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Laidlaw lays low on hype

Greig Laidlaw pledged that his side would not be getting "carried away" ahead of the Six Nations and Rugby World Cup next year.
 
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Five-try Scotland see off Tonga

Scotland settled a two-year-old score with a convincing 37-12 victory against Tonga on the plastic pitch at Kilmarnock Rugby Park.

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Preview: Scotland v Tonga

Of all of Scotland's defeats in recent years, Tonga remains the low point.

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Scotland forced into four changes

Head coach Vern Cotter has made four injury-enforced changes to Scotland starting XV that will play Tonga in Saturday's historic Test match in Kilmarnock.

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Scotland lose a centre

Mark Bennett has been ruled out of Scotland's final year-end international against Tonga next weekend.
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Tonga dominant over USA Eagles

Tonga was victorious 40-12 as power came to the fore in the second half against USA, with three tries in the third quarter the difference.

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Preview: USA v Tonga

The USA Eagles will be captained by Scott LaValla on Saturday in the penultimate test for the USA against Tonga at Kingsholm Stadium.
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Laidlaw takes on Scots' captaincy

Experienced Scotland scrumhalf Greig Laidlaw will lead his country into this Saturday's Test match against Argentina at Murrayfield.
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Scotland make a late change

Ryan Grant has been invited to train with Scotland for year-end Tests, as an injury replacement for Edinburgh's Allan Dell.

US Eagles unveiled for year-end Tests

Thirty-five players have been chosen for the US national team's tour next month - which features a Test against New Zealand.

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.
 

US Eagles' best for All Blacks

The United States will be able to select leading players based in Britain, France and Japan in their team to play New Zealand.

It's official: Jake joins Tongan team

It is official. World Cup-winning coach Jake White will act as technical adviser to Tonga during their year-end tour.

White heads to the Islands

Tonga have added former Springboks coach Jake White to their backroom staff for the year-end tour to Asia and Europe. 

Jones punts White for Wallaby job

Former World Cup-winning coach Eddie Jones has thrown his weight behind Jake White to replace Ewen McKenzie.

Tameifuna snubs All Blacks

Chiefs prop Ben Tameifuna's dream of representing New Zealand is all but over after he made his intention clear to play for Tonga.

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.

All Blacks get Island opportunity

The IRB's player eligibility rules amendment could see a number of foreign national players switch their allegiances back to their home nations.