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Sunday Feb 5, 2023

Russell Caught Giving Farrell A Mouthful As van der Merwe Races Away For Wonder Try

Scotland put England to the sword for the fourth consecutive time as they retained the Calcutta Cup.

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In a clash for the ages, the two sides scored a number of wonderful tries that had the Twickenham fans on their feet.

One score that stood above the rest came from Scotland’s South African-born winger Duhan van der Merwe.

Catching a clearing kick on the half-way line, the Edinburgh winger ripped through the English defence en route to an all-time classic try.

Now emerging online, there was an interesting subplot going on as van der Merwe raced away.

Scottish flyhalf Finn Russell and England captain Owen Farrell from the outside would appear to be polar opposite characters.

This appeared to come to the fore as Farrell missed van der Merwe in a tackle, a point Russell appeared to remind him off as they followed the play.

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