England assault coach Scott Wisemantel has been watching “Braveheart” to make sure he understands the significance of a Calcutta Cup battle with Scotland, which could be “greater than a rugby sport.”
Scotland will run out at Twickenham on Saturday making an attempt to spring a shock by retaining the Calcutta Cup after defeating Eddie Jones’ facet at Murrayfield final yr.
It will likely be Australian Wisemantel’s first expertise of dealing with Scotland since he joined England’s teaching workers final yr.
England will likely be taking part in for the title if Eire can deny Wales a Grand Slam in Cardiff earlier within the day and Wisemantel has been doing different analysis forward of the showdown on the ultimate day of the event.
“I’ve watched ‘Braveheart’ a couple of instances,” Wisemantel mentioned. “I learn up on the historical past of the Calcutta Cup and it is fairly attention-grabbing. It is simply such a very long time it has been going. It is greater than a rugby sport, typically. There are historic hyperlinks for the supporters.”
Wisemantel has savored his first expertise of the Six Nations as a coach whatever the end result this weekend.
“I’ve by no means skilled the Six Nations in a training capability, I’ve at all times been a spectator and it is particular,” he mentioned. “It is an amazing event, it truly is.”