Scotland news

Scotland have awarded a first cap to 26-year-old Edinburgh tight-head prop Geoff Cross  as they begin their 2009 RBS 6 Nations Championship campaign against Wales at Murrayfield on
Two forwards, Euan Murray and Nathan Hines, continued their rehabilitation and did not train with the Scotland squad at Murrayfield this afternoon, when all other players completed the session as p
Five additional players trained with the Scotland squad during this week’s preparations for the RBS 6 Nations Championship, which begins in nine days’ time with the visit of Wales to Murrayfield.
Due to work on the Edinburgh tram initiative and the Water of Leith flood prevention scheme, there will be no public car parking at Murrayfield Stadium for any of Scotland’s three home 2009 RBS 6 N
Hadden names squad to face reigning Grand Slam champions in Six Nations opener
Scotland’s final home match in this year’s RBS 6 Nations Championship – against Ireland in March – is now sold-out.
More than 4,500 tickets for Scotland’s Murrayfield RBS 6 Nations Championship match against Ireland in March sold in the first hour this morning.
Gregor Townsend, the former Scotland and British Lions back, is to join the national team for the 2009 RBS 6 Nations Championship as backs coach.
Scotland flanker Jason White has undergone surgery on a dislocated finger but hopes to have returned to full fitness in time for the start of the 2009 RBS 6 Nations Championship.
Scotland have been drawn against England, Argentina, Europe 1 and the Play-off winner in their pool for the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.