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  1. TRF_Olyy

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    Scotland Squad for 2020 Guinness Six Nations
    FORWARDS (21)
    Simon Berghan (Edinburgh) – 24 caps
    Jamie Bhatti (Edinburgh) – 15 caps
    Magnus Bradbury (Edinburgh) – 11 caps
    Fraser Brown (Glasgow Warriors) – 46 caps
    Alex Craig (Gloucester) – uncapped
    Luke Crosbie (Edinburgh) – uncapped
    Scott Cummings (Glasgow Warriors) – 8 caps
    Allan Dell (London Irish) – 28 caps
    Cornell du Preez (Worcester Warriors) – 6 caps
    Zander Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors) – 25 caps
    Grant Gilchrist (Edinburgh) – 40 caps
    Tom Gordon (Glasgow Warriors) – uncapped
    Jonny Gray (Glasgow Warriors) – 55 caps
    Nick Haining (Edinburgh) – uncapped
    Stuart McInally (Edinburgh) – 33 caps
    Willem Nel (Edinburgh) – 35 caps
    Jamie Ritchie (Edinburgh) – 14 caps
    Rory Sutherland (Edinburgh) – 3 caps
    Ben Toolis (Edinburgh) – 22 caps
    George Turner (Glasgow Warriors) – 9 caps
    Hamish Watson (Edinburgh) – 28 caps

    BACKS (17)
    Darcy Graham (Edinburgh) – 11 caps
    Chris Harris (Gloucester) – 14 caps
    Adam Hastings (Glasgow Warriors) – 16 caps
    Stuart Hogg (Exeter Chiefs) CAPTAIN – 72 caps
    George Horne (Glasgow Warriors) – 10 caps
    Rory Hutchinson (Northampton Saints) – 3 caps
    Sam Johnson (Glasgow Warriors) – 9 caps
    Huw Jones (Glasgow Warriors) – 23 caps
    Blair Kinghorn (Edinburgh) – 17 caps
    Sean Maitland (Saracens) – 44 caps
    Byron McGuigan (Sale Sharks) – 9 caps
    Ali Price (Glasgow Warriors) – 28 caps
    Henry Pyrgos (Edinburgh) – 28 caps
    Finn Russell (Racing 92) – 49 caps
    Matt Scott (Edinburgh) – 39 caps
    Kyle Steyn (Glasgow Warriors) – uncapped
    Ratu Tagive (Glasgow Warriors) – uncapped
     
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    Hogg as captain doesn't strike me as the most thought out choice.

    I'd have had Jonny Gray as a better candidate than Hogg.
     
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    I'm no fan of the captain having a number above 9, let alone the player that is/should be consistently furthest away from the ref. Weird choice.
     
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    I agree ive always said a forward should be captain but unless an exceptional leader i wouldnt have a back 3 captain.
     
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    I can see where you're coming from but he's had a stint as co captain before and he just isn't vocal enough nor has natural leadership skills (calling the line out is about his limit). TBH, there is a shortage of obvious candidates now Barclay and Laidlaw have retired from international duty, Grant Gilchrist is probably the most natural leader but isn't a nailed on starter.
     
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    I would imagine Hoggs appointment will be in tandem with a lieutenant in the forwards also, Scotland really need someone in the forwards to look to for direction. J Gray had a good crack at it a few 6N's ago but hasn't really shown the same since. Captains are usually best from hooker or second and back row or SH IMO. Right now a calm head would be enough!
     
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    Finn Russell has left the Scotland camp for unspecified reasons - could miss the whole tournament.
     
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    Oooffttt.

    So is the loss of Russell balanced out by the "loss" of Laidlaw?

    Unlikely - Adam Hastings is still too hot and cold.
     
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    That’s shocking.
     
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    I guess it could be legit personal reasons, but the report reads like its some kind of bust up. I reckon he's discovered an English grandparent....
     
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    STATEMENT | Scotland team spokesperson: “Stand-off Finn Russell will play no further part in preparations for Scotland’s Six Nations opener against Ireland, having been disciplined for a breach of team protocol during the week’s camp in Edinburgh. He has returned to his club."
     
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    Guaranteed Welsh nan!
     
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    Totally without anything to back it up but I just have a feeling he’s rocked up and tried to head coach the whole squad... Toonie probably put up with it for about a day or two out of necessity but couldn’t take it anymore.
     
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    Oh god, not back to them, Bushy? You're obsessed. Enough!!
     
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    I bet Racing offered him sneaky euros in his shoes. Punch Stuart Hogg and get money for it? That's the dream!
     
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    With Wilson and Russell gone, all Scotland need to do is bin off Hogg and they might be a bearable side
     
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    *Stuart Hogg shakes his head at this*
     
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    Heard all about what Wilson did to annoy the English... I’m guessing Hogg was part of that too?
     
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