Scotland news

Scotland hooker Ross Ford reckons Scotland's nail-biting success in their final pool match against Italy will be ideal preparation for Sunday's World Cup quarter final match against Argentina in Paris
Dan Parks' kicking from hand against Italy last Saturday was key in securing position and territory to allow Chris Paterson to maintain his 100% goal kicking ratio at the tournament and book Scotland
After an extensive examination at hospital, Scotland full back Rory Lamont has today been confirmed as able to continue his Rugby World Cup adventure.
Scotland have secured their place in the World Cup quarter finals, winning a tough contest against Italy by 18-16.
Hundreds of messages of good luck are pouring in to Scotland's St Etienne base ahead of tomorrow's crucial Rugby World Cup Pool C contest against Italy.
Scotland centre Simon Webster missed tonight’s captain’s run as a precaution but the Scotland medical team fully expect him to be fit for tomorrow’s Rugby World Cup Pool C key clash against Italy
Italy's captain Marco Bortolami will miss Saturday's crunch match against Scotland after failing to recover from a neck and thigh injury.
Scotland have named the same team that defeated Romania last week for their key Rugby World Cup Pool C tie against Italy in St Etienne on Saturday.
When you ask Jason White if Saturday's crunch match against Italy will be the biggest game of his career, the answer is no, and not because he's belittling the task in hand. Far from it.
Scotland assistant coach Alan Tait today reflected that the territory Scotland face in their final World Cup pool C match at the weekend had confronted them four years ago in Australia.