Sporting Digest: Rugby Union

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Barry Irving, the London Scottish stand-off, has joined Glasgow Caledonians.

Spencer Brown, the England winger, is the latest player to join Bristol, the club that won promotion to Premiership One last season. Meanwhile, Bristol have released Justin Wring who made 20 appearances for the club last season.

The uncapped flanker Corne Krige will captain the Springboks on his Test debut in Saturday's second Test against Italy. Krige succeeds the regular skipper Gary Teichmann who misses the match because of a knee injury. It ends a South African record