Edinburgh Dominate Scotland Selection

Edinburgh Dominate Scotland Selection

All of Edinburgh Rugby’s pro player contingent have kept their place in Scotland’s Autumn Test squad that faces world champions, South Africa, at_Murrayfield on Saturday 15 November.The men in black and red again dominate the backs owning the crucial scrum-half, fly-half and centre berths with Mike Blair, Phil Godman, Nick de Luca and Ben Cairns getting the call up once more.Ally Hogg retains his place after stepping in for the injured Simon Taylor for last week’s match against the All Blacks, Allan Jacobsen, Ross Ford and Jim Hamilton_team up in the_tight five_once more while Hugo Southwell and Matt Mustchin start out on the bench.Tickets for Saturday’s Bank of Scotland Corporate Autumn Test are available until 12 midnight on Friday, via the Scottish Rugby website (www.scottishrugby.org) or our credit card hotline 0131 346 5100. You can also buy in person at the Scottish Rugby Ticket Centre, Roseburn Terrace, Edinburgh. The Ticket Centre is open until 8pm Monday-Friday.Please note a booking fee applies to all transactions and that there are no ticket sales on match day. Tickets cost _20, _30 and _50 for adults and _10, _15 and _25 for under-18s and full-time students.Anyone buying a ticket for the Scotland game will receive a voucher entitling them to free admission to the Boxing Day Magners League derby between Edinburgh and Glasgow at Murrayfield.__Rory Lamont replaces his injured elder brother Sean on the left wing and will be winning his_18th cap.In light of Rory Lamont’s injury absence from last weekend’s game against the All Blacks and Thom Evans missing training yesterday through a stiff back, Edinburgh wing Simon Webster is remaining with the Scotland squad as a precaution.On the same basis, Alasdair Strokosch (Gloucester) remains with the pack given the injury-related absences from training yesterday of Jim Hamilton (ankle) and Nathan Hines (wrist).Scotland team (sponsor Murray) to play South Africa in the Bank of Scotland Corporate Autumn Test at Murrayfield on Saturday 15 November, kick-off 2.30pm15 Chris Paterson (Edinburgh)14 Thom Evans (Glasgow Warriors)13 Ben Cairns (Edinburgh)12 Nick De Luca (Edinburgh)11 Rory Lamont (Sale Sharks)10 Phil Godman (Edinburgh)9 Mike Blair (Edinburgh) CAPTAIN1 Allan Jacobsen (Edinburgh)2 Ross Ford (Edinburgh)3 Euan Murray (Northampton Saints)4 Nathan Hines (Perpignan)5 Jim Hamilton (Edinburgh)6 Jason White (Sale Sharks)8 Allister Hogg (Edinburgh)7 John Barclay (Glasgow Warriors)Substitutes16 Dougie Hall (Glasgow Warriors)17 Alasdair Dickinson (Gloucester)18 Matt Mustchin (Edinburgh)19 Scott Gray (Northampton Saints)20 Rory Lawson (Gloucester)21 Dan Parks (Glasgow Warriors)22 Hugo Southwell (Edinburgh)Remaining with the squad: Simon Webster (Edinburgh) and Alasdair Strokosch (Gloucester)Referee: Dave Pearson (England). Touch-judges: Chris White (England) and Hugh Watkins (Wales). TMO: Graham Hughes (England)

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