Thursday 19 April 2018

Parks relishing Scotland return

Dan Parks
Dan Parks

Dan Parks claimed he never feared his Scotland career was over after Andy Robinson ended his 14-month exile by recalling him for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations game in Wales.

Fly-half Parks, 31, was given the nod for the match at the Millennium Stadium, with Phil Godman paying the price for a poor performance in Sunday's opening defeat to France.

"I never really thought about it (career over)," he said. "It's been a while since I had my last cap. I've enjoyed the season and looking forward to be back playing for Scotland."

Parks made himself virtually impossible to ignore by powering Glasgow to the top of the Magners League and becoming the first player to score 1,000 points since the competition began.

"I certainly feel as if I'm playing well and I'm really enjoying my rugby," said the Australia-born star.

"It's been great this year - the guys are on top of the competition which makes it really worthwhile.

"I'm just looking forward to bringing that Glasgow form to Scotland."

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