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# scotland - Friday 7 May, 2021

Nicola Sturgeon calls ex-deputy leader of Britain First ‘racist’ in tense confrontation
# Counting Votes
# Counting Votes

Nicola Sturgeon calls ex-deputy leader of Britain First ‘racist’ in tense confrontation

May 7th 2021, 9:47 AM 22,766 Views 18 Comments

Counting has begun for the Scottish parliamentary election, with results expected tomorrow.

# scotland - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Leigh Griffiths leaves it late as Celtic snatch draw at Aberdeen
# Scotland
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# Scotland

Leigh Griffiths leaves it late as Celtic snatch draw at Aberdeen

Apr 21st 2021, 10:00 PM 2,535 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere Liam Craig scored a late penalty as St Johnstone denied Rangers

# scotland - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Mighty Thunder records famous ‘home win’ in Scottish National
# Local Knowledge
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# Local Knowledge

Mighty Thunder records famous ‘home win’ in Scottish National

Apr 18th 2021, 4:08 PM 3,695 Views 0 Comments

Lucinda Russell-trained eight-year-old races to glory under Tom Scudamore.

# scotland - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Ex-Ireland international suspended in Scotland after criticising match official
# Jim Goodwin
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# Jim Goodwin

Ex-Ireland international suspended in Scotland after criticising match official

Apr 15th 2021, 8:26 PM 7,923 Views 2 Comments

The St Mirren boss had claimed referee Don Robertson “cost” his side a place in the top six.

# scotland - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Celtic warm up for Rangers clash with their biggest win of the season
# Scotland
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# Scotland

Celtic warm up for Rangers clash with their biggest win of the season

Apr 10th 2021, 6:22 PM 7,327 Views 1 Comment

It was an encouraging performance for interim boss John Kennedy as they hit Livingston for six.

# scotland - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Scotland and its elections are key to the union and to a united Ireland
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# The Good Information Project

Scotland and its elections are key to the union and to a united Ireland

Apr 4th 2021, 8:30 AM 42,094 Views 69 Comments

Northern Ireland’s place in the Union could be decided for it, if Scotland decides its future is better in the EU, rather than the UK.

# scotland - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Jamie McGrath's brace helps St Mirren to comfortable win as Meathman's superb season continues
# Across The Water
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# Across The Water

Jamie McGrath's brace helps St Mirren to comfortable win as Meathman's superb season continues

Apr 3rd 2021, 5:57 PM 3,308 Views 4 Comments

The former Dundalk star has been immense for St Mirren.

# scotland - Monday 29 March, 2021

Finn Russell given three-match ban over red card against France
# Crime And Punishment
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# Crime And Punishment

Finn Russell given three-match ban over red card against France

Mar 29th 2021, 8:28 PM 7,631 Views 9 Comments

The out-half was dismissed late in the second half at the Stade de France.

# scotland - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Ryan Fraser’s second-half strike earns a point for Scotland in Israel
# Honours Even
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# Honours Even

Ryan Fraser’s second-half strike earns a point for Scotland in Israel

Mar 28th 2021, 10:02 PM 2,181 Views 1 Comment

Fraser struck 11 minutes into the second half to earn Scotland a 1-1 draw in front of around 5,000 fans at the Bloomfield Stadium in Tel Aviv.

# scotland - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Gregor Townsend hails Scotland spirit after ending long wait for win in France From The42

Gregor Townsend hails Scotland spirit after ending long wait for win in France

Mar 27th 2021, 11:16 AM 4,483 Views 4 Comments

Scotland had not claimed an away victory over France since 1999.

# scotland - Friday 26 March, 2021

Scotland win at the death against France as Wales claim Six Nations title
# Drama
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# Drama

Scotland win at the death against France as Wales claim Six Nations title

Mar 26th 2021, 10:07 PM 50,534 Views 46 Comments

Scotland won 27-23 at the Stade de France while Wales become Six Nations champions. Ireland finish third.

# scotland - Thursday 25 March, 2021

'It’s beginning to hack me off' – Hogg hurt by France's trophy talk
# Grand Finale
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# Grand Finale

'It’s beginning to hack me off' – Hogg hurt by France's trophy talk

Mar 25th 2021, 5:53 PM 10,530 Views 3 Comments

Scotland can secure their highest-ever Six Nations finish with an eight-point win over Les Bleus.

# scotland - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Sturgeon misled Holyrood committee over Salmond investigation, report finds
# Holyrood
# Holyrood

Sturgeon misled Holyrood committee over Salmond investigation, report finds

Updated Mar 23rd 2021, 9:21 AM 17,090 Views 15 Comments

The Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints has published its report.

# scotland - Monday 22 March, 2021

Nicola Sturgeon did not breach ministerial code, investigation finds
# Scotland
# Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon did not breach ministerial code, investigation finds

Updated Mar 22nd 2021, 4:46 PM 17,462 Views 0 Comments

The probe was carried out by Ireland’s former director of public prosecutions.

# scotland - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Scottish minister says vote for independence will take place at the end of Covid pandemic
# Scotland
# Scotland

Scottish minister says vote for independence will take place at the end of Covid pandemic

Mar 21st 2021, 4:11 PM 18,180 Views 64 Comments

Scotland’s constitution secretary said such a vote will be held ‘when the time is right’.

# scotland - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Scottish independence would be like Brexit on a rocket to Mars, Lib Dem leader warns
# Vote
# Vote

Scottish independence would be like Brexit on a rocket to Mars, Lib Dem leader warns

Mar 20th 2021, 6:52 PM 26,534 Views 38 Comments

Scottish party leader Willie Rennie said now is not the time for another referendum on the issue.

# scotland - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Alex Salmond inquiry finds Nicola Sturgeon misled Scottish parliament
# Holyrood
# Holyrood

Alex Salmond inquiry finds Nicola Sturgeon misled Scottish parliament

Mar 18th 2021, 10:14 PM 26,679 Views 35 Comments

The finding is likely to lead to further pressure on the Scottish National Party leader.

# scotland - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Former England U20 striker Che Adams set to make Scotland debut
# Switch
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# Switch

Former England U20 striker Che Adams set to make Scotland debut

Mar 16th 2021, 1:57 PM 4,239 Views 2 Comments

The Southampton player has been named in Steve Clarke’s squad for the World Cup qualifiers.

'There are not too many tighthead props in world rugby who can do that'
# Dancing Feet
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# Dancing Feet

'There are not too many tighthead props in world rugby who can do that'

Mar 16th 2021, 6:00 AM 8,104 Views 2 Comments

Mike Ross has been impressed with Tadhg Furlong’s form for Ireland.

# scotland - Monday 15 March, 2021

Ryan and Ringrose ruled out of England game as POM rejoins Ireland squad
# Blow
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# Blow

Ryan and Ringrose ruled out of England game as POM rejoins Ireland squad

Mar 15th 2021, 4:21 PM 39,167 Views 85 Comments

The Munster man has completed his suspension.

Ireland need to beat England to save their season
# On The Line
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# On The Line

Ireland need to beat England to save their season

Updated Mar 15th 2021, 12:02 PM 30,506 Views 67 Comments

Victory over Scotland yesterday was good but getting one over England will give the Ireland coach the signature win he needs.

Ryan injury could force Ireland change as Farrell considers back three options
# Selection
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# Selection

Ryan injury could force Ireland change as Farrell considers back three options

Mar 15th 2021, 6:00 AM 27,181 Views 41 Comments

The Ireland head coach will have to make selection decisions quickly with a six-day turnaround.

# scotland - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Gregor Townsend laments lost momentum after Ireland beat them again
# Regrets
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# Regrets

Gregor Townsend laments lost momentum after Ireland beat them again

Mar 14th 2021, 10:36 PM 12,196 Views 18 Comments

Ireland have not lost to Scotland since 2017.

Ireland will keep 'educating' Lowe as they back him to progress at Test level
# Wing Man
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# Wing Man

Ireland will keep 'educating' Lowe as they back him to progress at Test level

Mar 14th 2021, 10:00 PM 19,055 Views 71 Comments

The Leinster wing had a tough afternoon against Scotland in Murrayfield.

Paul O'Connell's stock continues to rise as Scotland's lineout crumbles
# Set-piece
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# Set-piece

Paul O'Connell's stock continues to rise as Scotland's lineout crumbles

Mar 14th 2021, 8:06 PM 14,283 Views 8 Comments

James Ryan led the onslaught in what was perhaps the most crucial area of the game.

'With 10 minutes to go, I didn’t see the game unfolding like that' - Sexton
# Ireland
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# Ireland

'With 10 minutes to go, I didn’t see the game unfolding like that' - Sexton

Mar 14th 2021, 6:13 PM 7,867 Views 16 Comments

The 35-year-old slotted the winning penalty late on in Murrayfield.

Johnny Sexton's last-gasp penalty sees Ireland to edgy win over Scotland
# Drama
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# Drama

Johnny Sexton's last-gasp penalty sees Ireland to edgy win over Scotland

Mar 14th 2021, 4:56 PM 43,383 Views 190 Comments

Andy Farrell’s side gave up a 14-point lead in the final quarter but got out of jail.

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Six Nations Championship From The42
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As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Six Nations Championship

Farrell's Ireland must quash renewed Scottish confidence in Murrayfield
# Big One
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# Big One

Farrell's Ireland must quash renewed Scottish confidence in Murrayfield

Mar 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 10,363 Views 16 Comments

Gregor Townsend’s side believe they are better placed to end Ireland’s dominance of this fixture.

# scotland - Saturday 13 March, 2021

What can we expect from Scotland? Great Scots or the great pretenders?
# Last Chance Saloon
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# Last Chance Saloon

What can we expect from Scotland? Great Scots or the great pretenders?

Mar 13th 2021, 12:00 PM 18,148 Views 8 Comments

Scotland have beaten Ireland only four times in the Six Nations era – so why will it be different tomorrow?

'As honest as the day is long' - CJ Stander set to hit 50-cap mark
# Milestone
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# Milestone

'As honest as the day is long' - CJ Stander set to hit 50-cap mark

Mar 13th 2021, 1:01 AM 7,278 Views 12 Comments

The 30-year-old has been a key man since his Test debut back in 2016.

# scotland - Friday 12 March, 2021

Scotland expect 'the same kicking accuracy that you’d get with Murray'
# Box Kick
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# Box Kick

Scotland expect 'the same kicking accuracy that you’d get with Murray'

Mar 12th 2021, 3:36 PM 5,323 Views 10 Comments

Gregor Townsend feels Ireland’s strengths haven’t changed too much under Andy Farrell.

Four changes to the Scotland XV selected to start against Ireland From The42

Four changes to the Scotland XV selected to start against Ireland

Mar 12th 2021, 1:36 PM 10,472 Views 19 Comments

Murrayfield will play host to the Six Nations meeting of the two sides on Sunday afternoon.

'Rob is a great player for us' - Farrell backs Herring at hooker again
# Hooker
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# Hooker

'Rob is a great player for us' - Farrell backs Herring at hooker again

Mar 12th 2021, 1:13 PM 6,697 Views 27 Comments

Rónan Kelleher returns to the bench as Ireland make three changes for the Scotland clash.

Gibson-Park starts again as Ireland make three changes for Scotland
# Team News
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# Team News

Gibson-Park starts again as Ireland make three changes for Scotland

Mar 12th 2021, 11:32 AM 37,509 Views 107 Comments

Cian Healy, Rob Herring, and Keith Earls have returned to the starting XV, with Conor Murray on the bench.

# scotland - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Farrell set to stick with settled Ireland team for visit to Scotland
# Big Game
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# Big Game

Farrell set to stick with settled Ireland team for visit to Scotland

Mar 11th 2021, 10:30 PM 13,157 Views 24 Comments

Ireland are looking for their second win of the 2021 Six Nations.

'Having a fit Conor Murray for the last two games would be brilliant'
# Fitness
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# Fitness

'Having a fit Conor Murray for the last two games would be brilliant'

Mar 11th 2021, 1:01 AM 5,420 Views 6 Comments

The 31-year-old is expected to be back in action with Ireland this weekend.

# scotland - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Bridge or tunnel between NI and Scotland is a ‘smokescreen for Brexit fallout', says Michelle O’Neill
# Transport Link
# Transport Link

Bridge or tunnel between NI and Scotland is a ‘smokescreen for Brexit fallout', says Michelle O’Neill

Mar 10th 2021, 7:02 PM 24,774 Views 50 Comments

O’Neill has dismissed the possibility of a link between NI and Scotland as a “pipe dream”.

Lions at the back of Sexton's mind as he gears up for Scotland
# Up For Grabs
From The42
# Up For Grabs

Lions at the back of Sexton's mind as he gears up for Scotland

Mar 10th 2021, 3:00 PM 14,658 Views 24 Comments

‘We want to get as many Irish people on that trip as possible.’

Ireland's line-out 'in a good place now' led by Ryan and O'Connell
# 6 Nations
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# 6 Nations

Ireland's line-out 'in a good place now' led by Ryan and O'Connell

Mar 10th 2021, 1:13 PM 5,519 Views 32 Comments

The young pack leader was sorely missed in defeats to Wales and France, but is keen to put O’Connell’s ‘intricacies’ to work against Scotland.

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