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Scotland team to play Italy in Six Nations

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Scotland team to play Italy in Six Nations
FILE PHOTO: Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend at Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland - March 10, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne   -   Copyright  Clodagh Kilcoyne(Reuters)
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EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scotland coach Gregor Townsend on Thursday named the following team to play Italy at Murrayfield in their Six Nations opener on Saturday:

15-Stuart Hogg, 14-Tommy Seymour, 13-Huw Jones, 12-Sam Johnson, 11-Blair Kinghorn, 10-Finn Russell, 9-Greig Laidlaw (captain), 8-Ryan Wilson, 7-Jamie Ritchie, 6-Sam Skinner, 5-Grant Gilchrist, 4-Ben Toolis, 3-WP Nel, 2-Stuart McInally, 1-Allan Dell

Replacements: 16-Jake Kerr, 17-Jamie Bhati, 18-Simon Berghan, 19-Gary Graham, 20-Josh Strauss, 21-Ali Price, 22-Adam Hastings, 23-Chris Harris.

(Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by David Goodman)

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