Scotland will host Japan in a full cap International at Murrayfield in the Autumn, Best joins up with the Lions at Hartley’s expense and Scotland’s coaching talent will jet round the planet to pick up tips this summer.
On Saturday the first of 2013′s British & Irish Lions will be pulling on the famous red jerseys for the first time. In the name of research, Rory “emulates” this by throwing one on and running round the kitchen.
Glasgow Warriors travel to Dublin to face Leinster in the RaboDirect PRO12 play-offs tomorrow and Gregor Towsend has made seven changes and one positional switch to the side that beat Connacht 20-3 in Galway last week.
The announcement of just three Scots among the 2013 British and Irish Lions will leave Scott Johnson with an almost full-strength side to select for the forthcoming tour to South Africa. Gav Harper looks on the bright side.