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Young Scotland side lose out to the United States

Captain Stuart Hogg believes Scotland must learn quickly from their disappointing Houston outing after losing to the United States in their latest summer international.

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USA beat Scotland in Houston for first win over major rugby nation

USA 30-29 ScotlandEagles survive last-gasp conversion miss The USA rallied from 21-6 down in the first half and 24-13 at half-time to grab their first win over any tier-one international team, by a single point in a thriller. Related: HR McMaster on ru…

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USA 30-29 Scotland: ‘We went to sleep’ says Stuart Hogg after shock defeat

Stuart Hogg says Scotland’s inexperienced players must ‘learn quickly’ following the shock defeat to the USA in Houston.

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Highlights: USA 30-29 Scotland

Scotland fall to their first ever defeat to the USA with Blair Kinghorn missing a last-gasp conversation. (UK only)

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Hamish Watson: Edinburgh can’t rely on surprise element next season

Hamish Watson says Edinburgh can still target a play-off spot next season despite other teams being more prepared for them.

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Byron McGuigan: ‘I sound South African but I’m a proud Scot’

Byron McGuigan tells Tom English about his tattoos, his upbringing in South Africa and his pride in representing Scotland.

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Stuart Hogg: ‘There’s a joy when you see him playing’ – Gregor Townsend

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend explains why he has appointed Stuart Hogg captain for this weekend’s Test against the USA.

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USA v Scotland: Captain Stuart Hogg ‘found a love of the game again’ – Gregor Townsend

Stuart Hogg, who captains Scotland this weekend, is a more mature figure after responding well to setbacks, says head coach Gregor Townsend.

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Dodson ‘first class’ in dealings with Cockerill

Richard Cockerill says his own dealings with Mark Dodson have been “first class” amid claims of a “toxic” Scottish Rugby culture.

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Highlights & report: Scots stunned by USA in Houston

Scotland are stunned in Houston as the USA register a first ever victory over Tier-One opposition.

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Hogg returns to captain Scotland against USA

Stuart Hogg returns to the Scotland side to lead his country out against the United States in their second summer international on Saturday.

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Doddie Weir: Scotland great hopes for ‘golden age’ under Gregor Townsend

Former Scotland international Doddie Weir hopes the national side are entering a “golden age” under Gregor Townsend.

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Blair Kingshorn credits Richard Cockerill for pushing him into Scotland contention

Blair Kinghorn credits Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill for pushing him into Scotland World Cup contention.

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Scotland call for Charlie Shiel to replace injured Ali Price

Edinburgh scrum-half Charlie Shiel has been called up to Scotland’s summer tour as an injury replacement for Ali Price.

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Blair lauds Scottish scrum-half competition

Scotland assistant coach Mike Blair believes the current competition for the national side’s scrum-half shirt will lead to a rise in quality.

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Jones ruled out after Fife joins Scotland squad

Lee Jones is out of Scotland’s remaining summer tour matches against USA and Argentina after Dougie Fife was called up as cover.

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