Composure key in ending tournament hoodoo - Seymour
COMPOSURE and desperation rarely go together, but those were the twin characteristics that saw Scotland through to victory against Italy, according to Tommy Seymour.
The composure was in evidence above all in defence, as Vern Cotter’s team withstood a late Italian fightback to win 36-20 in Rome. And the desperation – for a win at last, after nine successive losses in the Six Nations Championship – was highlighted by Stuart Hogg’s break in the closing minutes which produced the clinching score for Seymour himself.
“This team has been desperate for a win in this competition for a while,”