Monthly Archives: April 2014

Scrum Magazine – Issue 52

Warren Gatland selects his Lions squad at the end of April allowing him the luxury to fully analyse the recent 6 Nations campaign whilst casting an eye over the final games in the domestic leagues and semi-final matches in both the Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup The fact that playing conditions will improve (surely

Scrum Magazine – Issue 53

On the weekend of the Emirates Airline Glasgow Sevens, Scottish Rugby unveiled their new director of rugby, Scott Johnson. With the role confirmed he advised the media that he had appointed a new head coach to the Scotland team and that one of his first priorities is to ensure more people play rugby. Having seen

Scrum Magazine – Issue 54

New Zealand were dominant in both the mens and womens Rugby World Cup Sevens held in Moscow last month and take the trophies back to Auckland to sit alongside the William Web Ellis Cup won by New Zealand in 2011. It was some feat and once again the Kiwis have set the bar for others

Scrum Magazine – Issue 55

Alan Solomons comes to Edinburgh Rugby with a great coaching pedigree but is he the man to change the fortunes of an Edinburgh Rugby team that quite frankly were a disgrace last season? Apart from their magnificent run the Heineken Cup two seasons ago that cup campaign masked the poor form in the domestic league

Scrum Magazine – Issue 56

If I were in Scott Johnson’s shoes I would be looking to start building my 2015 Rugby World Cup squad by selecting Stuart Hogg at fly half and Sean Maitland at full back in November’s Autumn tests. These two class players can be a catalyst for Scotland’s performances for the next two years and beyond