STATE OF THE NATION: Scotland

The third part of our ‘State of the Nation’ series (where we assess the top ten international sides ahead of Rugby World Cup 2015) looks at Scotland.  They may have ‘won’ the wooden spoon in this year’s Six Nations, but are there reasons to be cheerful for supporters north of Hadrian’s Wall?   Scottish success…

Coaching Calamity or Cunning Plan?

On Tuesday, the 2013 pride of Lions lost a little bit of their bite.  Before the tour began, Captain Sam Warburton had declared his intention for the squad to win every match they played.  A brave and bold call it may have been, but it was an aim that seemed increasingly plausible with every convincing…