Richard Hibbard will return to Australia with the British and Irish Lions desperate to make amends for the nightmare he endured Down Under last summer.
Gregor Townsend reckons Glasgow’s latest acquisition can help them break their Pro12 title duck by keeping their bad breaks to a minimum.
Scotland head coach Vern Cotter voiced concern for Scotland No 8 David Denton’s career after his second long absence with concussion in a year.
Scotland Under-20 rugby head coach Peter Wright is taking his young charges to a scene of Scottish heroism to inspire the team close to where they will kick off their Six Nations campaign in France on Friday night.
Dundee High School’s post New Year rugby layoff continued on Saturday when the home match against Glasgow Academy was frozen off and, with forecasts of a cold spell, prospects for games this weekend look slim.
Wales wing George North is rated as “less than 50-50” to be fit for next Saturday’s first Test match against Australia in Brisbane.
Grant Gilchrist remains a central part of Vern Cotter’s plan for Scotland’s future, but the new head coach has tough decisions to make as his first national squad gathered in Newcastle.