Scotland make three changes to team for Italy

scotlandHead coach Scott Johnson has made three changs to the team that went down 30-17 to South Africa last weekend. In come Alistair Kellock, David Denton and Tom Heathcote, with Ruaridh Jackson and Ryan Wilson out injured, and Jim Hamilton having to fly home to attend the birth of his child.

Scotland team to play Italy:
15 Peter Murchie (Glasgow Warriors) 1 cap
14 Tommy Seymour (Glasgow Warriors) 1 cap
13 Alex Dunbar (Glasgow Warriors) 2 caps
12 Matt Scott (Edinburgh Rugby) 14 caps
11 Sean Lamont (Glasgow Warriors) 78 caps
10 Tom Heathcote (Bath Rugby) 2 caps
9 Greig Laidlaw (Edinburgh Rugby) CAPTAIN 20 caps

1 Alasdair Dickinson (Edinburgh Rugby) 26 caps
2 Scott Lawson (Newcastle Falcons) 37 caps
3 Euan Murray (Worcester Warriors) 55 caps
4 Tim Swinson (Glasgow Warriors) 1 cap
5 Alastair Kellock (Glasgow Warriors) 54 caps
6 David Denton (Edinburgh Rugby) 13 caps
7 Alasdair Strokosch (Perpignan) vice-captain 34 caps
8 Johnnie Beattie (Montpellier) 23 caps,

Substitutes
16 Fraser Brown (Glasgow Warriors) uncapped
17 Moray Low (Glasgow Warriors) 20 caps
18 Jon Welsh (Glasgow Warriors) 1 cap
19 Grant Gilchrist (Edinburgh Rugby) 2 caps
20 Robert Harley (Glasgow Warriors) 4 caps
21 Henry Pyrgos (Glasgow Warriors) 8 caps
22 Duncan Taylor (Saracens) 2 caps
23 Tim Visser (Edinburgh Rugby) 11 caps

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