It might have been a long journey, but the 11,000 miles Scotland have travelled to get to Australia have taken them back to where they started.
Whatever plans Andy Robinson had in place to disturb the Australians yesterday morning, the atrocious weather made the decision easy for the Scots to revert to what suits them best.
The effect was to bring a return to the values originally articulated by the national coach before style took precedence over substance. It is all very well to aspire to attractive rugby, but what matters is winning.
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