Sporting Digest: Rugby Union

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Scotland's youth side suffered their second successive defeat on their New Zealand tour yesterday when they went down 26-3 to Bay of Plenty Schools.

Glen Panoho replaces the injured Dan Crowley at loosehead prop in the Australian team for Saturday's Tri-Nations meeting with New Zealand in Auckland.

AUSTRALIA (v New Zealand, Tri-Nations, Auckland, Saturday): M Burke; B Tune, D Herbert, N Grey, J Roff; T Horan, G Gregan; T Kefu, D Wilson (capt), M Cockbain, J Welborn, D Giffi, P Noriega, J Paul, Glenn Panoho. Replacements: J Little, C Latham, C Whitaker, T Strauss, M Connors, D Crowley or A Blades, P Kearns.

SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE UNDER-21 TOURNAMENT (Buenos Aires): Ireland 12 Argentina 3; New Zealand 32 France 19; South Africa 39 England 5; Australia 28 Wales 14.

FRIENDLY MATCH: US 8 Emerging New South Wales Waratahs 57.

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