Scotland hooker Scott Lawson will retire from playing after a distinguished career both sides of the border at the end of the season and will be the new Director of Rugby at the University of St Andrews.
Jon Welsh last played for Scotland in the most pivotal moment in the team’s history, but he plans to be part of another more positive one at the Principality Stadium tomorrow.
Scott Lawson never stopped hoping for an international recall and retirement has “never entered my head” as he stands only a year from being Scotland’s oldest capped international.
Scotland’s perceived weakness could be a strength in Cardiff because key players are desperate to become part of the new attitude in the national team, believes Ryan Wilson.
The scrum is a strong area of Scotland’s game for the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations opener against Wales in Cardiff, not the injury-riddled crisis it’s been perceived as, according to Gregor Townsend.
Scotland stunned the 6 Nations in lifting their first Calcutta Cup in a decade with their biggest win over the Auld Enemy England in 32 years in a pulsating and thrilling contest at BT Murrayfield.
Victor Veyret will be walking tall down the fairways of Le Golf National in the Ryder Cup in less than a month’s time, but his dream is to have it with club in hand in the future and he’s on the right track.
Euan Walker did much to justify his selection for the Scotland team for next week’s Eisenhower Trophy in Ireland but Euan McIntosh did as much to justify the feeling he should be going too on the first day at the Carrick Neill Scottish Open Championship.
DTH van der Merwe remembers when 5000 fans at an 1872 Cup game made it “the biggest day of the season” but the Canadian’s 100th game for the Glasgow Warriors shows just how far they’ve come.
Scotland’s Six Nations front row crisis deepened yesterday but forwards coach Dan McFarland thinks they’ll ride the losses of key personnel again.