Burnell loses out as Leslie returns for Scotland
September 29, 1999
Jim Telfer's side to play South Africa on Sunday shows 4 changes from the team that beat Romania at Murrayfield last month.
Scotland side: Metcalfe (Glasgow Caledonians); Murray (Edinburgh Reivers), Tait (Edinburgh Reivers), J Leslie (Sanix), Logan (Wasps); Townsend (Brive), Armstrong (Newcastle, capt); Smith (Glasgow Caledonians), Bulloch (Glasgow Caledonians), Graham (Newcastle), Murray (Saracens), Grimes (Newcastle), M Leslie (Edinburgh Reivers), Pountney (Northampton), Simpson (Glasgow Caledonians).
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