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Scotland v Samoa: Edinburgh prop Darryl Marfo to make debut

Edinburgh prop Darryl Marfo will make his Scotland debut against Samoa in Gregor Townsend’s first home Test in charge.

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Stuart Hogg looks at the coaches who have inspired him in his career

Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg discusses the coaches who have inspired him during his career, admitting he was ready to quit rugby as a youngster.

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Autumn Tests: Samoa rugby is bankrupt, says country’s prime minster

Before their Tests with Scotland and England this month, Samoan rugby is declared “bankrupt” by the nation’s prime minister.

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Scotland: We have more to our game under Townsend – Price

Scotland scrum-half Ali Price insists the national side have a “more extensive” playbook under head coach Gregor Townsend.

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Ali Price aims to become a leader with club and country

Scrum-half Ali Price aspires to become more of a leader with Glasgow Warriors and Scotland as he prepares to face Samoa in this year’s first autumn Test.

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Scotland v Samoa: Tommy Seymour predicts tough Test for hosts

Scotland winger Tommy Seymour insists Samoa will offer more than physicality when they come to Murrayfield for the first autumn Test

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Scotland: Stuart Hogg insists team-mates must ‘step up’ in autumn Tests

With several Scotland players missing the autumn Tests through injury, Stuart Hogg calls on his team-mates to take responsibility.

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Ross Ford: Scotland hooker joins long injury list as Edinburgh trio called up

Neil Cochrane, Rory Sutherland and Magnus Bradbury are called up to the Scotland squad as experienced hooker Ross Ford drops out.

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Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill: ‘This team just have to go out and play’

Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill is enjoying a five-game winning run after prioritising performances over victories.

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Glasgow Warriors: Niko Matawalu’s unpredictable play ‘scares’ Dave Rennie

Glasgow Warriors head coach Dave Rennie admits winger Niko Matawalu’s unorthodox style can cause him moments of discomfort.

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Pro14 highlights: Glasgow 31-21 Leinster

Glasgow extend their winning run in the Pro14 to eight matches with a thrilling bonus point win over Leinster at Scotstoun.

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‘That was amazing’ – watch Glasgow’s incredible try against Leinster

Watch Niko Matawalu set up Nick Grigg for an incredible Glasgow Warriors try against Leinster.

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Howe of Fife: ‘No place in rugby for extreme initiations’, says Colin Gregor

Former Scotland Sevens captain Colin Gregor says there is no need for extreme initiation ceremonies after bans for 16 Howe of Fife players and officials.

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Thrilling Glasgow Warriors beat Leinster in Pro14

Glasgow Warriors make it eight wins in a row in the Pro14 this season as they secure another bonus-point victory.

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14 Howe of Fife players disciplined

Two officials and 14 players at Howe of Fife have sanctions imposed on them by Scottish Rugby.

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2019 Rugby World Cup: Scotland open against Ireland in Japan

Scotland’s opening group match at the 2019 Rugby World Cup finals in Japan will be against Ireland in Yokohama on 22 September.

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