Robbie Henshaw and Bundee Aki both start for the Lions against Japan this weekend. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

All of the remaining seven Ireland players in the British and Irish Lions squad for the tour to South Africa have been named in the matchday squad for(...)

Alun Wyn Jones will captain the Lions for the tour to South Africa. Photograph: 
Dan Sheridan/Inpho

  Backs   Stuart Hogg (Scotland) Position: Fullback Age: 28 Club: Exeter Caps: 85 Lions Tests: 0 Form guide: Scotland captain (...)

Hamish Watson kicks to touch ending Scotland’s winless run at Twickenham. Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty

Six Nations round two: Scotland v Wales, Saturday February 13th, Murrayfield (kick-off 4.45pm, live on Virgin Media One, BBC One and the Irish Times l(...)

Cameron Redpath:  he has joined  the Scotland squad having previously played for England at under-20 level.   Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

What’s this about Scotland managing an early victory off the pitch in the build-up to next Saturday’s opening Six Nations Championship game against En(...)

Scott Cummings drives over to score for Scotland against Italy. Photograph: Giampiero Sposito/Getty

Italy 17 Scotland 28 Scotland were given a fright in Florence before they recovered to claim a 28-17 win over Italy in their Autumn Nations Cup opene(...)

France outhalf Romain Ntamack in action during the Six Nations game against Ireland at the Stade de France. Photograph:  Franck Fife/AFP via Getty Images

15 Anthony Bouthier (France) The 28-year-old climbed from fourth tier to ProD2 with Vannes until signed by Montpellier last year. Marked debut agains(...)

Ulster’s Ian Madigan celebrates his team’s comeback win in Edinburgh. Photograph: PA

Ulster 22 Edinburgh 19 Cometh the hour cometh Ian Madigan. That’s’ the only way to explain Ulster’s unbelievable recovery to somehow find safe passag(...)

 Scotland’s Stuart Hogg in action against England at Murrayfield. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Scotland 6 England 13 England defied the treacherous conditions brought to Murrayfield by Storm Ciara to edge Scotland 13-6 and relaunch their Six Na(...)

Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale is upended. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland 19 Scotland 12 The dawn of the Andy Farrell era yielded a win, which leaves everything else in the shade, if not quite in the manner hoped or(...)

Ogilvy vice-chairman Rory Sutherland believes that “illogic is at times uniquely powerful”.

Assuming people behave rationally is fraught with danger. If they did, then why would they pay more for perfumed soap when cheaper unscented soap does(...)

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