By Andy Newport, Press Association Sport
Published: 23:57 BST, 31 August 2019 | Updated: 23:57 BST, 31 August 2019
Finn Russell stole the limelight as Scotland put on a show in their final World Cup audition with a 44-10 thrashing of Georgia in Tbilisi.
The Racing 92 stand-off pulled the strings for Gregor Townsend's men as his control and decision-making saw him have a hand in all four of the Dark Blues' tries.
Ben Toolis crossed over first inside a quarter of an hour before Northampton centre Rory Hutchinson boosted his chances of snatching a seat on the plane to Japan as he marked his first start with an impressive double.
Fly-half Finn Russell delivered a commanding display to help Scotland thrash Georgia
Centre Rory Hutchinson scored two tries in the final World Cup warm-up for Scotland
GEORGIA: Matiashvili; Modebadze, Dzneladze, Kacharava, Todua; Abzhandadze, Lobzhanidze; Nariashvili, Mamukashvili, Gigashvili; Sutiashvili, Mikautadze; Giorgadze, Saghinadze, Gorgadze.
REPLACEMENTS: Chkoidze, Asieshvili, Chilachava, Nemsadze, Lomidze, Aprasidze, Khmaladze, Mchedlidze.
SCOTLAND: Kinghorn; Graham, Hutchinson, Johnson, Maitland; Russell, Laidlaw; Dell, McInally (capt), Nel; Toolis, Gilchrist; Barclay, Watson, M Fagerson.
REPLACEMENTS: Stewart, Bhatti, Z Fagerson, Cummings, Strauss, Price, Hastings, Jones.
TRIES: Toolis, Hutchinson (2), Graham, Cummings
CONS: Laidlaw 3, Russell, Hastings
PENS: Laidlaw 3
Forward Karlen Asieshvili pulled one back for the Lelos but Darcy Graham and Scott Cummings completed a comfortable win as Townsend prepares to unveil his 31-man World Cup squad at Linlithgow Palace on Tuesday.
The Georgians are famed for the hulking size of their pack but Scotland's brains overcame the one-dimensional brawn of Milton Haig's side.
Russell is responsible for much of that cerebral might. Townsend saw no reason to take any risks with his health as replaced his talisman midway through