The Women's Six Nations has been postponed until the spring or summer as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the world's sporting calendar.
The French government said it needs guarantees from England and Ireland that it is safe for the national rugby union team to travel for Six Nations matches.
England's Rugby Football Union (RFU) has expressed concerns over whether the organisers of the women's Six Nations can successfully stage the tournament amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Scotland's Hollie Davidson is set to take charge of her first men's professional match on Jan. 16 when she officiates Newcastle Falcons vs. Castre in the Challenge Cup.
Rugby World Cup-holders South Africa have been drawn with Ireland for the 2023 competition while New Zealand are paired with France, England are in the same pool as Japan and Argentina.
Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him in charge until the 2023 World Cup, Scottish Rugby announced on Thursday.
Ireland began the Andy Farrell era with a scrappy home win over Scotland in February and the coach ended an inconsistent first year in charge with a somewhat improved 31-16 victory over the same opponents in the Autumn Nations Cup on Saturday.
Debutant Jaco van der Walt is one of six Scotland changes to face Ireland in the Autumn Nations Cup at the weekend.
Scotland made five changes to this starting side for Sunday's Nations Cup game against France at Murrayfield on the same day their clash against Fiji on Nov. 28 was cancelled.
Scotland dug deep to overcome Italy 28-17 at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence.
Scotland's Duncan Weir makes a return to the No. 10 jersey after injuries ruled our regulars Finn Russell and Adam Hastings.
Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has recalled Sean Maitland and added Sam Hidalgo-Clyne to his squad after the injuries to Russell and Hastings.
Scotland beat Wales away for the first time in 18 years as a narrow 14-10 victory in the Six Nations on Saturday.
Scotland fly-half Finn Russell has been restored to the starting lineup alongside captain Stuart Hogg and Jonny Gray as coach Gregor Townsend named his side to take on Wales in the final round of the Six Nations on Saturday.
Alun Wyn Jones will become the most capped player in test history when he leads a much-changed Wales in their Six Nations finale against Scotland on Saturday.
Scotland handed South African-born winger Duhan van der Merwe his first cap when coach Gregor Townsend on Wednesday named his team for the test against Georgia at Murrayfield on Friday.
Finn Russell has been recalled to the Scotland 40-man squad for the conclusion of the 2020 Six Nations and newly-launched Autumn Nations Cup this year, Scottish Rugby announced on Monday.
The draw for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France will take place in Paris on Dec. 14 using seedings based on the world rankings taken after last year's tournament, organisers said on Friday.
England have been drawn in the same group with Wales, Ireland and Georgia for the new Autumn Cup which will start in November.
Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw has signed for Japanese Top League side NTT Shining Arcs.
World Rugby remains hopeful of achieving global calendar change for 2021 after a meeting of key stakeholders took place on Monday.
World Rugby has announced the qualification process for the 2023 World Cup in France aimed at promoting a "genuine opportunity" for all unions, the game's global body said on Monday.
Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has said fly-half Finn Russell is available for selection again after the pair put their feud behind them.
Rugby faces a potentially sport-changing decision when World Rugby votes for its chairman on Sunday. But in the middle of coronavirus pandemic, experts Sam Bruce and Tom Hamilton suggest some changes of their own.
The SRU said it would discuss a salary reduction programme for higher earning players and staff with the governing body's finances badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
- SCOT5thTries Scored 1st France : 17 Tries ScoredFRA1st717
- SCOT5thPoints Difference 1st England : 44 Points DifferenceENG1st1844