Samoa has begun a two-day shutdown as the government tries to curb a measles epidemic that has killed 62 people.
Samoa’s government said on Monday another five children had died from a measles outbreak, bringing the death toll from the epidemic to more than 50 as authorities race to vaccinate the country’s entire population.
When Scotland meet Samoa in Edinburgh tomorrow, Aberdeen Grammar head coach Ali O’Connor is confident it will mark the start of a successful run for Gregor Townsend.
Gregor Townsend has announced his team to face Samoa in Scotland's first Autumn International on Saturday.
Aberdeen-raised Scotland and Glasgow Warriors star Ruaridh Jackson reviews Scotland's Autumn International opponents:
Aberdeen-raised Warrior Ruaridh making most of his move back north with Autumn Internationals looming
Aberdeen-raised rugby star Ruaridh Jackson’s move back to Glasgow to be closer to the Scotland set-up has returned a string of impressive displays and a call-up – now he’s ready for the Autumn Tests.
ABERDEEN boxer John Docherty today won Commonwealth Youth Games gold in Samoa.
ABERDEEN boxers Billy Stuart and John Docherty have both reached finals at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa.