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Duhan: 'I still can't believe I've done that'

REACTION: Scotland wing Duhan van der Merwe has opened up on his sensational try in his team’s 29-23 win over England in Round One of the Six Nations.

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In the first half, the South African-born star received the ball just inside his own half before setting off on a curving run that saw him beat five England players on his way to the tryline.

The Edinburgh wing then proved to be the match-winner six minutes from time when, with England leading by a point, he went over for his second try of the match.

On that superb solo try, Van der Merwe said: “I’ve obviously seen it a couple of times – I still can’t believe I’ve done that

“I giggle when I watch it.

“Looking back at it, I’m just absolutely buzzing.

“Obviously for me personally it’s the best try I’ve ever scored.”

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With three home games to play in the tournament, Scotland will be well-placed to put up a serious fight for the title this year. However, Van der Merwe is not looking too far ahead.

“We have to take it game by game,” the 27-year-old said.

“We have to focus on Wales [at Murrayfield] this weekend.

“But also we believe that we can go and beat every single team out there because we’re a really, really tight group and we play for each other. So why not, is my question.”

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Source: BBC Scotland Sport

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