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Will Carling will revert to his normal position of centre as Harlequins abandon the experiment of playing him at stand-off for Sunday's Heineken European Cup tie with Brive.

Jonah Lomu, the All Black winger, will miss the final of New Zealand's national provincial championship between his Counties-Manukau side and Auckland after being suspended for a week yesterday following a dangerous tackle.

George Graham, the Newcastle prop, has become the first former rugby league player to be selected for a Scotland representative team. The 29- year-old, who was capped at B level before signing for Carlisle, is in the Scotland A side to play Australia next Wednesday.

SCOTLAND A (v Australia, Netherdale, 30 October): S Lang (Heriot's FP); A Stanger (Hawick), M Craig (Nottingham), R Eriksson (London Scottish), J Kerr (Watsonians); D Hodge (Watsonians), G Burns (Watsonians); T Smith (Watsonians), G Ellis (Currie), G Graham (Newcastle), S Munro (Glasgow H/K), S Murray (Bedford), P Walton (Newcastle), C Hogg (Melrose, capt), M Wallace (Glasgow H/K). Replacements: M Dods (Northampton), S Nichol (Melrose), D Patterson (Heriot's FP), D Clark (Currie), S Ferguson (Peebles), S Brotherstone (Melrose).

INTERNATIONAL (Padova): Italy 18 Australia 40.

WELSH NATIONAL LEAGUE Second Division: Postponed: South Wales Police v Abercynon.

CLUB MATCH: Cancelled: Exeter v Royal Marines.

SCOTTISH UNDER-21 INTER-DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP: Glasgow 23 Scottish Exiles 23; South of Scotland 30 North and Midlands 27.

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