Category: Gregor Townsend

Silver Crown

Despite all of the negativity that surrounded this Scotland team because of their off-field issues after beating Italy in Round 4, they were never going to just roll over in Dublin. The scoreline didn’t reflect it, but they made hard work of this fixture for Ireland, and it was telling that it took the hosts … Continue reading Silver Crown

Outside Chance

The inconsistent nature of Scotland’s performances this year makes it difficult to know how good they will be this Saturday. They were focused and competitive in Rounds 1 and 2, deservedly beating an England side who were on a high after their successful November series and losing narrowly to an improved Wales in a tough … Continue reading Outside Chance

Proving Ground

There’s no telling how Scotland’s 2021 Six Nations campaign would have gone had Zander Fagerson not received a red card in their meeting with Wales. Much like Peter O’Mahony’s identical offence against the same opponent, it was a sliding doors moment that would have presumably seen Scotland win the game if the sanction was any … Continue reading Proving Ground