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Scotland secure third win

September 17th, 2017|Scotland Under 19s|

Cumbria U19 (28) 32 Tries: Ford, Stockdale, Batty, Carter, Pearce, Hutton Goals: Carter 4 Scotland U19 (12) 34 Tries: Weir, F. Ramsey, Noutch, Woods, Wales, Kennedy 2 Goals: Hogg 3   Scotland U19s went three from three after a narrow victory over Cumbria U19s at Craven Park, Barrow. After at 22-22 draw last year, this fixture was always [...]

RLIF announces teams to compete in the Commonwealth Championship

September 17th, 2017|Scotland 9s|

Having received expressions of interest from 17 Commonwealth nations, the Rugby League International Federation has announced the 14 teams who will participate in the 2018 Commonwealth Championships to be held in Moreton Bay, Queensland in February 2018. Following their success in the 2014 Commonwealth Championships, held in Glasgow, Papua New Guinea will be defending [...]


September 17th, 2017|Scotland RL Team|

Twenty two years after representing his country at rugby league, dual code Scotland star Alan Tait has finally been awarded his cap. Kelso-born Tait was a rugby league superstar with Leeds when he was able to represent his nation in the 13-man code, Scotland entering the Emerging Nations World Cup in 1995. Having turned [...]

Scotland defeat Skolars

September 3rd, 2017|Scotland Under 19s|

London Skolars U19 (6) 10 Tries: Scott, Lawrence Goals: Lawrence Scotland U19 (12) 32 Tries: Kerr 3, Hogg 2, Weir Goals: Hogg 4   Watched by a healthy crowd at New River Stadium, including members of the London Skolars’ and Hemel Stags’ first team, who played their Super-8s match the following the curtain raiser, Scotland claimed a [...]

Scotland too strong for Northern Ireland

August 27th, 2017|Scotland Under 19s|

Scotland U19 (44) 80 Tries: Sidney, Harrison, J. Gray, C.Gray 3, Meikle, Weir, Edwards 3, Williams, McKervail, T. Kennedy 2 Goals: Hogg 8, Sidney 2 Northern Ireland U19 (0) 6 Tries: Heath Goals: Battishill   A very wet West of Scotland FC in Milngavie, just outside Glasgow, was host for the under 19s match between [...]


August 24th, 2017|Scotland Under 19s|

Ant Atherton names his first squad as U19's Coach for Test Match against Northern Ireland. Saturday 26th August 11.30am at West of Scotland rugby club Aidan Giblett (Sussex Merlins) Alex Williams (Edinburgh Eagles) Alfie Edwards (London Broncos) Archie Andrade (Strathmore Silverbacks) Caley Gray (London Broncos) Callum Kennedy (Edinburgh Eagles) Callum Weir (Carluke Tigers) Clayton [...]

Brierley expects Scotland to make impact come October

August 10th, 2017|Scotland RL Team|

Toronto Wolfpack half-back Ryan Brierley thinks Scotland can make a major impact on the Rugby League World Cup this autumn, and just hopes playing in the third tier of British rugby league will not stop him making the Bravehearts squad. Brierley made the surprise move from Super League Huddersfield Giants, where he partnered his [...]


August 8th, 2017|Scotland RL Team|

Scotland have added two young players from Australia’s NRL to their provisional Rugby League World Cup squad. James Bell of New Zealand Warriors and South Sydney Rabbitohs’ winger Campbell Graham both made their NRL debuts last week and have been drafted into the Bravehearts player pool for the tournament down under in October. "We [...]

Strathmore Silverbacks win thrilling Caledonian Brewing Co. Grand Final

August 6th, 2017|National League|

Edinburgh Eagles (14) 30 Tries: Noutch (2), C Kennedy (2), Murray, Stitt Goals: T Kennedy (3) Strathmore Silverbacks (18) 32 Tries: Kirby (2), Gray, Smith, Alexander, Strachan Goals: Alexander (4) On a wet and windy summer’s day in Edinburgh, Strathmore Silverbacks triumphed 32 – 30 in the Caledonian Brewing Company National League Final, thereby also [...]


August 4th, 2017|Scotland RL Team|

Scotland have announced their provisional squad ahead of the Rugby League World Cup 2017 down under this autumn. Head coach Steve McCormack has stuck with his tried and trusted Bravehearts who took Scotland to the quarter-finals in 2013, won the 2014 European Championship and drew with then world-number one nation New Zealand last November. [...]

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