Scotland will play Tonga this weekend at Murrayfield stadium in the first match of the autumn internationals series 2021. 

As October draws to a close, the rugby season is well and truly underway, with the match between the teams their first head to head since 2014.

It was Scotland who proved triumphant at their last encounter, scoring five tries to beat Tonga 37-12 at Kilmarnock. 

The odds on paper are tipped in Scotland's favour: of the four meetings with Tonga, Scotland have won three.

In front of a home crowd at Murrayfield, the team will look to extend this track record to four wins, as the autumn international series gets underway. 

Here's what you need to know about Saturday's Scotland match against Tonga...

Kick-off time for Scotland v Tonga match this weekend?

The Scotland v Tonga match will take place at Murrayfield on Saturday (October 30) at 2.30pm. 

It marks the start of the autumn international series, which will last throughout November. 

How to watch Scotland v Tonga live?

Amazon Prime has the broadcast rights for the autumn international series in the UK.

You will need a membership to tune in, but if you don't already have one you can sign up to a 30-day free trial. 

If you don't want to continue your trial after the 30 days however, you will need to remember to cancel your subscription. 

When is Scotland's next match in autumn series?

Here is Scotland's schedule for the autumn series: 

Scotland v Australia: Sunday November 7 at 2.15pm

Scotland v South Africa: Saturday November 13 at 1pm

Scotland v Japan: Saturday November 20 at 1pm

What is the line-up for the Scotland v Tonga match?

Scotland Team


1 Pierre Schoeman

2 George Turner

3 Zander Fagerson

4 Jamie Hodgson

5 Rob Harley

6 Jamie Ritchie (Co-Captain)

7 Hamish Watson

8 Matt Fagerson


9 Ali Price (Co-Captain)

10 Blair Kinghorn

11 Rufus McLean

12 Sam Johnson

13 Sione Tuipulotu

14 Kyle Steyn

15 Darcy Graham


16 Stuart McInally

17 Jamie Bhatti

18 Oli Kebble

19 Marshall Sykes

20 Luke Crosbie

21 Nick Haining

22 Jamie Dobie

23 Ross Thompson