Scotland news

Matt Scott selected to start for Scotland
Head coach Vern Cotter has made five changes to his starting line-up for this Saturday’s Calcutta Cup clash with England at Twickenham Stadium (14 March, kick-off 5pm). 
Scotland defence coach Matt Taylor says it would mean the world to the players and the public to bring the Calcutta Cup back from Twickenham, but is under no illusions of the task at hand.
As Scotland look forward to taking on England in round four of this year’s 6 Nations, there are just two changes to the team that met Italy at two weeks ago.
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.