Strong start the key for Scotland against Wallabies

Scotland must start well if they are any chance of upsetting Australia in Monday’s quarter final according to prop Alasdair Dickinson, just a week after leaking 26 points in the first half of their final pool match against Samoa. Needing victory to book a spot in the knockout stages, the Scots trailed Samoa 26-23 at the break before scrum half Greig Laidlaw scored 13 second half points to secure the win. “It’s something we need to sort out… It’s a sort of one million pound question," Dickinson said “Against the top teams we can’t afford to start slowly, because you can’t come back. You let them get too far ahead and they get a head of steam and you’ve got an absolute mountain to climb.” Dickinson said he’s confident his side has the ability to come out of the gates strongly, but was happy to claim the underdog tag as Scotland look to book a spot in just their second World Cup semi-final. “I’m not too sure it’s a mental thing because if you look at the
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