Cummings in line for Scotland debut

Cummings in line for Scotland debut

Scott Cummings is in line to make his first senior appearance for Scotland this weekend, after the second-rower was one of eight Glasgow Warriors named in Gregor Townsend’s matchday squad for this weekend’s opening Rugby World Cup warm-up match against France.

The former
Scotland Under-20 captain will become the 111th player in club
history to earn senior international honours should he come off the bench in
Nice on Saturday afternoon, having been rewarded for a strong run of form in Glasgow’s
journey to the Guinness PRO14 Final.

Warriors will line up in Townsend’s starting fifteen, all in the back division
– Ali Price and Adam Hastings will combine at half-back, whilst Huw Jones will
be looking to continue his impressive strike rate in a Scotland jersey at

Turner makes a welcome return to rugby by joining Cummings on the bench, the
hooker having been stood down from playing duties for the closing stages of
last season having sustained consecutive concussions.

The Glasgow
contingent is rounded out by the Fagerson brothers and George Horne, as Scotland
go in search of a first away win against France since 1999.

team to play France at the Allianz Riviera, Summer Test

17 August (kick-off 8pm BST, 9pm local time) – live on Premier Sports

15. Stuart
Hogg VICE CAPTAIN (Exeter Chiefs) – 67 caps

14. Darcy
Graham (Edinburgh) – 4 caps

13. Huw
Jones (Glasgow Warriors) – 21 caps

12. Duncan
Taylor (Saracens) – 21 caps

11. Byron
McGuigan (Sale Sharks) – 8 caps

10. Adam
Hastings (Glasgow Warriors) – 11 caps

9. Ali Price
(Glasgow Warriors) – 24 caps

1. Jamie
Bhatti (Edinburgh) – 13 caps

2. Stuart
McInally CAPTAIN (Edinburgh) – 27 caps

3. Simon
Berghan (Edinburgh) – 19 caps

4. Ben
Toolis (Edinburgh) – 18 caps

5. Grant
Gilchrist (Edinburgh) – 33 caps

6. John
Barclay VICE CAPTAIN (Edinburgh) – 71 caps

7. Jamie
Ritchie (Edinburgh) – 10 caps

8. Josh
Strauss (Blue Bulls) – 22 caps


16. George
Turner (Glasgow Warriors) – 5 caps

17. Gordon
Reid (Ayrshire Bulls) – 34 caps

18. Zander
Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors) – 19 caps

19. Scott Cummings
(Glasgow Warriors) – uncapped

20. Matt
Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors) – 3 caps

21. George
Horne (Glasgow Warriors) – 4 caps

22. Rory
Hutchinson (Northampton Saints) – uncapped

23. Blair
Kinghorn (Edinburgh) – 11 caps

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