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150 years of international rugby: “Let’s remember the pioneers”

Gary Heatly, Talking Rugby Union – 27 March 2021 March 27th was the 150th anniversary of the first ever game of international rugby – in 1871 Scotland beat England at Raeburn Place, Edinburgh. Inducting the entire 1871 Scotland team into its Hall of Fame and creating a documentary exploring the social, political and sporting background…

Scottish Rugby promises ‘unprecedented’ funding allocation for club game

David Barnes, The Offside Line – 20 April 2021 Scottish Rugby have recently came under intense questioning over concerns as to why member teams are yet to see any of the £15 million grant funding it received from the Scottish Government. Scottish Rugby Chairman John Jeffrey and Chief Executive Mark Dodson said in a recent statement “Scottish Rugby has…