Scottish Rugby news

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Young supporters, once again, have the chance to attend Scotland’s Autumn Test matches v Japan (Saturday 9 November), South Africa (Sunday 17 November) and Australia (Satur
Lesley Thomson, Scotland’s Solicitor General and a former general committee member at Melrose RFC, has been appointed to the Board of Scottish Rugby.
Referee abuse cases
Scottish Rugby’s Discipline Panel has suspended two players for abuse and criticism of match officials.
Scottish Rugby is strengthening its referees’ department with the appointment of a former international referee to a new post of Referee Commissioner.
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An amateur Scottish club player has been suspended from any involvement in rugby for two years after he admitted taking a banned substance.
Scottish Rugby is delighted to learn that the new £30 million national sport performance centre will be based at Heriot-Watt University in the west of Edinuburgh.
Scottish Rugby is saddened to learn of the death yesterday of its former general committee member and champion of schools’ rugby Iain Brown.  He was 55
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The worlds of rugby, football and Formula One are joining together to urge drivers in Scotland to take care on country roads.