The Breakdown 4: are Scotland ready for their Italian job?

The Offside Line's panel look ahead to the start of the Nations Cup with Gregor Townsend's side heading across to Florence to take on the Azzurri

Duhan van der Merwe, Ali Price and Sam Hidalgo-Clyne at training ahead of the Italy game this week. Image: © Craig Watson - www.craigwatson.co.uk
Duhan van der Merwe, Ali Price and Sam Hidalgo-Clyne at training ahead of the Italy game this week. Image: © Craig Watson - www.craigwatson.co.uk

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FORMER Scotland and Glasgow Warriors back-row Adam Ashe and The Offside Line’s Stuart Bathgate look ahead to the start of the Nations Cup with host Jack Reid.

The panel thinks Scotland can be contenders for the title, do you agree? How will Duncan Weir go at stand-off? Can professional rugby players take the game too seriously? How should Gregor Townsend juggle his scrum-half options? How will the fringe Scotland players cope with not getting to play any club rugby this month? What does the future look like for Glasgow?


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