Warriors Ready For Calcutta Challenge

Scotland international Ally Kellock believes increased confidence and experience will ensure the team are fully prepared for the RBS 6 Nations opener against England on Saturday.Scotland won the Calcutta Cup last year with an unforgettable 18-12_triumph against the English.But recent trips to London have not been so successful for Scotland, who suffered a 43-22 reverse on their last visit to Twickenham.However, the Glasgow Warriors captain insists the team have grown together since that defeat in March 2005.Kellock said: a??Lots of the guys were making their first and second appearances the last time we played at Twickenham.a??However, that experience stood us in good stead for the future though.a??We can take confidence from all we achieved last year, such as beating England and France in the Six Nations.a??We are going to have to be at our best but we will have to dictate the game especially in certain periods of the match.a??We all want to end a wait of 22 years to win at Twickenham but we all want to get the Six Nations a?" and 2007 a?" off to a flying start.a??Scotland centre Andy Henderson has his own ambitions for the Twickenham clash where he will be up against England newcomer Andy Farrell.The former rugby league man was due to line up against the Glasgow Warriors player in the European Challenge Cup on January 19 before a back injury in the warm-up forced Farrell to miss the Hughenden match.However, ahead of his 27th birthday on Sunday, Andy is simply looking forward to his first ever appearance at Twickenham.Henderson said: a??I did not get the chance to play against him earlier this month but Andy is obviously a quality player.a??He will be looking forward to his first union cap after a glittering career in the league code.a??But I have never played at Twickenham myself, apart from a Sevens tournament, and I am also really looking forward to it.a??The stadium has a great atmosphere and it will be good to actually be on the field to enjoy it.a??Scotland international Ally Kellock believes increased confidence and experience will ensure the team are fully prepared for the RBS 6 Nations opener against England on Saturday.Scotland won the Calcutta Cup last year with an unforgettable 18-12_triumph against the English.But recent trips to London have not been so successful for Scotland, who suffered a 43-22 reverse on their last visit to Twickenham.However, the Glasgow Warriors captain insists the team have grown together since that defeat in March 2005.Kellock said: a??Lots of the guys were making their first and second appearances the last time we played at Twickenham.a??However, that experience stood us in good stead for the future though.a??We can take confidence from all we achieved last year, such as beating England and France in the Six Nations.a??We are going to have to be at our best but we will have to dictate the game especially in certain periods of the match.a??We all want to end a wait of 22 years to win at Twickenham but we all want to get the Six Nations a?" and 2007 a?" off to a flying start.a??Scotland centre Andy Henderson has his own ambitions for the Twickenham clash where he will be up against England newcomer Andy Farrell.The former rugby league man was due to line up against the Glasgow Warriors player in the European Challenge Cup on January 19 before a back injury in the warm-up forced Farrell to miss the Hughenden match.However, ahead of his 27th birthday on Sunday, Andy is simply looking forward to his first ever appearance at Twickenham.Henderson said: a??I did not get the chance to play against him earlier this month but Andy is obviously a quality player.a??He will be looking forward to his first union cap after a glittering career in the league code.a??But I have never played at Twickenham myself, apart from a Sevens tournament, and I am also really looking forward to it.a??The stadium has a great atmosphere and it will be good to actually be on the field to enjoy it.a??