Racingman Finn Russell Finally Back in Scotland – Top 14

Le Racingman Finn Russell enfin de retour en équipe d'Écosse

The Racing 92 opener was recalled by Scottish coach Gregor Townsend on Monday, nine months after the boycott of XV du Chardon.

The quarrel is over. In January, just before the tournament, Finn Russell was fired from Scottish indiscipline “indiscipline”. In question, the evening concluded in a small drunk, hotel bar hosting XV du Chardon, the remains of coach Gregor Townsend stating that the spectacular opening half was not accepted, then his mother – Left the assembly to go to the father. A behavior that earned him an exclusion for “violation of team protocol”. The player told the British media that even after eight years of working with him, he had no connection with Townsend.

But, already in May, the coach indicated that he was ready to assimilate him. He said, “The most important thing is to leave the door open for the players. We want everyone to be available. I am sure Finn is very keen to make himself available to Scotland. A few phone calls between the two people bridged the gap.

«His performance in the semi-finals of the Champions Cup was really convincing»

Gregor Townsend, Manager of Scotland

The 28-year-old, Finn Russell, made his return to the 40-player list for the 2020 Six Nations tournament and Fall Cup matches on the schedule in October and November. Which includes a trial against France’s XV in Edinburgh on 22 November. Finally, a potential 50I Selection for racingman who have not donated tartan collar jerseys since the World Cup to be held in Japan in October 2019.

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Finn Russell’s remarkable performance in the Champions Cup – of which he will play the final against English Exeter on Saturday – has finally convinced Gregor Townsend, who said he was satisfied with his opener look and expected when he would return for the team.

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“Our conversation continued for a few days before the last few months,” Townsend said Monday at the press conference. It was really nice to see its size. His performance in the semi-finals of the Champions Cup was truly convincing. And he was decisive at the end of the match. “The kind of coach action one expects the coach to see again in the XV du Chardon jersey.


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