Three debutants selected for Summer Tour as Gilchrist named skipper

Three debutants selected for Summer Tour as Gilchrist named skipper

Edinburgh Rugby trio Ben Muncaster, Glen Young and Matt Currie could all make their international debuts this summer as Scotland today named a 40-man squad for the upcoming tour to South America

The uncapped cohort are three of 14 Edinburgh men named in the touring squad which is skippered by club co-captain and lock Grant Gilchrist.

Edinburgh are once again well represented in the forward pack as Pierre Schoeman (loosehead), Dave Cherry (hooker), Jamie Hodgson (lock), Magnus Bradbury, Luke Crosbie and Hamish Watson (all back-row) are all selected for fixtures against Chile and Argentina.

Meanwhile in the backs, Blair Kinghorn (stand-off), Mark Bennett (centre), Darcy Graham and Damien Hoyland (both wing) also make the travelling squad.

Scotland kickstart their four-week tour against Chile (in a Scotland A fixture) in Santiago on Saturday 25 June, before moving on to Argentina for three consecutive Tests against the Pumas.


Summer Tour 2022 Fixtures

Chile v Scotland A | Saturday 25 June 2022, kick-off 9pm (UK time) - Estadio Santa Laura Universidad SEK, Santiago, live on Premier Sports

Argentina v Scotland | Saturday 2 July 2022, kick-off 8.10pm (UK time) - Estadio 23 de Agosto, Jujuy, live on Sky Sports

Argentina v Scotland | Saturday 9 July 2022, kick-off 8.10pm (UK time) - Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena, Salta, live on Sky Sports

Argentina v Scotland | Saturday 16 July 2022, kick-off 8.10pm (UK time) - The Estadio Único Madre de Ciudades, Santiago Del Estero, live on Sky Sports


Scotland 2022 Summer Tour Squad

Forwards

Ewan Ashman (Sale Sharks) - 2 caps
Jamie Bhatti (Glasgow Warriors) - 22 caps
Magnus Bradbury (Edinburgh Rugby) - 18 caps
Dave Cherry (Edinburgh Rugby) - 5 caps
Andy Christie (Saracens) - 1 cap
Luke Crosbie (Edinburgh Rugby) - 1 cap
Scott Cummings (Glasgow Warriors) - 21 caps
Rory Darge (Glasgow Warriors) - 4 caps
Matt Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors) - 21 caps
Zander Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors) - 47 caps
Grant Gilchrist (Captain) (Edinburgh Rugby) - 53 caps
Jonny Gray (Exeter Chiefs) - 67 caps
Jamie Hodgson (Edinburgh Rugby) - 5 caps
Ben Muncaster (Edinburgh Rugby) - uncapped
Pierre Schoeman (Edinburgh Rugby) - 9 caps
Javan Sebastian (Scarlets) - 1 cap
Sam Skinner (Exeter Chiefs) - 20 caps
Rory Sutherland (Worcester Warriors) - 18 caps
George Turner (Glasgow Warriors) - 25 caps
Murphy Walker (Glasgow Warriors) - uncapped
Hamish Watson (Edinburgh Rugby) - 49 caps
Glen Young (Edinburgh Rugby) - uncapped

Backs

Mark Bennett (Edinburgh Rugby) - 24 caps
Matt Currie (Edinburgh Rugby) - uncapped
Darcy Graham (Edinburgh Rugby) - 27 caps
Adam Hastings (Gloucester Rugby) - 26 caps
George Horne (Glasgow Warriors) - 17 caps
Damian Hoyland (Edinburgh Rugby) - 4 caps
Rory Hutchinson (Northampton Saints) - 5 caps
Sam Johnson (Glasgow Warriors) - 24 caps
Huw Jones (Harlequins) - 31 caps
Blair Kinghorn (Edinburgh Rugby) - 31 caps
Rufus McLean (Glasgow Warriors) - 2 caps
Ali Price (Glasgow Warriors) - 51 caps
Kyle Rowe (London Irish) - uncapped
Ollie Smith (Glasgow Warriors) - uncapped
Ross Thompson (Glasgow Warriors) - 1 cap
Sione Tuipulotu (Glasgow Warriors) - 5 caps
Duhan van der Merwe (Worcester Warriors) - 16 caps
Ben White (London Irish) - 4 caps

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