There used to be a time when Edinburgh and Glasgow’s rugby teams resembled Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn: even the slightest mention of Europe could turn them into gibbering wrecks.
Aberdeen Grammar stretched their unbeaten run to seven games, following an impressive 30-17 win over Selkirk and reduced the gap on the fifth-placed Border side to one point in the process.
Highland rugby stalwart Alister Wemyss, who had latterly served as a coach for Highland Rugby Club, has died suddenly at the age of 62.
Highland rugby stalwart Alister ‘Porky’ Wemyss, who still served as a coach for Highland Rugby Club, has passed suddenly at the age of 62.
The top four in National 1 remains well within Aberdeen Grammar’s grasp.
Caithness captain Marc Anderson is confident the Greens will not be put off track by the resignation of head coach Tom McGee.
Finishing the year unbeaten in this season would exceed Gordonians’ wildest expectations.
Aberdeen Grammar have been deducted two points in National 1 after fielding an ineligble player.
Tom McGee has stepped down as head coach of National 3 side Caithness due to his increasing work and family commitments.
Matthias Schosser hopes to get over his World Cup disappointment by helping Aberdeen Grammar end the year on a high.
The head of the north-east rugby referees organisation has sent a letter to clubs in the region, voicing concern at increasing abuse of whistlers from a “wide cross-section” of people on and off the pitch.
Google can take an assist for Aberdeen Grammar’s latest signing Jasper Mowatt.
Scotland are already at the level of Ireland and the other leading teams in the Northern Hemisphere, believes Gregor Townsend.
Gordonians and Orkney will field weakened teams after the SRU rejected their joint appeal to postpone tomorrow’s rescheduled National 3 match at Countesswells.
The changes include Finn Russell starting in the centre.
Sometimes, it’s the little things that make the biggest difference. This reality was rubbed home with a vengeance while watching Scotland and Ireland square up to South Africa and New Zealand respectively.
Gordonians will use a second straight postponement as opportunity to rest their title-challenging squad.
Oscar Baird will return to Highland’s second row for tomorrow’s National 3 match against Preston Lodge fresh from representing Scotland in the Cobra 10s tournament in Malaysia last weekend.
It’s the tournament that has traditionally highlighted the domination of the Southern Hemisphere countries over their rivals in Europe.
Daniel Osugo braced for National 3 to up their game against unbeaten Gordonians ahead of Orkney test
Gordonians remain the only unbeaten team in National League Division 3 but winger Daniel Osugo does not believe the rest of the league is raising their game for the title contenders – yet.
Highland head coach Davie Carson aims to mark the halfway stage of the National 2 campaign by remaining second with a victory at Howe of Fife tomorrow.
Aberdeen Grammar head coach Ali O’Connor said his players will have no excuses if they do not improve on their “horrific” result against Cartha Queen’s Park.
Gregor Townsend has never been interested in playing the percentages.
Scottish rugby has made definite strides forward in recent years.
Caithness face a stiff examination when they entertain third placed West of Scotland in Tennent’s National League Division 3.
Re-organising their defence has helped Aberdeen Grammar stop the rot in National 1.
Gordonians back Graeme Crawford is looking for his his side to continue being road warriors as they face the 360-mile round trip to Ardrossan tomorrow.
Scotland have released their squad ahead of this Saturday's clash against Wales at Cardiff in the Doddie Weir Cup.
Gordonians head coach Ryan Morrice will postpone any promotion talk until 2019 as the unbeaten league-leaders look to push clear at the top of National 3.
Matthias Schosser will miss Aberdeen Grammar’s trip to Hamilton tomorrow – as he is trying to secure Germany’s first World Cup place.
There was never any shortage of confidence or class when Gavin Hastings was in his prime for Scotland.
Aberdeen Grammar crashed to a fourth consecutive defeat on National League 1 duty at home to Border side Gala.