Champions Cup and Challenge Cup rescheduled dates announced

a flag bearing the logo of the European challenge cup rugby logo.

Edinburgh will play their Challenge Cup quarter-final against Bordeaux Begles in September, it has been announced today (Thursday). Tournament organisers EPCR postponed the knockout stages due to the COVID-19 pandemic but have now announced the rescheduled dates, with the finals of both the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup set for October. A statement issued […]

Scott Murray hails ‘amazing’ signing of Chris Robshaw for San Diego Legion

Scott Murray believes the signing of ex-England captain Chris Robshaw by San Diego Legio is an “amazing” coup for the club.

Former Scotland lock Scott Murray believes the signing of ex-England captain Chris Robshaw by San Diego Legio is an “amazing” coup for the club.  Murray was recently appointed Co-Head Coach alongside former USA internationalist Zack Test, and is looking forward to working with the 66-cap veteran back-row.  “It’s absolutely amazing,” he told SCRUM.  “I had a […]

London Scottish confirm Ingall brothers signings

London Scottish have signed a second pair of brothers, as Charlie and Jack Ingall sign up at the Richmond Athletic Ground. It follows the club securing deals for Brian and Fred Tuilagi last week. Charlie, 30 spent five seasons with Premiership side Sale Sharks, having had previous stints with, London Wasps and Newcastle Falcons before signing […]

Super Rugby Aotearoa: Round two predictions

The Crusaders make their Super Rugby Aotearoa debut this weekend, facing the Hurricanes on Sunday, while tomorrow (Saturday) morning, Warren Gatland’s Chiefs welcome the Blues. And FOSROC Super6 duo Morgan Inness and Caleb Korteweg are back to share their thoughts  After both wrongly predicting last week’s matches, the Watsonians number eight and Stirling County scrum-half […]

Williams looking forward to working with Tuilagi brothers

Fred Tuilagi with London Scottish rugby team

London Scottish Director of Rugby Matt Williams is looking forward to working with new forward duo Fred and Brian Tuilagi next season.  The pair, nephews of England and British & Irish Lions centre Manu Tuilagi, will link up with the club for the 2020/21 campaign.  And Williams, who will lead a coaching set-up that includes […]

Guinness PRO14 preparing for August return with derby matches

glasgow warriors take on Edinburgh Rugby in a professional rugby match

The Guinness PRO14 is set to return on Saturday, August 22, it has been confirmed today (Thursday).  That target date was agreed at the PRO14 Board meeting, based upon the information currently available from each jurisdiction in which the Guinness PRO14 is played.  And the return will see two rounds of derby matches between Edinburgh […]

Callum Hunter-Hill signs long-term Saracens contract

Former Scotland U20 captain Callum Hunter-Hill has signed a long-term deal with European champions Saracens.  The lock, who was on loan with the club last season, will remain at Allianz Park and play in the Greene King IPA Championship next season following Saracens’ relegation after breaching salary cap regulations.  The 23-year-old, whose rugby journey began […]

Lance signs for Western Force alongside former Edinburgh lock

Jono Lance of Worcester Warriors kicks a penalty.

Jono Lance – whose proposed move to Edinburgh fell through last week – has agreed a deal with the Western Force for the Super Rugby AU season, which kicks off next month. A two-time Super Rugby champion, Lance joined the Force in 2016 and departed after the team was cut from Super Rugby the next […]