Finn Russell Scotland: 36-9 Georgia: Gregor Townsend’s side win final World Cup warm-up

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Ali Price went over for the first of Scotland’s six tries
World Cup warm-up
Scotland:(10) 36
Tries:Price, Kinghorn, Johnson, Graham, G Horne, P HorneCons:Hastings, G Horne (2)
Georgia:(9) 9
Pens:Abzhandadze (3)

Scotland pulled away from a stubborn Georgia in the second half at Murrayfield to earn their third win in four World Cup warm-up matches.

It was a one-point game at the break, with unconverted tries by Ali Price and Blair Kinghorn met by three Tedo Abzhandadze penalties.

But Sam Johnston darted over to edge the Scots clear, and tries by Darcy Graham, and the Horne brothers – George and Pete – sealed victory in Scotland’s final game before their opener in Japan against Ireland on 22 September.

It was a patchy performance in large part from Gregor Townsend’s side, with the Georgians proving more belligerent than in last weekend’s reverse fixture in Tbilisi.

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Comprehensive, but Scots need to be better

The story of Scotland’s summer series had been one of steady improvement. A disheartening hammering at the hands of France in Nice followed by a gutsy win over Les Bleus at Murrayfield, and then a comprehensive dismantling of Georgia.

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