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'A moment to move us all' at Murrayfield as Weir delivers match ball

Scotland rugby union legend Doddie Weir delivers the match ball at Murrayfield alongside his sons as he continues to battle Motor Neurone disease.

Scotland can achieve something special - Hogg

Full-back Stuart Hogg says Scotland proved they can compete with the world's best, despite a heartbreaking 22-17 loss to New Zealand.

Ireland had to 'find a way' to beat Fiji, says coach Schmidt

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt says his largely inexperienced side had to "find a way" to beat Fiji in the second of their autumn internationals at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday.

Rugby-Aviva Premiership results and standings

Nov 19 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the Aviva Premiership matches on Sunday RESULTS Exeter Chiefs 31 Harlequins 17 Leicester Tigers 35 Sale Sharks 27 London Irish 18 Bath Rugby 22 STANDINGS P W D L F A B Pts 1. Exeter Chiefs 8 6 0 2 218 129 7 31 2. Show More Summary

Rugby-Noves dismisses future talk after South Africa defeat

PARIS, Nov 19 (Reuters) - France coach Guy Noves said he would not answer questions about his future after his side suffered an 18-17 defeat against a troubled South Africa team in their second November test on Saturday.

Scotland vs New Zealand: Player Ratings

Al Kerr runs his eye over the Scotland performances from a thoroughly credible effort against double World Champions New Zealand. The post Scotland vs New Zealand: Player Ratings appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.

Rugby-Ireland's Carbery set for long layoff after breaking arm

DUBLIN, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Ireland back Joey Carbery broke his arm playing for Ireland against Fiji in Dublin on Saturday and will be out for "the foreseeable future", according to coach Joe Schmidt.

Rugby-Vermeulen in line for captain's role after late call-up

PARIS, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Duane Vermeulen was initially considered not fit enough to embark on South Africa's end-of-year tour to Europe but could end up captaining the Springboks when they meet Italy next weekend.

Rugby-All Blacks coach satisfied despite close call in Edinburgh

Nov 19 (Reuters) - New Zealand narrowly avoided a first defeat to Scotland on Saturday, holding off the hosts 22-17 at Murrayfield, and while the result was much closer than many would have predicted, the world champions' coach, Steve Hansen, was satisfied with their days work.

UPDATE 5-Rugby-Test results

Nov 18 (Gracenote) - Results from the Test matches on Saturday France 17 South Africa 18 Ireland 23 Fiji 20 Scotland 17 New Zealand 22 England 30 Australia 6 Wales 13 Georgia 6 Italy 15 Argentina 31

Jones shrugs off Cheika's concern over tight calls

England coach Eddie Jones dismisses claims his side were lucky after a series of tight calls in their 30-6 victory over Australia.

Schmidt hails 'brave' Carbery after arm injury

Joey Carbery suffers a suspected broken arm against Fiji and will play no part in Ireland's final autumn Test against Argentina.

UPDATE 1-Rugby-Coach Noves under pressure as France lose to South Africa

SAINT-DENIS, France, Nov 18 (Reuters) - France coach Guy Noves's job came under pressure when Les Bleus lost 18-17 to South Africa after yet another mediocre performance at the Stade de France on Saturday.

Rugby-Test France v South Africa summary

Nov 18 (Gracenote) - Summary from the Test match between France and South Africa on Saturday at Stade de France in Paris Saint-Denis, France France 17 South Africa 18 Half Time: 7-8 Scorers: France : Tries: Anthony Belleau (27),Baptiste...Show More Summary

Scotland 17-22 New Zealand: John Barclay - 'We let victory get away'

Captain John Barclay reflects on 'one that got away' after Scotland come close to beating New Zealand for the first time.

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