Friday, July 23, 2021

Six Nations: Scotland must sort out scrum if they are to avoid defeat to...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKSCOTLAND'S ‘festering problem’ in the scrum will be targeted by Wales this weekend and will not have gone unnoticed by referee John Lacey, according to former Italy head coach Nick Mallett.Mallett,...

John Barclay insists Scotland will suffer another Six Nations defeat unless they step up...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKJOHN Barclay admits if Scotland play like they did against France they will have no chance of beating Wales this weekend.The flanker has been passed fit for Saturday’s clash at BT Murrayfield...

Sean Maitland: ‘Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw may be small but he has a massive...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKSEAN Maitland reckons Scotland skipper Greig Laidlaw makes up for his lack of stature with the size of the chip on his shoulder.Laidlaw steered Scotland to their first Six Nations success...

Scotland rugby great Gavin Hastings praises Stuart Hogg – and mentions former Man Utd...

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER |  FACEBOOKScotland legend Gavin Hastings insists Stuart Hogg is the rugby equivalent of former England cricket icon Freddie Flintoff after watching the full-back terrorise Ireland in last weekend’s opening RBS 6 Nations...

Ten Scotland stars in running for British & Irish Lions starts after Six Nations...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKAS MANY as 10 Scotland players have pressed their case for a starting berth when the British and Irish Lions take on New Zealand this summer, according to a quartet...

Scotland will leapfrog Springboks in rankings if they can beat France after Six Nations...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKSCOTLAND will move above South Africa and into a best-ever sixth in the world if they can follow up their Six Nations victory over Ireland with a win against France this...

Jeremy Guscott: ‘Scotland’s Stuart Hogg is well clear of rivals in bid for British...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKBRITISH and Irish Lions legend Jeremy Guscott insists Scotland star Stuart Hogg has already streaked clear of the competition for a starting jersey for this summer’s tour to New Zealand.Hogg,...

Alex Arthur reckons all-Scottish boxing showdown between Ricky Burns and Josh Taylor is a...

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOKFormer WBO super featherweight champion Alex Arthur reckons an all-Scottish showdown between Ricky Burns and Josh Taylor is a genuine prospect this year.Edinburgh boxer Taylor maintained his unblemished record with an eighth...

Scottish boxer Josh Taylor discovers his opponent for Las Vegas showdown

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOKCommonwealth super lightweight champion Josh Taylor has discovered that he will fight Alfonso Olvera in Las Vegas on Saturday.The bout, which is on the undercard of Carl Frampton’s WBA Super featherweight title...

Royal Winner Caps Regal Bi-Centenary Year at Musselburgh

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New Year’s Day Ticket Sales Up By 70%Musselburgh Racecourse brought the curtain down on its Bi-Centenary celebrations with a Royal winner as Forth Bridge, owned by Her Majesty The Queen, pipped favourite Warp Factor...

Edinburgh boxer Josh Taylor reveals Las Vegas showdown

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOKCommonwealth super lightweight champion Josh Taylor has revealed he will be making a return to the ring on the undercard of Carl Frampton’s Las Vegas showdown next month.And the Edinburgh fighter hopes...

Scotland Grand Slam legend Scott Hasting backs Six Nations introduction of bonus points system...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKGRAND Slam winner Scott Hastings has backed the Six Nations’ decision to introduce a bonus points system for next year’s tournament.The former Scotland centre believes the initiative - which rewards teams...

Six Nations the acid test for Scotland after successful autumn series, insists British and...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKBRITISH and Irish Lions legend Alan Tait has hailed Scotland’s successful autumn series but insists the Six Nations will be the real acid test.Scotland made it two wins from three...

Scotland hoping history on their side for Georgia clash at Rugby Park

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKSCOTLAND will be hoping they have history on their side when they face Georgia at Rugby Park on Saturday afternoon.The full Scotland team have played seven home games away from...

Scott Hastings backs Scotland pair Huw Jones and Jonny Gray for British & Irish...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKGRAND Slam-winning hero Scott Hastings believes two Scots have pressed their case for inclusion in the British and Irish Lions side that will take on New Zealand next summer.Hastings, who...

Andy Nicol urges Scotland to build on Argentina success as victory propels side into...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKSCOTLAND have moved into their highest position in world rugby for five years after Saturday’s dramatic win over Argentina took them into seventh.Skipper Greig Laidlaw’s penalty with the last kick...

Scott Hastings: ‘Scotland display against Australia will have caught eye of Lions coach Warren...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKSCOTT Hastings believes Scotland’s stirring weekend performance will have caught the eye of British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland, despite another agonising defeat to Australia.The Scots led from...

Vern Cotter leaving Scotland job ‘a couple of years too early,’ insists British and...

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FOLLOW US ON  TWITTER | FACEBOOKSCOTLAND legend Gavin Hastings has questioned the decision to remove head coach Vern Cotter so early in his tenure.Cotter will leave next summer to be replaced by Gregor Townsend and...

Commonwealth champion Josh Taylor dreaming of Las Vegas after London bout is ruled out

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOKCommonwealth super lightweight champion Josh Taylor has Las Vegas in his sights after admitting that he will not be making a quick-fire return to the ring in London this month.The Edinburgh boxer...

Carl Frampton expects Josh Taylor to dethrone WBA world champion Ricky Burns and become...

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FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | FACEBOOKWBA super featherweight champion Carl Frampton insists Josh Taylor is going to be a boxing ’superstar’, and predicts that the Edinburgh fighter will dethrone Ricky Burns.Frampton was gushing in his praise of...
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