The head coach of Scotland, Gregor Townsend, appointed a 35-member team for the Six Nations 2021, which will begin with the meeting at Calcutta Cup against England on Saturday February 6.
For different injuries they are not Stuart McInally neither Fraser Brown, the two hookers who were playing. On the other hand, the presence of Cameron redpath, center Bath and son of Bryan (figure of the Cardo in the past), who will have the opportunity to wear the shirt of his country for the first time in case of entering.
The group, divided between 20 forwards and 15 backs, has eight new players called up who were not in the group that played the recent Autumn Nations Cup 2020.
Players who could make their debut in Scotland include David Cherry, Ewan Ashman, Alex Craig and to the aforementioned Redpath.
When talking about the call, Gregor Townsend He said: “As coaches, we have selected a group that we believe can build on the work of our players during the recent season of the Autumn Nations Cup and start over in terms of performance levels. The depth we have in the team allows us to bring in some new players who have excelled in recent weeks and others who we believe can perform internationally. “
Scotland squad for the 2021 Six Nations:
Forwards: Ewan Ashman, Simon Berghan, David Cherry, Alex Craig, Scott Cummings, Allan Dell, Matt Fagerson, Zander Fagerson, Gary Graham, Grant Gilchrist, Jonny Gray, Richie Gray, Oli Kebble, Willem Nel, Jamie Ritchie, Grant Stewart, Rory Sutherland , Blade Thomson, George Turner and Hamish Watson.
Backs: Darcy Graham, Chris Harris, Stuart Hogg (captain), Huw Jones, Blair Kinghorn, James Lang, Sean Maitland, Byron McGuigan, Ali Price, Cameron Redpath, Finn Russell, Scott Steele, Duncan Taylor, Jaco van der Walt and Duhan van der Merwe.