Scotland’s defence will be in order for the opening game of the Guinness Six Nations – even with just two weeks to learn a “change in philosophy”, says veteran lock Grant Gilchrist.
Exeter manager Matt Taylor admitted his side were far from their best but showed great character to extend their unbeaten run in Sky Bet League Two to nine games with a 2-0 win over Cambridge.
John McGreal was “proud as punch” of his Colchester players following their entertaining 2-2 draw with fellow promotion-hopefuls Exeter.
Scotland plans for the forthcoming Six Nations will have to undergo a 33-day overhaul after Matt Taylor’s departure to Australia was confirmed and Welshman Steve Tandy was appointed the new defence coach.
Scotland have appointed former Ospreys head coach Steve Tandy as their new defence coach after announcing Gregor Townsend’s right-hand man Matt Taylor was allowed to join Australia with immediate effect.
Exeter manager Matt Taylor felt his side were good value for their narrow 1-0 win over Newport in challenging conditions at St James Park.
Exeter hope veteran defender Dean Moxey makes a swift recovery to feature against Newport on Boxing Day.
Exeter manager Matt Taylor was delighted with the character his side showed in fighting back from a three-goal deficit to draw 3-3 with Walsall in League Two.
Matt Taylor praised goalkeeper Jonny Maxted as his in-form Exeter City made it three wins in as many League Two games with a 1-0 victory over Salford.
Exeter boss Matt Taylor had no complaints as his side were dumped out of the FA Cup.