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Parks feels full wrath of coach; worldcup ROUND-UP.

SCOTLAND 15 GEORGIA 6: Scotland's match-winner Dan Parks felt the full wrath of head coach Andy Robinson in the middle of kicking all the points in yesterday's 15-6 win over Georgia in Invercargill.

Scotland followed up the 34-24 bonus-point victory over Romania by winning an attritional battle against Georgia, with Parks kicking four penalties from seven attempts and a drop goal and Merab Kvirikashvili replying with two penalties.

With Scotland leading 9-3 as time expired in the first half, Parks nearly undid all his good work. His poor attempted clearance to touch was blocked and Georgia forged forward, but Scotland stopped them and Parks was reprieved.

Parks said: "It's one of those things that hasn't cost us, but it could've cost us. Andy wasn't happy, but he's all right now, because we won.

"I was just going to kick the ball out. I was a bit casual, the ball came off the side of my foot, hit Nathan (Hines) and panic set in.

"But as it turned out I got onto the ball and held it up, Sean (Lamont) helped me out.

"It was hairy, but it was all good at the end."
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Sep 15, 2011
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