Feb 5, 2016

Japan to host Scotland in Aichi Prefecture, Tokyo in June

Japan will host Scotland at Toyota Stadium and Ajinomoto Stadium for two test matches in June, the Japan Rugby Football Union announced Friday. The Brave Blossoms will face Scotland at Toyota Stadium in Aichi Prefecture on June 18 before their second match in the ...

World Rugby admits referee made mistake

Oct 20, 2015

World Rugby admits referee made mistake

Craig Joubert has drawn the ire of Scotland, where they’re screaming dark blue murder over his contentious late penalty call that cost their team a Rugby World Cup quarterfinal victory against Australia before he ran from the field at Twickenham. Ex-Scotland captain Gavin Hastings ...

Scotland surges late to beat United States

Sep 28, 2015

Scotland surges late to beat United States

The Scots are saving their best for the second half at this Rugby World Cup. For the second straight game, Scotland was in a sticky predicament at halftime but recovered to score five tries for a bonus-point win in Pool B. This time it ...

Snow big deal as Scots just let it 'snaw' in 'spitters'

Sep 23, 2015

Snow big deal as Scots just let it 'snaw' in 'spitters'

The Inuit of the Arctic know a lot about snow, and their wide vocabulary for the white stuff is legendary. But they may face a challenge in snow-describing ability — from Scotland. Researchers at the University of Glasgow have compiled 421 words relating to ...

Brave Blossoms set to face Scotland

Sep 22, 2015

Brave Blossoms set to face Scotland

The Japan team that beat South Africa was freshened up with eight changes ahead of its second Pool B match against Scotland on Wednesday at the Rugby World Cup. Japan, a 1,000-1 outsider before the tournament, became an overnight sensation after pulling off the ...