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South Africa stun Scotland with eight-try romp in Port Elizabeth

South African handed debuts to six players en route to a 55-6, eight try victory over Scotland at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. The win completes the Springboks’ clean sweep in the June International window. Young Handre Pollard started at flyhalf for the hosts, after having captained the Under 20 South African side in the Junior World Cup final just a week ago.

Rugby Championship: Nicolás Sanchez and Santiago González Iglesias impressive defensive work against Scotland

Photo UARTwo players named by Los Pumas Headcoach Daniel Hourcade in Argentina’s training squad for the Rugby Championship are fly halves Nicolás Sánchez and Santiago González Iglesias. The pair have experience playing under Hourcade for the Pampas XV and also both featured for Argentina in the 2014 tests thus far against Chile, Uruguay, Ireland and Scotland. Both players may be fly halves but they demonstrated impressive tackling in terms of courage and technique in the recent home series against Ireland and Scotland

Scotland international killed in car crash

Keri suffered serious head and back injuries on Friday after her Renault Clio was involved in a head-on collision with a BMW in Hartlepool in north-east England. The 36-year-old was airlifted from the motorway but passed away the following day at James Cook University Hospital. Ms Holdsworth worked as a senior physiotherapist at the University of Edinburgh’s Fitness Assessment and Sports Injuries Centre (FASIC) at the Pleasance.

International Rugby: Jeff Hassler crosses v Scotland

Photo OkotoksonlineOne of Canada’s highest profile players is winger Jeff Hassler. Aged just 22 he has completed a season of first class professional rugby for Welsh region the Ospreys and in doing so was named in the Rabo Direct Pro 12′s Dream team for the 2013-2014 season. For Canada Hassler has also been an important performer and his first half try against Scotland on Saturday showcased his abilities as he was on hand to combine with Ciaran hearn who broke clear to feed the Osprey in time for him to reach the line

International Rugby: Jebb Sinclair Controversially Red Carded v Scotland

Photo BBCA controversial second-half decision by referee Mike Fraser saw Canada reduced to fourteen men for the final five minutes of Saturday’s home international against Scotland in Toronto. Back-rower Jebb Sinclair broke an attempted tackle and in subsequent phases the Canadians got deep ino Scotish territory and were awarded a simple kickable penalty near the 22 metre line.