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Cheers Dan

Scotland Rugby’s newly retired stand-off, Dan Parks, seems to be taking some stick for leaving the international game after having something of a howler against England rather than before it. Unfair. He didn’t pick himself, the coach did, and he didn’t rip the starting jersey from the hands of a younger, fitter, and now better player, the coach did that too. Remembering that Parks carried the side through the 2010 international season and won three man-of-the-match awards out of five, he should be leaving with our thanks ringing in his ears, not complaints that he played one game too many.

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  1. Anne Warren
    February 9, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    You are so right. We’ve seen Dan at Murrayfield many times, he has had good games and bad games, but haven’t they all? It’s a shame he felt he had to go when he did, but good luck to him…and the Scotland team for the future

  2. Alistair Beaton
    February 14, 2012 at 12:30 pm

    Unfortunately you are only as good as your last game, but remember Ireland in 2011. Who was the hero then?

  3. February 14, 2012 at 12:42 pm

    Now that the Wales game has come and gone, were we the better for Dan’s departure? Not as far as I could see. Will ye no’ come back again?

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