Scotland coach Scott Johnson calls up 10 new faces for England game
Six Nations starts next month
Monday 14 January 2013
Scott Johnson, Scotland's interim coach, has chosen 10 uncapped players – nine of them from Glasgow – in his first selection since taking on the role.
In his 35-man training squad ahead of Scotland's opening Six Nations game against England at Twickenham on 2 February, the Australian has included full-back Peter Murchie, wings Sean Maitland and Tommy Seymour, centres Alex Dunbar and Peter Horne, No 9 Sean Kennedy, hooker Pat MacArthur, second rower Grant Gilchrist and back-rowers Ryan Wilson and Chris Fusaro.
SCOTLAND squad: Backs: P Murchie*, S Hogg, S Maitland*, T Seymour*, S Lamont, T Visser, M Evans, M Scott, A Dunbar*, P Horne*, D Weir, R Jackson, T Heathcote, H Pyrgos, S Kennedy*, G Laidlaw. Forwards: A Dickinson, R Grant, D Hall, P MacArthur*, R Ford, E Murray, G Cross, M Low, A Kellock, R Gray, J Hamilton, G Gilchrist*, K Brown, R Harley, R Wilson*, J Beattie, D Denton, R Vernon, C Fusaro* (* denotes uncapped player)
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