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Injured Scottish rugby players to get Kiltwalk cash boost

A RUGBY charity which supports players who suffer life-changing ­injuries in the sport are set to ­benefit from this year’s massive ­Kiltwalk event.

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Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend. Picture: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Gregor Townsend proud of Glasgow Warriors’ late rally

Despite leaving Belfast empty-
handed, Gregor Townsend insisted he was proud of the effort his young side showed to rally late on against a 
rampant Ulster.

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Scotlands Richie Gray and Kieran Low, right, in action against Canada at the BMO Stadium in Toronto in 2014. Picture: Craig Watson/SNS

Pro12 aims to go west in American expansion

While all eyes have been glued to the opening two rounds of Six Nations action, the Pro12 has been working quietly to expand its reach all the way across the Atlantic Ocean and into the Americas. Plans have been drawn up to include one US franchise and another in Canada in a brand new league dubbed the Guinness Atlantic Rugby Championship. The new league is scheduled to kick off in time for season 2018-19, provided all the parts are in place.

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Glasgow Warriors' Scott Cummings in action against Ulster

Ulster 37 - 17 Glasgow Warriors: Poor tackling comes at cost

Scott Cummings scored two second-half tries for Glasgow Warriors, but it wasn’t enough to upset Ulster who claimed a bonus-point win at Kingspan Stadium.

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Glasgow Warriors' Peter Horne after signing a new three-year deal with the club. Picture: SNS/SRU.

Staying at Glasgow feels like a fresh start for Peter Horne

Peter Horne believes the arrival of new head coach Dave Rennie in the summer makes the decision to stay at a club where he has been for eight seasons feel like “a fresh start”.

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Josh Strauss ahead of the opening clash with Ireland. Picture: SNS

Josh Strauss ruled out of Six Nations through injury

Scotland No.8 Josh Strauss has been ruled out for the rest of the Six Nations Championship through injury.

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Peter Horne has signed a new three-year deal with Glasgow Warriors. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland international Peter Horne signs new Glasgow deal

Glasgow have continued their preparations for new coach Dave Rennie’s arrival by tying up Scotland international Peter Horne on a new three-year deal.

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Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg. Picture Ian Rutherford

Gavin Hastings backs Stuart Hogg for Lions No 15 shirt

Gavin Hastings is convinced the form and try-scoring 
pedigree of Scotland full-back 
Stuart Hogg make him the favourite to take the Lions’ 
No 15 jersey in New Zealand this summer.

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Adam Hastings is leaving Bath and is expected to join Glasgow Warriors. Picture: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Todd Blackadder backs Adam Hastings for Glasgow move

Adam Hastings is set to join Glasgow Warriors as back-up to Scotland stand-off Finn Russell.

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New Glasgow signing Oliver Kebble in action for the Stormers during a Super Rugby match against Toyota Cheetahs. Picture: Johan Pretorius/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Glasgow Warriors sign prop Oliver Kebble from Stormers

Glasgow Warriors have confirmed the signing of loosehead prop Oliver Kebble from South African side the Stormers.

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Glasgow Warriors' Adam Ashe tries to find a way through the Scarlets defence. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS/SRU

Glasgow 14-26 Scarlets: Weakened Warriors put to the sword

Gregor Townsend spoke during the week about how important it is for Glasgow Warriors to emerge from this Six Nations window with a positive overall record, but this was a disastrous start in which they failed to claim so much as a losing bonus point.

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Warriors new signing Brandon Thomson will play  for Stirling County against Watsonians. Picture: SNS/SRU.

Gregor Townsend impressed by Glasgow Warriors’ training effort

Gregor Townsend believes that his Glasgow Warriors squad are better equipped than ever before to use this Six Nations window as a launchpad for a tilt at securing a home draw in the Guinness Pro 12 play-offs.

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Stand-off Brandon Thomson has joined Glasgow Warriors on a short-term deal. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Glasgow sign stand-off Brandon Thomson from Stormers

Glasgow Warriors have signed stand-off Brandon Thomson from the Stormers in South Africa on a short-term deal.

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Glasgow Warriors' Rory Hughes has signed a new contract. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Scotland wing Rory Hughes signs new Glasgow Warriors deal

Scotland international winger Rory Hughes has signed a new contract with Glasgow Warriors.

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Oli Kebble playing for the Stormers where he is a team-mate and friend of Scotland centre Huw Jones. Picture: Carl Fourie/Gallo Images/Getty Images

‘Project player’ Oli Kebble lined up for Glasgow move

Scotland look poised to add another South African “project player” to their arsenal
of forwards, with former South Africa Under-20 prop Oli Kebble expected to join Glasgow Warriors from Super Rugby side Stormers.

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Huw Jones is tackled by Ireland's Garry Ringrose. Picture: SNS/SRU.

Huw Jones signs two-year deal with Glasgow Warriors

Scotland centre Huw Jones will join Glasgow next 
season. Warriors have confirmed Jones has signed a two-year deal, subject to a medical.

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Ireland's Garry Ringrose challenges Scotland's Huw Jones in the Six Nations clash at BT Murrayfield.

Warriors sign Scotland centre Jones for next season

Scotland centre Huw Jones will join Glasgow next season.

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Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend will take over the Scotland job in the summer. Picture: Bill Murray/SNS/SRU

Gregor Townsend retweets Ronan O’Gara’s ‘too mouthy’ jibe

The bad blood between Scotland and Ireland spilled beyond Saturday’s RBS Six Nations clash as Gregor Townsend took a Twitter dig at Ronan O’Gara.

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Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg always acknowledges his late friend Richard Wilkinson, who died in a road accident, with a W sign after he scores a try. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Interview: Stuart Hogg on rugby, tragedy and growing up

It is lunchtime at the Oriam,
so the rugby men have swapped their boots for trainers and, in one case, a smart pair of slip-on loafers, to cross the vast indoor plains of the sports complex for a refuel. In the canteen there’s a funny moment when an attractive girl flips open her laptop and three beefy lads – perhaps a complete front row – flip open their mouths in unison, forkfuls of food suspended at the midway point. These are Scotland’s under-21s, the stars of tomorrow, their stories not yet told. Meanwhile the superstar of today is in full flow, 
talking about genealogy.

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Alex Dunbar will remain at Scotstoun until 2019. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Alex Dunbar signs new contract with Glasgow Warriors

Glasgow Warriors have agreed a contract extension with Scottish international centre Alex Dunbar, the Pro12 side have announced.

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