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Edinburgh’s Ross Ford to win record 110th Scotland cap

Edinburgh hooker Ross Ford will break Scotland’s caps record on Saturday after being named in the starting line-up to face Fiji.

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Doddie Weir. Picture: Greg Macvean

Rugby legend Doddie Weir diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease

SUPPORT has poured in for Scottish rugby legend George “Doddie” Weir after he was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

John Hardie pulled up before Scotland's clash with Italy. Pic: Fotosport/David Gibson

John Hardie fit for Scotland’s final tour match against Fiji

Scotland have received a fitness boost ahead of their clash with Fiji as John Hardie has recovered from a back spasm.

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Ruaridh Jackson is desperate to get on the pitch in Fiji. Pic: Fotosport/David Gibson

Scotland star Jackson wants piece of the action against Fiji

Ruaridh Jackson is determined to make his mark when Scotland play Fiji in Suva on Saturday.

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Ex-rugby player Doddie Weir. Picture: Greg Macvean.

Rugby legend George ‘Doddie’ Weir diagnosed with MND

Scotland rugby legend Doddie Weir has revealed he is suffering from motor neurone disease.

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Greig Tonks opened the scoring in Sydney. Pic: Fotosport/David Gibson

Greig Tonks: Beating Australia was highlight of my career

Scotland full-back Greig Tonks reflected on Saturday’s “incredible” 24-19 victory over Australia as the highlight of his career before turning his attention to next opponents Fiji.

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Hamish Watson celebrates his try with Scotland team-mate Alex Dunbar

Edinburgh’s Hamish Watson aims to add Fiji to Aussie scalp

Having beaten Australia 24-19, Scotland’s next task is to complete a clean sweep of their summer tour by adding Fiji to their list of scalps.

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Edinburgh Rugby sign Bath prop Darryl Marfo

Darryl Marfo has joined Edinburgh Rugby on a one-year deal from Bath.

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Josh Strauss and John Barclay do some stretching exercises at the Coogee Oval, Sydney. Pic: Fotosport/David Gibson

Wholesale changes to Scotland team to take on Australia

Greig Tonks and Lee Jones have been recalled to a much-changed Scotland side for Saturday’s Test against Australia.

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Ryan Wilson keeps his eye on the ball during defence drill at the Coogee Oval in Sydeney. Pic: Fotosport/David Gibson

Ryan Wilson: Scotland aren’t in Sydney to make up the numbers

Loose forward Ryan Wilson believes Scotland are capable of beating Australia for the first time in Sydney on Saturday.

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Stuart Hogg was told he could lose his sight if he continued to play on the Lions tour. Pic: PA

Stuart Hogg: I cried when I learned my Lions tour was over

Stuart Hogg has revealed that he broke down in tears upon learning that his British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand had been ended by a freak injury.

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Alan Dell in action for Scotland. Picture: SNS/Bill Murray

Allan Dell: Scotland need to ‘step things up’ for Australia

Allan Dell has urged Scotland to “step things up” ahead of the second Test of their summer tour on Saturday when they face Australia in Sydney.

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Tommy Seymour of the Lions touches down to score . Picture: David Rogers/Getty Images

Highlanders 23 - 22 British & Irish Lions: Seymour scores in defeat

One big scrummage toppled the British and Irish Lions for the second time in New Zealand, as the Highlanders prevailed 23-22 in Dunedin.

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Stuart Hogg leaves the field with a facial injury in the Lions' win over Crusaders. Picture: David Rogers/Getty Images

Scotland’s Stuart Hogg ruled out of British and Irish Lions tour

Scottish rugby star Stuart Hogg has been ruled out of the remainder of the British and Irish Lions tour.

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Scotland's WP Nel enjoys a recovery session in the sea off Coogee Beach. Pic: Fotosport/David Gibson

Scotland free from injury as they arrive in Sydney

Scotland Defence coach Matt Taylor has reported a clean bill of health after the Dark Blues arrived in Australia following Saturday’s win over Italy in Singapore.

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Edinburghs Ben Toolis catches at the lineout. Pic: Fotosport/David Gibson

Ben Toolis buries the memories of his nightmare first cap

It was an exhausted but satisfied squad of Scotland players who left the Singapore National Stadium after getting Gregor Townsend’s spell as national head coach off to a five-try winning start over Italy.

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Stuart Hogg is led from the field

Stuart Hogg faces an anxious wait as cheek injury is assessed

Stuart Hogg faces a nervous 48-hour wait to discover whether his cheek injury could end his British and Irish Lions tour.

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Tim Visser attempts to evade Italian tackle in a strong win. Picture: ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images

Italy 13 - 34 Scotland: Gregor Townsend secures dominant debut win

Gregor Townsend began his reign as Scotland head coach with a 34-13 victory over Italy in Singapore.

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Scotland expect surprises from Italy in heat of Singapore

Scotland are ready for surprises when they take on Italy in the humidity of Singapore today, according to forwards coach Dan McFarland.

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Robbie Fruean in action of Bath.  Pic: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

Edinburgh Rugby complete signing of Robbie Fruean on two-year deal

Edinburgh Rugby have completed the signing of centre Robbie Fruean on a two-year deal.

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