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Scotsman
Returning Sean Maitland ready for France test Sean Maitland in training at BT Murrayfield on Thursday. Picture: SNS VERN Co
Returning Sean Maitland ready for France test
Scotsman / Posted 6 hours ago
Sean Maitland in training at BT Murrayfield on Thursday. Picture: SNS VERN Cotter had to weigh up the risk of injury to some key front-line players against the damage a walloping in Paris just ahead of... Read more
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NZCity
Cotter backed by player amid controversyScotland centre Matt Scott has told Vern Cotter's critics to lay off the head c
Cotter backed by player amid controversy
NZCity / Posted 9 hours ago
Scotland centre Matt Scott has told Vern Cotter's critics to lay off the head coach - insisting the Kiwi has his players' trust. The Dark Blues are still three weeks away from their World Cup opener with Japan but Cotter is already taking the heat... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Scotland centre Matt Scott backs head coach Vern Cotter's squad choices Scotland's Matt Scott believes Vern Cotter's critics should lay off the head
Scotland centre Matt Scott backs head coach Vern Cotter's squad choices
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 16 hours ago
Scotland's Matt Scott believes Vern Cotter's critics should lay off the head coach Scotland centre Matt Scott has told Vern Cotter's critics to lay off the head coach -... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Maitland, Hardie among Scotland changesThe pair have recovered from shoulder and back injuries respectively with head
Maitland, Hardie among Scotland changes
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
The pair have recovered from shoulder and back injuries respectively with head coach Vern Cotter making five changes to the side that beat Italy 48-7 last weekend. Centre Matt Scott comes in to start alongside Mark Bennett in the remaining change to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Seymour and Maitland back to face FranceTOMMY Seymour and Sean Maitland will make their first start of the summer on Sa
Seymour and Maitland back to face France
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
TOMMY Seymour and Sean Maitland will make their first start of the summer on Saturday against France - a team that Vern Cotter, Scotland’s head coach, believes is capable of winning the Rugby World Cup. Both Seymour, who is on the right wing, and... Read more
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heraldscotland
Wilson reveals meeting with Maclay“Big Al [Kellock, the former Glasgow captain] said to me one day: ‘Listen, sit
Wilson reveals meeting with Maclay
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
“Big Al [Kellock, the former Glasgow captain] said to me one day: ‘Listen, sit down with him and clear the air and make sure there’s nothing there’. It put it behind us.” Although the timing of the ban as well as some quiet reassurance from the... Read more
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NZCity
Hardie given Scottish start against FranceContentious Scotland call-up John Hardie will be given the chance to justify hi
Hardie given Scottish start against France
NZCity / Posted yesterday
Contentious Scotland call-up John Hardie will be given the chance to justify his selection after being named in the side to face France in Paris on Saturday. The New Zealander flanker landed a shock place in coach Vern Cotter's 31-man squad for the... Read more
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The New Age
Super Son strikes hat-trick as South Korea rout LaosScotland have recalled fullback Sean Maitland and winger Tommy Seymour after in
Super Son strikes hat-trick as South Korea rout Laos
The New Age / Posted yesterday
Scotland have recalled fullback Sean Maitland and winger Tommy Seymour after injury for Saturday's final World Cup warm-up against France in Paris. The pair have recovered from shoulder and back injuries respectively with head coach Vern Cotter... Read more
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Super Sport
Scotland recall Maitland, Seymour Scotland have recalled fullback Sean Maitland and winger Tommy Seymour after
Scotland recall Maitland, Seymour
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
Scotland have recalled fullback Sean Maitland and winger Tommy Seymour after injury for Saturday's final World Cup warm-up against France in Paris. The pair have recovered from shoulder and back injuries... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Scotland recall Maitland and Seymour for French testREUTERS: Scotland have recalled fullback Sean Maitland and winger Tommy Seymour
Scotland recall Maitland and Seymour for French test
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
REUTERS: Scotland have recalled fullback Sean Maitland and winger Tommy Seymour after injury for Saturday's final World Cup warm-up against France in Paris. The pair have recovered from shoulder and back injuries respectively with head coach Vern... Read more
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heraldscotland
Maitland and Seymour back for Paris matchTOMMY Seymour and Sean Maitland will make their first start of the summer for S
Maitland and Seymour back for Paris match
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
TOMMY Seymour and Sean Maitland will make their first start of the summer for Scotland against France on Saturday. Both Seymour, who is on the right wing, and Maitland, who comes in at full-back, have been making their way back from injury. Tim... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
John Hardie in Vern Cotter's Scotland side to face France Vern Cotter, pictured, caused controversy by picking New Zealand-born John Ha
John Hardie in Vern Cotter's Scotland side to face France
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Vern Cotter, pictured, caused controversy by picking New Zealand-born John Hardie in his World Cup squad Controversial Scotland call-up John Hardie will be given the chance to justify his... Read more
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SportsFan
NZ the Rugby World Cup breeding groundThe All Blacks may be favoured to retain the Rugby World Cup but New Zealand's
NZ the Rugby World Cup breeding ground
SportsFan / Posted 2 days ago
The All Blacks may be favoured to retain the Rugby World Cup but New Zealand's influence on the global showpiece will extend far beyond its national team. While the All Blacks' squad of 31 features five players born overseas, nine other teams at the... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Blair Cowan left out of Scotland squad for Rugby World CupScotland coach Vern Cotter omitted Cowan and veteran backrower John Barclay fro
Blair Cowan left out of Scotland squad for Rugby World Cup
Reading Evening Post / Posted 2 days ago
Scotland coach Vern Cotter omitted Cowan and veteran backrower John Barclay from his 31-man World Cup squad, which was announced on Tuesday September 1. Instead of opting for Cowan, who started all five of Scotland's Six Nations games and 43-cap... Read more
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iol.co.za
Lions skippper in Scotland squadPA Wire/Press Association ImagesUncapped backrower Josh Strauss, who will quali
Lions skippper in Scotland squad
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
PA Wire/Press Association ImagesUncapped backrower Josh Strauss, who will qualify to represent Scotland on residential grounds on September 19, a day after the Rugby World Cup begins. London - Uncapped backrower Josh Strauss, who will qualify to... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Hardie named in Scotland World Cup teamScotland openside flanker John Hardie played for the Highlanders between 2010 a
Hardie named in Scotland World Cup team
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Scotland openside flanker John Hardie played for the Highlanders between 2010 and 2015. He is joined by the uncapped South African-born Josh Strauss, who will qualify to represent Scotland on residential grounds on September 19, a day after the... Read more
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Scotsman
Experience matters and Scotland squad don’t have muchTHE Rugby World Cup squad announcement may be a quadrennial jamboree deserving
Experience matters and Scotland squad don’t have much
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
THE Rugby World Cup squad announcement may be a quadrennial jamboree deserving of Barnum and Bailey style showmanship with fireworks, marching bands and dancing girls, but, whether by design or accident, yesterday’s presentation of the 31 deserving... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kiwi Scotland coach under fire for picking Scottish KiwiJohn Hardie has been named in the Scotland squad. Photo / Getty Scotland's Kiw
Kiwi Scotland coach under fire for picking Scottish Kiwi
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
John Hardie has been named in the Scotland squad. Photo / Getty Scotland's Kiwi coach Vern Cotter is reportedly under fire for the rapid promotion of import John Hardie into their World Cup squad. Former Scottish prop Peter Wright, a British Lion... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Warriors make up majority of Scotland squadGLASGOW Warriors players make up just over half of the Scotland squad for the R
Warriors make up majority of Scotland squad
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
GLASGOW Warriors players make up just over half of the Scotland squad for the Rugby World Cup, with 16 out of the 31 announced by head coach Vern Cotter yesterday. And that total could get higher during the tournament itself, with players like Alex... Read more
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heraldscotland
Cotter's choice of Hardie evokes memories of LaneyHardie, too, is eligible, and Cotter deems him to be good enough. The coach was
Cotter's choice of Hardie evokes memories of Laney
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
Hardie, too, is eligible, and Cotter deems him to be good enough. The coach was pretty impressed by the forward’s only Test outing so far - “16 tackles, no misses” was his verdict yesterday on Hardie’s showing against the Italians - but we should... Read more
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heraldscotland
Hardie has done enough to merit selection as sole 7, Cotter insistsVERN Cotter has defended his decision to select John Hardie as his only opensid
Hardie has done enough to merit selection as sole 7, Cotter insists
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
VERN Cotter has defended his decision to select John Hardie as his only openside flanker in his Scotland squad of 31 for the Rugby World Cup, despite the 27-year-old having played less than an hour of rugby since moving from New Zealand in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Scotland World Cup squad pen pics Age: 31 Position: Loosehead prop Club: Edinburgh Test points: 10 Bio: A f
Scotland World Cup squad pen pics
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Age: 31 Position: Loosehead prop Club: Edinburgh Test points: 10 Bio: A forceful and effective prop. Scrummages well but also a weapon in open play. Ryan Grant Age: 29 Position: Loosehead prop Club:... Read more
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NZCity
Hardie ousts Cowan from Scottish RWC squadVern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as
Hardie ousts Cowan from Scottish RWC squad
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as he handed New Zealand-born John Hardie a controversial World Cup call-up. The former Highlanders flanker has won a place in the 31-man Dark Blues squad for tournament... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Vern Cotter had no qualms about naming John Hardie in Scotland's World Cup squadVern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as
Vern Cotter had no qualms about naming John Hardie in Scotland's World Cup squad
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as he handed New Zealand-born John Hardie a controversial World Cup call-up. The former Highlanders flanker has won a place in the 31-man Dark Blues squad for next month's... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Vern Cotter had no qualms about naming John Hardie in Scotland's World Cup squadVern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as
Vern Cotter had no qualms about naming John Hardie in Scotland's World Cup squad
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as he handed New Zealand-born John Hardie a controversial World Cup call-up. The former Highlanders flanker has won a place in the 31-man Dark Blues squad for next month's... Read more
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Gazette
Vern Cotter had no qualms about naming John Hardie in Scotland's World Cup squadVern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as
Vern Cotter had no qualms about naming John Hardie in Scotland's World Cup squad
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as he handed New Zealand-born John Hardie a controversial World Cup call-up. The former Highlanders flanker has won a place in the 31-man Dark Blues squad for next month's... Read more
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guardian-series
Vern Cotter had no qualms about naming John Hardie in Scotland's World Cup squadVern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as
Vern Cotter had no qualms about naming John Hardie in Scotland's World Cup squad
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as he handed New Zealand-born John Hardie a controversial World Cup call-up. The former Highlanders flanker has won a place in the 31-man Dark Blues squad for next month's... Read more
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Harrow Times
Vern Cotter had no qualms about naming John Hardie in Scotland's World Cup squadVern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as
Vern Cotter had no qualms about naming John Hardie in Scotland's World Cup squad
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as he handed New Zealand-born John Hardie a controversial World Cup call-up. The former Highlanders flanker has won a place in the 31-man Dark Blues squad for next month's... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Vern Cotter had no qualms about naming John Hardie in Scotland's World Cup squadVern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as
Vern Cotter had no qualms about naming John Hardie in Scotland's World Cup squad
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as he handed New Zealand-born John Hardie a controversial World Cup call-up. The former Highlanders flanker has won a place in the 31-man Dark Blues squad for next month's... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Vern Cotter had no qualms about naming John Hardie in Scotland's World Cup squadVern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as
Vern Cotter had no qualms about naming John Hardie in Scotland's World Cup squad
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as he handed New Zealand-born John Hardie a controversial World Cup call-up. The former Highlanders flanker has won a place in the 31-man Dark Blues squad for next month's... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Four ex-Otago players in Japan squadThe squad, which will play in pool B of the cup, was named by outgoing Japanese
Four ex-Otago players in Japan squad
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
The squad, which will play in pool B of the cup, was named by outgoing Japanese coach Eddie Jones. Highlanders halfback Fumiaki Tanaka has been picked for the squad and it will be his second World Cup. Joining him in the squad are hooker Shota... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Scotland axe Barclay and Cowan from World Cup squadLONDON - Back-row forwards John Barclay and Blair Cowan were the two most high-
Scotland axe Barclay and Cowan from World Cup squad
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON - Back-row forwards John Barclay and Blair Cowan were the two most high-profile omissions when Scotland coach Vern Cotter named his 31-man squad for this month's World Cup on Tuesday. Scotland coach Vern Cotter has omitted back-row forwards... Read more
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SportsFan
Scotland axe Barclay and Cowan for RWCBack-row forwards John Barclay and Blair Cowan were the two most high-profile o
Scotland axe Barclay and Cowan for RWC
SportsFan / Posted 3 days ago
Back-row forwards John Barclay and Blair Cowan were the two most high-profile omissions when Scotland coach Vern Cotter named his 31-man squad for this month's World Cup on Tuesday. But fellow back-row John Hardie -- who only arrived in Scotland... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Scotland-South African Strauss is Scottish surpriseLONDON: Uncapped backrower Josh Strauss, who will qualify to represent Scotland
Scotland-South African Strauss is Scottish surprise
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON: Uncapped backrower Josh Strauss, who will qualify to represent Scotland on residential grounds on Sept. 19, a day after the Rugby World Cup begins, was the surprise name in coach Vern Cotter's 31-man squad on Tuesday. Strauss is joined by... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Scotland-South African Strauss is Scottish surpriseLONDON: Uncapped backrower Josh Strauss, who will qualify to represent Scotland
Scotland-South African Strauss is Scottish surprise
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON: Uncapped backrower Josh Strauss, who will qualify to represent Scotland on residential grounds on Sept. 19, a day after the Rugby World Cup begins, was the surprise name in coach Vern Cotter's 31-man squad on Tuesday. Strauss is joined by... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad « Shropshire StarThe Daily Mail reported on Tuesday morning that the back-row pair had failed to
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 3 days ago
The Daily Mail reported on Tuesday morning that the back-row pair had failed to make the cut for the tournament which kicks-off next month in England and the Dark Blues confirmed the news as Cotter unveiled his squad at Edinburgh University's Old... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squadVern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out the
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out their World Cup dream after controversially axing both from his 31-man squad. The Daily Mail reported on Tuesday morning that the back-row pair had failed to make the cut... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squadVern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out the
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out their World Cup dream after controversially axing both from his 31-man squad. The Daily Mail reported on Tuesday morning that the back-row pair had failed to make the cut... Read more
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Gazette
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squadVern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out the
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out their World Cup dream after controversially axing both from his 31-man squad. The Daily Mail reported on Tuesday morning that the back-row pair had failed to make the cut... Read more
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guardian-series
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squadVern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out the
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out their World Cup dream after controversially axing both from his 31-man squad. The Daily Mail reported on Tuesday morning that the back-row pair had failed to make the cut... Read more
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Harrow Times
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squadVern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out the
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out their World Cup dream after controversially axing both from his 31-man squad. The Daily Mail reported on Tuesday morning that the back-row pair had failed to make the cut... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad Blair Cowan has missed out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad Vern Cotter h
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Blair Cowan has missed out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad Vern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out their World Cup dream after... Read more
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walesonline
Scarlets flanker John Barclay misses out on Scotland Rugby World Cup squadScarlets back-rower John Barclay has missed out a place in the Scotland Rugby W
Scarlets flanker John Barclay misses out on Scotland Rugby World Cup squad
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
Scarlets back-rower John Barclay has missed out a place in the Scotland Rugby World Cup squad. Barclay scored in Scotland’s 48-7 demolition of Italy at the weekend in his first start for the national side in nearly two years but has missed out on... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squadVern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out the
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out their World Cup dream after controversially axing both from his 31-man squad. The Daily Mail reported on Tuesday morning that the back-row pair had failed to make the cut... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squadVern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out the
Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out on Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
Vern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out their World Cup dream after controversially axing both from his 31-man squad. The Daily Mail reported on Tuesday morning that the back-row pair had failed to make the cut... Read more
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sportsmole
Strauss, Hardie included in Scotland squadSouth African born Strauss does not qualify on residency for Scotland until one
Strauss, Hardie included in Scotland squad
sportsmole / Posted 3 days ago
South African born Strauss does not qualify on residency for Scotland until one day after the World Cup kicks off, while Hardie has just one cap to his name and qualifies through his Scottish grandmother. Adam Ashe, John Barclay and Rob Harley are... Read more
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Scotsman
Nasi Manu aims to make most of ‘dream’ Edinburgh move Nasi Manu during his second-half appearance for Edinburgh in their win over Ul
Nasi Manu aims to make most of ‘dream’ Edinburgh move
Scotsman / Posted 4 days ago
Nasi Manu during his second-half appearance for Edinburgh in their win over Ulster last week. Picture: SNS EDINBURGH Rugby’s new arrival Nasi Manu believes the club is on the up and the No 8 is... Read more
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heraldscotland
Cotter poised to make some close calls in final round of cutsThe head coach has given next to nothing away. For example, there has been a ge
Cotter poised to make some close calls in final round of cuts
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
The head coach has given next to nothing away. For example, there has been a general presumption, within the squad and out, that he will take all three of the hookers in his current group of 40, but he refused to confirm that at the weekend. He has... Read more
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Scotsman
Simon Taylor: Can non-Scots fill the gaps?IT’S a funny thing, but although Italy are one of the few major rugby nations w
Simon Taylor: Can non-Scots fill the gaps?
Scotsman / Posted 7 days ago
IT’S a funny thing, but although Italy are one of the few major rugby nations who you would get even odds on us beating, you always get the feeling we hate playing against them. Over the years, they have, of course, inflicted a few traumatic defeats... Read more
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Scotsman
John Barclay ready to battle for World Cup place John Barclay says he has unfinished business at the World Cup after Scotland f
John Barclay ready to battle for World Cup place
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
John Barclay says he has unfinished business at the World Cup after Scotland failed to reach the quarter-finals in 2011. Picture: SNS/SRU THE former Dollar Academy flanker John Barclay has been around... Read more
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