the Lions off their feet, which head-to-head match ups will be key to the contest? Jonathan Joseph vs Malakai Fekitoa Jonathan Joseph had better have his side-step finely tuned. Malakai Fekitoa is, according to reports, …

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Only Two Scottish Players Included In Official Six Nations Team Of The Week

Scotland v Wales - RBS Six Nations

After a truly memorable weekend of Six Nations action, Championship organisers have unveiled their team of the week. As is always the case, tournament sponsors, Accenture, have used an algorithm that observes statistical relationships alongside hands-on tweaks to produce a score for every player. According to an article published in The Guardian during 2013, “the algorithm combines weighted values for every action …

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British and Irish Lions 2017: Scottish Options On The Wings

GLOUCESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Tommy Seymour of Scotland goes over to score his teams third try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between Scotland and Japan at Kingsholm Stadium on September 23, 2015 in Gloucester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

The thirteenth article in a series analyses the options Warren Gatland has on the wings for the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour of New Zealand. Due to the extent of the depth in this position in each of the four nations, this article will be split into four separate pieces with each piece focusing on the best wingers from …

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