Former England Under-20 ace Cameron Redpath to make Scotland launching at Twickenham
The Bath centre promised his obligation to Scotland last month and goes directly into Gregor Townsend’s team.
Former England Under-20 global Cameron Redpath will make his Scotland launching at Twickenham in the Guinness 6 Nations opener.
The Bath centre vowed his loyalty to Scotland last month and goes directly into Gregor Townsend’s group.
The 21-year-old, the child of previous Scotland skipper Bryan Redpath, was called up for England’s 2018 summer tour however took out after suffering a major knee injury.
Wing Sean Maitland and fit-again fly-half Finn Russell are among those making a recall to the beginning line-up, while hooker George Turner will make his 6 Countries launching.
Russell missed out on the Fall Nations Cup through injury while Maitland came off the bench in Scotland’s last game, against Ireland in December, and changes Darcy Graham, who is not included in Gregor Townsend’s 23-man squad.
Turner will win his 13th cap in the lack of Glasgow team-mate Fraser Brown and Edinburgh co-captain Stuart McInally, who both have neck injuries. Uncapped Edinburgh hooker David Cherry might make his launching off the bench.
Matt Fagerson maintains his location at number 8 while Jamie Ritchie is back from injury to join him in the back row.
Townsend told the Scottish Rugby Union’s main website: “It’s constantly an enjoyment to invite a brand-new gamer into our team and we are eagerly anticipating Cam Redpath winning his very first cap on Saturday.
” We have actually been really pleased with Web cam’s contributions in the time he has been with us in camp.
” There are a number of experienced players in the backline to assist make his shift to Evaluate rugby go as efficiently as possible, and he has the state of mind and capability to thrive at this level.”