Andy Robinson has confirmed his 30 man squad for the tournament in New Zealand. Following two warm-up wins against Ireland and Italy, Scotland appear in good nick, making several changes in between games in order to give each member of the squad an opportunity to impress.
Their first match is against Romania in Invercargill on the 10th of September. Here is the list of those selected:
Forwards: John Barclay, Kelly Brown, Geoff Cross, Al Dickinson, Ross Ford, Richie Gray, Dougie Hall, Jim Hamilton, Nathan Hines, Alan Jacobsen, Alastair Kellock (captain), Scott Lawson, Moray Low, Euan Murray, Ross Rennie, Alasdair Strokosch, Richie Vernon.
Backs: Joe Ansbro, Mike Blair, Chris Cusiter, Simon Danielli, Nick de Luca, Max Evans, Ruaridh Jackson, Rory Lamont, Sean Lamont, Rory Lawson, Graeme Morrison, Dan Parks, Chris Paterson.