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Argentina v Scotland: Fraser Brown curve ball as final Test will dictate tour success

Beating a fired-up Argentina is key if Scotland’s summer tour is to be judged a success, writes Tom English.

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Return of Stuart McInally is a big boost – Gregor Townsend

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend says it is a big boost to have tour captain Stuart McInally back to face Argentina.

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Match Preview: McInally fit for Scotland’s final game

Captain Stuart McInally has recovered from injury to start the third and final Test of Scotland’s summer tour as they face Argentina this weekend.

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Argentina v Scotland: Captain Stuart McInally returns among eight changes

Scotland tour captain Stuart McInally has recovered from injury to start in their final summer Test against Argentina.

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Cockerill relishing crack at rugby’s ‘galacticos’

Head coach Richard Cockerill says Edinburgh are relishing a crack at the “galacticos” of Montpellier and Toulon in the Champions Cup.

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Edinburgh drawn against Cotter’s Montpellier in Champions Cup

Former Scotland coach Vern Cotter will be returning to Murrayfield after Montpellier were drawn with Edinburgh in the Champions Cup.

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Argentina v Scotland: James Lang aims to leave lasting impression on Gregor Townsend

Scotland are spoiled for choice at centre, but James Lang aims to use Saturday’s match against Argentina to stake his claim.

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Edinburgh: Luke Hamilton reunited with Richard Cockerill in one-year deal

Scotland back-row Luke Hamilton signs a one-year contract with Edinburgh, rejoining former Leicester Tigers coach Richard Cockerill.

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Stats review of the weekend’s drama in the June tests

The teams from the NatWest 6 Nations are pitting their wits against the best of the rest of the world as the June Tests continue apace.

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Gary Gold’s blazing Eagles beat Scotland – US rugby has momentum

With a professional squad thanks to the advent of Major League Rugby, the USA have taken their first major scalpOut of chaos, Nietzsche said, comes order. Of late, American rugby union has been particularly chaotic: political upheaval at the governing …

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Scottish Rugby: Mark Dodson – ‘We’re not hiding. There will be no secrets’

Chief executive Mark Dodson defends his management style as Scottish Rugby launches a “full review” amid accusations of a “toxic” culture.

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Danny Wilson: Ex-Blues coach to become Scotland assistant to Gregor Townsend

Danny Wilson is confirmed as Scotland’s new forwards coach after Scottish Rugby agrees terms with Wasps to release him.

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Scots ‘lacked leadership’ in USA defeat – Wright

Scotland’s inexperience in the spine of their team cost them dear against the USA, believes former prop Peter Wright.

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Scotland: Five players leave summer tour before Argentina Test

Matt Fagerson, Luke Hamilton, Ruaridh Jackson, Duncan Taylor and Grant Stewart will not feature in Scotland’s final summer tour match against Argentina.

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Scottish Rugby defends culture and staff following recent criticism

Scottish Rugby “do not recognise or accept” recent comments about its culture and staff after it was described as “toxic”.

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USA 30-29 Scotland: ‘Huge downer’ as Gregor Townsend gamble backfires

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend admits some players won’t get a chance to put their shock defeat by the USA behind them.

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