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Jim Hamilton said the team hiked eight hours up a mountain and when they reached their camp they find cages with rabbits in them. Coach Vern Cotter told the players they would be cooking the rabbits for dinner, Hamilton said

Members of the Scottish rugby team were made to kill rabbits for their dinner as part of a training excercise in France before the 2015 Rugby World Cu(...)

 All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has agreed a new deal to stay on in the post until 2019. Photograph: Getty Images

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen’s decision to stay on with the team until after the 2019 World Cup in Japan has now thrown up another question in the ru(...)

Glasgow’s Finn Russell goes down injured at the Sportsground.

Stand-off Finn Russell has been ruled out of Scotland’s summer tour of Japan as he continues his stay in hospital in Ireland. The 23-year-old remai(...)

Craig Joubert sprints from the pitch at the end of Scotland’s narrow Rugby World Cup loss to Australia. Photograph: Getty

Referee Craig Joubert has admitted with hindsight he would have reconsidered his decision to award Australia a contentious penalty which saw them edge(...)

Keith Earls on his way to scoring his side’s second try during the victory over Scotland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Ireland 35 Scotland 25 Ireland will ruefully wonder what might have been over their five games, but at least they could feel a little better about(...)

French referee Pascal Gauzere shows a yellow card to Scotland’s Alex Dunbar during the Six Nations match  against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Perhaps Scottish captain Greig Laidlaw always cuts a lugubrious figure. That didn’t change after the game, which in the last 10 minutes threatened to (...)

Scotland’s Duncan Taylor on the way to scoring their second try in the Six Nations win over France at Murrayfield. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Scotland arrive in Dublin today rarely having felt so good about themselves, or with Ireland so respectful and wary of the genuine threat they provid(...)

Ireland’s Keith Earls and Simon Zebo enjoy a lighthearted moment during the captain’s run at the Aviva Stadium yesterday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Ireland v Scotland, Aviva Stadium, Saturday, 5pm The final Saturday looks less than Super, and especially so from an Irish perspective. Readjust(...)

Jamie Heaslip’s first try was an absolute belter. The offload from Simon Zebo (above), like all offloads, shattered the Italian defensive structure. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Many years ago I had the great privilege of listening to a coach’s cautionary tale from the great Australian cycling coach, David ‘Charlie’ Walsh. C(...)

Andrew Trimble scores Ireland’s first try of nine against Italy in last week’s Six Nations match at the Aviva Stadium.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Much like last week’s supposed “dead rubber” against Italy, only even more so, there’s plenty at stake again in Ireland’s 2016 RBS Six Nations finale (...)

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