Kiwi to lead Scottish XV

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The New Zealander Cameron Mather will lead the Scotland Development XV against Queensland at McDiarmid Park next Tuesday.

Mather, who qualifies for Scotland through grandparents, played for Scotland in the World Cup Sevens qualifier in Dubai and recently signed a full- time contract with the Scottish .

The former rugby league prop George Graham, now with Newcastle, and the Cardiff lock Keith Stewart are other notable selections. Graham was selected for Scotland A against Australia but was forced to withdraw after damaging a calf muscle.