Scotland news

Captain Greig Laidlaw talks tactics ahead of Saturday's Calcutta Cup clash and says the Scots need to diffuse the high, contestable kicks in England's armoury. 
Scotland back Sean Maitland talks on his return to the fold and takes a look ahead to England in the RBS 6 Nations. 
Head Coach Vern Cotter today added two players to the Scotland squad ahead of this Saturday's Calcutta Cup match against England at Twickenham in the RBS 6 Nations (14 March, kick-off 5pm).
One of the eleven players retained by Head Coach Vern Cotter to train with the Scotland team this week is lock Tim Swinson.
Player injury has prompted Head Coach Vern Cotter to recall three players from club duty to train with the national team this week.
Some 25 players were today released from the Scotland squad back to their clubs, making them available for selection during the fallow week of the RBS 6 Nations championship.
At a bitterly cold Broadwood Stadium, Scotland Women lost 31-8 to Italy but managed to score their first try of the 2015 RBS 6 Nations.
The Scotland medical team issued the following squad update after yesterday’s RBS 6 Nations loss to Italy at BT Murrayfield Stadium.
Scotland Women take on Italy Women at Broadwood Stadium, Cumbernauld on Sunday 1 March (kick-off 1pm).
Recent history didn’t repeat itself for the Scotland Club XV team tonight at Fylde RFC, as they were defeated 3-37 against a powerful English Counties side, in the first-ever fix