Scotland earn bonus-point victory at the Rugby Union World Cup 2019 in Japan with victory over Samoa
Scotland’s controlled performance ensured a bonus-point victory over Samoa that revives their hopes of progressing from World Cup Pool A.
Gregor Townsend’s side needed to recover from a poor opening defeat by Ireland, whose subsequent loss to Japan was a further blow to their chances.
But first-half tries from Sean Maitland and Greg Laidlaw and a Stuart Hogg drop goal put the Scots in command in stifling conditions in Kobe, with two penalty tries after half-time ensuring the extra point they craved.
The Scots now move up to third in the Pool A behind Japan and Ireland after two games each.
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