14 Warriors named in Scotland squad for 2020 autumn internationals

14 Warriors named in Scotland squad for 2020 autumn internationals

Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend has named 14 Glasgow Warriors in his 40-man squad for the forthcoming autumn international matches, which include the conclusion of the 2020 Guinness Six Nations and newly launched Autumn Nations Cup.

Oli Kebble is one of three uncapped players named in the squad. The loosehead has been rewarded for his consistent form in a Warriors jersey, earning his first call up to the squad having qualified to play for Scotland through residency in the summer.

A further three Warriors front-rowers are also included with Zander Fagerson named alongside hookers Fraser Brown and George Turner.

Richie Gray is the most experienced Glasgow player named in Townsend’s squad, with the 31-year-old looking to add to his tally of 65 caps for his country, the last of which came in during the 2018 Six Nations.

The Rutherglen-born lock is joined in the engine room by club-mate Scott Cummings, who retains his place having featured in all four of Scotland’s 2020 Guinness Six Nation matches.

Rob Harley’s recent run of form in a Warriors jersey has seen the back-rower called into Townsend’s squad and is joined in the backrow by Number 8 Matt Fagerson, who won his most recent cap for his country in Scotland’s 0 – 17 victory over Italy in the 2020 Guinness Six Nations.

Behind the scrum, Ali Price and George Horne form half of the scrum-half quota named by Townsend, with club-mate Adam Hastings included amongst the fly-halves.

Nick Grigg’s run of form see him return to the Scotland setup, as the centre is selected alongside club mates Sam Johnson and Huw Jones.

Fiji Head Coach Vern Cotter also named his squad for next month’s Autumn Nations Cup. Two ‘Weegies fae Fiji’ have been named in the 31-man squad, with lock Leone Nakarawa and hooker Mesu Dolokoto both selected.

Argentina have also selected their squad for the 2020 Rugby Championship. Warrior No. 313 Enrique Pieretto has been named amongst the forwards for the teams upcoming matches against New Zealand, Australia and World Cup Winners South Africa.

41-man Scotland squad for 2020 autumn internationals


FORWARDS (23)

Simon Berghan (Edinburgh) – 25 caps
Jamie Bhatti (Edinburgh) – 15 caps
Fraser Brown (Glasgow Warriors) – 50 caps
Blair Cowan (London Irish) – 17 caps
Scott Cummings (Glasgow Warriors) – 12 caps
Cornell du Preez (Worcester Warriors) – 7 caps
Matt Fagerson – (Glasgow Warriors) – 6 caps
Zander Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors) – 29 caps
Grant Gilchrist (Edinburgh) – 42 caps
Jonny Gray (Exeter Chiefs) – 57 caps
Richie Gray (Glasgow Warriors) – 65 caps
Rob Harley (Glasgow Warriors) – 21 caps
Nick Haining (Edinburgh) – 3 caps
Oli Kebble (Glasgow Warriors) - uncapped
Stuart McInally (Edinburgh) – 37 caps
Willem Nel (Edinburgh) – 38 caps
Jamie Ritchie (Edinburgh) – 18 caps
Sam Skinner (Exeter Chiefs) – 7 caps
Rory Sutherland (Edinburgh) – 7 caps
Blade Thomson (Scarlets) – 5 caps
Ben Toolis (Edinburgh) – 25 caps
George Turner (Glasgow Warriors) – 9 caps
Hamish Watson (Edinburgh) – 32 caps

BACKS (17)

Darcy Graham (Edinburgh) – 11 caps
Nick Grigg (Glasgow Warriors) – 9 caps
Chris Harris (Gloucester) – 18 caps
Adam Hastings (Glasgow Warriors) – 20 caps
Stuart Hogg (Exeter Chiefs) CAPTAIN – 76 caps
George Horne (Glasgow Warriors) – 13 caps
Damien Hoyland (Edinburgh) – 4 caps
Sam Johnson (Glasgow Warriors) – 13 caps
Huw Jones (Glasgow Warriors) – 25 caps
Blair Kinghorn (Edinburgh) – 21 caps
James Lang (Harlequins) – 2 caps
Sean Maitland (Saracens) – 48 caps
Ali Price (Glasgow Warriors) – 32 caps
Finn Russell (Racing 92) – 49 caps
Scott Steele (Harlequins) - uncapped
Duhan van der Merwe (Edinburgh) – uncapped
Duncan Weir (Worcester Warriors) – 28 caps

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