Six Nations

Scotland make changes for Italy Six Nations clash

2018-03-12 15:35
Gregor Townsend (Getty Images)

Edinburgh - Scotland coach Gregor Townsend on Monday named a revised squad for their final Six Nations clash against Italy as they chase their third win of the tournament.

Scott Cummings, Matt Fagerson, Matt Scott, Adam Hastings and Richie Vernon are all added to the group, while Tommy Seymour is retained despite missing Saturday's defeat in Dublin with a back problem and Alex Dunbar is among those to miss out.

The Glasgow trio of Cummings, Fagerson and Hastings are yet to make their Scotland debuts but have previously been involved in Townsend's squads and could feature in Rome on Saturday.

Scotland, one of four sides with two wins and two defeats after home victories against France and England, are currently fifth in the table after their 28-8 defeat away to Ireland.

Squad:

Backs (18): Nick Grigg (Glasgow), Chris Harris (Newcastle), Adam Hastings (Glasgow), Stuart Hogg (Glasgow), George Horne (Glasgow), Pete Horne (Glasgow), Ruaridh Jackson (Glasgow), Huw Jones (Glasgow), Lee Jones (Glasgow), Blair Kinghorn (Edinburgh), Greig Laidlaw (Clermont Auvergne), Sean Maitland (Saracens), Byron McGuigan (Sale), Ali Price (Glasgow), Finn Russell (Glasgow), Matt Scott (Gloucester), Tommy Seymour (Glasgow), Richie Vernon (Glasgow)

Forwards (20): John Barclay capt (Scarlets), Simon Berghan (Edinburgh), Jamie Bhatti (Glasgow),Fraser Brown (Glasgow), Scott Cummings (Glasgow), David Denton (Worcester), Zander Fagerson (Glasgow), Matt Fagerson (Glasgow), Grant Gilchrist (Edinburgh), Jonny Gray (Glasgow), Richie Gray (Toulouse), Luke Hamilton (Leicester), Scott Lawson (Newcastle), Darryl Marfo (Edinburgh), Stuart McInally (Edinburgh), Willem Nel (Edinburgh), Gordon Reid (London Irish), Tim Swinson (Glasgow), Hamish Watson (Edinburgh), Ryan Wilson (Glasgow)

Read more on:    scotland  |  six nations  |  gregor townsend  |  rugby
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Who will win the 2018 Six Nations title?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season has wrapped up. For all the season highlights - and lowlights - be sure to visit Sport24!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.