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Scotland Name Ten Uncapped Players In 36-Man Autumn Series Squad

Scotland rugby union coach Gregor Townsend speaks during a press conference at the team announcement in Sydney on June 15, 2017.

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has named ten new faces in his squad for the upcoming November internationals. Scotland face off against Samoa, New Zealand and South Africa over the course of three Saturdays next month, will three matches taking place in Murrayfield. In a squad that has been hit with injuries to the likes of Greig Laidlaw, Fraser Brown …

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Saracens Winger Maitland Says Scots Have No Reason To Grumble Over Lions Selection

Scotland and Saracens winger Sean Maitland believes his countrymen have no reason to grumble over the lack of Scots selected for the Lions after March’s 61-21 Twickenham walloping by champions England. Following excellent home wins against Ireland and Wales, a comprehensive win over Italy and a narrow defeat in Paris to France, many people thought a decent number of Scots …

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Scotland Fans Rejoice As Countrymen Finally Make Impact In Lions Squad

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Straight from the original Lions squad selection, there were grievances amongst Scotland fans as to the lack of Scots in the touring party. Just Tommy Seymour and Stuart Hogg were included, later joined by Greig Laidlaw following the withdrawal of Ben Youngs. While there was no Scot on the 23-man squad of the first Test, Tommy Seymour bagged a brace of …

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Rhys Webb Issues Warning To Conor Murray As Battle For Lions Starting Jersey Rages

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There has been much talk in recent days surrounding scrum-halves in the Lions squad. As Ben Youngs withdrew from the squad due to family reasons, Greig Laidlaw received a call-up. The Scottish captain pipped Danny Care and Gareth Davies to the spot, and Warren Gatland has a full complement of scrum-halves once again. However, the Scottish captain is seen by most as …

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