Gilchrist leads Scotland again

Head coach Vern Cotter today named Edinburgh lock Grant Gilchrist as captain of a 33-man Scotland squad selected for the November Tests.
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Carter, Sonny Bill back in Black

NEWS: New Zealand welcomed back superstars Dan Carter and Sonny Bill Williams for next month's Northern Hemisphere tour.

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Additional advantage for England

BREAKING NEWS: Tournament hosts England will have an additional advantage, as they bid to win the 2015 World Cup.

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Scots go artificial

Scotland will become the first top-tier nation to host a match on an artificial pitch, when they takes on Tonga during the year-end Tests in November.

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Bok defence sets the tone

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer reveals what his highlights were in an eight-try, 55-6, demolition of Scotland.

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Pollard: The roller coaster ride

Rookie Springbok flyhalf Handré Pollard spoke about the roller coaster ride he's been on in the past month.

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How Scots will become 'competitive'

Scotland coach Vern Cotter said must they take to heart the lessons learnt from their 49-point drubbing at the hands of South Africa.

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Player ratings: Young guns

South Africa have blown the Scottish away as the young guns of South Africa impress and give the coach something to think about.

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Player ratings: Steamrolled

The Scots have been brought crashing down after winning three games on tour by a powerful, young Springbok team.

Boks steamroll hapless Scots

The Springboks scored eight unanswered tries in an emphatic 55-6 demolition of a weakened Scotland side in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

Matfield's message: Show your worth

Victor Matfield has a simple message to all the rookies in the Springbok team: 'Show you deserve to be there!'

Will Boks 'finish' Scots off?

Scotland may be looking for some 'continuity' on their mid-year tour, but they are cautious of South Africa's fearful finishing power.

Preview: South Africa v Scotland

It's hard to get enthusiastic about this match - weakened South Africa against weak and further depleted  Scotland.

Boks are 'second best'

South Africa may be ranked second behind New Zealand on the IRB list of Test nations, but they remain a formidable foe.

Scottish rookie primed for Boks

Adam Ashe will become the seventh new cap of Scotland's mid-year tour when he takes to the field against South Africa in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

Burger still has his appetite for Tests

One of South Africa's favourite sons will return to the Springbok starting line-up for Saturday's Test against Scotland.

Pollard on World Cup 'trial'

Heyneke Meyer, in explaining the selection of Handré Pollard, said the youngster must show he 'deserves' to go to the World Cup next year.

Parks calls it quits

Veteran Scotland flyhalf Dan Parks has announced that he will retire from the game.