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Glasgow Warriors and Scotland lock Tim Swinson faces 6 months out

Scotland forward Tim Swinson has been ruled out for six months through injury, Glasgow Warriors have announced.

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Scottish Rugby strikes bumper deal with Tennent’s Lager

Scottish Rugby has confirmed a long-term, seven-figure contract extension with Tennent’s Lager, in a move that strengthens the beer firm’s association with all levels of the game in Scotland.

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Edinburgh Rugby head coach Richard Cockerill with his Glasgow Warriors counterpart Dave Rennie. Picture: SNS

Edinburgh and Glasgow learn Heineken Cup opponents

Glasgow will face the might of two-time winners Saracens in Pool 3 of the Heineken Cup, while Edinburgh have two strong French sides, Montpellier and Toulon in Pool 5.

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Stuart Hogg will captain the side. Picture: SNS

Gregor Townsend rings changes as Scotland announce team to face USA

Stuart Hogg will captain Scotland for the first time when they take on the USA in Houston on Saturday.

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Mike Blair backs Ali Price to benefit from George Horne’s challenge

Scotland assistant coach Mike Blair is confident that Ali Price will bounce back all the stronger thanks to the challenge posed by George Horne. Price has had a difficult season by his own high standards, and was omitted from some big games in favour of Horne by Glasgow coach Dave Rennie.

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SRU made life ‘awkward’ for Finn Russell, claims father

The father of Finn Russell has accused the SRU of making life “awkward” for his son after winning an unfair dismissal case against the governing body.

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Robbie Nairn in action for Glasgow Warriors. Picture: SNS/SRU Gary Hutchison

Glasgow hand one-year deals to Scottish Academy duo

Glasgow have handed one-year contracts to Scottish Academy players Bruce Flockhart and Robbie Nairn.

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Scotland international Richie Vernon has joined London Scottish. ' Picture: Ian Rutherford

Scotland centre Richie Vernon joins London Scottish

Scotland centre Richie Vernon has left Glasgow Warriors to join London Scottish.

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Murrayfield Stadium, where a new ground is to be built on the back pitches. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Allan Massie: Is little Murrayfield a bit too little?

Anyone who dips into the comment sections on rugby websites knows that a huge number of posts will be moans and grumbles, often angry ones, about the regulations covering qualification for national teams. Accusations fly to and fro, amidst assertions that my country is more virtuous than yours. Criticisms are often ill-judged because the regulations have not apparently been understood.

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Grant Stewart will join up with the Scotland squad in Vancouver. Picture: SNS Group

Grant Stewart added to Scotland squad as injury cover for Stuart McInally

Glasgow Warriors hooker Grant Stewart has been added to the Scotland squad as “precautionary injury cover” for Stuart McInally.

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Glasgow's Tim Swinson is tackled by Rob Evans of Scarlets during the Guinness Pro14 semi-final. Picture: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Allan Massie: Repairs needed at Glasgow as inter-city rivals rise

Impossible to pretend that Glasgow’s defeat last week wasn’t very disappointing. Things went wrong from the start with Ryan Wilson’s hot-headed concession of a penalty straight from the kick-off. Wilson is a fine player and, by all accounts, a good and respected leader, but this was daft and irresponsible.

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Glasgow Warriors' Matt Fagerson with his Young Player of the Year Award. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS/SRU

Young player award and tour cap Matt Fagerson’s awesome year

At the start of this season, Matt Fagerson had his sights set on being on the plane which set off from Edinburgh Airport last night, carrying the Scotland Under-20 team to the south of France to compete over the next four weeks in the World Rugby U20 Championship.

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‘Pop-up’ Perth stadium to host Glasgow Warriors v Harlequins

Professional rugby will return to Perth for the first time in 14 years on the 18 August, when Glasgow Warriors play a pre-season warm-up match against Harlequins at a specially built 5,000-capacity pop-up stadium in the North Inch public park.

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Glasgow Warriors confirm signing of US international David Tameilau

Glasgow Warriors have announced the signing of USA international David Tameilau.

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Finn Russell has been added to the squad. Picture: SNS Group

Finn Russell added to Barbarians squad to face England on Sunday

Scotland fly-half Finn Russell has been added to the Barbarians squad for Sunday’s clash with England at Twickenham after a handful of players pulled out.

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Glasgow Warriors shrug off Scarlets’ Scotstoun pitch complaints

Glasgow Warriors have shrugged off scathing criticism from their Guinness Pro14 semi-final conquerors Scarlets over the state of Scotstoun’s artificial pitch.

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Peter Horne is dejected at full-time following Glasgow's defeat by Scarlets. Picture: SNS/SRU

Dave Rennie starts his forward planning for Glasgow Warriors

And then there were none. The Scottish pro-teams’ season came to an abrupt end one week earlier than they had hoped but, let’s look on the bright side, Gregor Townsend will have his sizeable Glasgow contingent available for an extra week of training ahead of the summer tour.

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Jonny Gray thinks he's scored  but the try was disallowed as the ball hadn't come out of the ruck. Picture: SNS.

Glasgow 13-28 Scarlets: Warriors blown away by three first-half tries

A Guinness Pro14 campaign which started with a blazing ten-game winning streak fizzled out meekly for Glasgow 
at Scotstoun last night as champions Scarlets dished out a chastening hiding in the semi-finals.

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Finn Russell finds his path blocked by the Scarlets defence. Picture: SNS/SRU.

Iain Morrison: Russell unable to salvage Warriors season

It was a bad night for Scottish rugby all round. Not only did Glasgow lose the semi-final, and with it their unbeaten home record in the Pro14 this season, but they lost Zander Fagerson to a first-half injury
and Scotland captain John Barclay also limped off the pitch with a painful looking ankle injury which the warm cheers of the Scotstoun crowd will have done little to alleviate.

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Glasgow Warriors stand-off Finn Russell. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS

Dave Rennie tells Finn Russell to play natural game on Scotstoun bow

Glasgow Warriors coach Dave Rennie wants Finn Russell to enjoy his Scotstoun farewell but has warned the stand-off not to push too hard for a miracle performance in tonight’s Guinness Pro14 semi-final against Scarlets.

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