Scotland forwards coach Jonathan Humphreys defends use of foreign-born players
A serious dearth of home-reared talent in key positions? Even the most optimistic souls on Scottish football's front line see that as a problem that will take decades to rectify. Rugby deploys a rather more elegant approach.
You see, when the SRU think there's going to be a player shortage, they just go out and buy some new ones. South Africans, Australians, New Zealanders. They don't even need a Scots granny to qualify.
Sign a four-year deal with Edinburgh or Glasgow and, as long as you promise to turn out for Scotland once a three-year residency has been served, a whole new world awaits.... read more
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