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Six Nations 2020: Gregor Townsend not backing down over exiled Finn Russell

‘Of course Russell can play a part in the future’ – Townsend

Gregor Townsend knows that as Scotland coach he cannot get into the bear-pit with Finn Russell, can’t slug it out in public with his former fly-half, trading blow for blow for our delectation. He can’t, won’t and doesn’t want to.

He does wish to talk about it, though. Or as much of it as he can. He rejects pretty much every line of what Russell, now exiled from the Scotland squad, said in the Sunday Times