Perfect 10 Help Scotland Record Win

Perfect 10 Help Scotland Record Win

Scotland, led by Edinburgh scrum-half Mike Blair, won 26-14 at World Cup semi-finalists Argentina with 11 members of the Black and Red Army helping to influence the outcome.Hooker Ross Ford scored a well-worked try in the first half orchestrated by Blair and centre Ben Cairns, who in his second ever appearance at Test level looked assured.Full-back Hugo Southwell’s kicking from hand was impeccable while Chris Paterson, selected to play on the wing, produced another flawless goalkicking performance.Remember all 11 players are in for next season and you can watch for a fraction of the price for a Test match ticket Edinburgh season tickets range from _30 for Juniors through to _150 for Adults. Watch all the drama as this developing young side steps onto the next level in both the Magners League and Heineken Cup.Phil Godman’s passing brought a new dimension to the Scotland back line and the Merchiston magician shone at stand-off.Up front, Allan Jacobsen served up another display containing his trademark dogged determination while Matt Mustchin’s know-how and ability to keep the ball alive helped Scotland move forward.Team captain Allister Hogg also deserves praise for his performance at the base of the scrum while Simon Webster also showed a top-class level of physicality.Nick De Luca came off the bench late on for try-scorer Graeme Morrison and immediately showed his strength and ruggedness by getting stuck in.All in all, a spellbinding display and the result has helped to trigger off the feelgood factor in Scottish Rugby. Off the pitch, Edinburgh head coach Andy Robinson’s attention to detail and tactical expertise clearly also helped Scotland achieve a dream result against the third best nation in the world.

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