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Ben Toolis

Born: March 3, 1992 (age 29)

Height: 6' 7" (201cm)
Weight: 18st 6lb (117kg)

Hometown: Brisbane, Australia

Position: Lock
Rory Sutherland of Edinburgh Rugby celebrates scoring his Try with team mates Ben Toolis and Sam Hidalgo-Clyne during the European Rugby Challenge Cup match, between Edinburgh Rugby and London Welsh at Murrayfield Stadium on December 7, 2014
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Sports Mole has 11 articles about Ben Toolis. Articles 1 to 11:
Scotland's Stuart McInally pictured in February 2018
McInally, Toolis and Harris named in Scotland squad to face Italy
Coach Gregor Townsend has been impressed with the trio.
Feb 19, 15:32
Scotland's George Horne scores their seventh try against Russia on October 9, 2019
Result: Scotland hammer Russia to set up Japan showdown
Gregor Townsend's men needed all five points on Wednesday.
Oct 9, 11:17
Scotland's Darcy Graham scores against Wales in the Six Nations in March 2019
Gregor Townsend makes 14 changes for Russia showdown
The Scotland coach is saving his star names for their final Pool A clash against Japan.
Oct 7, 11:15
Jamie Ritchie pictured in February 2019
Jamie Ritchie to miss World Cup opener after breaking cheekbone
Scotland open their campaign next Sunday.
Sep 15, 08:39
Scotland boss Gregor Townsend on September 6, 2019
Injury worries mount for Townsend ahead of World Cup
The Scotland head coach saw five players suffer setbacks during the win over Georgia.
Sep 6, 22:35
Peter Horne in action for Scotland on September 6, 2019
Result: Ben Toolis suffers head injury as Scotland swat aside Georgia
Toolis' condition will now require assessing after the 27-year-old was taken for concussion tests.
Sep 6, 21:40
Scotland's Finn Russell pictured on November 17, 2018
Result: Finn Russell stars for Scotland in thrashing of Georgia
The Racing 92 stand-off pulled the strings for Gregor Townsend's men.
Aug 31, 19:27
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Scotland release seven players from World Cup squad
Scotland release seven players from their World Cup squad ahead of next month's tournament.
Aug 24, 14:16
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Result: Edinburgh reach European Rugby Challenge Cup final
Edinburgh ease to a 45-16 win over Newport Gwent Dragons in the semi-final of the European Rugby Challenge Cup.
Apr 17, 21:34
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Team News: Peter Horne replaces suspended Finn Russell for Scotland
Scotland make four changes to their starting XV for this weekend's Six Nations encounter against Italy at Murrayfield.
Feb 26, 14:15
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Scotland mix youth with experience for Six Nations
Scotland coach Vern Cotter picks a squad with both youth and experience for the Six Nations.
Jan 20, 13:18

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Thursday's key events

· The women's heptathlon continues with the long jump, javelin and 800m, with Katarina Johnson-Thompson now out of contention following an injury (1.10am-1.40pm)
· Andrew Pozzi pursues his dream of an Olympic medal in the men's 110m hurdles final (3.55am)
· Tom Bosworth and Callum Wilkinson are among the British hopes in the men's 20km race walk (8.30am)
· Holly Bradshaw aims to improve on fifth in Rio to challenge Greece's Katerina Stefanidi and Anzhelika Sidorova of Russia for an unlikely medal in the women's pole vault (11am)
· London 2012 champion Kirani James goes up against current world champion Steven Gardiner in the men's 400m final (1pm)

· One of the toughest Olympic events takes place in Tokyo Bay as GB's Hector Pardoe takes on the men's 20km marathon swim (10.30pm Wed)

· Galal Yafai takes on takes on Kazakhstan's Saken Bibossinov for a spot in the gold medal bout of the fly (48kg-52kg) class (6.48am)

· Lois Toulson and Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix (daughter of First Dates' Fred Sirieix) line up for the women's 10m platform (semi-final 2am; final 7am)

· Australia face Belgium in the men's final (11am)

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