Scotland had a real swagger over the weekend as the Scotland rugby team won the Calcutta Cup
in a gallus display full of flair, fight and finesse.
SCOTLAND'S historic Calcutta Cup
victory over England will be a treasured memory for most fans.
BEN TE'O has lifted the lid on the psyche of Eddie Jones' England team by claiming that Calcutta Cup
history is "completely irrelevant".
The only problem is that winning one of our local tournaments - whether it is the Calcutta Cup
, or the Triple Crown or the Grand Slam - is no guarantee that we are getting any nearer to consistently beating New Zealand or Australia or South Africa, or winning the World Cup.
Byline: Gordon Parks CUT ABOVE England with Calcutta Cup
The australian knows his honeymoon period concludes when Calcutta Cup
hostilities commence and in anticipation of scotland awaiting in ambush in edinburgh, has put his faith in established internationals.
ROSS Ford has told his Scotland team-mates they should not fear another Calcutta Cup
defeat to England - but instead relish the chance to rewrite the history books.
ENGLAND'S Calcutta Cup
clash with Scotland will reach a new frontier today when British astronaut Tim Peake tunes into the match from space.
Jack Clifford, Paul Hill and Ollie Devoto will win their first caps off the bench in the Calcutta Cup
clash, but Hill and Devoto are present only because of injuries to preferred options in their positions.
You can describe it any way you want, but our mission is to go up there and win the Calcutta Cup
Only a late flurry of injuries would see Slade plunged into action in the Calcutta Cup
match at Twickenham, but that has not stopped Lancaster looking to the looming World Cup and its warm-up games as the right time to blood the 21-year-old centre.
The Calcutta Cup
must be retained if England are to have any chance of remaining relevant in the hunt to relieve Wales of their crown and Twelvetrees insists the outcome will be decided by brains as much as brawn.