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Finn Russell: ‘If I play at Gleneagles I can say: oh, I did work on that house’

In case another stonemason had told me 10 years earlier I’d at present be playing rugby and living in Paris I would have thought: ‘No chance,’” Finn Russell says with amusement as he considers how his life has changed since mid 2011. Running 92’s unbelievable fly-half will be imperative to Scotland’s assumptions for beating England …

Joe Marchant fails Covid test in latest blow to England’s Six Nations plans

England’s Six Nations plans have encountered new upsetting contact with the Harlequins place Joe Marchant having returned a positive Covid test. His withdrawal period will sideline him until soon, making him a by and large far-fetched starter for Saturday’s Calcutta Cup a conflict with Scotland and adding to the visitors’ affirmation headaches. Lead coach Eddie …