The Heineken Champions Cup has reached its halfway stage, with the final two rounds of pool fixtures taking place in January.
Scotland kick off their Autumn Nations Cup campaign in Florence against Italy on Saturday.
Head coach Gregor Townsend believes Duncan Weir will bring a pride and passion to the Scotland jersey after winning a recall to the starting team for the first time in four-and-a-half years.
Scotland face a potential outside-half crisis ahead of the Autumn Nations Cup amid fears that Finn Russell might require surgery.
Wales and Scotland meet at Llanelli as their Guinness Six Nations campaigns finally come to a conclusion on Saturday.
Gregor Townsend admits it was difficult to leave Adam Hastings out of his Scotland team but he could not ignore Finn Russell’s big-game form and the way he has re-integrated into the set-up.
Finn Russell will start for Scotland in their final Guinness Six Nations contest against Wales on Saturday.
Duhan Van Der Merwe aims to keep improving as an international player now he has got his “nervous and emotional” Scotland debut out of the way.
Finn Russell made a point of playing his normal game as he made his long-awaited Scotland return.
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend praised the impact of Finn Russell after the returning fly-half came off the bench in the 48-7 win over Georgia.
Fraser Brown scored two tries on his first appearance as Scotland captain as Gregor Townsend’s side returned to action with an eight-try 48-7 victory over Georgia.
Gregor Townsend says Scotland are welcoming back a new and improved Finn Russell as the maverick stand-off gets set to finally end his year-long Test exile.
Finn Russell is set to make his first Scotland appearance since the World Cup when Gregor Townsend’s team take on Georgia at Murrayfield on Friday night.
Greig Laidlaw has warned Ireland to beware Finn Russell after revealing the Scotland stand-off is in the mood to wreak further havoc after masterminding the dismantling of England.
Allan Dell and Finn Russell insist they have no regrets about joining the British and Irish Lions as mid-tour reinforcements.