It’s difficult to know exactly how to rate Scotland’s 61-point beanfeast against Russia, which ended up nine tries going on eleven.
Rory McIlroy’s 2019 season, by any judgement, has been one of remarkable success.
Edinburgh were left frustrated with only a share of the spoils in their European Challenge Cup pool after surrendering a 10-point lead in the final quarter to Union Bordeaux-Begles.
Blair Kinghorn may have scored Scotland's first Six Nations hat-trick against Italy last weekend but he's still dropped to the bench for the game against Ireland on Saturday.
Glasgow could be poised to regain Scotstoun fan favourite Leone Nakarawa after the Fijian was sensationally sacked by Racing 92 yesterday.
Greig Laidlaw needed to go recruiting for the Scotland team leadership group this week - but he’s reportedly still ahead of the French in that regard.
An elusive Scottish win away from home at one of the 6 Nations big guns has to come soon if Scotland are to be taken seriously as a contender, and there is confidence it could come today in Paris.
There’s always a huge element of `yeah, but what have you done for me lately?’ in sport. My favourite example of this was speaking to an Irish journalist over a beer when he was disparaging the efforts of Padraig Harrington – less than a year after Paddy had won two majors in the same season and become Ireland’s greatest-ever sportsman.
Rugby World Cup 2019, Ireland 27 Scotland 3: Scots embarrassed in opening game in Japan as Ireland win easily
Scotland went down in wet Yokohama with much more a squeak than a roar as they started the Rugby World Cup in near disastrous fashion, almost humiliated by Ireland.
Padraig Harrington has always been a tinkerer, and the Irishman’s been true to form with his first major Ryder Cup captaincy decision to reduce the number of Team Europe wildcards to three.