Nick Scrivener has the chance to complete his first season as Scotland A coach with a 100% record if the second string can defeat Italy A at Netherdale on Friday night.
Having taken two points away from Malleny Park as a result of a second 10-try thriller in as many weeks, there isn't likely to be any relief on the heart rates at Mayfield this week, as Ayr come to Dundee HSFP.
Scotland head coach Andy Robinson gives a vote of confidence to his try-shy team and, with Kelly Brown judged fit, names an unchanged starting XV for the final RBS Six Nations Championship meeting with Ireland at Croke Park on Saturday.
Andy Robinson likened Scotland's 34-21 loss to France in their opening RBS Six Nations match of the 2011 season on Saturday to the heartbreaking defeat in Cardiff last year, but there's another and on the face of it equally unlikely comparison with a recent game to be made.
Once Andy Robinson had made the personal decision to press on as Scotland head coach, despite presiding over the worst season in recent Scottish rugby history, the die was cast.
The annual alterations in the structure of Scottish club rugby are almost matched by the changing of the guard across the country which makes this season's Scottish Hydro Premier leagues harder to predict than ever.
Scotland Under-20 rugby head coach Peter Wright is taking his young charges to a scene of Scottish heroism to inspire the team close to where they will kick off their Six Nations campaign in France on Friday night.
Andy Robinson wants to rewrite the story of Scotland's RBS Six Nations from one of missed opportunities to one where the breakthrough began as his team head for Dublin for next week's final game.
Scotland head coach Andy Robinson praised Michael Bradley's "clear vision" for the future of Edinburgh Rugby as the former Ireland scrum-half and captain was confirmed the new head coach of the capital club at Murrayfield.
Eddie Pollock isn't a man with the sunniest of dispositions after rugby matches even when his team have won handsomely, so one expected a gloomy appraisal after Stirling County's narrow 24-20 loss to Melrose confirmed they will be in the middle eight of the league split.