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Our scrum is secure - Scott

12th March 2013 16:07



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Scotland forwards coach Stevie Scott believes the problem's his side encountered against Wales are "out of our system."

In a match dominated by the whistle last weekend, with 28 penalties given by Craig Joubert, Scotland struggled at the scrum.

Scott however believes that his pack had an off day and will bounce back against France in Paris.

"Scotland have got a good scrum, a very good scrum. You will see that if you look back at the games leading up to the Wales game," he said.

"The problems we had against Wales are gone. They are out of our system.

"We have reviewed the game. We had a forwards meeting this morning. We know we don't have to change anything major. We just need to adapt little things to make sure that doesn't happen again.

"Our scrum is built around speed and the height of the scrum. But we will not change that. The referees are aware that we are not going early, but if you are not getting the engaging part right, it becomes pretty messy.

"The pleasing thing is that we go to France to face a side who want to scrum. Nothing changes for us at all.

"The front five and the whole pack are really looking forward to playing a game that will see us tested in that area."

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