Scotland and Wales teams: Guinness Six Nations 2021 - Ruck

Scotland and Wales teams: Guinness Six Nations 2021

The Scotland and Wales teams have named their teams ahead of their Guinness Six Nations clash at Murrayfield this weekend.

Gregor Townsend has made three changes from the win over England: one in the pack and two in the backline.

Flanker Jamie Ritchie, centre Cameron Redpath and winger Sean Maitland are unavailable through injury.


Scarlets back-row Blade Thomson and Harlequins centre James Lang come into the starting XV, as does Edinburgh winger Darcy Graham. All three played in the last meeting between the two nations, when Scotland beat Wales in Llanelli in October in the postponed Six Nations finale.

Scotland and Wales teams:

Scotland team to play Wales: :

Scotland: 15. Stuart Hogg (capt), 14. Darcy Graham, 13. Chris Harris, 12. James Lang, 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. Blade Thomson, 7. Hamish Watson, 8. Matt Fagerson.

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

Wales team to play Scotland:

Wales: Leigh Halfpenny; Louis Rees-Zammit, Nick Tompkins, Owen Watkin, Liam Williams; Dan Biggar, Gareth Davies, Wyn Jones, Ken Owens, Tomas Francis, Adam Beard, Alun Wyn Jones (capt), Aaron Wainwright, Justin Tipuric, Taulupe Faletau.

Replacements: Elliot Dee, Rhodri Jones, Leon Brown, Will Rowlands, James Botham, Kieran Hardy, Callum Sheedy, Willis Halaholo.

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