Well, it's all come down, from Scotland's point of view, to the match with the Auld Enemy. Nothing short of a victory will suffice. Indeed, we need to win by at least eight points and deny England a bonus point. Anything less and we will crash out of the (Rugby Union) World Cup at the group stages for the first time and fall victim of what was always going to be a tough group.
The message to the squad is, therefore, simple: Don't Come Home Too Soon. And, right on cue, here's Del Amitri with Scotland's Official (Football) World Cup song from France 1998:
Much as I love Del Amitri though, this post would be incomplete if I didn't include a rendition of Flower of Scotland, this one courtesy of the Red Hot Chilli Pipers (of which more anon...):