Scotland name squad to face Ireland in Dublin

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter has named named a 25-man squad to face Ireland
at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday in a Rugby World cup warm up.

The game is the first in a four Test-match schedule to be played on consecutive
Saturdays, as the extended 47-man squad gear up for the Rugby World Cup 2015.

Glasgow Warriors scrum-half Henry Pyrgos will captain the team to be named
this Thursday (13 August) – which will now prepare for the Test match – while
the remaining 22 players in the extended squad will continue their pre-season
preparations at BT Murrayfield.

The Scotland team will then announce the final 31-man squad for the Rugby World
Cup before concluding preparations against France in Paris on Saturday 5 September.

Scotland :

Backs:

Dougie Fife, Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, Peter Horne, Ruaridh Jackson, Sean Lamont,
Henry Pyrgos CAPTAIN, Tommy Seymour, Greig Tonks, Richie Vernon, Tim Visser,
Duncan Weir.

Forwards:

John Barclay, Hugh Blake, Fraser Brown, Blair Cowan, Mike Cusack, David Denton,
Allan Dell, Grant Gilchrist, Ryan Grant, Jim Hamilton, Rob Harley, Stuart McInally,
Gordon Reid, Jon Welsh.

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