/ Six Nations 2014

/ News

Six Nations
Kenny Logan slams 'rubbish' Scotland
ESPN Staff
March 7, 2014
Kenny Logan has been unimpressed with Scotland's scrum © PA Photos

Former Scotland international Kenny Logan has labelled performances under head coach Scott Johnson "rubbish", while also questioning the Australian's selection policy.

Fans of Scottish rugby have endured some woeful displays in the current Six Nations campaign, although supporters were finally given something worth cheering as Scotland defeated Italy in the dying minutes a fortnight ago.

Logan said: "They've not been good. We've lacked any vision, our lineout's been poor, our scrum's been poor, our ball presentation's been poor. All the things that used to be good."

Speaking to QBE Rugby, Logan questioned Johnson's decision earlier in the tournament to drop high-profile players such as Richie Gray and captain Kelly Brown. Both men are in the starting XV for tomorrow's clash with France, but Logan is scornful of Johnson's tinkering.

Logan said: "I don't think he's got an idea of what he's doing with selection. He finished with the right team against Italy, but we shouldn't be thinking we have to beat Italy in order to have a successful season.

"We've managed to 'not get' the wooden spoon, which is not good enough. There's a lot of good players there, and the coaching's key to Scotland."

Moray Low returns to the matchday squad for tomorrow's fixture at Murrayfield. The prop will be on the bench after the withdrawal of Alasdair Dickinson, who has not sufficiently recovered from a calf injury. Geoff Cross keeps his place at tighthead in the starting XV.

© ESPN Sports Media Ltd

Live Sports

Communication error please reload the page.

  • Football

  • Cricket

  • Rugby

    • Days
    • Hrs
    • Mins
    • Secs

    F1 - Australian GP

  • OtherLive >>

    Snooker - Shoot-out
    Golf - Africa Open
    Golf - WGC-Cadillac Championship
    Darts - Premier League
  • Latest
  • Most Viewed
  • News
  • Features
  • Football

    Sunderland manager Poyet charged by FA

    Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has been charged with improper conduct by the FA following his dismissal after clashing with Hull boss Steve Bruce during Tuesday's 1-1 draw

  • Rugby

    Super Rugby preview, team news, line-ups: Round 4

    Greg Growden previews Super Rugby round 4. We've also got key stats, team news and all the complete line-ups to inform your ESPN Footytips Super Rugby picks

  • Rugby

    'Ireland can't count on their past glories in Wales'

    Ireland cannot afford to base their Six Nations Grand Slam bid on the "past glories" of the 2009 clean sweep, according to Tommy O'Donnell

  • Rugby

    Hansen is 'spot on' with claims, says Howley

    Wales assistant coach Rob Howley believes New Zealand supremo Steve Hansen is "spot-on" with his calls for collective responsibility being required in an attempt to make rugby union more of an attacking spectacle

  • Rugby

    Howley full of praise for Ireland's accuracy

    Rob Howley believes Ireland's unrelenting accuracy "in everything they do" has helped make them a force during Joe Schmidt's coaching reign

  • News
  • Features
Sponsored Links
Make Huge Income from your Home
Download your Free Guide And Learn How To Increase Your Monthly Income