Gregor Townsend

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RBS Six Nations Championship 24/2/2013Scotland vs Ireland
Ireland’s Peter O’Mahony battles with Jim Hamilton of Scotland during last year’s Six Nations encounter at Murrayfield. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho


RBS Six Nations Championship 24/2/2013Scotland vs IrelandIreland’s Peter O’Mahony with Jim Hamilton of Scotland Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

There is, apparently, a feel good factor within Scottish sport again which hadn’t been there for much of the downbeat noughties. Aside from Andy Murra(...)

Dave McSharry: returns to the Connacht line-up for   a first start in ten months.

Pat Lam might legitimately wonder when he’s due a change in fortune but he might also concede that Connacht need to be more creative in their patterns(...)

JJ Hanrahan and Keith Earls  training with Munster at Cork Institute of Technology. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A return trip to Scotland is liable to induce a fairly spooky feeling within Munster ranks. Not alone is there the relatively recent memory of their H(...)

Montpellier’s livewire Jonathan Pelissie could play a vital role in Pool 5. Photograph: Getty

POOL 1Castres OlympiqueBest: semi-finalists 2001-02.ERC European Ranking: 25.HC record: Pl 58, Wins 23, Draws 1, Losses 34.Suffering second season syn(...)

Ian Porter starts for Ulster at scrumhalf after his match-winning cameo off the bench against Leinster in pre-season. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Off and on the pitch, Ulster’s season is still taking shape. Nevertheless, last week’s opening defeat away to the Dragons intensifies their need to ma(...)

Harlequins and England wing Ugo Monye (right) attends the opening of the new BT Sport Studio at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.  Photograph: John Phillips/PA Wire

BT Sport has found a way past Sky Sports ban on screening its rival broadcaster’s adverts after signing a four-year shirt sponsorship deal with two o(...)

The more flamboyant, freestyle rugby Leinster play, the harder they plan it. The more off the cuff their running game appears, the greater they wil(...)

In Niko Matawalu Glasgow have a speedster who could turn your blood inside out

Last weekend’s performances by the Scarlets and Glasgow Warriors confirm the table rarely lies, with the Scots the more threatening visitors t(...)

 Scotland international Rory Lamont has retired from professional rugby due to a leg injury, his club Glasgow Warriors have announced.  Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA

Scotland international Rory Lamont has been forced to retire from professional rugby through injury. The 30-year-old has been unable to r(...)

Isaac Boss steps in as scrumhalf for Leinster in the absence of the injured Eoin Reddan. Photograph: Inpho

Glasgow come to the RDS knowing that at this juncture in the competition it becomes a dog fight for points. Be sure that Joe Schmidt,(...)

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