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# scotland - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Earls double helps Ireland to end 2020 on a positive note with win over Scotland
# Brace
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# Brace

Earls double helps Ireland to end 2020 on a positive note with win over Scotland

Dec 5th 2020, 4:12 PM 36,879 Views 104 Comments

Cian Healy also got on the scoresheet as Andy Farrell’s side claimed third spot in the Autumn Nations Cup.

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As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, Autumn Nations Cup

Pressure is on but Ireland have enough about them to beat Scotland
# Preview
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# Preview

Pressure is on but Ireland have enough about them to beat Scotland

Dec 5th 2020, 7:44 AM 7,037 Views 20 Comments

Having experimented throughout the autumn, Andy Farrell has named an experienced team for today’s encounter with Scotland. They need to deliver a performance as well as a result.

# scotland - Friday 4 December, 2020

Five talking points ahead of Ireland versus Scotland tomorrow
# The Big Issues
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# The Big Issues

Five talking points ahead of Ireland versus Scotland tomorrow

Dec 4th 2020, 1:48 PM 10,472 Views 29 Comments

Can Stockdale find form? Are Scotland overrated? Is Rob Herring underrated? We look at the big issues ahead of tomorrow’s international.

# scotland - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Lowe, Burns and Connors ruled out of Scotland clash but Sexton and Henshaw fit
# Injury Update
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# Injury Update

Lowe, Burns and Connors ruled out of Scotland clash but Sexton and Henshaw fit

Dec 1st 2020, 10:45 AM 12,834 Views 36 Comments

Keith Earls, Rob Herring, and Conor Murray are all set to be available too.

# scotland - Monday 30 November, 2020

Ireland's clash with Scotland looms as hugely important for the Farrell era
# Pressure
From The42
# Pressure

Ireland's clash with Scotland looms as hugely important for the Farrell era

Nov 30th 2020, 7:05 AM 8,199 Views 11 Comments

The Ireland head coach needs to find some answers ahead of the third-place play-off in Dublin.

Sexton set to make timely Ireland return for play-off clash with Scotland
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Sexton set to make timely Ireland return for play-off clash with Scotland

Nov 30th 2020, 1:01 AM 7,702 Views 15 Comments

The 35-year-old out-half has been missed by Andy Farrell’s side.

# scotland - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Sturgeon has 'never been more certain' of Scottish independence
# Scotland
# Scotland

Sturgeon has 'never been more certain' of Scottish independence

Nov 28th 2020, 12:34 PM 26,099 Views 58 Comments

Opinion polls in recent months have shown that a majority of public opinion in Scotland now supports independence.

# scotland - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Promotion opportunity squandered by Scotland with costly defeat in Israel
# Chance Wasted
From The42
# Chance Wasted

Promotion opportunity squandered by Scotland with costly defeat in Israel

Nov 18th 2020, 10:35 PM 4,015 Views 0 Comments

Steve Clarke’s side had come into November four points clear at the top of Nations League Group 2B.

# scotland - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Scotland make it four wins in-a-row with hard-fought victory against Italy
# Autumn Nations Cup
From The42
# Autumn Nations Cup

Scotland make it four wins in-a-row with hard-fought victory against Italy

Nov 14th 2020, 2:53 PM 7,783 Views 2 Comments

Franco Smith’s men will be gutted to have come up short of a win over the Scots in Florence.

# scotland - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Penalty-shootout triumph sends Scotland to a first major tournament since 1998
# Scots Can
From The42
# Scots Can

Penalty-shootout triumph sends Scotland to a first major tournament since 1998

Nov 12th 2020, 10:42 PM 8,257 Views 8 Comments

The Scots are off to the Euros after getting the better of Serbia in tonight’s play-off final in Belgrade.

# scotland - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Wales' miserable run continues as Scotland end Six Nations with away win
# Tough Watch
From The42
# Tough Watch

Wales' miserable run continues as Scotland end Six Nations with away win

Oct 31st 2020, 4:12 PM 11,639 Views 4 Comments

Gregor Townsend’s men edged it as Wayne Pivac’s difficult start to his tenure continued.

# scotland - Sunday 25 October, 2020

England win Women's Six Nations after France held to draw ahead of Ireland showdown
# Winner Winner
From The42
# Winner Winner

England win Women's Six Nations after France held to draw ahead of Ireland showdown

Oct 25th 2020, 9:36 PM 5,418 Views 0 Comments

The French are coming to Dublin for their final game of the tournament next weekend.

# scotland - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Scotland see off Czech Republic to extend unbeaten run to eight games
# Fitba
From The42
# Fitba

Scotland see off Czech Republic to extend unbeaten run to eight games

Oct 14th 2020, 10:49 PM 6,490 Views 5 Comments

The Scots rode their luck after smart play by Lyndon Dykes teed up Fraser to slot home the only goal.

# scotland - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Scotland stay on course to reach their first major tournament in 22 years
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

Scotland stay on course to reach their first major tournament in 22 years

Oct 8th 2020, 11:21 PM 10,072 Views 5 Comments

Steve Clarke’s side overcame Israel after a penalty shooutout this evening at Hampden Park.

Explainer: What's the thinking behind banning pubs and restaurants in Scotland from serving alcohol indoors?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: What's the thinking behind banning pubs and restaurants in Scotland from serving alcohol indoors?

Oct 8th 2020, 3:49 PM 18,995 Views 5 Comments

Pubs, restaurants and cafés in most of Scotland are to be barred from selling alcohol indoors for more than two weeks.

# scotland - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Pubs, cafés and restaurants in Scotland banned from selling alcohol indoors under new Covid restrictions
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Pubs, cafés and restaurants in Scotland banned from selling alcohol indoors under new Covid restrictions

Oct 7th 2020, 3:28 PM 18,979 Views 17 Comments

The new restrictions kick in for the Scots on Friday.

# scotland - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Former Ireland underage striker swaps Waterford for Scottish Premiership
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Former Ireland underage striker swaps Waterford for Scottish Premiership

Sep 23rd 2020, 3:26 PM 10,462 Views 0 Comments

Michael O’Connor is set to join Ross County, Waterford FC has confirmed.

# scotland - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Social gatherings in Scotland limited to six people as Sturgeon announces raft of new restrictions
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Social gatherings in Scotland limited to six people as Sturgeon announces raft of new restrictions

Sep 10th 2020, 1:05 PM 35,096 Views 16 Comments

Scotland’s First Minister said no more than six people from two households should gather indoors or outside.

# scotland - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021
# Indyref2
# Indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021

Sep 1st 2020, 5:58 PM 36,085 Views 39 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon also announced a raft of measures to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.

# scotland - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Windsurfer rescued off coast of Scotland after being spotted by person with a telescope in their home
# Scotland
# Scotland

Windsurfer rescued off coast of Scotland after being spotted by person with a telescope in their home

Aug 29th 2020, 3:47 PM 81,284 Views 21 Comments

He was located 10 miles from Anstruther and six miles from his destination of Dunbar in East Lothian.

# scotland - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Shot-shy Rangers held to goalless draw by Livingston
# All Square
From The42
# All Square

Shot-shy Rangers held to goalless draw by Livingston

Aug 16th 2020, 7:08 PM 8,849 Views 26 Comments

Steven Gerrard’s side missed the chance to move two points clear of Hibernian.

# scotland - Saturday 15 August, 2020

'The whole story has been a fairytale' - Former Scotland captain retires from professional rugby
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

'The whole story has been a fairytale' - Former Scotland captain retires from professional rugby

Aug 15th 2020, 11:20 AM 13,584 Views 5 Comments

John Barclay has called time on his 16-year career.

# scotland - Friday 14 August, 2020

Paddleboarder (17) rescues child blown out to sea on inflatable swan off Scottish coast
# North Ayrshire
# North Ayrshire

Paddleboarder (17) rescues child blown out to sea on inflatable swan off Scottish coast

Aug 14th 2020, 2:23 PM 39,495 Views 9 Comments

The teenager was praised for his quick actions.

# scotland - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Three people dead and six injured in train derailment in Aberdeenshire
# Scotland
# Scotland

Three people dead and six injured in train derailment in Aberdeenshire

Updated Aug 12th 2020, 4:45 PM 31,433 Views 4 Comments

Dozens of emergency service vehicles, including an air ambulance, were called to the scene this morning.

Explainer: What led to Scotland's school results fiasco, and why does it matter to Ireland?
# Scotland
# Scotland

Explainer: What led to Scotland's school results fiasco, and why does it matter to Ireland?

Aug 12th 2020, 6:10 AM 20,651 Views 9 Comments

Ireland’s Department of Education said that it was “aware” of Scotland’s exam results being released.

# scotland - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Aug 11th 2020, 9:03 PM 19,569 Views 0 Comments

An outbreak at Naas General Hospital, weekly testing at meat plants and the announcement of Joe Biden’s running mate.

Scotland to withdraw almost 125,000 results downgraded under 'calculated grades' process
# Miscalculation
# Miscalculation

Scotland to withdraw almost 125,000 results downgraded under 'calculated grades' process

Aug 11th 2020, 8:48 PM 17,971 Views 7 Comments

It emerged that the methodology disproportionately affected pupils from deprived backgrounds.

Ireland's Grand Slam-winning coach Doyle won't return to Scotland job due to Covid-19 risks
# Medical Grounds
From The42
# Medical Grounds

Ireland's Grand Slam-winning coach Doyle won't return to Scotland job due to Covid-19 risks

Aug 11th 2020, 1:05 PM 6,734 Views 8 Comments

Assistant coach Bryan Easson will step into the role for the remaining Six Nations matches and the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

# scotland - Monday 10 August, 2020

'We did not get this right': Sturgeon apologises to pupils over downgraded exam results
# Scotland
# Scotland

'We did not get this right': Sturgeon apologises to pupils over downgraded exam results

Aug 10th 2020, 5:32 PM 33,241 Views 11 Comments

Pass rates for pupils in the most deprived data zones were reduced by 15.2% – for pupils from the most affluent backgrounds the reduction was 6.9%.

# scotland - Friday 7 August, 2020

Sturgeon ‘furious’ as players’ pub trip sees Aberdeen game postponed
# Off
From The42
# Off

Sturgeon ‘furious’ as players’ pub trip sees Aberdeen game postponed

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 2:00 PM 11,342 Views 2 Comments

The First Minister said Dons players ‘blatantly broke’ coronavirus protocols when they spent Saturday night in a bar.

# scotland - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Lockdown restrictions to be reimposed on Aberdeen after coronavirus cluster
# Scotland
# Scotland

Lockdown restrictions to be reimposed on Aberdeen after coronavirus cluster

Aug 5th 2020, 12:55 PM 30,975 Views 34 Comments

All indoor and outdoor hospitality has been told to close by 5pm today.

# scotland - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

After 2-and-a-half years in Scotland, David McMillan makes Dundalk return
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

After 2-and-a-half years in Scotland, David McMillan makes Dundalk return

Jul 29th 2020, 10:45 PM 5,272 Views 1 Comment

The popular striker previously played for the Lilywhites between 2014 and 2017.

# scotland - Friday 3 July, 2020

'Utterly shambolic': Wales and Scotland hit out at UK government's shifting position on air bridges
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'Utterly shambolic': Wales and Scotland hit out at UK government's shifting position on air bridges

Jul 3rd 2020, 1:34 PM 26,615 Views 10 Comments

Wales’ First Minister Mark Drakeford accused the UK government of making an announcement and then trying to “work out” what they meant.

# scotland - Friday 26 June, 2020

Police in Glasgow say an incident in which a man was shot dead today is not being treated as terrorism
# Scotland
# Scotland

Police in Glasgow say an incident in which a man was shot dead today is not being treated as terrorism

Updated Jun 26th 2020, 10:35 PM 103,371 Views 34 Comments

A police officer is in a critical condition in hospital.

# scotland - Monday 22 June, 2020

Son of ex-Celtic boss Strachan replaces Duff as first-team coach
# Taking Over
From The42
# Taking Over

Son of ex-Celtic boss Strachan replaces Duff as first-team coach

Jun 22nd 2020, 6:07 PM 6,844 Views 5 Comments

Gavin Strachan joins the club after serving as assistant manager at Peterborough United.

# scotland - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Former Ireland midfielder in the frame to become next Bolton Wanderers manager
# Reid All About It
From The42
# Reid All About It

Former Ireland midfielder in the frame to become next Bolton Wanderers manager

Jun 16th 2020, 5:00 PM 29,064 Views 6 Comments

Steven Reid, who’s currently on the Scotland backroom staff, could succeed Keith Hill at Bolton.

# scotland - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Scottish football 'likely' to be back in August
# Road To Return
From The42
# Road To Return

Scottish football 'likely' to be back in August

May 23rd 2020, 7:27 PM 3,528 Views 0 Comments

Celtic were crowned champions for a record-equalling ninth consecutive season as the Scottish Premiership campaign was declared over on Monday.

# scotland - Saturday 25 April, 2020

More than 20,000 people have died in British hospitals from Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

More than 20,000 people have died in British hospitals from Covid-19

Apr 25th 2020, 4:43 PM 22,443 Views 36 Comments

It is the 5th country in the world to pass the 20,000 mark.

# scotland - Sunday 5 April, 2020

Scotland's chief medical officer resigns after failing to follow her own advice by visiting second home
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Scotland's chief medical officer resigns after failing to follow her own advice by visiting second home

Updated Apr 5th 2020, 10:10 PM 192,318 Views 106 Comments

Dr Catherine Calderwood was spotted with her family at their second home more than an hour’s drive from Edinburgh.