Logic has been kicked into touch

ADMITTEDLY Scotland had a disastrous rugby match against South Africa last Sunday, but at least we admitted we had taken a step back. England, on the other hand, had a dreadful first test, a mediocre second and lost their third. Yet the English media are writing in terms of a beckoning world cup, a team on track for total success.

It’s a bit like bankers getting massive bonuses after dis­appointing returns. Where’s the logic?

Dugald M MacInnes, London