Scotland 7S 26 - 0 Tonga 7S

Scotland 7s got off to a flying start at the Wellington Sevens early this morning when they defeated a muscular Tongan side. Glasgow Warriors stand-off Mike Adamson scored a hat-trick of tries with Scotland’s fourth score coming from Edinburgh scrum-half Greig Laidlaw.

Scotland 7s got off to a flying start at the Wellington Sevens early this morning when they defeated a muscular Tongan side.

Glasgow Warriors stand-off Mike Adamson scored a hat-trick of tries with Scotland’s fourth score coming from Edinburgh scrum-half Greig Laidlaw.

Adamson was successful with all but one conversion attempt.

Coach Stephen Gemmell said: "It was a good start to the tournament because the boys came onto the ball well and kept their shape. It was also very positive to start the day without conceding any points.

"USA have just beaten Argentina so our next game is going to be tough."

Scotland 7s: Scott Forrest, Chris Fusaro, Richie Vernon, Greig Laidlaw, Colin Shaw, Mike Adamson, James Thomson
Subs: Ali Warnock for Shaw and Neil Rodger for Forrest