Scottish Rugby news

It’s a busy weekend ahead in the Scottish Hydro Electric Cup, Shield, Bowl and Plate competitions, while there are also fixtures tomorrow in both the Scottish Hydro Electric Premiership and Scottis
The Scottish Hydro Electric Cup reaches the business-end of the competition this week.
Orkney rugby clubs’ commitment to the development of school and club rugby has been given a financial boost from Scottish Rugby and the Orkney Islands Council to appoint the first Island-based join
Rugby clubs gathered at Murrayfield last night (Wednesday 15 April) seeking the abbreviated edge as Scotland’s rugby 7s season gets into full swing.
Scottish Rugby has appointed premium catering and hospitality company Azure to become its conference and banqueting providers for the next three years. 
Please see below for the latest recheduled Scottish Hydro Electric League and Cup fixture for this week.
U18 Girl's Rugby National Youth Cup Semi-Final: Aboyne/Banchory Acads. 34 v Cumnock RFC 19
The Exiles U16 squad had a short but entertaining visit to Scotland last weekend, with a visit to Murrayfield and then a game the next day against Borders.
SRU President Jim Stevenson is making his final preparations for the Hearts and Heroes 29-mile challenge and has made a last call to clubs to sign up – with registration closing in less than three
Scottish Rugby is saddened to learn of the death of former Scotland prop, Ian Hastie, who passed away in hospital in New Zealand yesterday at the age of 79.