Duncan Taylor insists the secret to Scotland’s recent upturn in fortunes is strength in depth and a fight for a jersey that has become a battle royale.
The Saracens centre is determined to cement his place in the side with an Autumn Nations Cup third-place play-off in Dublin on Saturday another test for Gregor Townsend’s revitalised squad.
Five wins on the spin ended with defeat to France two weeks ago but Taylor is convinced the challenge of pulling on the dark blue top and improvements at club level have lifted the squad to new heights.
He said: “We’ve probably got more players to pick from now than we’ve had in a long time.
“Edinburgh and Glasgow have also done really well over the past couple of years so that brings an element of belief into the camp.
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