Seymour hat-trick helps Scotland thump Fiji
Tommy Seymour scored a hat-trick as Scotland bounced back from their defeat to Wales with a thumping 54-17 victory over Fiji at Murrayfield.
Converted tries from Viliame Mata and Semi Radradra saw Fiji cancel out an early 11-point deficit to lead by three as the interval neared.
However, locks Tevita Cavubati and Leone Nakarawa were then yellow-carded in quick succession and Scotland took full advantage, with scores from Seymour and Sean Maitland putting them in charge either side of half-time.
Seymour went on to claim two further tries as the hosts – with Greig Laidlaw and the fit-again Stuart Hogg back in their XV – pulled clear in a one-sided second half.
Jamie Ritchie and Adam Hastings then claimed their first Scotland tries late on as Fiji faded badly.
FT | Scotland score eight tries to defeat Fiji in an enthralling contest at BT Murrayfield.
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— Scottish Rugby (@Scotlandteam) November 10, 2018
Scotland have now won 10 of their last 11 home Tests, ahead of next weekend’s visit of South Africa.
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