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England U20 star named in Scotland Six Nations squad

Gregor Townsend has named a 35-man Scotland Six Nations squad for the 2021 Guinness Six Nations, which begins with the Calcutta Cup clash vs England on Saturday 6 February.

The group, split between 20 forwards and 15 backs, sees eight new players called up who did not feature in the group that contested the recent 2020 Autumn Nations Cup.

https://twitter.com/Scotlandteam/status/1351869801891844097

Redpath, son of former Scotland captain Bryan, represented England Under-20s and has been called into squads by Eddie Jones without winning a full cap.

He is one of four uncapped players in Gregor Townsend’s 35-man squad.

Scotland Six Nations squad

FORWARDS (20)


Ewan Ashman (Sale Sharks) – Uncapped
Simon Berghan (Edinburgh) – 28 caps
David Cherry (Edinburgh) – Uncapped
Alex Craig (Gloucester) – Uncapped
Scott Cummings (Glasgow Warriors) – 17 caps
Allan Dell – London Irish – 32 caps
Matt Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors) – 9 caps
Zander Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors) – 34 caps
Gary Graham (Newcastle Falcons) – 2 caps
Grant Gilchrist (Edinburgh) – 42 caps
Jonny Gray (Exeter Chiefs) – 61 caps
Richie Gray (Glasgow Warriors) – 65 caps
Oli Kebble (Glasgow Warriors) – 5 caps
Willem Nel (Edinburgh) – 40 caps
Jamie Ritchie (Edinburgh) – 23 caps
Grant Stewart (Glasgow Warriors) – 3 caps
Rory Sutherland (Edinburgh) – 11 caps
Blade Thomson (Scarlets) – 9 caps
George Turner (Glasgow Warriors) – 12 caps
Hamish Watson (Edinburgh) – 36 caps


BACKS (15)

Darcy Graham (Edinburgh) – 15 caps
Chris Harris (Gloucester) – 23 caps
Stuart Hogg (Exeter Chiefs) CAPTAIN – 80 caps
Huw Jones (Glasgow Warriors) – 26 caps
Blair Kinghorn (Edinburgh) – 25 caps
James Lang (Harlequins) – 5 caps
Sean Maitland (Saracens) – 50 caps
Byron McGuigan (Sale Sharks) – 10 caps
Ali Price (Glasgow Warriors) – 37 caps
Cameron Redpath – (Bath Rugby) – Uncapped
Finn Russell (Racing 92) – 51 caps
Scott Steele (Harlequins) – 1 cap
Duncan Taylor (Saracens) – 28 caps
Jaco van der Walt (Edinburgh) – 1 cap
Duhan van der Merwe (Edinburgh) – 5 caps

OTHER PLAYERS WHO COULD GET SHOCK CALL-UPS

1. Harry Randall (Wales)

Despite their strength in depth at scrum-half, Wayne Pivac is still reportedly trying to convince the Bristol playmaker to play for Wales. The 22-year-old was born in Slough to two English parents, has played for England at Under-20 level, but is also understood to be eligible for Wales despite not being born in the country or having Welsh parents or grandparents.

He was, however, raised in west Wales, educated at Llandovery College – and quite audibly has a Welsh accent – and is thought to be eligible for Wales because he spent more than 10 consecutive years living in Wales from the age of four, a period of time which qualifies him under World Rugby regulation 8.

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