Edinburgh Rugby were up against Bordeaux Begles in their 2nd European Challenge Cup tie following last week’s 21-10 away win over Agen.
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Glasgow Warriors were back on European Champions Cup duty this weekend against Exeter Chiefs away at Sandy Park.
The Warriors were looking to back up their opening weekend victory over Sale Sharks with a win […]
In his second article in a series looking at what can be done to improve Scottish Rugby, James Maclean explores whether a 3rd professional team is now possible.
They say two’s company and three’s a crowd. If […]
In the first in a series of articles, James Maclean explores what Scottish Rugby could do with the multimillion pound CVC windfall, whether a 3rd Pro team is on the cards and how Scotland could win the Rugby […]
We definitely need at least another pro team, it’s just that the SRU have repeatedly said they just don’t have the money for another one. Perhaps the CVC windfall could be used for it (reportedly £35 million).
The Pro14 has agreed a deal in principle to sell a 27% stake of the league to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners. The deal will result in a cash boost of almost £120m to the league owned by the Irish, Scottish and Welsh Rugby Unions.
The only other way would be an development style pro team packed full of u20’s etc. Not…[Read more]
France 2023 seems a bit too soon, so let’s say we miraculously took over at the SRU tomorrow and targeted the RWC 2027 (mooted as being in the States or Argentina).
Obviously we need to expand our playing pool beyond just two pro teams, some exiles and a gaggle of kilted Kiwis. So a 3rd pro team has to be the minimum (and probably a 4th to…[Read more]
Short of a series of typhoons in 2023, Google deciding to create and fund a Scottish League or an ancient Scottish Maori tribe being uncovered, what could be done to see ‘Scotland’ carved into the side of the William Webb Ellis Cup?
The natural pessimistic answer would be nothing, it’s impossible. But when you see how well Japan did at their…[Read more]
James Maclean wrote a new post, Scotland's Rugby World Cup Tournament Player Ratings 10 months ago
Now that the dust has settled and the burning disappointment of an early Rugby World Cup exit has receded (only a wee bit), it’s time to rate how the squad performed across the whole tournament. From the lows of […]
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