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A much-improved performance from Scott Johnson's side ultimately wasn't enough as South Africa recorded back-to-back wins in the Quadrangular Series, reports Gav Harper.
Scott Johnson today announced a team with more new caps to go up against the Springboks in Nelspruit on Saturday.
Cameron Black continues our series and looks at key points for beating South Africa
Rory takes a look how the Scots went in today's Lions match vs the Combined Country XV
Following the carnage of the Samoa match, we have updates on the injuries. There are plenty.
Scotland slumped to a disappointing first ever defeat to a dogged Samoan side, who showcased their abilities with ball-in-hand early on and eventually ran out winners in Durban.
The Queensland Reds game offered a massive step up to near test-match levels of intensity, if not necessarily the structured game you usually see at that level. Sometimes you do get what you wish for, Warren.
Cameron Black takes a look at what Scotland have to do to overcome Manu Samoa this Saturday
Cian Healy became the first big lions casualty this morning. Everyone expected Ryan Grant to get the call. Everyone was surprised.
Tom Macleod is our dirt-tracker par excellence for the tour, and he sends us over a report on today's match against the Western Force.
Scotland today announced the team for Saturday's first summer tour match against Samoa in Durban. If you can't go to South Africa, they're all on the TV - details herein.
We've got a coach we can't use for a year, and a tour to South Africa without a proper openside. Has the world gone mad? Rory Baldwin debates. With himself.
Scotland will host Japan in a full cap International at Murrayfield in the Autumn, Best joins up with the Lions at Hartley's expense and Scotland's coaching talent will jet round the planet to pick up tips this summer.
On Saturday the first of 2013?s British & Irish Lions will be pulling on the famous red jerseys for the first time. In the name of research, Rory "emulates" this by throwing one on and running round the kitchen.
Cameron Black provides the Scottish Rugby Blog's Travel Guide to the 2015 World Cup
We've got a British & Irish Lions supporters t-shirt to give away courtesy of principle sponsors HSBC
News roundup time as Joe Ansbro sadly announced his enforced retirement from rugby.
Rory mulls over Glasgow's last game of the season, and Glasgow's season as a whole. All in all, it wasn't a bad effort.
Glasgow Warriors travel to Dublin tomorrow to face Leinster in the RaboDirect PRO12 play-offs and Gregor Towsend has made seven changes and one positional switch to the side that beat Connacht 20-3 in Galway last week.
Scott Johnson announced a touring squad for South Africa with plenty of heft, but plenty of inexperience especially amongst the backs.