GREEK THEATRE is fabled for its two set genres of play, the tragedy and comedy. In sport, as in life, though, there can be both elements coming together in a beautifully sweet moment during an incredibly sad time. In Scotland the hope could well be that the super serious and the chortle inducing come together in their rugby structure.
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