Stuart McInally will be named Scotland captain for the Rugby World Cup, but centres Huw Jones and Rory Hutchinson are among the squad’s major omissions, according to the BBC.
Forwards Josh Strauss, Matt Fagerson and Magnus Bradbury will also miss out as coach Gregor Townsend officially announces his 31-man squad on Tuesday.
Edinburgh hooker Stuart McInally will captain Scotland at the Rugby World Cup in Japan this month.— BBC Sport Scotland (@BBCSportScot) September 3, 2019
But Huw Jones and Rory Hutchinson are among the notable omissions as Gregor Townsend prepares to announce his squad.https://t.co/7g0IS4lhaW pic.twitter.com/oUrycJ71Wo
Edinburgh hooker McInally has been chosen ahead of John Barclay and Greig Laidlaw to captain the Scots in Japan.
The squad will be officially announced later today.
Imagine taking Pete fucking Horne over Huw Jones @Scotlandteam what a joke— Finlay🏴 (@finlayD1872) September 3, 2019
If Huw jones is one of them it's a bliody joke!!!— Scott Gilbride (@scottygilbride) September 3, 2019
Johnson, Taylor, Horne and Harris hardly fills you with excitement. Can't believe leaving out both Huw Jones and Rory Hutchinson.— Murray White (@Muzza_90) September 3, 2019