Gary Graham laughed off his dalliance with England last year as “a bit of silliness” and now believes “I’m where I’m supposed to be”.
Russell Knox feels he’ll always be an outsider when it comes to the European Ryder Cup enclave, but he plans to make the team on merit next time.
Scotland in Japan: SRU CEO Mark Dodson appeals to court of public opinion as World Rugby stand firm on cancellation threat
Scotland’s hopes of forcing World Rugby to play their pivotal Rugby World Cup game against Japan on Sunday appear to be floundering despite Scottish Rugby CEO Mark Dodson claiming “in the court of public opinion, we’ve already won” the case to have the game not cancelled.
Honestly, you inspire an entire generation and what do you get in return? Silence…
Edinburgh face “more than just a game of rugby” believes head coach Richard Cockerill as they seek to keep alive their hopes of retaining the 1872 Cup against Glasgow Warriors.
Gav Scott remembers getting the call in the middle of the night to get on the plane to join the Scotland squad, and he doesn’t think it’ll be any different for those brought in late to Japan.
There’s one more week of training camp before Scotland’s World Cup squad actually get wound into some live action, and Jamie Ritchie is champing at the bit for a game.
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.
George Horne’s already in the history books as the first Scottish scrum-half to score a hat-trick in an international game but one gets the impression this is only the beginning.
Justin Thomas feels that the top players won’t boycott the US Open but that they “don’t have to hold back anymore” if the championship gets out of hand again at Pebble Beach next month.