Cusiter Named As Joint Scotland Captain

Cusiter Named As Joint Scotland Captain

Head coach Andy Robinson has announced today that Mike Blair and Chris Cusiter will be joint captains of the Scotland team for this month’s Bank of Scotland Corporate Autumn Tests against Fiji, Australia and Argentina at Murrayfield._The ground-breaking move is revealed in an ezine – entitled Robinson Speaks – which Scottish Rugby has sent to more than 150,000 fans overnight.CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW ROBINSON SPEAKS_In the ezine – the first of a series of four that will go direct from the head coach to Scotland supporters during the Autumn Tests – Robinson encourages supporters to play their part in delivering winning Scotland performances._On captaincy he declares: Leadership is not about one person._ It’s about developing a number of leaders._ This year we are going to have two captains – Mike Blair and Chris Cusiter; two world-class players; two world-class people._ What that enables me to do is whichever one is selected will lead the team – but off the pitch the two will lead the team together.CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW ROBINSON SPEAKSTickets are on sale now for the Bank of Scotland Corporate Autumn TestsSaturday 14 November – Scotland v Fiji, Murrayfield, kick-off 2.30pmSaturday 21 November – Scotland v Australia, Murrayfield, kick-off 5.15pmSaturday 28 November – Scotland v Argentina, Murrayfield, kick-off 2.30pmAdult tickets for the Fiji game cost _10 and _20; concessions for under-18s and students are just _5 and _10._Adult tickets for the matches against Australia and Argentina cost _10, _20 and _40 with concessions for children and students at _5, _10 and _20._Tickets are on sale now._ They cost from _10 for adults and _5 for under-18s and students and can be bought online at; via the 24-hour credit card hotline 0844 335 3933 or in person from the Scottish Rugby Ticket Centre, Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh between 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday-Friday. From the 9 November Ticket Centre will operate extended opening hours from Monday – Friday 9.00am to 8.00pm for collection and sales._ The Ticket Centre will be open on match days for collection only from 9.00am._ Booking fees apply to transactions using credit or debit cards._ You can also buy tickets from your local rugby club, who will receive commission from your purchase._ Log on to to find your nearest club.

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