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59dSam Bruce

Re-ranking world rugby's top 10 two years out from the World Cup

The halfway point between Rugby World Cups has been reached, with the countdown now on to France 2023. After a fascinating few weeks of cross-hemisphere play, where does the pecking order sit for the game's elite nations?

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69dESPN staff

All you need to know for the weekend's rugby Tests

After an enthralling opening weekend of the November Test window, the action goes up a gear with huge clashes in London, Dublin and Edinburgh. Read up on all you need to know here.

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Dream debut for Ashman as Scotland edge Aus.

Scotland's replacement hooker Ewan Ashman scored a try on his debut as they won the forward contest to defeat Australia 15-13 in a feisty autumn international clash at Murrayfield on Sunday.

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76dESPN staff

All you need to know for the weekend's rugby Tests

The November Test window officially begins this weekend, the opening round of matches highlighted by the Springboks' trip to Cardiff and Scotland's Murrayfield clash with the Wallabies. Read up on all you need to know here.

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Steyn bags four tries as Scotland thrash Tonga

Kyle Steyn scored four tries as Scotland ran riot against a feeble Tonga side to win 60-14 at Murrayfield on Saturday in the opening test of the Autumn internationals.

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Price, Ritchie to co-captain Scotland vs. Tonga

Scotland will have two captains and four uncapped players on the field when they kick off their autumn international test against Tonga at Murrayfield on Saturday.

85dSam Bruce and Tom Hamilton

What's new for rugby's top 10 nations this November series?

After two years apart, the elite rugby nations of the northern and southern hemispheres will reunite throughout November, providing a valuable marker two years out from the next global showpiece. Here's what you need to know.

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Scotland's Hogg: I felt 'drained' after Lions series

Scotland captain Stuart Hogg has lost five kilograms in a bid to improve his physical and mental health after feeling "drained" following the British & Irish Lions series defeat in South Africa.

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110dBrittany Mitchell

Rennie sweating on Kerevi fitness ahead of tour

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has been left sweating the fitness of star centre Samu Kerevi after the 28-year-old hobbled off the field in the Wallabies 32-17 win over Argentina on Saturday night.

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Scotland-Georgia test off amid COVID-19 fears

Scotland's test against Georgia in Tbilisi next Saturday has been cancelled after their hosts reported six positive COVID-19 cases while in South Africa this week.

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England Rugby join social media boycott

England Rugby, Scottish Rugby, and Wales Rugby said on Thursday they would join football and other sports' social media blackout this weekend in a show of solidarity against online abuse.

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Scotland's Watson wins 6N best player award

Scotland's Hamish Watson secured 35% of more than 125,000 votes cast by fans to claim the 2021 Six Nations player of the championship.

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6N: Scotland thrash Italy in record-breaking win

Scotland ran in eight tries to ensure a record 52-10 victory over Italy at Murrayfield on Saturday and a return to winning ways after successive narrow defeats in the Six Nations.

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308dTom Hamilton

ESPN Rugby Pick'em Predictions: Wales on course for a Six Nations Grand Slam

As the final round of the 2021 Six Nations approaches, Wayne Pivac's Wales side are on the verge of history as they chase the Grand Slam. Tom Hamilton previews what's at stake in this weekend's games.

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Sexton kicks Ireland to 6N win over Scotland

Johnny Sexton steered Ireland to a 27-24 victory over Scotland at Murrayfield on Sunday, grinding down a sparkling but indisciplined home side.

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Gibson Park starts ahead of Murray vs. Scotland

Jamison Gibson Park will start at scrum-half ahead of Conor Murray for Ireland's match against Scotland in the Six Nations on Sunday.

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Johnson starts in four changes for Scotland

Centre Sam Johnson starts his first match of the 2021 Six Nations when Scotland welcome Ireland to Murrayfield on Sunday.

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329dTom Hamilton

ESPN Rugby Pick'em: England to stop Wales' winning run

There are just two Six Nations games this weekend due to COVID-19 but ESPN's Pick 'em goes ahead regardless and Tom Hamilton has your top picks for Round 3.

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COVID-19: France vs. Scotland to go ahead

France's Six Nations match against Scotland in Paris will go ahead on Sunday as planned after the hosts reported no further positive COVID-19 tests for a second consecutive day, organisers said on Wednesday.

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333dAssociated Press

COVID: Dupont, four others out of Scotland clash

France's star scrum-half Antoine Dupont and four other first-team players who tested positive for COVID-19 are out of the squad for next Sunday's Six Nations match against Scotland.

2021 RankingsSix Nations

  • SCOT2nd
    Tries Scored 1st Wales : 20 Tries Scored
  • SCOT3rd
    Points Difference 1st Wales : 61 Points Difference