Scotland news

Scotland will begin next year’s RBS Six Nations Championship with the visit of France to Murrayfield and will also welcome England to their home ground
 A rollicking start and plenty of on-field heroics weren't enough to see Scotland retain the Calcutta Cup this afternoon as England snatched victory by 26 points to 12.
Scott Gray, will make his first Scotland start since his debut cap, when he lines-up at openside flanker in Saturday’s Calcutta Cup clash at Twickenham.
Scotland 15 - 22 Ireland Saturday 14 MarchMurrayfield, 5pm
Scotland 15 - 22
Scotland v Ireland is a 67,100 sell-out at Murrayfield in the fourth round of the RBS 6 Nations Championship.
Scotland’s 1000th internationalist, Jim Hamilton, returns to the second-row for Saturday’s RBS 6 Nations Championship international against Ireland at Murrayfield.
Scotland’s most-capped player, Chris Paterson, will make his first start of the 2009 RBS 6 Nations Championship when he lines-up at full-back against Ireland at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Scotland defence coach Graham Steadman announced that Jim Hamilton (pictured), Nathan Hines and Rory Lamont have all been added to the squad ahead of the RBS 6 Nations match against Ireland at Murr
Young Edinburgh school children were treated to a guest coaching session by Scotland internationalists this week as part of the RBS RugbyLink programme.