Find out who is in the mix for Gregor Townsend against England

Gregor Townsend makes three changes to Scotland’s starting XV to play England in the Six Nations. A huge boost for the team sees Blair Kinghorn back in the team, he will start at full-back with Kyle Rowe dropping out of the matchday squad.

As well as Kinghorn, Kyle Steyn comes back into the starting team after he was a late replacement last week. The backs are otherwise unchanged with Duhan van der Merwe looking to replicate his Twickenham heroics.

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In the forwards Jamie Ritchie comes in for Matt Fagerson and Jack Dempsey retains his place at number eight.

Scotland team to play England in the Six Nations

Starting XV: Blair Kinghorn; Kyle Steyn, Huw Jones, Sione Tuipulotu, Duhan van der Merwe; Finn Russell, Ben White; Pierre Schoeman, George Turner, Zander Fagerson, Grant Gilchrist, Scott Cummings, Jamie Ritchie, Rory Darge, Jack Dempsey.

Replacements: Ewan Ashman, Alec Hepburn, Elliot Millar-Mills, Sam Skinner, Andy Christie, George Horne, Ben Healy, Cameron Redpath.

Scotland team to play France in the Six Nations

Starting XV: Harry Paterson; Kyle Rowe, Huw Jones, Sione Tuipulotu, Duhan van der Merwe, Finn Russell, Ben White; Pierre Schoeman, George Turner, Zander Fagerson, Grant Gilchrist, Scott Cummings, Matt Fagerson, Rory Darge, Jack Dempsey.

Replacements: Ewan Ashman, Alec Hepburn, Elliot Millar-Mills, Sam Skinner, Andy Christie, George Horne, Ben Healy, Cam Redpath

Scotland v Wales in Six Nations

Starting XV: Kyle Rowe, Kyle Steyn, Huw Jones, Sione Tuipulotu, Duhan van der Merwe, Finn Russell, Ben White; Pierre Schoeman, George Turner, Zander Fagerson, Richie Gray, Scott Cummings, Luke Crosbie, Jamie Ritchie, Matt Fagerson

Replacements: Ewan Ashman, Alec Hepburn, Elliot Millar-Mills, Sam Skinner, Jack Dempsey, George Horne, Ben Healy, Cam Redpath

Scotland Six Nations squad 2024

Forwards

Ewan Ashman – Edinburgh Rugby (13)
Josh Bayliss – Bath Rugby (5)
Jamie Bhatti – Glasgow Warriors (34)
Andy Christie – Saracens (4)
Scott Cummings – Glasgow Warriors (34)
Jack Dempsey – Glasgow Warriors (16)
Rory Darge – Glasgow Warriors (15) CO-CAPTAIN
Grant Gilchrist – Edinburgh Rugby (68)
Matt Fagerson – Glasgow Warriors (41)
Zander Fagerson – Glasgow Warriors (63)
Alec Hepburn – Exeter Chiefs (1)
Johnny Matthews – Glasgow Warriors (1)
Elliot Millar-Mills – Northampton Saints (1)
WP Nel – Edinburgh Rugby (61)
Jamie Ritchie – Edinburgh Rugby (47)
Javan Sebastian – Edinburgh Rugby (7)
Pierre Schoeman – Edinburgh Rugby (27)
Sam Skinner – Edinburgh Rugby (31)
George Turner – Glasgow Warriors (41)
Glen Young – Edinburgh Rugby (3)

Backs

Ben Healy – Edinburgh Rugby (4)
George Horne – Glasgow Warriors (27)
Rory Hutchinson – Northampton Saints (8)
Huw Jones – Glasgow Warriors (44)
Blair Kinghorn – Toulouse (50)
Stafford McDowall – Glasgow Warriors (1)
Ross McCann – Great Britain Sevens (uncapped)
Harry Paterson – Edinburgh Rugby (uncapped)
Ali Price – Edinburgh Rugby (66)
Cameron Redpath – Bath Rugby (9)
Arron Reed – Sale Sharks (uncapped)
Kyle Rowe – Glasgow Warriors (2)
Finn Russell – Bath Rugby (76) CO-CAPTAIN
Kyle Steyn – Glasgow Warriors (16)
Ross Thompson – Glasgow Warriors (3)
Sione Tuipulotu – Glasgow Warriors (23)
Duhan van der Merwe – Edinburgh Rugby (35)
Ben White – Toulon (19)

Scotland Six Nations Fixtures 2024

(All kick-off times are GMT)

Round 1

Sat 3 Feb, Wales 26-27 Scotland – Principality Stadium, 4.45pm Scotland survive epic Wales comeback to finally end 22-year hoodoo

Round 2

Sat 10 Feb, Scotland 16-20 France – Scottish Gas Murrayfield, 2.15pm Scotland denied at the death by controversial no-try v France

Round 3

Sat 24 Feb, Scotland v England – Scottish Gas Murrayfield, 4.45pm

Round 4

Sat 9 Mar, Italy v Scotland – Stadio Olimpico, 2.15pm

Round 5

Sat 16 Mar, Ireland v Scotland – Aviva Stadium, 4.45pm

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