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Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw set for Japan rugby debut

"I want to test myself to be the best player I can be," says two-time World Cup veteran

Greig Laidlaw, former captain of Scotland's national rugby team, is ready to take on a new challenge in Japan. (Photo courtesy of NTT Communications) ©︎ShiningArcs

TOKYO -- After more than a decade playing rugby at the highest level, Greig Laidlaw could be forgiven for thinking about taking it easy as he enters what he acknowledged is likely the "latter stages" of his career.

Instead, the 35-year-old former Scotland captain is embracing one more challenge in Japan.

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