Duhan could make England pay if front row get the edge

THERE are two things we can be sure of about Duhan van der Merwe, as Scotland’s latest strike weapon limbers-up for his Calcutta Cup initiation at Twickenham on Saturday.
The first is that he is about the Scottish as biltong, and the second is that if the English defensive line gives him a sniff of an opening the big ‘Springjock’ winger will be off the mark faster than a leopard that has not had a full belly for a couple of weeks.
Two months ago, when Scotland were last in action in the Autumn Nations Cup, Van der Merwe’s spectacular 40 metre solo try was the highlight of an otherwise for...

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