Edinburgh player and Scotland international Jamie Ritchie:  ‘I’m really excited to play in front of the fans again.’ File photograph: Bruce White/SNS Group via Getty

Jamie Ritchie is delighted to finally get the chance to captain Scotland after his hopes of leading his country in the summer were dashed by coronavir(...)

Scottish prop forward Sandy Carmichael of the British Lions rugby team at Astbourne in preparation for the 1971 Lions tour of Australia. Photograph: Reg Speller/Getty Images

Former Scotland and British and Irish Lions forward Sandy Carmichael has died at the age of 77. Carmichael, who was awarded an MBE in 1977, earned 50(...)

Scotland players celebrate their win over Wales at Murrayfield. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The tartan endgame is straightforward enough. Scotland need only beat England at Twickenham on Saturday, defeat Italy with a bonus point the following(...)