Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has named his 39-player squad for the Six Nations, with four uncapped players getting the call up.
Props Alec Hepburn and Will Hurd plus winger Arron Reed and versatile back Harry Paterson have all earned a first call-up to Scotland duty.
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Exeter Chiefs loosehead prop Hepburn has previously represented England, playing for them in the 2018 Six Nations and gaining six caps but has not been around the England international set up since 2021. He qualifies for Scotland through his father.
Reed is a former England U18 and U20 international and from Chester and also qualifies for Scotland through his father, meaning he is a future star that so one England could have had and let slip.
There is also a wealth of experience in the side, but Townsend is yet to announce his captain.
Pierre Schoeman, Jamie Bhatti, Zander Fagerson and WP Nel are the options at prop, with Ewan Ashman, Johnny Matthews and George Turner completing the front row options.
In the second row the experienced Grant Gilchrist and Richie Gray are joined by Scott Cummings, Sam Skinner and Glen Y
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