Scotland's Rob Harley delighted with try against Samoa

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Interview - Flanker Rob Harley

Rob Harley described his try-scoring Scotland debut as "just a dream" after helping Andy Robinson's side claim a narrow victory against Samoa.

The Glasgow Warriors flanker's late score edged the Scots to within a point of their hosts and Greig Laidlaw's conversion sealed a .

Victory in Apia completed a clean sweep of wins for Robinson's men on their summer tour.

"I always felt we were going to make the breakthrough," said Harley.

"Even though Samoa were playing so well and they'd had the pressure, we got down on the 22 and we kept the pressure on them.

"It was a brilliant feeling to get the cap and to score the winning try as well was just a dream.

"It's been an incredible tour."

Australia and Fiji were also beaten on Scotland's three-Test tour and coach Robinson praised the character of his players.

"We kept the pressure on in that last five minutes, we played the game in the right areas and, when we did keep hold of the ball, we were able to ask some questions of the Samoans," he told BBC Scotland.

"I thought defensively, we stuck up well. It's about winning the game and we were able to keep our heads.

"It was great to see Rob Harley go through on his debut."

Robinson feels Scotland have "found a bit of luck" in Australasia.

"The ball's gone our way and we should remember that sometimes, when you lose games, it does change and we've had those moments," said Robinson.

"I'm pleased for the players because they were three games in pretty tough conditions.

"For them to stand up the way they have, a real team spirit's re-ignited, there's a confidence about what they're trying to do."

Scotland's summer tour and autumn Test results under Robinson have contrasted with their Six Nations record of two wins from three campaigns.

"Probably I'd like to play the Six Nations games in the Southern Hemisphere," joked Robinson.

"They're small foundations. We've got to make sure we build on this for the autumn and doing well in the Six Nations.

"They've got the ability to win these games."

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