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#Scotland

# scotland - Sunday 14 March, 2021

'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 7,871 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
From The42
# Drama

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

Mar 14th 2021, 4:56 PM 43,391 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
From The42
# Big One

Farrell's Ireland must quash renewed Scottish confidence in Murrayfield

Mar 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 10,368 Views 17 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
From The42
# Last Chance Saloon

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

Mar 13th 2021, 12:00 PM 18,153 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
From The42
# Milestone

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

Mar 13th 2021, 1:01 AM 7,293 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
From The42
# Box Kick

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

Mar 12th 2021, 3:36 PM 5,327 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 10,477 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
From The42
# Hooker

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

Mar 12th 2021, 1:13 PM 6,706 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
From The42
# Team News

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

Mar 12th 2021, 11:32 AM 37,514 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
From The42
# Big Game

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

Mar 11th 2021, 10:30 PM 13,160 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
From The42
# Fitness

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

Mar 11th 2021, 1:01 AM 5,424 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 24,791 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 14,660 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
From The42
# 6 Nations

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

Mar 10th 2021, 1:13 PM 5,520 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.

# scotland - Monday 8 March, 2021

Police in the North probe large Rangers gatherings on Shankill Road
# Mass Gathering
# Mass Gathering

Police in the North probe large Rangers gatherings on Shankill Road

Updated Mar 8th 2021, 7:56 PM 63,299 Views 41 Comments

The Scottish First Minister said that crowds gathering in such a manner could delay the region’s exit from lockdown.

# scotland - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Rangers secure Scottish Premiership title after Celtic held by Dundee United
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Rangers secure Scottish Premiership title after Celtic held by Dundee United

Mar 7th 2021, 2:03 PM 22,353 Views 56 Comments

It is the 55th title for Steven Gerrard’s side.

# scotland - Saturday 6 March, 2021

'That's all I knew, the area I lived in wasn't the most affluent area'
# Road Less Travelled
From The42
# Road Less Travelled

'That's all I knew, the area I lived in wasn't the most affluent area'

Mar 6th 2021, 10:00 AM 50,692 Views 18 Comments

Cormac Izuchukwu has taken a unique route into pro rugby and is now impressing with Ulster.

# scotland - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Sturgeon says allegations about Salmond were 'shocking' but there was no plot to 'get' him
# Scotland
# Scotland

Sturgeon says allegations about Salmond were 'shocking' but there was no plot to 'get' him

Updated Mar 3rd 2021, 4:50 PM 27,701 Views 0 Comments

She has rejected the ‘suggestion that anyone acted with malice or as part of a plot’ against her predecessor.

# scotland - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Good news for Irish contingent in Scotland as women's top-flight football allowed return
# Across The Water
From The42
# Across The Water

Good news for Irish contingent in Scotland as women's top-flight football allowed return

Mar 2nd 2021, 5:17 PM 3,854 Views 0 Comments

Several Irish internationals are on the books of Glasgow City and Celtic.

# scotland - Monday 1 March, 2021

Ireland release 13 players to feature in this week's inter-pro derbies
# Game Time
From The42
# Game Time

Ireland release 13 players to feature in this week's inter-pro derbies

Updated Mar 1st 2021, 3:03 PM 31,079 Views 38 Comments

21-year-old lock Ryan Baird is one of 23 players who will remain with Ireland this week.

# scotland - Friday 26 February, 2021

Ireland drawn in Bordeaux, Nantes, and Paris as World Cup fixtures confirmed
# RWC2023
From The42
# RWC2023

Ireland drawn in Bordeaux, Nantes, and Paris as World Cup fixtures confirmed

Feb 26th 2021, 11:42 AM 11,404 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s fixtures see them finish with games against South Africa and Scotland.

Alex Salmond due at Holyrood to give evidence about botched investigation
# Scotland
# Scotland

Alex Salmond due at Holyrood to give evidence about botched investigation

Feb 26th 2021, 6:58 AM 8,473 Views 0 Comments

He will also face questions about his claims that Nicola Sturgeon misled parliament and breached the ministerial code.

# scotland - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Zander Fagerson may still play some part for Scotland in Six Nations despite ban
# Confusion
From The42
# Confusion

Zander Fagerson may still play some part for Scotland in Six Nations despite ban

Feb 25th 2021, 7:32 PM 3,703 Views 0 Comments

The Scots’ next clash with France has been postponed.

Postponed: France's clash with Scotland will be rescheduled after Covid outbreak
# Off
From The42
# Off

Postponed: France's clash with Scotland will be rescheduled after Covid outbreak

Feb 25th 2021, 12:32 PM 6,681 Views 8 Comments

Another positive test in the French camp today has seen the fixture postponed.

France suspend training after another positive Covid-19 test
# Another Case
From The42
# Another Case

France suspend training after another positive Covid-19 test

Feb 25th 2021, 9:18 AM 6,133 Views 8 Comments

The France squad have been placed in isolation, with the Six Nations meeting with Scotland set for Sunday.

# scotland - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

France report no new Covid-19 cases as Scotland game awaits the green light
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

France report no new Covid-19 cases as Scotland game awaits the green light

Feb 23rd 2021, 10:39 AM 2,464 Views 1 Comment

French captain Charles Ollivon was among five players ruled out after testing positive yesterday.

# scotland - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Zander Fagerson banned for rest of Six Nations after red card against Wales
# Repercussions
From The42
# Repercussions

Zander Fagerson banned for rest of Six Nations after red card against Wales

Feb 16th 2021, 10:44 PM 12,620 Views 23 Comments

His suspension is a week longer than Peter O’Mahony’s, in spite of the fact he committed a similar offence.

# scotland - Monday 15 February, 2021

'Boris's Burrow': Underwater Irish Sea tunnel prompts derision despite report of 'green light'
# Under The Sea
# Under The Sea

'Boris's Burrow': Underwater Irish Sea tunnel prompts derision despite report of 'green light'

Feb 15th 2021, 5:31 PM 56,435 Views 72 Comments

First it was a bridge, now it’s a tunnel, apparently.

Ex-Ireland international targeting success after signing new deal at St Mirren
# Jim Goodwin
From The42
# Jim Goodwin

Ex-Ireland international targeting success after signing new deal at St Mirren

Feb 15th 2021, 3:50 PM 4,415 Views 2 Comments

Goodwin was skipper when the Saints won their last major trophy in 2013.

# scotland - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Hamish Watson says Zander Fagerson did not deserve ‘rubbish’ call
# Red Mist
From The42
# Red Mist

Hamish Watson says Zander Fagerson did not deserve ‘rubbish’ call

Feb 14th 2021, 10:43 PM 9,923 Views 12 Comments

The prop was dismissed in the defeat to Wales.

Legislation on a second Scottish independence referendum due within weeks
# Scotch Exit
# Scotch Exit

Legislation on a second Scottish independence referendum due within weeks

Feb 14th 2021, 7:26 PM 25,292 Views 54 Comments

The draft Bill, promised in the legislative programme set out last year, is due to be published before the Scottish Parliament enters recess next month.

# scotland - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Rees-Zammit the hero as Wales edge past Scotland in thriller
# King Louis
From The42
# King Louis

Rees-Zammit the hero as Wales edge past Scotland in thriller

Updated Feb 13th 2021, 6:56 PM 31,108 Views 61 Comments

Two tries from Welsh wing Louis Rees-Zammit prove crucial as 14-man Scotland pay the price for their indiscipline.

# scotland - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Neale Richmond: To tackle knife crime we should take our cues from Scotland
# Knife Crime
# Knife Crime

Neale Richmond: To tackle knife crime we should take our cues from Scotland

Feb 11th 2021, 7:39 AM 15,913 Views 23 Comments

The Fine Gael TD says we should look to Scotland and how they handled a surge in knife crime if we are to tackle our knife problem here.

# scotland - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Townsend places Scotland success among ‘best ever results in our history’
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

Townsend places Scotland success among ‘best ever results in our history’

Feb 6th 2021, 11:00 PM 7,779 Views 21 Comments

Scotland beat England at Twickenham for the first time since 1983 in today’s Guinness Six Nations clash.

Scotland storm fortress to record first win at Twickenham since 1983
# Scotland The Brave
From The42
# Scotland The Brave

Scotland storm fortress to record first win at Twickenham since 1983

Feb 6th 2021, 6:40 PM 49,867 Views 112 Comments

Scotland’s 38-year wait for away win over England is over following this 11-6 win.

# scotland - Friday 5 February, 2021

Two women killed and man dies in crash in three ‘linked’ incidents near Kilmarnock in Scotland
# Scotland
# Scotland

Two women killed and man dies in crash in three ‘linked’ incidents near Kilmarnock in Scotland

Updated Feb 5th 2021, 11:47 AM 32,268 Views 1 Comment

Police said the incidents are not being treated as terrorist-related.

Eddie Jones wonders if Scotland will handle the pressure against England
# Mind Games
From The42
# Mind Games

Eddie Jones wonders if Scotland will handle the pressure against England

Feb 5th 2021, 7:53 AM 5,077 Views 8 Comments

Jones has questioned whether expectation levels are too high for the Scots.

# scotland - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Police in Scotland at the scene of two 'serious incidents' in Kilmarnock
# Kilmarnock
# Kilmarnock

Police in Scotland at the scene of two 'serious incidents' in Kilmarnock

Feb 4th 2021, 10:51 PM 90,106 Views 19 Comments

One of the incidents is at Crosshouse Hospital, while a second happened in Portland Street in the centre.

# scotland - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Celtic thump managerless Kilmarnock with a four-star display at Rugby Park
# Response
From The42
# Response

Celtic thump managerless Kilmarnock with a four-star display at Rugby Park

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:54 PM 5,301 Views 0 Comments

Scott Brown opened the scoring before Odsonne Edouard’s double and an Albian Ajeti goal made it 4-0.