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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Scotland

Last month
November 2023
Scott McTominay takes Euro goal tally to seven as Scotland strike late in Georgia
Elsewhere, Spain were comfortable winners and Hungary clinched qualification with a 97th-minute own goal amid violent scenes in Sofia.
Nicola Sturgeon urged to reveal whether she deleted Covid-19 WhatsApp messages
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross has written to the former first minister for the second time in a week.
In-laws of Scottish First Minister granted permission to leave Gaza
Elizabeth and Maged El-Nakla, from Dundee, have been trapped in the territory after visiting family before the conflict erupted.
October 2023
Third person dies in UK as Storm Babet causes widespread flooding and high winds
The “unprecedented” weather event has caused some residents in eastern Scotland to evacuate their homes.
57-year-old woman dies after being swept into river in Scotland as Storm Babet batters country
A rare red weather warning is in place in Scotland.
Scottish First Minister Humza Yousaf says Mother-in-law 'trapped' in Gaza Strip
Earlier today Israel ordered the evacuation of over 1.1 million people in Northern Gaza.
McTominay's brilliant goal ruled out as Spain earn crucial win over Scotland
Group A leaders Scotland would have sealed qualification for the tournament with a point in Seville.
What Johnny Sexton continues to do at the age of 38 is remarkable
The Ireland captain has been pulling the strings as cleverly as ever at this World Cup.
Ryan's injury a big concern as Ireland consider their options
Ireland’s win over Scotland came at a price as they were left with some new injuries.
The remarkable 18-phase Irish defensive grandstand that broke Scotland
Simon Easterby’s charges fronted up with mix of work-rate, technical skill, and aggression.
People in north Scotland warned of a 'risk to life’ from flooding caused by heavy rains
Parts of Scotland have been warned to ‘stay alert, not stand down’ while the south of the UK enjoys dry weather.
Earls hamstring strain adds to injury concerns for Ireland
Mack Hansen, James Lowe, and James Ryan were all injured in the win over Scotland.
'We don't think that we've played our best rugby yet' - Farrell
Ireland’s focus has quickly turned to New Zealand ahead of the quarter-final.
'This is proper living now' - Farrell welcomes All Blacks clash
Ireland’s focus has quickly turned to New Zealand ahead of the quarter-final.
'They give us some of the best days of our lives. It's important we repay that'
Ireland captain Johnny Sexton hailed the brilliant Irish support in Paris.
Hansen, Lowe, and Ryan the injury concerns after Ireland's win
Andy Farrell gave an update on the injuries Ireland picked up against Scotland.
Irresistible Ireland dominate Scotland to earn Rugby World Cup quarter-final against All Blacks
Tonight’s Pool B match was played in the Stade de France in Paris.
Irresistible Ireland obliterate Scots to earn World Cup QF against All Blacks
In front of another remarkable Irish crowd, Andy Farrell’s side were brilliant.
'If he gets under you, good night and good luck... He's immensely strong'
Andrew Porter is setting a new standard in athleticism and work rate at prop for Ireland.
All logic says Ireland will beat Scotland but sport is full of jeopardy
Andy Farrell’s side have lots of reasons to be confident for the World Cup clash in Paris.
'People are saying 60,000 Irish are travelling' - Green army marches on Paris
James Lowe has been blown away by the Irish support at the World Cup.
Ireland 'fumigate' against Paris bed bugs as Henshaw does light running
Ireland were in fine spirits at Stade de France ahead of the clash with Scotland.
In-form, experienced Henderson deserves World Cup start for Ireland
The Ulster man will aim to bring nous and composure in the second row against Scotland.
Farrell expected to make minimal changes for Ireland's clash with Scotland
Dan Sheehan has been pushing for a start at hooker, while Jack Conan could return on the bench.
Henshaw emerges as major doubt for Ireland's clash with Scotland
The centre has suffered an injury niggle and could miss out this weekend.
'I think it's actually worked in our favour, him being banned'
Ireland captain Johnny Sexton is playing excellent rugby at the age of 38.
Wing call the big decision in settled Scotland team for Ireland clash
Gregor Townsend’s side will be very familiar to the Irish players.
'A huge day' - Peter O'Mahony set to win his 100th Ireland cap
The 34-year-old is in line for a big day as his side clash with Scotland in Paris.
All the permutations ahead of Ireland's final World Cup pool game
For Andy Farrell, the simplest scenario is Ireland beating Scotland to top Pool B.
'I know we haven't knocked over Ireland, but there's always that first time'
Scotland defence coach Steve Tandy knows his charges will need to be sharp in Paris.
'We believe we can turn over Ireland... a lot of the pressure will be on them'
Gregor Townsend and his players won’t be short of motivation this weekend.
September 2023
Ireland 'frothing at the mouth' to face Scotland - Kilcoyne
The Irish prop says Andy Farrell’s emotional intelligence is through the roof.
One big area where Ireland need to improve after win over the Boks
Andy Farrell’s side left the South African 22 empty-handed too often last weekend.
Full steam ahead or a few changes? Ireland will respect the Scots
After a short holiday, the Irish squad are back in camp in Tours from today.
Scotland must ‘do it the hard way’ but know what is needed ahead of Ireland test
Gregor Townsend’s side are still in with a fighting chance of reaching the World Cup quarter-finals.
Scots surprised by lack of TMO review as Boks explain traffic lights
Jesse Kriel appeared to make a high tackle on Jack Dempsey in Marseille.
Springboks show might in battle of Ireland's RWC pool rivals
Scotland came out second best in a physical clash at Stade de Marseille.
'It's a long way to Tipperary' says Ben Healy as he hopes for Scotland success
Former Munster man thriving after making the switch to Gregor Townsend’s side.
Springboks wary of Scottish 'magician' Russell: Vermeulen
Scotland play South Africa in Marseille on Sunday.
Ban on single-use vapes to be considered by Scottish government
The move could put the Scottish government on another colission course with their London counterparts.