EDINBURGH RUGBY star Lee Jones believes the team is a more complete side than when romping to the semi-finals of the Heineken European Cup last season.
Edinburgh defeated French side Racing Metro, Welsh outfit Cardiff, English Premiership cracks London Irish and former Heineken Cup winners Toulouse en route to the last four of the tournament.
Many are intrigued to see if the Murrayfield-based team can repeat the trick, and as Michael Bradley’s men prepare to launch their Euro bid today at home against Saracens, the 24-year-old Scotland winger highlighted evidence which suggests a more formidable forward pack.
“The first three games of this season saw us gain two penalty tries for the opposition disrupting our scrum. That must say something about how well our forwards are doing,” said Jones, who revealed that the metamorphosis had not occurred by chance. “One of our targets at the start of the season was to change the way Edinburgh were perceived and we’ve given good indicators that the scrum is going well.”