Aug 27, 2010: Olly Barkley has hailed the influence of Bath's new performance director Ian McGeechan ahead of the new season
Mar 17, 2010: Bath have signed Scotland international forward Simon Taylor on a three-year contract from Stade Francais.
Italy v Scotland, Six Nations, February 27
Feb 22, 2010: Italy missed out on a hat-trick of victories over Scotland last season and will be keen to notch their first Six Nations triumph since 2008 at the Stadio Flaminio on Saturday
Oct 6, 2009: "They have backs like Phil Godman and Chris Paterson who still looks like he'd blow away in a big wind." Iain Morrison writes
News in Brief
Aug 12, 2009: All the latest rugby news, with the ARU throwing its support behind a combined Melbourne Super 15 bid
Aug 6, 2009: Stade Francais No.8 Simon Taylor has opted out of Andy Robinson's first squad as Scotland coach
Mar 16, 2009: Leading non-Lions, four-countries matches and Wales v Ireland Triple Crown deciders. John Griffiths answers your questions
Scotland v Italy, Six Nations, February 28
Feb 23, 2009: Italy will be seeking their first hat-trick of wins in a Six Nations fixture when they tackle Scotland at Murrayfield
Scotland v Canada
Nov 18, 2008: Scotland have made four changes for Saturday's Test against Canada.
Scotland v Argentina
Nov 17, 2008: Simon Taylor resumed training with Scotland today, after missing their first two autumn tests with a calf injury
Mar 4, 2008: Frank Hadden sent for his "ultimate warrior" to rescue Scotland's season as he recalled number eight Simon Taylor for Scotland's crunch Calcutta Cup clash on Saturday.
Nov 6, 2007: Scotland star Simon Taylor has launched his new club career at Stade Francais Paris - and admits the battle for back row places is going to be fierce.
Oct 12, 2007: Scotland number eight Simon Taylor admits every player involved in the World Cup defeat by Argentina will be forever `haunted' by the result.
2007 Six Nations
Mar 18, 2007: "Time perhaps for a permanent embargo on the phrase 'luck of the Irish' - unless, of course, you are talking about cricket." Huw Richards writes
Feb 27, 2007: Edinburgh's Simon Taylor has ended speculation regarding his playing future by signing a three year deal with French Stade Francais Paris.
Feb 24, 2007: Edinburgh chairman Alex Carruthers has revealed his disbelief after Simon Taylor emerged as a Stade Francais target.
Feb 22, 2007: Scotland back-rower Simon Taylor believes a defeat against Italy on Saturday would be a "disaster" for his team but insists the mindset going into the game will be the same as when the Scots play any other team.
Feb 13, 2007: Scotland coach Frank Hadden has paid tribute to the part Simon Taylor played in the pivotal win over Wales in the RBS 6 Nations Championship.