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Edinburgh aiming higher than last season claims Scott

Guinness PRO12 Editor

21 Sep 2012

Birthday boy Matt Scott breaks away to score the first try of the night which helped end Munster's 14-game unbeaten run

Edinburgh centre Matt Scott insists last season’s surprise tag may have been lost but in its place has come an expectancy to deliver in the RaboDirect PRO12.

The Scottish outfit have won their last two league fixtures but after storming all the way to the Heineken Cup semi-finals last year Scott believes momentum is quickly building at Murrayfield.

Scott, 21, admits their European adventure last campaign was shock, even to himself, but their early season form in the RaboDirect PRO12 this term shouldn’t be taken lightly.

The Gunners head into Saturday’s clash against Leinster hopeful of upsetting the Irish province and Scott can’t wait for the test.

“It’s different from last year last when we didn’t know how good we were. On the Heineken Cup run to the semis in every game we kept surprising ourselves,” Scott told the Scotsman.

“Now we have set ourselves pretty high targets. We are in a positive frame of mind and really ambitious.

“We’re looking to keep the wins coming which will hopefully give us a bit of momentum.”