Gregor Townsend

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Ireland coach Joe Schmidt, scrum coach Greg Feek and defence coach Andy Farrell at a training session in Ichihara Suporeku Park, Tokyo. Photograph: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Joe Schmidt and the Irish coaches have rarely had the welcome dilemma of choosing from a full deck in midfield, but in the anticipated absence of Robb(...)

Scotland flanker Jamie Ritchie is set to miss the World Cup opener against Ireland next Sunday after having a steel plate fitted in his face. Photograph:   Billy Stickland/Inpho

Flanker Jamie Ritchie is set to miss Scotland’s World Cup opener with Ireland but Gregor Townsend admitted he is glad not to be dealing with a more se(...)

Ireland’s Josh van der Flier against Wales at the Aviva Stadium in their World Cup warm-up. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It’s always hard to tell with the pre-World Cup phoney war. Extreme results are commonplace, with even the All Blacks as well as Australia and Ireland(...)

Ireland’s Josh van der Flier at the Guinness Series pre-World Cup friendly against Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The dress rehearsals are finally dispensed with and now, at last, comes the real thing. Thank heaven for that. As with most other head coaches, Joe Sc(...)

 Joe Schmidt:  “I think the great days have been the ones where the players have done something a little bit special, and you’ve seen players grow.”

Today really does mark the end of an era. The Joe Schmidt era at the Aviva Stadium. Previous eras have taken in a detour to Croke Park and the increas(...)

Secondrow Jonny Gray  has returned from a hamstring injury and will play for Scotland against Georgia on Friday night. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Gregor Townsend has wrapped a number of his key men up in cotton wool after leaving them out of Scotland’s World Cup send-off with Georgia at Murrayfi(...)

Stuart McInally will captain Scotland at  the World Cup. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Gregor Townsend insists Scotland have never been stronger as they prepare to jet out for the World Cup at almost full strength. Only the injured Sam (...)

Finn Russell on the ball during Scotland’s win over Georgia. Photograph: Levan Verdzeuli/Getty

Georgia 10 Scotland 44 Gregor Townsend admits his side need to improve their discipline after seeing Georgia force penalty after penalty out of Scotl(...)

France’s winger Alivereti Raka  dives across the line to score a try against Scotland in their 32-3 win at the Allianz Riviera stadium, in Nice. Photograph:  Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty Images

Ali Price says Scotland’s crushing loss to France in Nice is a World Cup wake-up call. Gregor Townsend’s team depart for Japan in less than a month b(...)

France wing Alivereti Raka  dives across the line to score a try during the  Rugby World Cup warm-up  match against Scotland  at the Allianz Riviera stadium, in Nice. Photograph: Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty Images

France 32 Scotland 3 Gregor Townsend admits Scotland have work to do to get their World Cup preparations back on track after being dismantled by Fra(...)

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