Rugby Union: Glasgow joins Scotland tour

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Graham Shiel has been ruled out of the rest of Scotland's New Zealand tour because of the knee injury he suffered during the game against the Divisional XV at Blenheim on Tuesday.

The injury to the Melrose centre is not serious, but Scotland have decided to bring in the Heriot's FP wing Cameron Glasgow as a replacement. He is due to arrive tomorrow.

Speaking from the squad base in Dunedin, where the Scots are preparing for the first Test against New Zealand tomorrow, their team manager, Jim Telfer, said: "The advice from the medics was that he would not be available for the two remaining games after Saturday."

While the injury is another blow to the Scots on a poor tour, New Zealand, whom they have never beaten, are buoyant. Apart from Jonah Lomu and Jeff Wilson on the wings, New Zealand have the brilliant new find Christian Cullen at full-back.

Scotland lost 31-16 in 1990 at Carisbrook when Ian Jones, who tomorrow will play in his 50th Test for New Zealand, made his debut.

NEW ZEALAND V SCOTLAND (First Test, Dunedin, tomorrow): C Cullen; J Wilson, F Bunce, S McLeod, J Lomu; A Mehrtens, J Marshall; O Brown, S Fitzpatrick (capt), C Dowd, R Brooke, I Jones, M Jones, Z Brooke, J Kronfeld.

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