The Official Online RBS 6 Nations Store is open. The store has everything you need to get behind your team during the RBS 6 Nations, plus the store is now fully stocked with a much wider range of rugby merchandise.
Tuesday 3 March – Trackside, Murrayfield Stadium, 10.30am – Reporters, photographers and camera crews are invited to the stadium as Scottish Rugby and Bell Lawrie celebrate the renewed sponsorship of the Scottish Schools Cup and the announcement of an all new girls’ competition. Michael James is your contact here.
Wednesday 4 March – A preview of the Rugby World Cup Sevens in Dubai will be sent out by email today with comment from the Scotland 7s camp. Stuart Martin is your contact here.
Wednesday 4 March – Hillpark Secondary School, 36 Cairngorm Rd, Glasgow, G43 2XA,? 9.50am – Reporters, photographers and camera crews are invited to Hillpark Secondary School as part of the XL club initiative run in partnership between The Prince’s Trust and Scottish Rugby. Glasgow Warriors players James Eddie, Jon Welsh, Stevie Swindall and Andrew Henderson will act as guest coaches while leading the tag sessions, giving pupils advice on playing the game as well as the importance of eating healthily and getting regular exercise. Michael James is your contact here.
Wednesday 4 March – Drysdale Suite, Murrayfield Stadium, 11.30am – Reporters, photographers and camera crews are invited to a media conference when Edinburgh head coach Andy Robinson and assistant coach Rob Moffat will announce their team to play the Scarlets in the Magners League at Parc Y Scarlets on Sunday 8 March (kick-off 4.10pm). Selected players will be available for daily paper and broadcast interviews/photographs with another player available for evening newspapers. Your contact here is Andrew Sleight.
Thursday 5 March – President’s Suite (President’s end) Murrayfield Stadium, 10.30am - Reporters, photographers and camera crews are invited to Murrayfield Stadium for the round six draw of the Scottish Hydro Electric Cup and respective rounds of the Shield, Bowl and Plate. Michael James is your contact here.
Thursday 5 March – Interview opportunities (primarily to facilitate Sunday paper previews of Scotland v Ireland) will be available with home-based members of the Scotland squad. We would anticipate this access would be around 1pm at Murrayfield but this is subject to confirmation. Your contact here is Graham Law.
Thursday 5 March – Rugby World Cup Sevens – day one
Scotland v Canada. Kick-off 5:32pm GST, 1:32pm GMT. This game is live on Setanta Sports 1.
Thursday 5 March – Boxing Room, Palace of Art, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, 11am – Head coach Sean Lineen will announce the Glasgow Warriors team to play Ulster in the Magners League on Saturday 7 March, kick-off 7:30pm.
Selected players will also be available for interview/photograph at this time.
Friday 6 March – Rugby World Cup Sevens - day two
Scotland v Japan. Kick-off 2:18pm GST, 10:18am GMT.
South Africa v Scotland. Kick-off 5:58pm GST, 1:58pm GMT. Both of today’s games are live on Setanta Sports 1.
Saturday 7 March – Rugby World Cup Sevens – finals day
Scotland’s fixtures will be decided after the second day of competition. Updates on the team’s progress will be posted on www.scottishrugby.org. All of today’s games will be live on Setanta Sports 1.
Saturday 7 March – Magners League
Ulster v Glasgow Warriors, kick-off 7:30pm. Post match flash quotes will be available from Stuart Martin. This game is live on Setanta Sports 1.
Sunday 8 March – Magners League
Scarlets v Edinburgh, kick-off 4.10pm.
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 / Scotland Women / Scotland Club International 0131 346 5008 or 07814 615553
Isobel Irvine, 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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