Richard Cockerill

Preview: Cockerill gambles on Blair at No.10

RICHARD Cockerill believes starting Scotland full-back Blair Kinghorn at No.10 is “worth the risk”.
Regular stand-off Jaco van der Walt is only fit enough for a place on the bench.
Cockerill has put his faith in Kinghorn to spearhead Edinburgh’s attack even though the 24-yearold has barely played the position since school.
“We’ve picked what is pretty much our best XV available,” said Cockerill, who has recalled his seven Scotland stars who featured in last week’s win over France in Paris. The headline is probably Blair at 10, which I thought was the best selection for this week to really ta...

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