Sale scrumhalf Chris Cussiter returns for Scoland against Italy along with four other squad additions. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Vern Cotter has reinforced his Scotland RBS Six Nations squad by calling up five further players ahead of Saturday’s match against Italy, Scottish Rug(...)

Glasgow player Sean Maitland makes a break through the Bath defence during the European Rugby Champions Cup match. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Scotland have confirmed David Denton and Sean Maitland will miss the start of the RBS Six Nations through injury.Glasgow wing Maitland sustained a sho(...)

France’s Yoann Huget goes over for his try in the Six Nations clash against Scotland at Murrayfield. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Scotland 17 France 19: Scotland suffered last-gasp heartache as France snatched a(...)

France’s captain Pascal Pape and head coach Philippe Saint-Andre. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Scotland v FrancePhilippe Saint-André criticised some of his players for acting like crybabies in Cardiff, moanin(...)

Scotland head coach Scott Johnson

Scotland skipper Kelly Brown has been recalled to the side that will take on France in Saturday’s final home match of this year’s Six Nations. (...)

Iain Henderson, seen here  beating England Saxons captain Calum Clark to a  lineout ball  at Kingsholm Stadium last week, could force his way into the senior Ireland reckoning. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images)

“There is no more mortal poison than indifference”. Irish Times columnist Lara Marlowe, reflecting on French President François Hollande in her piece (...)