Scotland news

Rugby fans looking to experience this yearâ's Rugby World Cup have been given a timely boost as Scottish Rugby has received a further supply of £9 tickets for Scotland's Pool C clash against Romania
Uncapped prop Alasdair Dickinson trained for the first time with Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad at L'Etrat today and vowed to battle for a place in the Test team.
Alasdair Dickinson, who celebrates his 24th birthday tomorrow, has been called into Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad.
Scotland 56 - 10 Portugal
The Scotland squad made their first visit to the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in St Etienne this evening 24 hours ahead of their opening world cup match against Portugal.
Stirling County, national midi finals champions, called in to the Scotland training camp at L'Etrat today to lend their support to the national team ahead of Sunday's World Cup opener.
Scotland have named ten players who will be making their Rugby World Cup debuts in their team to open their France 2007 campaign against Portugal in St Etienne on Sunday.
Scotland's Rugby World Cup match against Portugal on Sunday (9 September) is to be broadcast live on Scottish Television as well as Border Television's Scottish area.
Andrew Henderson, the 27-year-old centre, will miss Scotland's opening Rugby World Cup match against Portugal in St Etienne on Sunday.
Scotland's squad arrived in France to a warm reception this afternoon - four days before they play their first Rugby World Cup match in St Etienne against Portugal.