Greg Laidlaw

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Ireland’s Sean O’Brien and Jack Conan with Scotland’s Simon Berghan at  Murrayfield. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

This was not the Seán O’Brien for the ages. The old dominance worryingly amiss, maybe lost, his body repeatedly betraying an iron will down the years.(...)

 Finn Russell has retained his place for the visit of England this weekend. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Gregor Townsend has kept faith with the players that beat France as the Scotland head coach named an unchanged team for Saturday’s Calcutta Cup clash (...)

Joe Marler and the rest of the Lions frontrow were forced to play the full 80 minutes against the Hurricanes. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

Bench warmers Warren Gatland’s ‘geographical Lions’ selection policy - to use a phrase for the four Welsh and two Scottish players brought into the s(...)

Iain Henderson of the Lions charges into Brad Shields and Mark Abbott of the Hurricanes. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Jack Nowell: He was making an eloquent case for his footballing ability as a fullback when then forced to switch to wing – where he didn’t have q(...)

“If you let a let a player like Finn Russell take a couple of steps and throw 20 metre passes to guys like Hogg, Seymour, Maitland on the wings you are always going to be struggling.” Photograph:   Andy Buchanan/Getty Images

“There were times on the edges there when we just chased shadows,” said Rob Kearney. “We let Finn Russell play the game all day long, there wasn’t a s(...)

Robbie Hanshaw starts for Connacht against Gloucester in their Challenge Cup quarter-final. Photograph: Inpho

Mils Muliaina has been named in Connacht’s starting line up for their Challenge Cup quarter-final away to Gloucester just a day after it was announced(...)

Finn Russell of Scotland charges upfield during the  Six Nations defeat to   France  at Stade de France  in Paris. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Outhalf Finn Russell lamented Scotland’s lack of discipline as they went down 15-8 to France in their Six Nations opener in Paris. Dougie Fife scored (...)