Memory of Calcutta Cup rout can spur on Scots, says Lawson

Published: 25/02/2014

Hooker Scott Lawson says Scotland should use the memory of their humiliating defeat by England if they want to taste more of the jubilation that followed their dramatic win over Italy at the weekend.

The Scots responded to their mortifying 20-0 drubbing by the Auld Enemy by securing a thrilling 21-20 six nations rugby victory in Rome.

Duncan Weir’s last-gasp drop goal secured the win at the Stadio Olimpico but Lawson claims it was the pain inflicted on them by Stuart Lancaster’s England that was the real key ingredient to their success.

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