Peter Horne has warned Ireland that Scotland will be out to end their Guinness Six Nations “title dreams” when they meet at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Just before the Autumn Tests got underway across Europe, World Rugby called a meeting of head coaches in Dublin to go over the annual fine-tuning of the laws.
Scotland desperately want to sign off the Autumn Test series with a win against Argentina or risk losing momentum over the winter heading into next year’s Six Nations.
There’s a more than a bit of Cupar in the Glasgow Warriors side tonight in Limerick as they aim to cement their position at the top of their conference in the Guinness PRO14.
Dave Rennie sees Peter Horne as a 10 in his own right but also as a “minder” and organiser outside whoever is playmaker for Glasgow Warriors.
Two pairs of local brothers have made it into the Scotland starting line-up that will face the USA this weekend.
Finn Russell is “desperate” to leave Glasgow with another Guinness PRO14 title but his dip in form has him dropped to the bench as the Warriors aim to book their home advantage for the play-offs against Connacht tonight.
Seeking solace for another defeat away in the Six Nations, most Scots leaving the Aviva Stadium with their shoulders slumped in disappointment pointed to the video board illustrating the scoreline and grimaced.
Pete Horne shies away from any comparisons with Owen Farrell even if he shares the same kind of role for Scotland against the English in tomorrow’s Calcutta Cup game at Murrayfield.
Scotland can’t wait to get at England after the “re-focus” brought victory over France, says centre Huw Jones.