Eddie Jones has taunted Scotland on the eve of Saturday’s Calcutta Cup showdown by responding to their failure to win at Twickenham since ’83 with the quip – “1883?”
Magnus Bradbury has backed Scotland sidekick Hamish Watson to provide the spark that could ignite a famous win over England.
Manu Tuilagi has resolved to embrace the rebirth of his international career as he recalled the headline-grabbing aftermath of his first appearance against France.
Theresa May showed her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe around Twickenham Stadium as he began a visit to the UK.
Captain Scott Riddell’s winning try and youngster George Horne’s brilliant saving tackle lifted Scotland to beat England and retain their Twickenham HSBC World 7s crown on Sunday.
48 hours of cool reflection has helped a little, as well as living the nightmare again, fast forwarding through the more brutal bits.
Scotland need to regroup quickly and beat Italy next week to restart their forward momentum, believes prop Gordon Reid.
Days like Saturday’s humiliating rout at Twickenham were supposed to be in Scotland’s past.
Scotland suffered a Twickenham nightmare to match any over the 34 long years of failure at England’s home of rugby as they were sliced to ribbons by a rampant English side.
Stuart Hogg is a marked man, looking over his shoulder at every turn, but that’s in the team hotel and not today on the pitch at Twickenham.