Scotland need to make a statement at Twickenham today about their under-performance in this year’s Guinness Six Nations, their poor away form AND their dreadful record at English rugby’s HQ, agreed skipper Stuart McInally.
Stuart McInally insists Scotland’s dreadful record at Twickenham will be meaningless when they aim to prevent England winning the Guinness Six Nations title on Saturday.
The toddler reins and training wheels – figuratively of course – are off, and Finn Russell will assume a leadership for Scotland’s attacking game on his own as Scotland look to derail a major winning streak for the second year in succession against Wales at Murrayfield.
Stuart McInally has told Wales’ Grand Slam-chasers to get ready for a battle after warning Scotland will not go down without a fight.
Stuart McInally admits Scotland failed to live up to their great expectations as they delivered their latest let down in Paris.
Scotland stand no chance of ending their long wait for Guinness Six Nations glory if they do not take care of Italy in Saturday’s championship opener, hooker Stuart McInally has warned.
Scotland’s Six Nations contingency plan for a deepening of their hooker crisis is three uncapped players with the pecking order yet to be decided, admitted head coach Gregor Townsend.
Edinburgh’s front line players will get some rest after their magnificent month of wins, but Richard Cockerill believes keeping his best players playing will benefit both the club and Scotland in 2019.
Running out to see both tiers of the East Stand at BT Murrayfield packed out is the big inspiration for Edinburgh to retain the 1872 Cup, not the “bragging rights” that rarely get bragged about, says Stuart McInally.
Stuart McInally will captain Scotland and former Strathallan School star Jamie Ritchie will make his first start on British soil in the Doddie Weir Cup against Wales at Cardiff on Saturday.