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Wales coach Robin McBryde says Scotland will be a "tough nut to crack" at Murrayfield

Last Updated: 09/03/13 2:16pm

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Robin McBryde: Murrayfield a tough trip

Robin McBryde: Murrayfield a tough trip

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Wales assistant coach Robin McBryde expects a stern test from a buoyant Scotland side in Saturday's Six Nations clash at Murrayfield.

Both Wales and Scotland head into the contest on the back of successive victories and remain in title contention behind unbeaten tournament favourites England.

However, Wales' 26-9 win in Italy a fortnight ago was in stark contrast to Scotland's 12-8 triumph over Ireland, where they spent much of the match on the back foot.

"We've had a good week of preparation. The boys were on the ball this morning, it was good," assistant coach and forwards specialist McBryde said. "But Scotland are going to be a tough nut to crack.

"I would imagine their confidence levels will be buoyed after the last win against Ireland. If they can win with that amount of possession and territory (Ireland dominated both areas), then I am sure they will be looking to build on that.

"It's going to be a big challenge for us - Murrayfield is never an easy place to come.

"I think both teams are building momentum, based on the last two results and looking ahead to the next two games. It could be a strong finish for either one of us.

"We raised our game as a pack of forwards against Italy, and I think we are in a good place at the moment.

"We are confident we can put Scotland under a bit of pressure tomorrow and ask some questions of them."

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