| Scotland’s ‘fearless’ Six Nations debutant Turner willing for England

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend believes the “fearless” system of George Turner will wait on the hooker successfully in opposition to England at Twickenham on Saturday.

The Glasgow Warriors front rower will likely be making his Six Nations debut in a match marking the 150th anniversary of rugby’s oldest global.

With Fraser Brown and Stuart McInally each nursing neck accidents, the 13-cases capped Turner will salvage his location within the starting lineup, with uncapped Edinburgh hooker David Cherry on the bench.

Townsend also had no qualms in choosing centre Cameron Redpath for his first Take a look at this weekend because of his innate self-belief and mentioned 28-300 and sixty five days-old Turner has a equivalent attitude.

“George is yet another a form of fearless gamers now we occupy in our squad,” Townsend mentioned.

“He’s going to stick with it any person defensively, loves cutting down huge gamers and working laborious with ball in hand.

“He’s got different jobs to attain round the arrangement-fragment, he has got some experienced gamers within the scrum and line-out to manufacture that course of as tender as conceivable, but we wait for seeing George hanging in his huge tackles and likewise getting hand on ball.

“I believed he had a truly true autumn and when he’s had opportunities at Glasgow within the past, he has conducted truly successfully.”



15 Elliot Daly, 14 Anthony Watson, 13 Henry Slade, 12 Ollie Lawrence, 11 Jonny Could well presumably, 10 Owen Farrell (captain), 9 Ben Youngs, 8 Billy Vunipola, 7 Tom Curry, 6 Worth Wilson, 5 Jonny Hill, 4 Maro Itoje, 3 Will Stuart, 2 Jamie George, 1 Ellis Genge

Substitutes: 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


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

Substitutes: 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

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