Tom Smith was hailed as one of Scotland’s “best ever players” by national team coach Gregor Townsend on Wednesday following the former prop’s death aged 50.
Ireland kept alive their hopes of winning the Six Nations by claiming a hard-fought bonus-point win over Scotland in Dublin on Saturday evening.
Six Scotland players, including captain Stuart Hogg and senior players Finn Russell and Ali Price, being disciplined for a breach of team protocols after a night out on the town has elicited quite a response on social media.
Six Scotland players have been disciplined for a breach of team protocols after a night out in Edinburgh following last week’s win away to Italy, it has emerged.
Scotland flyhalf Finn Russell has been dropped to the bench for Saturday’s Six Nations match against Ireland in Dublin, with Edinburgh stand-off Blair Kinghorn picked to start.
Centre Chris Harris crossed for two of Scotland’s five tries in a Six Nations win against Italy in Rome on Saturday.
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Wing Kyle Steyn will make his first Six Nations start for Scotland as one of five changes to the run-on XV for Saturday’s match against perennial strugglers Italy in Rome.
Scotland have called up Adam Hastings for Saturday’s Six Nations clash with perennial strugglers Italy in Rome.
France ensured they remain on course for the Grand Slam and a first Six Nations title since 2010 following their comfortable victory over Scotland on Saturday.