Scotland captain Russell on Wales, playing under a closed roof & 'belief'

Scotland captain Finn Russell
Scotland captain Finn Russell

Scotland captain Finn Russell addressed the media before Saturday's Six Nations opener with Wales in Cardiff.

Here are the key points...

  • Expecting fast, exciting, free-flowing game but both teams will need to deal with "slightly greasier conditions".

  • The atmosphere inside the Principality Stadium is "one of the best in the world"

  • Welsh players become different players when they pull on the red jersey

  • Both teams "have a point to prove", which will lead to an exciting game

  • The roof being closed does not change much for his game plan - "I was at Racing 92 for five years in an indoor arena"

  • "Wales have some new faces who will be wanting to put on a show for the coaches and that makes them even more dangerous"

  • Scotland need to bring "belief in themselves over arrogance" if they want to win.