8 – age of Zander Fagerson when Ross Ford won his first cap…
3,283 – days between Ross Ford’s 2nd and 3rd tries for Scotland.
6 – minutes between Ross Ford’s 3rd and 4th tries for Scotland.
2 – previous meetings between the sides on neutral grounds – both won by Scotland.
With the summer’s rugby just down south just starting up this might be a good time to remind ourselves of the global law trials that
Japan v Scotland fixtures are like buses – and not just because you spend so much time waiting for ages for one then two come along at once…
269 days after these two sides met in a Rugby World Cup pool encounter it’s time for the Brave Blossoms and the Thistles to get reacquainted.