Second season syndrome was almost assured for Richard Cockerill at Edinburgh. It was almost impossible to avoid.
Edinburgh’s recent dominance over Glasgow in head-to-head clashes is starting to seriously bug the Warriors, veteran forward Rob Harley admitted.
Edinburgh won’t change the style that has brought them success even if they need to score four tries and beat Glasgow in the final 1872 Cup match at Scotstoun on Saturday.
Glasgow have to get “the ABCs” right if they are to finally best Edinburgh’s strong setpiece this season and book a return to the newly enlarged Scotstoun in the Guinness PRO14 semi-finals.