Three new caps for Scotland's Test with Samoa

Alex Dunbar

Scotland will field three new caps in their team for Saturday’s international against Samoa in Durban.

New caps

They are 24-year-old Edinburgh Rugby full-back Greig Tonks and the Glasgow Warriors duo, centre Alex Dunbar, 23 and hooker Pat MacArthur, 26.

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