Scotland coach Vern Cotter admitted he was pleased to see Scotland finally get back to winning ways - but admitted the Dark Blues will have to improve before the World Cup.
Edinburgh moved up a place to third in the Guinness PRO12 but failed to really fire or get a bonus point against the winless Benetton Treviso at BT Murrayfield.
World Rugby Player of the Year and All Black legend Dan Carter won’t be sampling Killie pies at Rugby Park in Kilmarnock as Racing opted not to pick their big-money recruit for the final European Champions Cup match against Glasgow
Dundee High coach Colin Sangster had that look of a frustrated schoolteacher whose pupils just aren’t listening.
Scotland forwards Ross Ford and Jonny Gray face missing the rest of the World Cup after they were both issued with three-week bans.
You have to really love rugby to endure a match like Howe of Fife’s BT National One clash with Stewart’s Melville at Duffus Park on Saturday.
France may have been “a bit clunky” so far in the RBS 6 Nations but they could cut loose without warning at any time, warns Scotland assistant coach Nathan Hines.
Vern Cotter is not a man to seek the spotlight so he’ll be quite happy again if new England coach Eddie Jones laps up the attention in the build up to the Calcutta Cup clash.
Finn Russell reckons Glasgow have timed their revival to perfection in their quest to cling on to the Pro12 crown.
Greig Laidlaw marked it as the highlight of his career thus far to be named Scotland’s Rugby World Cup captain, but knows it could count for nothing.