Rugby

Scotland's Horne replaces Dunbar against Wallabies

2017-11-24 20:14
Gregor Townsend (Getty Images)

Edinburgh - Scotland coach Gregor Townsend had to make a late change Friday when Pete Horne was brought into the starting XV for Saturday's match against Australia at Murrayfield in place of the injured Alex Dunbar.

Inside centre Dunbar has failed to meet the requirements of the graduated return to play protocol for the concussion he sustained during a 22-17 defeat by world champions New Zealand at Murrayfield last weekend.

Glasgow midfielder Horne, who scored Scotland's sixth try in a 44-38 win over Samoa in Scotland's opening November international, comes off the bench and uncapped Edinburgh centre Phil Burleigh fills the replacement vacancy.

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