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Scotland's World Cup jerseys are here and they involve tartan

What do you make of these Macron numbers?

SCOTLAND HAVE UNVEILED their World Cup kits this morning to a generally positive reaction.

Vern Cotter’s men will wear the Macron gear for their Pool B clashes with South Africa, Samoa, Japan and USA, hoping that that they can earn a quarter-final spot in this year’s version of the global tournament.

Scotland Source: SRU

Their first-choice kit is in traditional navy, with tartan strips down the sides, around the biceps and under the collar. The change strip is predominantly white, with a little less of the tartan pattern.

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Fullback Stuart Hogg, lock Ali Dickinson, hooker Ross Ford and wing Tommy Seymour were on hand to model the new gear in a brooding fashion, but what do you think of it?

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Classic and understated or does the tartan element ruin what could have been a cool jersey?

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