Debutant Rufus McLean sparks Scotland’s 10-try rout of Tonga

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  • Scotland 60-14 Tonga
  • Kyle Steyn scores four tries, including first-half hat-trick

A solid team performance enhanced by some moments of individual brilliance saw Scotland kick off their Autumn Nations Series campaign with a 10-try victory at Murrayfield. Kyle Steyn became his country’s first player this century to score four tries in a Test match, but Rufus McLean’s contribution was no less important as his two tries ensured the home team got off to a reassured start.

McLean’s double, Steyn’s first three and a Pierre Schoeman touchdown all came in a first half, which ended with the home side 36-9 ahead.

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Written by Stuart Bathgate
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/oct/30/scotland-tonga-autumn-international-rugby-union-match-report under the title “Debutant Rufus McLean sparks Scotland’s 10-try rout of Tonga”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.