Scotland Take On Samoa Again

The Scotland 7s squad, sponsored by Murray, will play Samoa tomorrow morning to start the second tournament in the IRB World Series in George, South Africa. It is a rematch of the Scots' final game in the Dubai tournament last weekend. Samoa beat Scotland 28-19 in the Plate semi-final before going on to lose to Argentina in the final.The Scotland 7s squad, sponsored by Murray, will play Samoa tomorrow morning to start the second tournament in the IRB World Series in George, South Africa.

It is a rematch of the Scots' final game in the Dubai tournament last weekend. Samoa beat Scotland 28-19 in the Plate semi-final before going on to lose to Argentina in the final.

"We ran them close last weekend,” coach Stephen Gemmell commented about taking on Samoa again. "The players believe we can beat them this time. We've looked at all our opponents, and we know we're capable of winning."The Scots will take on Australia and Tunisia later in the day.

Gemmell added: "We had our final run today. Everyone is fit and available for selection."

Scotland's matches and timings (GMT) tomorrow:

9.18: v Samoa
12.46: v Australia
15.56: v Tunisia

Scotland's squad for the George tournament:

Scott Forrest (Ayr)* CAPTAIN, Calum Forrester (GHA)*, Richie Vernon (Glasgow Warriors), Scott Newlands (Edinburgh), Chris Fusaro (Heriot’s)**, Stephen McColl (Dunfermline)*, Colin Gregor (Glasgow Warriors), Chris Kinloch (Edinburgh Accies)*, James Thompson (Heriot’s)*, Andrew Dymock (Dundee HSFP)**, Grant Anderson (Ayr)**, Ruaridh Jackson (Glasgow Hawks)*.

Coach - Stephen Gemmell; Physio - Dan Moore; Manager - Karen Burnett

* = Member of Scottish Rugby's National Senior Academy

** = Member of Scottish Rugby's National Junior Academy and supported by Area Institute of Sport