Scotland v Samoa hits 60,000
The number of supporters at Scotland's opening Autumn Test match against Samoa at BT Murrayfield has surpassed 60,000, with over a week to go until the fixture on Saturday 11 November (kick-off 2.30pm).
The news means Gregor’s Townsend’s first home game as Scotland Head Coach will be played in front of the biggest ever crowd for this fixture, surpassing the previous highest, when the two nations met in the pool stages of Rugby World Cup 2015 in Newcastle.
The Samoa test, combined with the capacity crowds to see Scotland face New Zealand and Australia on the following, consecutive Saturdays meaning that close to 200,000 supporters pack out BT Murrayfield, another record for Scotland's autumn campaign.
Scotland 2017 Autumn Tests
Saturday 11 November – Scotland v Samoa, BT Murrayfield Stadium (kick-off 2.30pm)
Saturday 18 November – Scotland v New Zealand, BT Murrayfield Stadium (kick-off 5.15pm)
Saturday 25 November – Scotland v Australia, BT Murrayfield Stadium (kick-off 2.30pm)