White: I’ll be all right

Scotland captain Jason White expects to lead the team in the second Test against South Africa after shrugging off a knee injury. [more]

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Scotland captain Jason White expects to lead the team in the second Test against South Africa after shrugging off a knee injury.

The Sale Sharks flanker picked up the problem during the 36-16 defeat by the Springboks in Durban last weekend.

But the 28-year-old British & Irish Lion insists he will be ready for the game in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

White said: "I know my own body and the medics, led by physio Bob Stewart, are doing a great job. I will be 100 per cent on Saturday."

Openside flanker Donnie Macfadyen, who injured a chest-bone at the ABSA Stadium, is also expected to be available for Scotland head coach Frank Hadden.

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But Glasgow Warriors number eight John Beattie has picked up a stomach virus and did not train with the squad on Tuesday.

Full-back Hugo Southwell and winger Sean Lamont are recovering well from shoulder and leg injuries respectively.

Hadden said: "Sean is better than expected. We felt there was no chance of him playing in the second Test earlier in the week.

"There is a glimmer of hope there now. We will be monitoring him over the next 24 hours."

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