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The Official Scottish Rugby Podcast
48 minutes | Nov 4, 2022
Mike Blair | From Club to Country
Ahead of the second Autumn Nation Series fixture on Saturday 5 November we are delighted to be joined by Edinburgh Head Coach Mike Blair to explore their URC season so far. Mike reflects on his own experiences in international sport, his move into coaching and the incredible home support at DAM Health Stadium. Caroline and Chris also discuss Scotland's narrow loss to Australia last Saturday, and what to expect from Townsend's men this weekend.
37 minutes | Nov 1, 2022
Journey to the International Stage with Blair Kinghorn
Special Podcast Edition: Journey to the International Stage Electric fly-half and one of Edinburgh Rugby's most exciting backline talents Blair Kinghorn, sits down with Scotland legend, Chris Paterson, to explore his rugby career thus far. They explore the highs and lows of international rugby and candidly discuss Kinghorn's transition from football to rugby, motivations in life, and journey to the Scotland team.
39 minutes | Oct 27, 2022
Countdown to Australia | Dave Rennie
Ahead of the Autumn Nation Series opener against Australia on Saturday 29 October we are delighted to be joined by Australian Head Coach Dave Rennie to explore preparations in camp as well as what they're expecting from Scotland. Dave reflects on his time at Glasgow Warriors, the incredible home support in Scotland, and atmosphere at BT Murrayfield on match days. Caroline is also joined by full-back Liam McNamara from Ayrshire Bulls and hooker Cal Davies from Watsonians ahead of this weekend's FOSROC Super6 Championship Final at DAM Health, Edinburgh (Sunday 30 Oct, kick off 4.45pm).
44 minutes | Oct 21, 2022
Matt & Zander Fagerson | Scotland Squad Reactions
Scotland Internationalists Rachel Malcolm and Caity Mattinson join us this week from in camp all the way from New Zealand. They talk about the mood in camp following their narrow defeat against Australia, and their visit to Far North iwi Ngātiwai to learn more about Te Ao Māori with a welcome and cultural exchange at Ngunguru Marae. Hosts Caroline Blair and Chris Paterson also chat about Gregor Townsend's squad ahead of the Autumn Nation Series and are joined by Matt and Zander Fagerson to discuss their delight at being named in the squad. They go on to chat about last weekend's United Rugby Championship, and the upcoming match against Australia at BT Murrayfield (Sat 29th Oct).
47 minutes | Oct 13, 2022
Heather Lockhart | Scotland v Australia Preview
Scotland Captain Rachel Malcolm and Sports Scientist Fraser Menzies join us this week from in camp all the way from New Zealand. They talk about the mood in camp following their last minute defeat against Wales, team nutrition and overall preparations ahead of Australia on Saturday. Hosts Caroline Blair and Chris Paterson are also joined by ex Scotland Internationalist and commentator, Heather Lockhart, to chat about all the latest rugby news, including last weekend's United Rugby Championship, Round 9 of the FOSROC Super6 Championship and the upcoming Autumn Nation Series.
36 minutes | Oct 11, 2022
Rachel Corsie | Powering Conversations with SP Energy Networks
Rachel Malcolm is joined by Professional footballer Rachel Corsie in this weeks special podcast episode of Powering Conversation, powered by SP Energy Networks to talk through her involvement with the Scotland national team and her career highlights to date.
39 minutes | Oct 6, 2022
Dr James Robson | Brain Health Clinic
This week, on the Official Scottish Podcast, hosts Caroline Blair and Chris Paterson are joined by Scottish Rugby’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr James Robson MBE to discuss the paper published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. Dr Robson highlights the important role rugby has played in supporting research into the effects of concussion and brain health in recent years, as well as the impact of setting up the Brain Health clinic.
53 minutes | Sep 29, 2022
Gary Heatly & Anne Young | Looking ahead to the Rugby World Cup
Scotland Internationalists Rachel Malcolm and Anne Young join us this week from in camp all the way from New Zealand. They talk about travelling to the southern hemisphere, their excitement for the upcoming Rugby World Cup fixtures and preparations in camp so far. Hosts Caroline Blair and Chris Paterson are also joined by Freelance Journalist, Gary Heatly, to chat about all the latest rugby news, including last weekend's United Rugby Championship, the closing weekend of the Rugby Championship and an exciting Round 7 of the FOSROC Super6 Championship.
17 minutes | Sep 22, 2022
Kim James | Powering Conversation with SP Energy Networks
Rachel Malcolm is joined by Kim James in this weeks episode of Powering Conversation, powered by SP Energy Networks to talk through her involvement with Lismore RFC and her recent battle with breast cancer.
58 minutes | Sep 15, 2022
Scotland squad named for Rugby World Cup
Scotland Internationalists Rachel Malcolm, Emma Wassell, Lisa Thomson, Shona Campbell and Evie Wills and Head Coach Bryan Easson join us on this week's special Rugby World Cup episode of the Official Scottish Rugby Podcast. They look back on the highs and lows of their Rugby World Cup qualification journey, their excitement for the upcoming fixtures and their families reactions to selection. Hosts Caroline Blair and Chris Paterson also chat about all the latest rugby news, including the opening weekend of the United Rugby Championship, Men's and Women's Tennent's Premiership and The Rugby Championship.
49 minutes | Sep 8, 2022
Chloe Rollie & Helen Nelson | Scotland v Spain Preview
Scotland Internationalists Chloe Rollie and Helen Nelson join us from camp on this week's episode of the Official Scottish Rugby Podcast. Chloe and Helen review the Summer Test opener against USA and look ahead to this Sunday's final fixture against Spain before heading off to New Zealand for the Women's Rugby World Cup. Hosts Caroline Blair and Chris Paterson chat about all the latest rugby news, including Scotland 7s Rugby World Cup in South Africa this weekend, the men's and women's Tennent's Premiership and The Rugby Championship.
15 minutes | Sep 5, 2022
Ciera Campbell | Powering Conversation with SP Energy Networks
Scotland Captain and Host Rachel Malcolm is joined by Strathendrick Men’s Head Coach Ciera Campbell on the next episode of Powering Conversation with SP Energy Networks Season 2. Listen to their conversation as they discuss how Ciera got involved in rugby in general, her career highlights, and receiving her Young Person’s award in the 2022 Community Recognition.
55 minutes | Sep 2, 2022
Ciaran Beattie & Jamie Farndale | Rugby World Cup Sevens
Scotland 7s Head Coach Ciaran Beattie and captain Jamie Farndale join us from LA on this week's episode of the Official Scottish Rugby Podcast. Ciaran and Jamie review the final round of the World Rugby Sevens Series and look ahead to next weekend's Rugby World Cup Sevens in South Africa. Caroline Blair, who is a new guest host on the podcast, chats to Chris Paterson about all the latest rugby news, including a review of Scotland's narrow defeat to USA, Round 4 of the FOSROC Super6 Championship, the men's and women's Tennent's Premiership and The Rugby Championship.
28 minutes | Aug 26, 2022
Summer Tests Preview | Scotland v USA
Chris Paterson is joined by former Scotland internationals, Donna Kennedy and Lynne Reid, to preview this weekend's Summer Test opener against USA and look ahead to the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. Kennedy, the most capped Scotland player ever and Reid, the last player to captain a Scotland women's team at a Rugby World Cup, reminisce about playing for Scotland and reflect on what it is like to play at a Rugby World Cup. Chris also catches up with the Marr and Heriot's captains to look ahead to the start of the Men's Tennent's Premiership, which gets underway this weekend.
20 minutes | Aug 22, 2022
Hollie Davidson | Powering Conversation with SP Energy Networks
Scotland Captain and Host Rachel Malcolm is joined by professional rugby union referee Hollie Davidson on the first episode of Powering Conversation with SP Energy Networks Season 2. Listen to their conversation as they discuss how it all started as well as highlights of her impressive career so far.
44 minutes | Aug 18, 2022
Summer Tests Preparation | Tyrone Holmes and Francesco Sella
Scotland Women Assistant Coach Tyrone Holmes and Strength and Conditioning Coach Francesco Sella join hosts Chris Paterson and Rachel Malcolm on this week's podcast to chat about Scotland women's upcoming Summer Tests and deep dive into training preparations. Chris and Rachel also review last weekend's international rugby results as well as the second round of the FOSROC Super6 Championship. Chris Paterson also chats to Tennent's Women Premiership Captains about the upcoming season and what to expect from both Watsonians and Garioch.
17 minutes | Aug 15, 2022
Jen Beattie | Powering Conversation with SP Energy Networks
Scotland and Arsenal football player Jen Beattie joins Rachel Malcolm on an episode of Powering Conversation with SP Energy Networks. Listen to their conversation from Season 1 as they discuss highlights of her career as well as battling injury and breast cancer. Season 2 coming soon.
42 minutes | Aug 11, 2022
Mike Adamson | Refereeing Guinness Six Nations to Rugby Championship
Scottish referee Mike Adamson joins Chris Paterson from Argentina on this week's podcast to chat about what it was like refereeing a Rugby Championship match for the first time, when he took charge of Argentina v Australia last weekend. He also looks ahead to this weekend's re-match between the sides, where he will be Assistant Referee. Mike talks about the pressures of being a referee, as well as how they preview and review matches. Chris is also joined once again by Rachel Malcolm to review the first round of the FOSROC Super6 Championship and look ahead to Scotland women's upcoming Summer Tests.
31 minutes | Aug 4, 2022
FOSROC Super6 Preview
Hosts Jo Wilson, Chris Paterson and Rachel Malcolm preview the 2022 FOSROC Super6 Championship. They look ahead to the opening weekend of fixtures, starting with Ayrshire Bulls v Heriot's Rugby on Friday with Head Coaches Finlay Gillies and Pat MacArthur. Jo, Chris and Rachel also discuss the appointment of Franco Smith as Glasgow Warrior's new Head Coach.
24 minutes | Jul 21, 2022
2022 Summer Tour Review with Jo Wilson & Chris Paterson
Jo Wilson and Chris Paterson dissect Scotland's Summer Tour to Argentina and look ahead to the Autumn Nations Series, which will see Scotland host Argentina at BT Murrayfield, along with Australia, Fiji and New Zealand. They also review the other games which took place last weekend, including Ireland's historic win over the All Blacks and discuss the news this week that Scotland 7s will be replaced by a GB 7s team on the World Series.
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