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From The42 'The big nations have turned us over, if we're honest. We need to make ourselves hard to beat' Disappointing

'The big nations have turned us over, if we're honest. We need to make ourselves hard to beat'

Scotland captain Andy Robertson has urged his side to improve enough to avoid losing by large margins against the best international sides.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Where is Rockall and why has it sparked tensions between the Irish and Scottish governments? Rockall
From The42 Record audience of 6.1 million tune in to watch England's World Cup opener with Scotland Popular

Record audience of 6.1 million tune in to watch England's World Cup opener with Scotland

The Group D opener is now the most-watched women’s football game in the history of British television.

From The42 Phil Neville's England start brightly as VAR breaks Scotland hearts in World Cup debut Old Rivals

Phil Neville's England start brightly as VAR breaks Scotland hearts in World Cup debut

Their Group D opener finished 2-1 in Nice.

From The42 Steve Clarke begins reign over Scotland with dramatic win against Cyprus Scots

Steve Clarke begins reign over Scotland with dramatic win against Cyprus

Oliver Burke scored an 89th minute winner for Clarke’s side.

From The42 Top-10 finish for Ireland 7s in 30-degree Paris heat as Olympic qualification countdown continues Feel The Burn This post contains videos

Top-10 finish for Ireland 7s in 30-degree Paris heat as Olympic qualification countdown continues

Anthony Eddy’s side were hit with injuries heading into the Challenge Trophy final where they lost out to Canada.

From The42 Conroy untouchable as Ireland beat Scotland to set up quarter-final clash with Fiji London 7s

Conroy untouchable as Ireland beat Scotland to set up quarter-final clash with Fiji

The Tullamore flyer scored a hat-trick to tip the balance after an even first half.

From The42 Kompany included in Belgium squad despite taking up player-manager role with Anderlecht Red DEvils

Kompany included in Belgium squad despite taking up player-manager role with Anderlecht

The departing Manchester City captain features in the international squad for the first time since November 2018.

From The42 Scotland confirm Steve Clarke as new national team boss New Era

Scotland confirm Steve Clarke as new national team boss

The now-former Kilmarnock boss replaces Alex McLeish, who was sacked after a humiliating defeat to Kazakhstan.

From TheJournal.ie UK police ask McDonald's restaurant to suspend milkshake sales ahead of Nigel Farage rally Spilled Milk

UK police ask McDonald's restaurant to suspend milkshake sales ahead of Nigel Farage rally

A number of public figures in the UK have had milkshakes thrown at them in public recently.

From The42 Monaghan defender helps Dundee United keep clean sheet to secure Scottish play-off advantage Irish Abroad

Monaghan defender helps Dundee United keep clean sheet to secure Scottish play-off advantage

Former Ireland U21 international Mark Connolly featured as Dundee United overcame Inverness away from home.

From TheJournal.ie 81-year-old woman meets her mother for the first time after 60 years of searching Eileen Macken

81-year-old woman meets her mother for the first time after 60 years of searching

Eileen Macken spoke to Liveline this afternoon about meeting her mother Elizabeth, who’s 103.

From The42 Scotland, Ireland's first World Cup opponents, name 42-man training squad Options

Scotland, Ireland's first World Cup opponents, name 42-man training squad

Gregor Townsend has omitted Richie Gray but he could still come into the mix.

'The toughest piece of management I've had to do': Lennon revels in title success

Celtic clinched an eight successive league title with victory over Aberdeen this afternoon.

From The42 Celtic seal eighth straight Premiership title after easing past Aberdeen Hoops Dreams

Celtic seal eighth straight Premiership title after easing past Aberdeen

Neil Lennon’s team ran out winners at Dons Park on Saturday to keep their domestic treble-treble bid on track.

From The42 Gordon Strachan issues apology over controversial Adam Johnson comments Statement

Gordon Strachan issues apology over controversial Adam Johnson comments

Strachan was accused of claiming racist abuse was the same as the situation that would face Johnson if he returns to football.

From The42 'We're flying it at the moment': Ireland winger Horgan delighted with Edinburgh derby double Irish Abroad

'We're flying it at the moment': Ireland winger Horgan delighted with Edinburgh derby double

Daryl Horgan scored twice against Hearts yesterday to win the Edinburgh derby for Hibernian.

From The42 Daryl Horgan scores twice as Hibernian come from behind to shock Hearts in Edinburgh derby Double Delight

Daryl Horgan scores twice as Hibernian come from behind to shock Hearts in Edinburgh derby

The 26-year-old Galway native provided an impressive display at Tynecastle Park on Saturday.

From The42 'Fantastic memories' - Ireland legend John O'Shea on the tournament that made him Looking Back

'Fantastic memories' - Ireland legend John O'Shea on the tournament that made him

It is over 20 years since the former Manchester United defender helped Brian Kerr’s side become European champions.

From The42 Struggling Tigers lose Denton for rest of season due to concussion Concern

Struggling Tigers lose Denton for rest of season due to concussion

The Scotland back-row has still not recovered from a head injury he suffered in October.

From The42 'I've got some ideas and thoughts' - Moyes declares interest in Scotland and Celtic jobs Pitch

'I've got some ideas and thoughts' - Moyes declares interest in Scotland and Celtic jobs

The Scot has been without a job since leaving West Ham.

From The42 Russell and McLean on target as Scotland see off San Marino after Kazakhstan humiliation Unconvincing

Russell and McLean on target as Scotland see off San Marino after Kazakhstan humiliation

Alex McLeish said his side’s 2-0 win on Sunday evening was a nervous performance.

From The42 McLeish won't quit after 'horrible' Scotland humiliation in Kazakhstan Shocking Start

McLeish won't quit after 'horrible' Scotland humiliation in Kazakhstan

Scotland lost out away from home to a side ranked 117th in the world.

From The42 The Euro 2020 qualifiers kicked off in nightmare fashion for Scotland this afternoon By Eck This post contains videos

The Euro 2020 qualifiers kicked off in nightmare fashion for Scotland this afternoon

Kazakhstan are setting the pace in Group I.

From TheJournal.ie 16-year-old admits to raping and murdering 6-year-old girl in Scotland as he receives life sentence Aaron Campbell

16-year-old admits to raping and murdering 6-year-old girl in Scotland as he receives life sentence

Aaron Campbell had denied the charges against him during his trial.

From The42 Sky Sports News presenter who covered Ireland football internationals passes away aged 47 RIP

Sky Sports News presenter who covered Ireland football internationals passes away aged 47

Fraser Robertson was known for his coverage of Ireland international football games in recent years.

From The42 Jones sees Twickenham collapse as 'a great lesson' for England Learning Curve

Jones sees Twickenham collapse as 'a great lesson' for England

The hosts squandered a 31-point lead and needed a last-gasp try to snatch a draw against Scotland.

From The42 Maitland named at fullback in Scotland team to face England London Calling

Maitland named at fullback in Scotland team to face England

Head coach Gregor Townsend has made six changes to his team for Saturday’s game at Twickenham.

From The42 Eddie Jones makes four changes to England team to face Scotland Calcutta Cup

Eddie Jones makes four changes to England team to face Scotland

England can still win the championship if Ireland manage to do them a favour against Wales in Cardiff.

From TheJournal.ie Two people killed in avalanche on UK's highest peak Ben Nevis

Two people killed in avalanche on UK's highest peak

Two more people have been injured in the incident.

From The42 Itoje ruled out of England's final Six Nations encounter Blow

Itoje ruled out of England's final Six Nations encounter

Bath lock Charlie Ewels retains his place in Eddie Jones’ squad with Sarries star Itoje missing out.

From The42 'We saw how they carried on last year after they beat us' - Jones eyeing revenge against Scotland Settling Scores

'We saw how they carried on last year after they beat us' - Jones eyeing revenge against Scotland

The England head coach was reportedly abused by Scotland fans after their Six Nations clash last year.

From The42 Fortune on Wales' side as Gatland's men march on towards 'dream' 6 Nations

Fortune on Wales' side as Gatland's men march on towards 'dream'

Next Saturday in Cardiff should be tasty.

From The42 Russell returns and Laidlaw left out as Scots bid to scupper Welsh Grand Slam Perfect 10

Russell returns and Laidlaw left out as Scots bid to scupper Welsh Grand Slam

Racing 92 out-half Finn Russell is back after missing the defeat to France with a head injury.

From The42 Russell back in contention for Scotland but Hogg ruled out of Wales clash Mixed Bag

Russell back in contention for Scotland but Hogg ruled out of Wales clash

The Glasgow fullback is still recovering from a shoulder injury sustained in a challenge by Peter O’Mahony.

From The42 France show glimpses of their free-flowing best, but have to work for late bonus point 6 Nations This post contains videos

France show glimpses of their free-flowing best, but have to work for late bonus point

Gregory Aldritt forced his way over for two late tries as France secured a bonus point victory over Scotland after 88 long minutes.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager who abducted and killed Alesha MacPhail named as Aaron Campbell Scotland

Teenager who abducted and killed Alesha MacPhail named as Aaron Campbell

The six-year-old’s body was found in a wooded area on the Isle of Bute, Scotland in July 2018.

Scotland team to play France shows four changes from Ireland defeat

Stuart Hogg, Huw Jones, Finn Russell and Ryan Wilson all miss out this weekend through injury.

From The42 Dropping Parra and Lopez nothing to do with their criticism of coaching, insists Brunel Ouais D'accord

Dropping Parra and Lopez nothing to do with their criticism of coaching, insists Brunel

The French head coach described the move as ‘a sporting choice’.

From The42 Experienced Clermont duo Parra and Lopez left out in the cold for Scotland clash Dropped

Experienced Clermont duo Parra and Lopez left out in the cold for Scotland clash

The half-backs were replaced during their side’s defeat to England in the second round of the Six Nations.