Gregor Townsend has confirmed new Scotland call-up Blade Thomson will not be able to make his debut against Wales – even though the forward’s Scarlets team-mates will be lining up for the hosts in Cardiff.
Saracens were made to scrap all the way as Mike Rhodes’ early try proved enough to see off gritty Glasgow 13-3 at Scotstoun.
A former Ireland and Ulster rugby player lost the opportunity to follow his profession in his own country after being accused of rape, Belfast Crown Court has heard.
England rugby star George Ford is being teased by his fellow players on Twitter for a promotional tweet he posted.
A rugby player has been fined after he smashed a pint glass over a bouncer’s head when he told him to leave an Aberdeen bar.
Academics have pinpointed rugby tackles which they believe minimise the risk of head injuries.
Title-chasing Garioch are ending a frustrating week with the good news that they are only one win away from wrapping up promotion to Caley Division 1 – not that head coach Dave Duguid was entirely happy with the situation.
Grammar chairman Mike Cox thinks being without a north-east Super Six side will preserve the “status quo”.
Garioch took a big stride towards winning Caley 2 North without kicking a ball in anger.
Now the Caley 2 North title race has been reduced to a two-horse one between Ellon and Garioch, it will be a question of which team can hold their nerve in the run-in.
Imagine a mix of basketball, rugby and football. Then pour on the traditions of the Celtic culture and you will begin to get a flavour of Gaelic Football.
Ellon surged to the top of Caley 2 North after beating nearest challengers Moray.
Aberdeen Grammar’s penultimate game of the season with derby rivals Dundee High today gives both Caley sides the opportunity to end the season on a positive note.
Aberdeen Grammar head into the finishing straight of a long campaign in National League 3 tomorrow.
Aberdeen Grammar endured a tough time on the road in Glasgow.
Aberdeen Grammar travel to Glasgow to face GHA tomorrow with a depleted squad due to a number of players having booked a trip to Rome.
UPDATE: Aberdeen Grammar’s National League 1 match with Musselburgh at Rubislaw tomorrow has been called off due to the Arctic conditions in the North-east. Gordonians had no scheduled game in National League 3 this weekend.
Rugby fans are being encouraged to plan their journey ahead of a crunch fixture on Saturday.
Aberdeen Grammar failed to make it a Border treble against promotion-seeking Jed-Forest after giving the home side a head start of 33-7 at Riverside Park.
Aberdeen Grammar will head to Jedburgh tomorrow seeking a third win on the trot against Border opposition, but with a word of warning from head coach Ali O’Connor.
Aberdeen Grammar’s quest goes on for a top-four place in National League 1 after they bounced back to beat Selkirk last week at Rubislaw.
Aberdeen Grammar get back into action tomorrow after a two-week break with what head coach Ali O’Connor regards as a “must win” game against lowly Stewart’s Melville.
More than 100 youngsters are set to take part in a game of rugby as part of a bid to raise money for a rugby legend’s charity.
Two late tries were not enough to prevent Aberdeen Grammar slumping to their first defeat since mid-October after a rousing affair in the Borders where Kelso were happy to hang on against the late rally of the Rubislaw side.
Aberdeen Grammar get their National League 1 programme up and running tomorrow, keen to build on their top-four placing in the first half of the season.
Rugby fans from the North-east are being encouraged to buy their train tickets now ahead of two crunch international fixtures next month.
Aboyne’s Hollie Davidson – the Scottish Rugby Union’s first professional female referee – will officiate the Women’s Six Nations clash between France and Italy in February. Davidson, 25, only took charge of her first international this year on the World Rugby HSBC Sevens circuit and the governing body has now deemed her ready.
Gordonians took full advantage of a trip to Orkney on a day when rugby on the mainland was generally confined to the freezer.
Aberdeen Grammar will be bidding to end the year on a high tomorrow.
Aberdeen Grammar are targeting a Border double before they go into the festive break.