ENGLAND TO FACE SCOTLAND IN WELLINGTON SEVENS

The opening day of the Wellington Sevens saw England finish up with three impressive victories.

So they would be facing Scotland in a quarter final match.

Papua New Guinea were thrashed 40-0 by the Simon Amor led side. Argentina got beaten 26-7, while Kenya managed to finish with a 31-12 loss. Thus, the England team finished on top of Pool A. They now are on course for a final showdown with South Africa.

THREE WINS IN SIX NATIONS POSSIBLE – STUART HOGG

It is the belief of Stuart Hogg that the time has finally come for Scotland to shine in the RBS 6 Nations as he hopes that his team would keep their concentration high and continue working hard as well.

The full back for the Dark Blues is in high spirits and full of hope for the campaigns next year, following a round off of the year on a high note with an encouraging autumn series.

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Townsend To Coach Scotland From June 2017

The fans of the Scottish international rugby team will see the field coach of the Glasgow Warriors, Gregor Townsend, to be at the helm of affairs of the coaching job of the Scotland team since June 2017.

He will be replacing the current Scotland team’s head coach Vern Cotter just after the end of the 2016-17 season.

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Scotland Rugby Teams Clear Off Differences

It might seem ironical but often teams with a common base have more in conflict than teams of different regions, for instance the conflicts that arose between Scottish Rugby and London Scottish.

Both the teams had some differences but now they have resolved the matter. It has been decided that Sean Lineen will second London Scottish as decided before. The partnership between the two teams has been resurrected and will continue for the next season. The governing body however, has committed to a small financial commitment to the partnership.

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Jones called up for tour of Japan

South African based Huw Jones is set to make an unexpected debut for Scotland, after being called up to be part of the squad on their tour of Japan this summer.

Having been overlooked for one of the few Centre roles in the squad when it was announced back in May, he got the nod after Glasgow Warriors' Finn Russell pulled out because of an injury.

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Cotter Prepared For A Summer Tour Of Japan

Vern Cotter, the current coach of Scotland rugby union national team is preparing his team for the upcoming summer tour which will be held in Japan. Scotland rugby national team will play its first match with Japan at the Toyota stadium in June.

The coach, who was a former player and coach for New Zealand rugby union is now determined to stay focused with his existing number of players in his team and has also kept the option open for others to join the team later.

Scotland Rugby On The Rise

Rob Wainwright, the former captain of the rugby team in the country, seemed to have enjoyed watching the revival of the team that took place in a recent match.

Rib has wanted a big change to come by in the country’s team and performance and he had stated so in many places. After 2014 things have been working for the better for the country’s rugby team. Rob is delighted that his friends are in charge of bringing about the change in the team’s performance.

Police looking for Irish rugby fans

Police are looking for a few Ireland rugby supporters after a passenger was drummed up on a train after a Six Nations rugby match. The duo are believed to have roomed a carriage in South London after going to the Ireland and England match on 27th February, in Twickenham.

The officers told that one of the men vomited on the floor and another complaint came from a 58 year old passenger.

BT to sponsor Scotland Rugby Team

The Scottish Rugby Union or SRU has announced that their principal sponsor BT will be replacing the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Group as the new sponsor on the jerseys of the national teams including the men's Scotland Rugby Team.

The three year deal signed between the two parties will see yet another new jersey to be unveiled for the national team and signals the end of a four year association with the RBS Group which will now become the SRU's official banking partner.

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Scotland Rugby Team Disappointed After Losing To Italian Rugby Team

Scotland Rugby team had to face hard times before but it was never as bad as it is at present.

The Scotland Rugby team was defeated in their match against Italy which was held on Saturday, 28th February at Murrayfield Stadium. The final score of the Scottish team was 19 while that of their opponent, Italy was 22.

The defeat is being considered by some as humiliating for the Scottish team. As a result of losing that match, the Scotland Rugby Team is currently at the lowest position in the League Table of 2015 Six Nations Rugby.

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