Nine Warriors in Scotland squad for 6 Nations opener

Nine Glasgow Warriors players have been selected in Gregor Townsend's squad for the NatWest 6 Nations opener against Wales at the Principality Stadium this Saturday (3 February, kick-off 2.15pm) – live on BBC.

After making his comeback from injury against Exeter Chiefs earlier this month, Stuart Hogg starts at full-back. Scrum-half Ali Price start his ninth Test in the past ten Scotland matches to partner stand-off Finn Russell at half-back.

Tommy Seymour continues on the wing, while centre Huw Jones makes his first appearance for Scotland at inside-centre.

Jonny Gray is the only Warrior in the forwards, although Jamie Bhatti and Ryan Wilson are named amongst the replacements, with Wilson making his return from injury. Peter Horne is also named on the bench for the game in Cardiff.

Scotland team to play Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff

NatWest 6 Nations Round 1: Saturday 3 February (kick-off 2.15pm) - live on BBC

15. Stuart Hogg VICE CAPTAIN (Glasgow Warriors) – 55 caps

14. Tommy Seymour (Glasgow Warriors) – 39 caps
13. Chris Harris (Newcastle Falcons) – 1 caps
12. Huw Jones (Glasgow Warriors) – 11 caps
11. Byron McGuigan (Sale Sharks) – 2 caps

10. Finn Russell (Glasgow Warriors) – 32 caps
9. Ali Price (Glasgow Warriors) – 11 caps

1. Gordon Reid (London Irish) – 27 caps
2. Stuart McInally (Edinburgh Rugby) – 12 caps
3. Jon Welsh (Newcastle Falcons) – 11 caps
4. Ben Toolis (Edinburgh Rugby) – 7 caps
5. Jonny Gray VICE CAPTAIN (Glasgow Warriors) – 38 caps
6. John Barclay CAPTAIN (Scarlets) – 66 caps
7. Hamish Watson (Edinburgh Rugby) – 15 caps
8. Cornell du Preez (Edinburgh Rugby) – 5 caps

Substitutes

16. Scott Lawson (Newcastle Falcons) – 46 caps
17. Jamie Bhatti (Glasgow Warriors) – 3 caps
18. Murray McCallum (Edinburgh Rugby) – uncapped
19. Grant Gilchrist (Edinburgh Rugby) – 18 caps
20. Ryan Wilson (Glasgow Warriors) – 32 caps
21. Greig Laidlaw (ASM Clermont Auvergne) – 58 caps
22. Pete Horne (Glasgow Warriors) – 28 caps
23. Sean Maitland (Saracens) – 29 caps