Test match: Scotland smash Tonga

Test match: Scotland smash Tonga

For their first autumn Test match, Scotland shined (60–14) against Tonga at Murrayfield. XV du Chardon took ten attempts for a total of 60 points.

To start their autumn tour, Scotland found a selection of Tonga within its reach. To kick off their Six Nations tournament for the first time since their victory in France last March. And the least we can say is that the huge audience at Murrayfield got their money’s worth. Under the Edinburgh sun, they saw a major victory (60–14) of XV du Chardon, a tough first period.

On a test signed by Rufus McLean, it took the Scots only seven minutes to open the scoring. For his first international cap, the left winger signed a brace in the 15th minute thanks to a devastating hook on Feva, which opened the way to the in-goal. The wingers have certainly done a lot of damage to the overwhelmed Tongan team from all sides. On his right side, Kyle Steyn outperformed his Glasgow Warriors teammate with a spectacular hat-trick in the space of 17 minutes (22nd, 33rd, 39th).

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The damage was already done at half-time (36-9). In the second act, Gregor Townsend’s men took the rest, but crossed the goal line four times through his forward George Turner (50th), on Nick Henning (71st) and Ollie Cable (76th). Tonga still managed to record a single attempt per hour by David Lolohia, columnist of Provence rugby.

Not enough for Scotland to spoil the party and Kyle Steyn who offered to quadruple himself under the poles seconds before the final whistle on the day of his second selection. with ten tries The 60-point bar was passed for the first time since crossing the road to Russia (61–0) in the last World Cup.Scotland were confident before taking on Australia (7 November), South Africa (13 November) and Japan (20 November).

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