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Welsh slapped our face - this time we're ready to gain revenge.


AL STROKOSCH admits he has unfinished business against Wales on Sunday.

The Scotland flanker climbed off the bench INCARDIFF last year as part of a side that delivered one of the most embarrassing results in our history. It's a game he recalls for all the wrong reasons after a 51-3 reverse that allowed the Welsh to milk the moment at a post-match dinner.

It went from bad to worse after Strokosch's early arrival for the injured Kelly Brown with Stuart Hogg then red carded seconds later. And Strokosch, right, said: "Anything that could have gone wrong did go wrong.

"One player going off isn't an excuse to lose 50 points. It's a bit harder playing with 14 not 50 points harder. You can blame Hoggy for doing something stupid but you can't hold the result against him.

"We got humiliated and had them swan-diving over the line and singing to each other at the after-match meal. That's a big motivation this week.

"It's a big insult, a slap in the face and it's not going to happen again. We were angry, upset, gutted, disappointed at the same time. It was the manner in which we folded.

"The team didn't do ourselves or the jersey justice. But you move on from that to looking for a chance to make up for it."

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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Feb 12, 2015
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