What was Scotland’s best performance under Gregor Townsend? There’s been a few good ones, the current coach holds the best record of any national coach since professionalism, with 15 wins and a 57.4% success rate.
Sean Maitland is thrilled his Saracens team-mate and Scotland room-mate Duncan Taylor is back in the national side for the crucial pool game against Ireland on Sunday, and backing him to make an impact.
Gregor Townsend has picked the most experienced international team in Scottish rugby history for the biggest game of his coaching career so far, Sunday’s Rugby World Cup opener against Ireland in Yokohama.
Duncan Taylor will have the key role of toughening Scotland's midfield defence as the oft-injured centre is the major inclusion in the side to take on Ireland in the Rugby World Cup opener in Yokohama on Sunday.