PLAYED OUT in the kind of conditions that would have drowned ducks and bent weathervanes Scotland set themselves up for a stripped down but dogged performance against Australia in Newcastle, New South Wales. The 9-6 scoreline told its own story. This was no try-fest yet all over Scotland fans are toasting playing up to their national stereotype of being thrifty and mean.
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By Bea Asprey, Rugby World Writer
Stuart Lancaster’s fresh-faced England side will attempt to beat Scotland at Murrayfield for the first time since 2004 on Saturday, but although the visitors beat their hosts twice in 2011, they will have their work cut out for them if they are to overcome this fired up Scottish side. The Scots have a horrible habit…
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Ross Ford today committed his long-term future to Edinburgh, signing a new two-year contract and underlining his intention to help the club fulfil its potential. The 46-cap hooker, whose career in the black and red began in October 2007, says that Edinburgh’s drive to progress both on and off the field convinced him to dedicate the prime years of his…