Former England Under-20 ace Cameron Redpath to make Scotland launching at Twickenham
The Bath centre pledged his obligation to Scotland last month and goes straight into Gregor Townsend’s group.
Former England Under-20 international Cameron Redpath will make his Scotland debut at Twickenham in the Guinness 6 Nations opener.
The Bath centre vowed his allegiance to Scotland last month and goes straight into Gregor Townsend’s team.
The 21-year-old, the child of previous Scotland skipper Bryan Redpath, was called for England’s 2018 summer trip but took out after suffering a severe knee injury.
Wing Sean Maitland and fit-again fly-half Finn Russell are among those earning a recall to the beginning line-up, while hooker George Turner will make his 6 Countries launching.
Russell missed out on the Autumn Nations Cup through injury while Maitland came off the bench in Scotland’s last game, versus Ireland in December, and changes Darcy Graham, who is not consisted of in Gregor Townsend’s 23-man team.
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 could make his launching off the bench.
Matt Fagerson retains 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 site: “It’s always a satisfaction to invite a new gamer into our team and we are anticipating Webcam Redpath winning his first cap on Saturday.
” We have been actually pleased with Camera’s contributions in the time he has actually been with us in camp.
” There are a variety of skilled gamers in the backline to help make his shift to Check rugby go as efficiently as possible, and he has the mindset and skill set to grow at this level.”