Scotland pin hopes on Dutchman Visser to turn around poor form

After three years of waiting, Tim Visser will pull on the dark blue of Scotland this summer. The Dutchman is the most prolific scorer...
The posts at Leinster's ground

Can Glasgow do what Edinburgh couldn’t?

For the second time in a matter of weeks, a Scottish rugby team is heading to Dublin for the semi-final of a major international...

Edinburgh can use Heineken Cup run to become a genuine power in the game

It is an indication of how far the Scottish capital’s professional side have come this season that the Edinburgh Rugby banners hanging from pubs...
Stuart Hogg scores for Scotland versus France Picture: SRU

Scotland’s new rugby star shining very bright indeed

It really is official: Scottish rugby has a new star. The first, brilliant indication came with his wonder-try for Scotland A against England A...
A non-Augusta albatross Picture: twiddleblat

Weir’s Week: an unlucky albatross and the Old Man of Hoy

Saturday What a performance. What a result. No, not what happened at Rugby Park. What happened at the rugby. Edinburgh produced the best-ever result (I don’t...

What Edinburgh must do to make the Heineken final

One veteran national rugby writer put it well after Edinburgh’s ground-breaking win on Saturday, when he remarked that it wasn’t so long ago that...

Weir’s Week: old flames, green jackets and a no.9 dream

Saturday I thought I was the only addict, up watching ITV4 at half-eight on a Saturday morning until I saw my erstwhile colleague and friend...

Eighty minutes which could transform rugby in Scotland

It will be, without doubt, the biggest and most important non-international rugby match in Scottish history. It will pit Edinburgh’s young team of unheralded...

Weir’s Week: the Miracle of Muamba and a Stella bit of kit

By Stewart Weir Saturday This Saturday will forever be remembered for what became the Miracle of Muamba. I was watching the Spurs–Bolton cup tie but thought Fabrice...

Italy 13 Scotland 6: is it now time for Andy Robinson to go?

Sampling the blogosphere is like taking a straw poll in a pub towards closing time. You don’t get a representative sample but it gives...