Reference has frequently been made down the years to one of Ian McGeechan's more astute observations - the one in which he referred to New Zealanders as Scotsmen who have learned how to win.
WHAT'S the difference between a winner and a loser?
Scotstoun was shimmering in yesterday's late summer sunshine, the quagmire surface of last season now thankfully replaced by a brand new pitch that seemed to be glowing with robust good health.
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Things get serious for the Scotland under-20 side tomorrow in the IRB Junior World Championship when they face Italy in the ninth-place semi final at the ECOLight Stadium, Pukekohe.