1 Nov 2012

Brown to lead Scots against All Blacks

11:21 am on 1 November 2012

The Scotland coach Andy Robinson has named Kelly Brown as captain for the November Tests against the All Blacks.

Robinson confirmed Saracens flanker Brown will replace Edinburgh hooker Ross Ford as skipper when the All Blacks visit Edinburgh on November 11 as part of their end of year tour.

The 30-year-old will become Scotland's fifth captain in two years and will get his 50th cap when he meets the World Cup holders.