Scotland A game to be shown live online

Scottish Rugby is delighted to announce that there will be full live coverage of the match between Scotland A and England Saxons at Scotsoun Stadium, Glasgow on Friday 31 January (kick-off 7.30pm).

The game will be streamed on Scottish Rugby’s YouTube channel and will be the first of four live matches designed to showcase the best of Scotland and England’s emerging rugby talent.

Also to be featured live on the channel will be two Scotland under-20 matches against England (Friday 7 February, 7.30pm) and France (Friday 7 March, 7.30pm) from Netherdale and the women’s international between Scotland and England (Sunday 9 February, 2pm) from Aberdeen.

By accessing ScottishRugbyonline on YouTube rugby fans will be able to keep up to date with the latest action from all four games.

The matches will be brought to fans through an innovative new partnership between Scottish Rugby, RBS, the RFU and QuipuTV, who will film the games.

Coverage of the A game will be presented by Jim Mason and the commentary team will include Paul Mitchell and Scottish internationalist Al Kellock.

Scottish Rugby director of commercial operations, communications and public affairs Dominic McKay said: "We're always looking to innovatively engage with our supporters and this is an new way for us to broadcast our matches globally.

"Supporters of both teams will be able to watch these games live, free of charge and from anywhere in the world."