World Rugby U20 Championship 2016: Scotland beat Italy in final pool match

Murray McCallum goes over for the first score of the match
Murray McCallum goes over for the first score of the match

Scotland ran in four tries to beat Italy 27-19 at the World Rugby U20 Championship in Manchester.

Prop Murray McCallum ploughed through from close range on 17 minutes but Italy hit back to lead 7-5 at the half-time interval.

Winger Robbie Nairn galloped 60 metres to touch down, with full-back Blair Kinghorn and back-row Ally Miller making sure of a bonus point.

Giovanni Licata, Daniele Rimpelli and Pierre Bruno were Italy's try-scorers.

Fly-half Adam Hastings knocked over two conversions and a penalty as Scotland moved into second place in Pool B behind England.

However, they are unlikely to progress to the semi-finals as the best runner-up from the three sections and are facing the play-offs for places five to eight.

It is the first time the Scots have won two group games at the tournament after opening with a win over Australia and suffering a heavy loss to England.

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