Six Nations 2022: Gray, Hastings, Young & Thompson added to Scotland squad


Jonny Gray playing for Scotland against England
Jonny Gray helped Scotland beat England of their first match of the 2022 Six Nations
Venue: Stadio Olimpico, Rome Date: Saturday, 12 March Kick-off: 14:15 GMT
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Jonny Gray, Adam Hastings, Ross Thompson and Glen Young have joined the Scotland squad earlier than Saturday’s Six Nations assembly with Italy in Rome.

Nick Haining, Oli Kebble, Rufus McLean, Ollie Smith and Marshall Sykes have been dominated out via harm.

Gregor Townsend’s Scots gained their opening match on this 12 months’s championship in opposition to England however misplaced to Wales and France.

Italy have misplaced to France, England and Ireland to date.

Lock Gray, 27, missed the 36-17 house defeat by the French in spherical three whereas fly-half/full-back Hastings, 25, is but to characteristic on this 12 months’s Six Nations.

Fly-half Thompson gained his solely cap to date throughout the autumn collection whereas lock Young is uncapped.

Scotland squad

Forwards: Ewan Ashman (Sale Sharks), Josh Bayliss (Bath), Simon Berghan (Glasgow Warriors), Magnus Bradbury (Edinburgh), Andy Christie (Saracens), Allan Dell (London Irish), Rory Darge (Glasgow Warriors, Matt Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors), Zander Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors), Grant Gilchrist (Edinburgh), Jonny Gray (Exeter Chiefs), Jamie Hodgson (Edinburgh), Stuart McInally (Edinburgh), Kiran McDonald (Glasgow Warriors), WP Nel (Edinburgh), Pierre Schoeman (Edinburgh), Sam Skinner (Exeter Chiefs), George Turner (Glasgow Warriors), Hamish Watson (Edinburgh), Glen Young (Edinburgh).

Backs: Mark Bennett (Edinburgh), Darcy Graham (Edinburgh), Chris Harris (Gloucester Rugby), Adam Hastings (Gloucester Rugby), Stuart Hogg (Exeter Chiefs), Rory Hutchinson (Northampton Saints), Sam Johnson (Glasgow Warriors), Blair Kinghorn (Edinburgh), James Lang (Edinburgh), Ali Price (Glasgow Warriors), Kyle Rowe (London Irish), Finn Russell (Racing 92), Kyle Steyn (Glasgow Warriors), Ross Thompson (Glasgow Warriors) Sione Tuipulotu (Glasgow Warriors), Duhan van der Merwe (Worcester Warriors), Ben Vellacott (Edinburgh), Ben White (London Irish).

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