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Robinson bullish for Boks clash

HEAD coach Andy Robinson is confident his Scotland side can bounce back from yesterday's mauling by New Zealand.

SCOTLAND, who lost 51-22 to the All Blacks at Murrayfield, are ninth in the International Rugby Board world rankings and in the third pot for the 2015 World Cup draw.

Robinson's men must now beat South Africa on Saturday and Tonga to have any hope of a place in the second pot ahead of the December 3 draw.

Two years ago, Scotland lost 49-3 to the All Blacks but beat then world champions South Africa in the next game, and need to do the same this weekend.

"We've got to show the spirit of 2010, when we were in this position and we corrected it the following week," said Robinson.

Yesterday, Edinburgh wing Tim Visser scored two tries and Geoff Cross also went over for the hosts, but the All Blacks responded with six tries.


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