Mike Blair

Scrum-half Mike Blair ends his international career with Scotland after 85 caps
Monday 7th January 10:20

Scotland's most-capped scrum-half Mike Blair has announced his retirement from international rugby.

Richie Gray fit for inclusion as Scotland coach Andy Robinson makes five changes
Tuesday 6th November 11:26

Richie Gray has been passed fit for Scotland's first Autumn Test against New Zealand at Murrayfield on Sunday.

Mike Blair insists Scotland will support Andy Robinson's choice as captain
Wednesday 31st October 09:43

Scotland international scrum-half Mike Blair insists the team will support coach Andy Robinson's choice as his new captain.

Blair agrees Brive switch
Thursday 14th June 11:57

Scotland scrum-half Mike Blair has confirmed he has joined French Pro2 club Brive from Edinburgh.

Blair signs for Brive
Monday 28th May 15:31

Scottish scrum-half Mike Blair has signed with Brive, according to various reports in the French press.

Blair to leave Edinburgh
Wednesday 11th April 14:58

Mike Blair admits the time has come for a new challenge after revealing he will leave Edinburgh at the end of the season.

Scots leave on a high
Saturday 20th August 19:21

Murrayfield celebrated as Scotland gave their fans a 23-12 victory over Italy in their last game before the World Cup.

Blair eyeing historic win
Wednesday 10th November 19:40

Mike Blair believes the Murrayfield crowd can roar Scotland to a famous victory against the All Blacks on Saturday.

Blair extends Edinburgh stay
Wednesday 3rd February 16:00

Captain Mike Blair has ended speculation over his future by signing a new two-year contract at Edinburgh.

Lions suffer Blair blow
Saturday 13th June 11:09

Mike Blair will miss the Lions' tour match against Western Province due to a foot injury.

McGeechan turns to Blair
Monday 11th May 13:24

Lions head coach Ian McGeechan has called up Scotland scrum-half Mike Blair to replace the injured Tomas O'Leary.

Hadden keeps the faith
Sunday 22nd March 16:00

Head coach Frank Hadden is adamant Scotland have the ability to win the Six Nations.

Blair: We can expose Irish
Wednesday 4th March 10:44

Scotland captain Mike Blair is confident his side can prevent Ireland winning their first Grand Slam title in 61 years.

Scotland feeling the heat
Thursday 26th February 11:23

Mike Blair admits Scotland are under pressure heading into Saturday's match against Italy.

Blair - Scotland 'moved on'
Friday 6th February 15:17

Scotland captain Mike Blair believes that his side will now be able to cope with the pressures of the Six Nations.

Blair positive on World Cup
Tuesday 2nd December 18:34

Scotland captain Mike Blair is already looking forward to the 2011 World Cup pool match against England.

Blair - Scots staying intense
Wednesday 19th November 18:33

Mike Blair says Scotland will play Canada with the same intensity they possessed against New Zealand and South Africa.

Blair looks to experience
Thursday 6th November 08:39

Scotland captain Mike Blair believes that the addition of experience to the pack will give the side the perfect balance.

Blair out to catch the eye
Wednesday 8th October 12:03

Mike Blair has told skysports.com he hopes a European run with Edinburgh will help him cement a place on the Lions tour.

Blair honoured at nomination
Wednesday 24th September 16:10

Mike Blair has spoken of his honour at being nominated for the International Rugby Board Player of the Year award.

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Experts & Blogs

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