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Scotland v New Zealand Player Ratings

Brodie Smithers gives his view from the stand as Scotland lose narrowly to the All Blacks at BT Murrayfield.

5 Questions The Autumn Tests Will Answer – Post Pumas

Cameron Black revisits the questions we posed at the start of the Autumn Internationals to see what we learned from the game against Argentina

Scotland v New Zealand – the teams

Vern Cotter has stuck with the same starting XV that gave Argentina a good going over for at least 50 minutes, and has beefed up the bench in anticipation of the arrival of the world's best team and his countrymen, New Zealand.

Win a pair of tickets to Scotland v New Zealand in the Viagogo Series courtesy of Dove Men+Care

Win Tickets to see Scotland take on Argentina on Saturday 8th November at BT Murrayfield Stadium courtesy of Scottish Rugby Blog and Dove Men+Care

Scotland 41-31 Argentina

Rory Baldwin reports on Scotland's first international outing of the new season in the Viagogo Autumn International against Los Pumas, Argentina.

Scotland v Argentina – Player Ratings

Our man Brodie Smithers runs the rule over the Scotland players from todays generally encouraging 41-31win over Argentina at BT Murrayfield.

Scotland Team To Face Argentina

Mark Bennett gets the call to face Argentina, alongside Adam Ashe and the Gray brothers. Here's the team.

Your Scotland XV

We asked you for your picks for the Scotland team, and here are the results.

5 Questions The Autumn Tests Will Answer

Cameron Black takes a look at the key questions Vern Cotter must answer by the end of the Autumn Tests...

Win a pair of tickets to Scotland v Argentina in the Viagogo Series courtesy of Dove Men+Care

Win Tickets to see Scotland take on Argentina on Saturday 8th November at BT Murrayfield Stadium courtesy of Scottish Rugby Blog and Dove Men+Care

Cotter Has Captaincy Choice to Make

With Grant Gilchrist denied the chance to lead his country with a broken arm, who will fill in at short notice for Scotland now?

Montpellier 13-15 Glasgow

There's no match report this week, but let us know what you thought of the match in the comments section, as Glasgow emerged victorious from a bruising encounter in France with the rich Montpellier club.

Choose Your Scotland XV

Interactive magic lets you pick your Scotland team from Vern Cotter's squad. Who would you pick?

Movember Competition

Scottish Rugby Blog and Movember UK are giving away Six Nations tickets and a Movember Gift Pack. Get involved!

Cotter Announces Scotland Squad for November Tests

Rory takes a look through the Scotland squad that Vern Cotter announced today, and sees what clues we might get to the eventual team selection to face the All Blacks next month.

Warriors form adds to air of optimism

Jamie Lyall comments on the cautious optimism building within Scottish rugby circles ahead of Vern Cotter's Autumn Test squad announcement.

Glasgow 37-10 Bath

Glasgow welcomed Bath to Scotstoun for the European Champions Cup. Could they stand up to the Premiership high flyers? Or would it be more plucky defiance? In the end it was, pretty much, a demolition.

Ulster 29-9 Glasgow

Glasgow went to the Kingspan Stadium unbeaten, and came home chastened by a determined Ulster team who stepped up another notch from their demolition of Edinburgh.

Scotland 7s World Series Preview

Ruaridh Campbell takes a look at the upcoming IRB 7s World Series, which kicks off this weekend. How will Scotland fare and who's been signed up for the campaign?

Time ticking for Solomons to halt decline

Jamie Lyall says questions will soon be asked of Alan Solomons and the direction in which he is leading Edinburgh.

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