Scotland news

Former Scotland scrum-half and captain Rory Lawson is to retire from all rugby with immediate effect.
The new Scotland rugby shirt has been described as a "classic reborn" by kit suppliers Macron at today’s kit launch at Archerfield Golf Club in East Lothian.
Gray & Hogg return from B&I Lions tour
Two of Scotland’s most recent British & Irish Lions arrived back on home soil this morning after their victorious tour of Australia.
Sports fans who marvelled at Andy Murray’s magic Wimbledon success last night can come to Murrayfield this autumn and make their own racket!
Our man of the match and captain cool, Greig Laidlaw
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Johnnie Beattie in action against Samoa
No 8 Johnnie Beattie sat out the final training session today before Scotland’s Test against Italy in Pretoria tomorrow.
Sean Maitland
Glasgow Warriors winger Sean Maitland has been named on the bench for the British & Irish Lions' first Test against Australia in Brisbane on Saturday.
Stand-off Tom Heathcote and lock Alastair Kellock return to the Scotland team
Scotland have made three changes in their starting team for their 11th and final international of the season against Italy in Pretoria on Saturday.
Scotland players in Soweto
The Scotland rugby squad visited a rugby club in Soweto today and were thanked for supporting the growth of the sport in South Africa’s biggest township.
The Brumbies became the first provincial team to beat the British & Irish Lions since Northern Transvaal triumphed 35-30 on 7 June, 1997, as they took the 2013 tourists' unbe