Please note: All timings concerning media activity with the Scotland team are subject to change by the national coach in light of match preparations. There will also be announcements next week concerning the Scotland Women’s team and the Scotland under-20 team who continue their programmes against their French counterparts. More details early next week.
Saturday 7 February – Westpac Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand, NZI New Zealand Sevens, day two. A round-up of the day’s action with comment from Scotland 7s coach, Stephen Gemmell, will be distributed via email.
Saturday 7 February – Photographers and camera crews should assemble at the Gatehouse, Gate B, Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh at 10.50am. Thereafter there will be 15 minutes’ vision only access to the Scotland captain’s run. Please note there is no interview access at this time.
Any reporters wishing to speak with a member of the Scotland management team in a media huddle should assemble at the Gatehouse by 11.50am. The huddle will take place at the conclusion of the captain’s run. Graham Law is your contact here.
Sunday 8 February – Scotland v Wales, RBS 6 Nations Championship, Murrayfield Stadium, kick-off 3pm
Sunday 8 February – Scotland Women v Wales Women, Meggetland, Edinburgh, kick-off 12 noon (subject to pitch inspection, please check Scottish Rugby website for more information)
Monday 9 February – Davies and Ireland Suites, Murrayfield Stadium, 12.15pm – Reporters, photographers and camera crews are invited to attend the semi-final draw of the Bell Lawrie Scottish Schools Cup, which will be made by Scotland lock Nathan Hines.
Tuesday 10 February – The Scotland team (sponsor Murray) to play France in the RBS 6 Nations Championship on Saturday 14 February at the Stade de France, Paris, kick-off 3pm (GMT) will be announced today.
Broadcast media – 10.50am – Howie Suite, Murrayfield Stadium – Scotland coach Frank Hadden will be available for media interviews (please book in advance with Graham Law)
Photographers – 10.50-11.15am – Meet in Foyer, 1925 Suites, Murrayfield Stadium – Selected Scotland players will be available for photographs
Written media – 11.20am – Davies and Ireland Suite, Murrayfield Stadium – Scotland coach Frank Hadden will hold a written media conference.
At the conclusion of the written media conference, selected Scotland players will be available for interview (both broadcast and written). Media access will conclude at 12.20pm
Wednesday 11 February – 11.15am – Davies and Ireland suite, Murrayfield Stadium – captain’s media conference. The captain (plus two players) will be available for media interviews. Access will conclude at 12 noon.
Wednesday 11 February – 2.30pm – Novotel Edinburgh Park – Scotland ‘A’ head coach Andy Robinson will name the team (sponsor Murray) to play Ireland at Donnybrook on Friday 13 February (kick off 7.30pm). Andrew Sleight is your contact here.
Thursday 12 February – Travel day for the Scotland squad. There may be an informal interview/photo opportunity at Edinburgh Airport prior to departure. Please contact Graham Law for further information
Friday 13 February – A Member of the Scotland coaching staff will be available to media in Paris (time and venue TBC). Please contact Graham Law for further information
Friday 13 February – France under-20 v Scotland under-20, Chalon (near Macon), kick-off 6pm GMT (both kick-off time and venue TBC).
Saturday 14 February – France v Scotland, Stade de France, kick-off 3pm GMT
Saturday 14 February – Petco Park, San Diego, USA
USA Sevens, day one:
England v Scotland - 10:02am local time / 6:02pm GMT
Samoa v Scotland – 1:16pm local time / 9:16pm GMT
Scotland v Japan – 3:42pm local time / 11:42pm GMT
A round-up of the day’s action with comment from Scotland 7s coach, Stephen Gemmell, will be distributed via email.
Sunday 15 February - Petco Park, San Diego, USA
USA Sevens, day two
A round-up of the day’s action with comment from Scotland 7s coach, Stephen Gemmell, will be distributed via email. Members of the Scotland 7s squad and management are available for interview by contacting Stuart Martin.
Sunday 15 February: France Women v Scotland Women
Arras, northern France, kick-off 2pm (GMT)
For further information please contact
Dominic McKay, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, 0131 346 5126 or 07812 419150
Graham Law, Head of Media, Scotland, 0131 346 5164 or 07764 178940
Stuart Martin, Glasgow Warriors, Scotland 7s, 0141 946 6924 or 07814 615604
Andrew Sleight, Edinburgh, Scotland A, Scotland under-19s, 0131 346 5266 or 07971 606398
Michael James, Community, Scotland under-20s/Scotland under-18s 0131 346 5008 or 07814 615553
Isobel Irvine, Scotland Women, Scotland under-17s, Imagery, 0131 346 5166 or 07515 399526
Graham Law | Head of Media | Scottish Rugby | Murrayfield Stadium | Edinburgh | EH12 5PJ
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