England vs Scotland: Who has the heavier pack? And more interesting stats


England and Scotland clash in their 2021 Guinness Six Nations opener at Twickenham later today – here’s how the two teams shape up.

MOST CAPS:

  • England: Ben Youngs – 102
  • Scotland: Stuart Hogg – 80

PACK WEIGHT:

  • England: 952kg
  • Scotland: 898kg

HEAVIEST PLAYER:

  • England: Jonny Hill – 133kg
  • Scotland: Zander Fagerson – 126kg

LIGHTEST PLAYER:

  • England: Jamie George – 108kg
  • Scotland: Hamish Watson – 101kg

MATCH FACTS:

  • It is 38 years since Scotland won at Twickenham – a 22-12 triumph in 1983.
  • Scotland have never beaten England at Twickenham in the Six Nations, drawing one and losing nine.

Line-ups

England: 15-Elliot Daly; 14-Anthony Watson, 13-Henry Slade, 12-Ollie Lawrence, 11-Jonny May; 10-Owen Farrell (capt), 9-Ben Youngs; 1-Ellis Genge, 2-Jamie George, 3-Will Stuart; 4-Maro Itoje, 5-Jonny Hill; 6-Mark Wilson, 7-Tom Curry, 8-Billy Vunipola

Replacements: 16-Luke Cowan-Dickie, 17-Beno Obano, 18-Harry Williams, 19-Courtney Lawes, 20-Ben Earl, 21-Dan Robson, 22-George Ford, 23-Max Malins

Scotland: 15-Stuart Hogg (capt); 14-Sean Maitland, 13-Chris Harris, 12-Cameron Redpath, 11-Duhan van der Merwe; 10-Finn Russell, 9-Ali Price; 1-Rory Sutherland, 2-George Turner, 3-Zander Fagerson; 4-Scott Cummings, 5-Jonny Gray; 6-Jamie Ritchie, 7-Hamish Watson, 8-Matt Fagerson

Replacements: 16-David Cherry, 17-Oli Kebble, 18-Willem Nel, 19-Richie Gray, 20-Gary Graham, 21-Scott Steele, 22-Jaco van der Walt, 23-Huw Jones


England vs Scotland Match officials

Referee: Andrew Brace (Ireland)

Touch judges: Pascal Gauzere (France) & Mathieu Raynal (France)

TMO: Joy Neville (Ireland)


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