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#Scotland

# scotland - Saturday 9 February, 2019

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland get Six Nations bid going with three-try win in Scotland Job Done

Schmidt's Ireland get Six Nations bid going with three-try win in Scotland

It wasn’t perfect from Rory Best and his team, but Ireland returned to winning ways.

From The42 As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Six Nations Liveblog

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Six Nations

Ireland secured an imperfect but badly-needed win at Murrayfield.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland bid to get Six Nations campaign up and running in Edinburgh Murrayfield Mission

Schmidt's Ireland bid to get Six Nations campaign up and running in Edinburgh

Rory Best and his team-mates are looking to bounce back from defeat to England.

# scotland - Friday 8 February, 2019

From The42 Ireland Clubs claim Dalriada Cup after Donnybrook draw with Scotland Donnybrook Fare

Ireland Clubs claim Dalriada Cup after Donnybrook draw with Scotland

Morgan Lennon’s side had a 14-point advantage after last weekend’s victory at Netherdale.

From The42 Ireland U20s impress in Scotland to make it two from two in the Six Nations On A Roll

Ireland U20s impress in Scotland to make it two from two in the Six Nations

Outside centre Liam Turner was man of the match in a three-try win over Scotland.

From The42 Toner to miss rest of Six Nations as O'Brien sits out Ireland's captain's run Blow

Toner to miss rest of Six Nations as O'Brien sits out Ireland's captain's run

Meanwhile, Munster boss Johann van Graan is with Ireland in Edinburgh.

From The42 Fired-up Scots look to pile more pain on Schmidt's Ireland and take next step High Winds

Fired-up Scots look to pile more pain on Schmidt's Ireland and take next step

‘If we want to compete and take the next step, it’s games like this you need to win.’

Two years on, Edinburgh bus debacle still a sore spot for Schmidt

‘It’s an incredibly simple route from The Balmoral to Murrayfield. How the policemen got lost will forever be a bit of a mystery for us.’

# scotland - Thursday 7 February, 2019

From The42 'This is a really dangerous game for Ireland because of last weekend' Rugby Weekly

'This is a really dangerous game for Ireland because of last weekend'

Bernard Jackman joined The42 Rugby Weekly to look ahead to a huge Six Nations weekend.

From The42 Intercept specialist Stockdale wary of Russell traps Poacher This post contains videos

Intercept specialist Stockdale wary of Russell traps

‘If he sees you going for it, he’ll let you think you’re going to have it, and then he’ll put the ball past you.’

From The42 Injuries bring World Cup to mind as Schmidt seeks flexibility Opportunity Knocks

Injuries bring World Cup to mind as Schmidt seeks flexibility

The Ireland head coach was enthusiastic about the prospect of entering a crucial game without his first choice lock and centres

From The42 Gray and Maitland return from injuries for Scotland's clash with Ireland Edinburgh Gunning

Gray and Maitland return from injuries for Scotland's clash with Ireland

Head coach Gregor Townsend has made four changes from last weekend’s victory over Italy.

From The42 Ryan pairs up with Roux as Ireland look for 'variation' around ball-carriers Second Row

Ryan pairs up with Roux as Ireland look for 'variation' around ball-carriers

Ireland’s forwards were hammered in the tackle last weekend against England.

# scotland - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

From The42 Star winger Miller named to start against Scotland after recovering from horrific leg break The Starters

Star winger Miller named to start against Scotland after recovering from horrific leg break

Adam Griggs’ charges will be hoping to get their first win of the Six Nations this weekend after losing out to England in the first round.

From The42 Henshaw set for centre return as O'Brien and Kearney come in for Ireland Changes

Henshaw set for centre return as O'Brien and Kearney come in for Ireland

Jack Conan is likely to get the nod at number eight, while Quinn Roux comes into the second row.

From The42 'It was 100% my fault' - Earls keen to bounce back from England error Review

'It was 100% my fault' - Earls keen to bounce back from England error

The Ireland wing is back in full training after a hip injury forced him off last weekend.

From The42 Roux set to step up for Ireland in 'must-win' clash with Scotland Lock

Roux set to step up for Ireland in 'must-win' clash with Scotland

The Connacht second row is in line to start after Devin Toner was ruled out.

# scotland - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

From The42 'Incredibly hungry' Kilcoyne intent on creating good memories in Murrayfield On The Hunt

'Incredibly hungry' Kilcoyne intent on creating good memories in Murrayfield

The Munster man has had to wait and work before his latest taste of Six Nations rugby.

From The42 'If you don't get it right, we'll get nailed': Accuracy order of the day as Ireland pick themselves up Back On The Horse

'If you don't get it right, we'll get nailed': Accuracy order of the day as Ireland pick themselves up

Defeat to England has Ireland maintaining a tight focus against a team who will be a World Cup rival come September.

From The42 Scotland out to end under-pressure Ireland's 'title dreams', warns Horne Case For Defence

Scotland out to end under-pressure Ireland's 'title dreams', warns Horne

All focus switches to the Murrayfield showdown on Saturday.

From The42 Schmidt's selection calls will be fascinating for 'massive' Scotland clash Decisions

Schmidt's selection calls will be fascinating for 'massive' Scotland clash

Fullback, outside centre, right wing, the back row and second row are all of interest.

# scotland - Monday 4 February, 2019

From The42 Holland links up with Schmidt's Ireland squad ahead of Scotland clash Lock

Holland links up with Schmidt's Ireland squad ahead of Scotland clash

The 33-year-old Munster man joins the group after an injury to Devin Toner.

From The42 Slade or something from Stade de France? Pick your favourite try from Six Nations opening weekend Six Of The Best This post contains a poll
From The42 'We were very quiet before the game' - Schmidt looks for response against Scots Bouncing Back

'We were very quiet before the game' - Schmidt looks for response against Scots

The head coach does, however, have confidence that his players can respond strongly against Scotland.

From The42 Ireland hope for more from Murray and Sexton, as well as positive injury news Doubts

Ireland hope for more from Murray and Sexton, as well as positive injury news

CJ Stander, Devin Toner and Keith Earls are all doubts for the Scotland clash.

# scotland - Saturday 2 February, 2019

From The42 Kinghorn claims hat-trick in classy Scotland bonus point win over Italy Flying Scotsmen This post contains videos

Kinghorn claims hat-trick in classy Scotland bonus point win over Italy

Only a late trio of Italy tries took any gloss off a fine Scottish performance.

# scotland - Friday 1 February, 2019

From The42 'That'll be me done and dusted': Celtic skipper Scott Brown indicates 2021 retirement Nearing The End

'That'll be me done and dusted': Celtic skipper Scott Brown indicates 2021 retirement

The midfielder said he plans to call it a day at the end of his new two-year contract extension.

# scotland - Thursday 31 January, 2019

From The42 Italian debut for ex-England U20 forward as Parisse gets set to break BOD's record Forza Azzurri

Italian debut for ex-England U20 forward as Parisse gets set to break BOD's record

The Italy side to face Scotland on Saturday has been named.

From The42 Australian-born centre selected for Scotland debut against Italy Sam's The Man

Australian-born centre selected for Scotland debut against Italy

Sam Johnson of Glasgow Warriors will start against the Italians at Murrayfield on Saturday afternoon.

# scotland - Monday 28 January, 2019

From The42 'I truly believe we can win the Six Nations,' says Scotland's Stuart Hogg High Hopes

'I truly believe we can win the Six Nations,' says Scotland's Stuart Hogg

The full-back believes his side are on the path to ‘something incredibly special’.

# scotland - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Alex Salmond charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and two counts of attempted rape

Salmond was the First Minister of Scotland from 2007 to 2014.

# scotland - Monday 21 January, 2019

From The42 Townsend forced to call four new players into Scotland's Six Nations squad Reinforcements

Townsend forced to call four new players into Scotland's Six Nations squad

Hamish Watson has dropped out with a hand injury.

# scotland - Sunday 20 January, 2019

From The42 Ireland's Daryl Horgan rediscovering his form in Scotland Getting Better

Ireland's Daryl Horgan rediscovering his form in Scotland

The 26-year-old scored a brace in the Scottish Cup on Saturday.

# scotland - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

From The42 Scotland Six Nations squad includes seven uncapped players New Additions

Scotland Six Nations squad includes seven uncapped players

Hookers David Cherry, Jake Kerr and Grant Stewart are among the uncapped players in Gregor Townsend’s selection.

# scotland - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Nicola Sturgeon refers herself to ministerial watchdog over talks with Alex Salmond

Salmond resigned from the SNP last year after sexual harassment allegations, which he denies, were made public.

# scotland - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Alex Salmond wins case against Scottish government over sexual harassment inquiry

A judge found the government acted unlawfully in its investigation into claims made against Salmond.

# scotland - Thursday 3 January, 2019

From The42 Who should start for Ireland at the Rugby World Cup? Open Thread

Who should start for Ireland at the Rugby World Cup?

Sure, it’s nine months away, but no harm having a plan in place.

# scotland - Friday 28 December, 2018

Man wanted in Scotland for allegedly raping ex-girlfriend denied bail by Dublin High Court

The matter will return before the court in the New Year.

# scotland - Sunday 23 December, 2018

From The42 Rangers score 88th-minute winner to close the gap behind Celtic to one point Late Winner

Rangers score 88th-minute winner to close the gap behind Celtic to one point

Another tough afternoon looked on the cards before Alfredo Morelos’ late winner.

# scotland - Friday 21 December, 2018

Questions remain over Lockerbie bombing as memorials are held to mark 30th anniversary

270 people were killed in the attack 30 years ago today.