AN INJURY-TIME score broke Scottish hearts as they lost out in the decisive match in Argentina.

Scotland’s rugby team lost the first game of the three-match series before bouncing back with a dominant showing in Salta last Saturday.

That meant all was to play for in the final contest in Santiago del Estero on Saturday evening.

Scotland, including East Lothian’s Rory Darge, held a 14-13 lead at the interval at Estadio Único Madre De Ciudades.

The visitors extended their advantage but a try with 13 minutes left ensured the gap was down to four points.

It looked as though Scotland would hold on but Emiliano Boffelli scored in the 81st minute before converting the try to make the score 34-31.

Gregor Townsend, head coach of the Scotland team, described it as “a disappointing end to the match”.

He told Scottish Rugby: “To build such a commanding lead, to be playing so well and not win is really frustrating and disappointing for our players.

"Those are the guys that put the effort in and, while it would have been a famous victory, Argentina took their chance at the end to win the game.”