It’s not nearly the team that we all envisaged having a real chance to break Scotland’s 20-year run of losses in Paris, but head coach Gregor Townsend has a “real belief” in those left to win in the French capital for the first time since 1999.
Scotland has lost big personalities, big talents and big leaders among their 6 Nations casualties, but Sean Maitland expects those remaining to fill the gap in all three ways against France in Paris.
How are we all bearing up? Therapy sessions booked? Need a group hug?
Trying to use peer pressure among fellow golf professionals to end slow play doesn’t work – and Paul Lawrie has lost friends as a result.
Scotland didn’t even have time to call on Kate Humble or Chris Packham as the “Finn Watch” ended less than 24 hours after it started and the star stand-off was ruled out of Scotland’s Guinness 6 Nations match against France in Paris.
Replacing Finn Russell at 10 against France is nothing new for Peter Horne, and he’ll be ready to step in a late notice again if required.
The “Finn Watch” begins as star stand-off reports for Scotland training cap despite concussion fears
The “Finn Watch” will last all week at the Scotland Six Nations training camp with the star stand-off’s place in Saturday’s game against France in Paris on a knife-edge.
Taking a breath from the all-encompassing tension that is the modern Guinness 6 Nations, let’s go back in time to when rugby was truly great.
Well, that has to be the quickest-ever return on record for T2G’s annual Useless Stab in the Dark column.
Here’s Scotland’s second half performance against Ireland in their 22-13 Guinness 6 Nations defeat laid out in the simplest terms.