With the pro teams consuming ever more resources, Agenda 3 and Super 6 coming at us fast, Scottish Rugby is facing many issues which Clubs are now only just waking up to.
Luckily, we have the AGM taking place at Murrayfield on the 4th August, and we should have some pretty lively debate that helps to set the direction around these key issues.
The Murrayfield marketing department have issued their update on the 7s globe trotting adventures under the headline of “Top 8 finish for Scotland 7s in Hamilton”, alas a little digging, and it didn’t take much, reveals that whilst they did finish 8th and pick up 10 points as a result, they only managed to win one game out of five.
Continue reading One Win and a Slice of Luck Guarantees 8th Spot at Hamilton 7s
Motion 1 at the SRU AGM failed to meet the 2/3rds majority required for it to be implemented, but it’s a bit disingenious to say the only reason it fell was due to the word “determination” in respect of the Boards powers to change the leagues and, international tickets.
Continue reading Simplifying and Streamlining the Bye-laws
Whilst we’ve been holding our breath this week waiting for the official announcement that two South African teams are joining the Pro 12/13/14 competition, we’ve had plenty to keep us occupied with stories coming out of Murrayfield (whether from official or unofficial sources).
Continue reading A Funding Conundrum for Scottish Semi-pro Rugby
It’s make or break time for pro rugby across the world, with the first battlelines being drawn around the Pro 12 playing field. Continue reading Make or Break Time for Pro Rugby
Just as we are coming to the end of the first year of the new conference system for youth rugby in Scotland, where the ultimate goal is to see whole Club v Club and School v School competitions from U13 to U18s (and ultimately all played on a Saturday), so the RFU brings out their own revision to age grade rugby, under the banner of Regulation 15.
Continue reading How do you Define Maximum playing time in Age Grade Rugby (RFU v SRU)
Scottish Rugby Coach Development will host their annual National Coaching Conference at BT Murrayfield on Sunday 15 May.
Scottish Rugby Coach Development will host their annual National Coaching Conference at BT Murrayfield on Sunday 15 May to provide School, Youth & Adult Coaches with an update on technical and tactical themes.
Continue reading SRU National Coaching Conference 2016