Scotland news

In spite of sustaining a facial injury which required multiple stitches, hooker Ross Ford should recover in time for Scotland’s next outing in the RBS 6 Nations Championship – against Wales at Murrayfield on Saturday week.
Scotland secured a second successive win in the 2013 RBS 6 Nations with a heroic 12-8 margin over Ireland at Murrayfield Stadium today – the first back-to-back triumph in this competition since 2001.
Scotland captain Kelly Brown anticipates Sunday's RBS 6 Nations match against Ireland (kick-off 2pm at Murrayfield) and says "It's up to us, as a team, to give the supporters something to shout about on Sunday."
Geoff Cross, the 30-year-old Edinburgh Rugby prop, returns to the Scotland starting line-up for Sunday’s RBS 6 Nations Championship meeting with Ireland at Murrayfield.
Duncan Hodge was a second-half substitute the last time Scotland beat Ireland at Murrayfield in the RBS 6 Nations Championship, nearly twelve years ago.
Some 13 additional players have been called up to join the Scotland squad for preparations for Sunday’s RBS 6 Nations Championship match against Ireland at Murrayfield.
The Scotland squad will gather in Edinburgh on Monday to begin detailed preparations for their third match of the RBS 6 Nations Championship - against Ireland.
Only around 4,000 tickets remain for each of Scotland's two remaining home matches in the RBS 6 Nations Championship. You can buy now on this website for the games v Ireland (Sunday 24 February, kick-off 2pm) and v Wales (Saturday 9 March, kick-off 2.30pm). Meanwhile, Scotland’s players completed their medical assessment at their hotel in Edinburgh this morning after yesterday’s 34-10 RBS 6 Nations Championship victory over Italy at Murrayfield.
Some 50,247 fans were treated to a very entertaining RBS 6 Nations Championship match at Murrayfield today, where Scotland beat Italy, 34-10.