Scots to go Dutch for Christmas
By Iain Morrison
December 10, 1999
Scotland 'A' take on Holland on the 21st December which should keep the run up to Christmas relatively quiet for those concerned. Scotland's new coach Ian McGeechan stated that, "this game was always planned to give those who didn't play in the RWC a run out. We'd hoped originally to play one of the home unions but then Holland approached us in September".
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