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Fans asked to dig deep at Calcutta Cup

Spectators at Sunday's Calcutta Cup match will be asked to hand over their spare change for a fund for injured player Struan Kerr-Liddell to large squad of eagerly collectors, including several members of Scotland's 1990 Grand SlamSquad.

Struan broke his neck while playing for Edinburgh's Lismore RFC in October and is currently in the National Spinal Injuries Unit of Glasgow's Southern General Hospital. Doctors have diagnosed the injury as being the worst rugby-related injury since the unit opened in 1992.

He is now paralysed from the neck down, but is determined to fight to overcome his injuries as best as he is able, in order to resume his computer science and artificial intelligence studies at Edinburgh University next year.

The campaign to raise funds for Struan is being led by ex-Scotland and Lions captain Finlay Calder. He said: "The rugby community is a close knit and very supportive group and this campaign is about rugby looking after one of its own. Struan is a real fighter. He needs and deserves the help of rugby to get back to living a full life again."