Greig Laidlaw backs "world class" Johnny Sexton to bounce backGrieg Laidlaw defends the performance of Johnny Sexton against Provincial Barbarians, claiming that his teammate will soon find his groove for British and Irish Lions.
Jun 4, 15:21
Sam Warburton to lead British and Irish Lions in New Zealand tour openerSam Warburton will captain the British and Irish Lions against the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians in Saturday's tour opener in Whangarei.
May 31, 20:48
Dan Cole: 'Ben Youngs has time on his side'Dan Cole backs Ben Youngs's decision not to tour New Zealand with the Lions and suggests that the scrum-half could go on future tours.
May 16, 23:13
Warren Gatland defends timing of British and Irish Lions meetingBritish and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland defends the decision to hold his first squad meeting just days before European finals for Saracens and Gloucester.
May 8, 16:05
John Hardie ruled out of Six NationsScotland's John Hardie is ruled out of the Six Nations games with England and Italy through injury.
Feb 26, 13:57
John Barclay to captain much-changed Scotland against WalesFlanker John Barclay will captain Scotland against Wales in the absence of the injured Greig Laidlaw as Vern Cotter makes five changes to his side.
Feb 23, 15:24
Josh Strauss ruled out for rest of Six NationsScotland number eight Josh Strauss is ruled out for the remainder of the Six Nations after he sustained a kidney injury during his side's defeat to France.
Feb 17, 14:31
Scotland skipper Greig Laidlaw to miss remainder of Six NationsGreig Laidlaw suffered ligament damage in the 22-16 defeat to France last weekend, ruling him out of the remainder of the Six Nations championship.
Feb 15, 18:03
Result: Scotland seal late win to complete 2-0 series win over JapanScotland leave it late to beat Japan 21-16 and seal a 2-0 series win in Tokyo.
Jun 25, 13:19
Result: Scotland overcome Japan in TokyoScotland come from behind to record a 26-13 victory over Japan in Saturday's friendly in Tokyo.
Jun 18, 13:25
Vern Cotter 'frustrated' by Scotland defeatScotland head coach Vern Cotter admits that his side wasted their opportunities in their Six Nations defeat to England, but believes that the problems can be fixed.
Feb 6, 22:22
Result: Sione Kalamafoni leads Gloucester to win over Sale SharksSione Kalamafoni scores two second-half tries to lead Gloucester to a 23-19 win over Sale Sharks in the Aviva Premiership.
Dec 4, 21:43
Result: Gloucester Rugby leave it late to beat Stade RochelaisGloucester Rugby withstand a strong Stade Rochelais performance to secure a 33-20 victory in Thursday's European Challenge Cup clash at the Stade Marcel-Deflandre.
Nov 19, 21:45
Greig Laidlaw: 'Scotland have made great strides'Scotland scrum-half Greig Laidlaw tells Sports Mole that his side have come far since this year's Six Nations whitewash following their Rugby World Cup exit.
Oct 18, 19:43
Result: Australia reach semi-finals with thrilling last-gasp win over ScotlandBernard Foley scores a penalty in the last minute to book Australia's place in the semi-finals courtesy of a thrilling 35-34 victory over Scotland at Twickenham.
Oct 18, 17:47
Half-Time Report: Scotland build suprise lead over AustraliaScotland are on course to reach the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup for the first time in 24 years having taken a 16-15 lead into the halfway stage against Australia.
Oct 18, 16:46
Live Commentary: Australia 35-34 Scotland - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage of Australia's last-gasp 35-34 win over Scotland in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 18, 15:10
Four Scotland changes for Rugby World Cup quarter-final against AustraliaVern Cotter names his Scotland starting XV to face Australia in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals, with four changes from their last win over Samoa.
Oct 16, 12:14
Vern Cotter: 'Greig Laidlaw outstanding against Samoa'Vern Cotter says that Greig Laidlaw's performance during Scotland's 36-33 Rugby World Cup victory over Samoa was "outstanding".
Oct 10, 19:11
Interview: Josh Strauss reflects on Scotland's win over Samoa at the Rugby World CupSports Mole caught up with Scotland forward Josh Strauss after the Dark Blues made it through to the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup by edging out Samoa.
Oct 10, 19:07
Interview: Scotland centre Matt Scott reacts to victory over SamoaFind out what Scotland centre Matt Scott had to say after helping his side beat Samoa and reach the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 10, 18:40
Result: Scotland squeeze past Samoa to reach Rugby World Cup quarter-finalsScotland will face the winner of Saturday's Pool A decider between Australia and Wales in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup after beating Samoa in Newcastle.
Oct 10, 16:24
Half-Time Report: Samoa lead Scotland after breathless opening 40 minutes in NewcastleSamoa hold a 26-23 lead over Scotland in the Rugby World Cup at half time after a breathless, end-to-end 40 minutes at St James' Park in Newcastle.
Oct 10, 15:21
Live Commentary: Samoa 33-36 Scotland - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Scotland's thrilling 36-33 victory over Samoa, as the Dark Blues booked their place in the quarter-finals.
Oct 10, 13:59
Greig Laidlaw "desperate" to lead Scotland to Rugby World Cup quarter-finalsScotland captain Greig Laidlaw says that the players are "desperate" to avoid a shock Rugby World Cup exit at the hands of Samoa on Saturday.
Oct 8, 14:23
Result: South Africa fight past spirited Scotland to go top of Rugby World Cup Pool BSouth Africa go top of Rugby World Cup Pool B with a dominant victory over previous leaders Scotland in Newcastle.
Oct 3, 18:38
Half-Time Report: South Africa open up healthy lead over ScotlandSchalk Burger and JP Pietersen score first-half tries as South Africa open up an 17-point lead over Scotland in their Rugby World Cup Pool B contest in Newcastle.
Oct 3, 17:35
Live Commentary: South Africa 34-16 Scotland - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage of South Africa's 34-16 win over Scotland at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 3, 16:30
Result: Scotland go top of Pool B with comeback win over USAScotland fight back from a half-time deficit to beat USA 39-16 at Elland Road in Sunday's Rugby World Cup Pool B contest.
Sep 27, 16:18
Live Commentary: Scotland 39-16 USA - as it happenedFind out how all the action unfolded as Scotland defeated USA 39-16 in Pool B of the Rugby World Cup with Sports Mole's full text commentary.
Sep 27, 14:02
Vern Cotter expecting physical USA challengeVern Cotter explains his squad rotation for the USA match, saying that he expects a physical USA side and that he needs all 31 players fit throughout the pool stages.
Sep 25, 11:32
Scotland coach Vern Cotter promotes bench to starting lineup, four new facesScotland's Vern Cotter makes 10 changes to the team that beat Japan, with the entire bench being promoted to the starting lineup for Sunday's game against USA.
Sep 25, 10:46
Greig Laidlaw: 'Bonus point could prove crucial'Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw tells Sports Mole that his side's bonus point from the 45-10 victory over Japan at the Rugby World Cup could prove crucial.
Sep 23, 18:34
Result: Five-star Scotland claim bonus point in victory over JapanScotland score five tries in the second half to ease to a 45-10 bonus-point victory over South Africa conquerors Japan at the Rugby World Cup.
Sep 23, 16:22
Half-Time Report: Greig Laidlaw kicks Scotland ahead against JapanScotland skipper Greig Laidlaw kicks four penalties in the first half to hand his side a 12-7 lead over Japan in their Rugby World Cup Pool B clash.
Sep 23, 15:17
Live Commentary: Scotland 45-10 Japan - as it happenedRelive the action as Scotland secure a bonus point in their opening match at the Rugby World Cup, thrashing Japan 45-10 at Kingsholm.
Sep 23, 14:00
Greig Laidlaw: 'We must control emotions'Greig Laidlaw claims that remaining calm throughout the World Cup could be the key for Scotland.
Sep 18, 10:14
Result: France snatch late victory against Scotland in final World Cup warm-up gameWinger Noa Nakaitaci's late try secures France a dramatic 19-16 victory over Scotland, who spurned the chance to level the scores with a final-play penalty.
Sep 5, 22:07
Josh Strauss, John Hardie included in Scotland's World Cup squadVern Cotter includes Josh Strauss and John Hardie in his 31-man Rugby World Cup Scotland squad.
Sep 1, 14:47
Result: Scotland celebrate record win over ItalyScotland record a 48-7 win over Italy in a World Cup warm-up game at Murrayfield this afternoon.
Aug 29, 17:18