Glasgow Warriors have learned the lessons from last year’s Guinness PRO14 semi-final flop, but the biggest changes to this year is simple continuity and results, believes head coach Dave Rennie.
Here’s Scotland’s second half performance against Ireland in their 22-13 Guinness 6 Nations defeat laid out in the simplest terms.
Three defensive calamities by Scotland gave Ireland all the ammunition they required to get back on track and inflict the first away win at Murrayfield in the Guinness 6 Nations for three years.
Every test Darcy Graham has been handed this season he’s passed, and the Edinburgh flier is handed another “roll of the dice” examination by Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill for today’s Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final against Munster at Murrayfield.
Edinburgh 13 Munster 17: Earls score proves the key at Murrayfield again as Edinburgh lose out to Munster
A late try by Keith Earls – just as he did for Ireland last month – proved just enough for Munster to defeat Edinburgh in a gruelling Heineken Champions Cup battle at Murrayfield.
Blair Kinghorn’s part in Edinburgh’s try of the season was simple – pick the ball up, and look for Bill.
As tenacious as ever, Richard Cockerill simply won’t let go of his grip of the underdog tag going into today’s 1872 Cup first leg at Murrayfield.
Edinburgh’s front line players will get some rest after their magnificent month of wins, but Richard Cockerill believes keeping his best players playing will benefit both the club and Scotland in 2019.
England 38 Scotland 38: Scots make a comeback for the ages in the greatest Calcutta Cup game ever played
Scotland retained the Calcutta Cup at Twickenham in without question the most incredible game in the 150-year history of rugby’s oldest contest, coming from 31-0 down to lead 38-31 before an England try with the last play of the game denied them their first win in London for 36 years.
Scotland 33 Italy 20: Blair Kinghorn’s hat-trick leads Scots to comfortable and controlled 6 Nations win
Blair Kinghorn scored Scotland’s first 6 Nations hat-trick for 30 years as they comfortably breat Italy to win their opening game of the championship for only the third time.