Brown selected for France clash

Brown selected for France clash

Fraser Brown is one of eight Glasgow Warriors included for Scotland’s pivotal Autumn Nations Cup clash this Sunday, as Gregor Townsend’s men welcome France to BT Murrayfield.

centurion Brown returns to the starting XV after missing out on last weekend’s
win over Italy, with the hooker also named as one of Scotland’s vice-captains
for the visit of Les Bleus.

There’s also
a first Scotland start for Oli Kebble, as the Warriors loose-head is promoted
to the number one jersey for his fourth cap.

Scott Cummings
once again retains his place in the second-row, 15 months after lining up
against France for his international debut.

Fagerson is selected for the first time since being forced off with a knock
against Georgia last month, as the number eight lines up to win his eighth cap
for his country.

Ali Price
makes his fourth start of the autumn at scrum-half, having also started against
the French at BT Murrayfield in this year’s Guinness Six Nations.

He’s joined
in the back division by Sam Johnson, following the centre’s return to the
international setup in Florence last weekend.

Two further
Warriors are included amongst the replacements, with both men having crossed
the whitewash against the Italians in the Autumn Nations Cup opener.

Fagerson rotates to the bench after three consecutive starts at tight-head,
whilst George Turner is retained in the matchday 23 after securing the
bonus-point score in Florence.

Scotland team to play France at BT Murrayfield Stadium, 2020 Autumn Nations Cup
Sunday 22 November (kick-off 3.15pm) – live on Amazon Prime Video

15. Stuart Hogg CAPTAIN (Exeter Chiefs) – 78 caps
14. Blair Kinghorn (Edinburgh) – 24 caps
13. Chris Harris (Gloucester) – 21 caps
12. Sam Johnson (Glasgow Warriors) – 14 caps
11. Duhan van der Merwe (Edinburgh) – 3 caps
10. Duncan Weir (Worcester Warriors) – 29 caps
9. Ali Price (Glasgow Warriors) – 35 caps

1. Oli Kebble (Glasgow Warriors) – 3 caps
2. Fraser Brown VICE CAPTAIN (Glasgow Warriors) – 52 caps
3. Simon Berghan (Edinburgh) – 27 caps
4. Scott Cummings (Glasgow Warriors) – 15 caps
5. Jonny Gray (Exeter Chiefs) – 59 caps
6. Jamie Ritchie VICE CAPTAIN (Edinburgh) – 21 caps
7. Hamish Watson (Edinburgh) – 35 caps
8. Matt Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors) – 7 caps


16. George Turner (Glasgow Warriors) – 10 caps
17. Jamie Bhatti (Edinburgh) – 15 caps
18. Zander Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors) – 32 caps
19. Sam Skinner (Exeter Chiefs) – 8 caps
20. Blade Thomson (Scarlets) – 7 caps
21. Sam Hidalgo-Clyne (Exeter Chiefs) – 13 caps
22. Duncan Taylor (Saracens) – 26 caps
23. Sean Maitland (Saracens) – 48 caps

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