Scotland captain Greg Laidlaw and coach Vern Cotter are looking to avoid a 10th consecutive Six Nations defeat in a row. Photograph: Inpho

Fit-again wing Tim Visser has been handed a Scotland recall as the Dark Blues bid to avoid losing 10 straight Six Nations matches when they face Italy(...)

John Barclay starts for Scotland in their Calcutta Cup clash with England. Photograph: Getty

John Barclay will make his first Six Nations appearance in four years when he lines up for Scotland against England at Murrayfield on Saturday. The S(...)

Ospreys’ Eli Walker is one of three uncapped players in the Wales squad for the autumn international matches. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA

Wales boss Warren Gatland has named three uncapped players in a 35-man squad for next month’s Tests against South Africa, Argentina, Tonga and Austral(...)

Edinburgh’s Ross Rennie and Netani Talei tackle Ulster’s Robbie Diack during last night’s RaboDirect Pro12 game at Murrayfield. Photograph: Graham Stuart/Inpho

Edinburgh 14 Ulster 8: Almost four weeks after Ireland's defeat to Scotland, the (...)