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#Scotland

# scotland - Monday 5 March, 2018

From The42 Furlong and Henderson to train fully as Daly and Herring join Ireland squad Boosts

Furlong and Henderson to train fully as Daly and Herring join Ireland squad

Niall Scannell and Andrew Conway have both remained with Munster due to injury.

# scotland - Sunday 4 March, 2018

From The42 Old Firm primed for Scottish Cup as Celtic and Rangers drawn together in semi-final Derby Day

Old Firm primed for Scottish Cup as Celtic and Rangers drawn together in semi-final

The rivals will meet at Hampden Park in mid-April.

# scotland - Thursday 1 March, 2018

From The42 Roux energised and relishing the challenge of Schmidt work-ons Mighty Quinn

Roux energised and relishing the challenge of Schmidt work-ons

The Connacht lock is working hard to stay involved in Ireland’s Six Nations setup and hopes to achieve ‘something special’ in the weeks ahead.

# scotland - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Schmidt: 'We can't afford to keep conceding three tries a game'

Scotland’s success in attacking Ireland out wide last year will give Joe Schmidt and Andy Farrell plenty of headaches.

From The42 Murray and Sexton limited in training as Schmidt looks to next week for Furlong and Henderson Injury Update

Murray and Sexton limited in training as Schmidt looks to next week for Furlong and Henderson

Schmidt was enthusiastic about the chances offered to Joey Carbery and Kieran Marmion in today’s session.

# scotland - Monday 26 February, 2018

From The42 Scotland number 8 Wilson cited ahead of crunch clash with Ireland 6 Nations

Scotland number 8 Wilson cited ahead of crunch clash with Ireland

The back row will find out on Wednesday if he will be permitted to face Ireland after appearing to make contact with the eye area of Nathan Hughes.

From The42 Townsend aiming to resolve 'an issue for Scotland since the Six Nations began' Travel Sickness

Townsend aiming to resolve 'an issue for Scotland since the Six Nations began'

Poor form on the road is an issue for the Scots as they turn their attentions to Dublin on 10 March.

From The42 Celtic skipper Scott Brown ends Scotland career to focus on the Hoops Club Over Country

Celtic skipper Scott Brown ends Scotland career to focus on the Hoops

‘I wasn’t able to give both my club and country my best and I needed to focus purely on Celtic at this time.’

# scotland - Sunday 25 February, 2018

From The42 Last year's defeat in Edinburgh still rankles in Grand Slam-chasing Ireland squad 6 Nations

Last year's defeat in Edinburgh still rankles in Grand Slam-chasing Ireland squad

10 straight Test wins for Ireland set them on course for a mouth-watering meeting with Gregor Townsend’s impressive side.

From The42 Ireland well positioned to claim Six Nations but Schmidt concerned about defence Narrow

Ireland well positioned to claim Six Nations but Schmidt concerned about defence

After Scotland’s win over England, Ireland are five points clear at the top of the table.

# scotland - Friday 23 February, 2018

From The42 'I think Wales have surprised a few people': Johnson not counting on dream decider Take Each Game

'I think Wales have surprised a few people': Johnson not counting on dream decider

England cannot afford to give Scotland the scent of victory in the closing stages at Murrayfield, says Martin Johnson.

# scotland - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

From The42 Scotland name side aiming for first Six Nations win over England in a decade Calcutta Cup

Scotland name side aiming for first Six Nations win over England in a decade

Gregor Townsend has stuck with the same team that overcame France at Murrayfield in their last outing.

# scotland - Friday 16 February, 2018

From The42 McLeish back in Scotland hot-seat for a second spell Big Al

McLeish back in Scotland hot-seat for a second spell

The former Rangers boss has agreed a two-year deal taking him through to 2020.

# scotland - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

From The42 France drop Teddy Thomas and a host of players for 'inappropriate behaviour' Sacre Bleu

France drop Teddy Thomas and a host of players for 'inappropriate behaviour'

Jacques Brunel has punished some of his squad for going out in Edinburgh.

# scotland - Monday 12 February, 2018

From The42 Terrific Thomas, excellent Earls and the rest of our Six Nations Team of the Week Round 2 This post contains videos

Terrific Thomas, excellent Earls and the rest of our Six Nations Team of the Week

Scotland got back in the winners’ circle. England and Ireland marched on. But who stood out for you?

# scotland - Sunday 11 February, 2018

From The42 Off the mark! Nerveless Laidlaw kicks Scotland to fightback win over France Second Half Show

# scotland - Sunday 4 February, 2018

'If you have to use a shock collar, you don't know how to train a dog - end of story'

There are calls for the Ireland to follow Scotland in banning the use of the canine training devices.

# scotland - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

From The42 First start for Newcastle centre as Scotland aim for opening-day win in Cardiff Starting XV

First start for Newcastle centre as Scotland aim for opening-day win in Cardiff

Gregor Townsend has made six changes from the side that put 53 points on the Wallabies in November.

# scotland - Saturday 27 January, 2018

What Irish distilleries need in order to lure whiskey tourists away from the Scots

The industry has set an ambitious target of hitting nearly 2 million visitors.

# scotland - Thursday 25 January, 2018

From The42 Scotland's Townsend inspired by recent visit to Man City boss Pep Guardiola Brainpower

Scotland's Townsend inspired by recent visit to Man City boss Pep Guardiola

Scotland are a major danger to everyone in the Six Nations.

# scotland - Monday 22 January, 2018

From The42 Michael O'Neill to stay on as Northern Ireland manager as he rejects Scotland job No Go

Michael O'Neill to stay on as Northern Ireland manager as he rejects Scotland job

He turned down the chance to take over Scotland today.

# scotland - Saturday 20 January, 2018

From The42 Celtic secure cup passage with five star display against second-tier minnows High Five

Celtic secure cup passage with five star display against second-tier minnows

Five different scorers were on show as Celtic eased into the fifth round of the Scottish Cup on Saturday.

# scotland - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

From The42 Gatland names two uncapped players while Scotland recall experience Six Nations

Gatland names two uncapped players while Scotland recall experience

The first two squads of the 2018 Six Nations have been announced.

# scotland - Friday 5 January, 2018

From The42 Blow for Scotland and Glasgow as prop Fagerson faces eight weeks sidelined 6 Nations

Blow for Scotland and Glasgow as prop Fagerson faces eight weeks sidelined

The tighthead, who started all of last year’s Six Nations fixtures, will hope for a smooth recovery to put himself in contention to face Ireland.

From The42 Ex-Scotland centre De Luca urges help for rugby players struggling with mental health Mind Your Mind

Ex-Scotland centre De Luca urges help for rugby players struggling with mental health

‘As rugby players, we never really address how we actually work and how our mind works.’

# scotland - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From The42 Stuart Hogg closing in on return with Six Nations looming Hoggy Due

Stuart Hogg closing in on return with Six Nations looming

Scotland’s chances of Six Nations glory are sure to be improved by the imminent return of Stuart Hogg.

# scotland - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

From The42 Celtic confirm that Ireland international Hayes has suffered a broken leg Setback

Celtic confirm that Ireland international Hayes has suffered a broken leg

The injury occurred in yesterday’s game against Dundee.

# scotland - Monday 18 December, 2017

Two dead after massive fire at Cameron House Hotel

More than 200 guests have been evacuated.

# scotland - Sunday 17 December, 2017

From The42 Glasgow hearts sink in Edinburgh as Celtic's historic unbeaten run comes to an end End Of The Line

Glasgow hearts sink in Edinburgh as Celtic's historic unbeaten run comes to an end

The Scottish champions’ 69-game unbeaten run in domestic competitions ended after a heavy defeat to Hearts on Sunday.

# scotland - Sunday 10 December, 2017

From The42 Sinclair hits double but Celtic held after late Hibs comeback at Easter Road Points Dropped

Sinclair hits double but Celtic held after late Hibs comeback at Easter Road

Hibernian hit two goals in the final 15 minutes to take a point against Brendan Rodger’s side.

Sir Bob Geldof among 8,000 who slept out in freezing Edinburgh to raise money for homelessness

Organisers say it’s the biggest event of its kind globally.

# scotland - Saturday 2 December, 2017

From The42 Celtic blitz Motherwell as on loan French teenager scores brilliant hat-trick Hat-trick Hero

Celtic blitz Motherwell as on loan French teenager scores brilliant hat-trick

Celtic met Motherwell for the third time since last Saturday, maintaining their place at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a four goal win.

# scotland - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

From The42 Australia's Kepu lands three-week ban for red card against Scotland Come A Gutser

Australia's Kepu lands three-week ban for red card against Scotland

Australia succumbed to a chastening 53-24 loss against Scotland at Murrayfield, with Sekope Kepu’s dismissal proving costly for the visitors.

# scotland - Monday 27 November, 2017

From The42 Ireland up to third in the world following November clean sweep Rising Tide

Ireland up to third in the world following November clean sweep

Ireland’s opening Six Nations opponent, France, have slipped to ninth.

# scotland - Saturday 25 November, 2017

From The42 Wallabies down to 14 against Scotland after sickening Sekope Kepu hit Red All Day

Wallabies down to 14 against Scotland after sickening Sekope Kepu hit

Hamish Watson was on the wrong end of a brutal charge from the Aussie prop.

# scotland - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

From The42 No Super Rugby farewell lap for Stephen Moore as he brings full retirement forward to this Saturday Top 2

No Super Rugby farewell lap for Stephen Moore as he brings full retirement forward to this Saturday

The Wallabies hooker had originally planned to line out for the Reds in 2018 after bowing out from the international scene.

# scotland - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Scotland to be the first country to introduce minimum alcohol pricing

The ruling could have an impact on Ireland’s drinks regulations proposed in the Alcohol Bill.

Scottish Labour interim leader steps down over misconduct claims

The announcement follows claims that Rowley sent abusive text messages to a former partner.

# scotland - Friday 10 November, 2017

From The42 The Tartan Army may be on the march as Scottish football bosses ponder Hampden Park exit Fitba

# scotland - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

From The42 'I’ve seen some absolute rubbish in England. The football is eye-bleeding' Back And Forth

'I’ve seen some absolute rubbish in England. The football is eye-bleeding'

Neil Lennon has hit back at Cascarino’s criticism of the Scottish game.