Meet the new Scotland call-ups

Meet the new Scotland call-ups

Find out all you need to know about the four players called into the Scotland squad for the first time ahead of the 2024 Guinness Six Nations.

Harry Paterson
Position: Full-back/Winger
Age: 22
Club: Edinburgh Rugby

Harry Paterson played for Scotland U20 in 2020, playing in matches against England, Italy and France.

The back-three operator has made 11 appearances in Super Series competitions for Heriot’s Rugby and Watsonians, and scored three tries for the Myreside outfit.

The 22-year-old made his Edinburgh Rugby debut in 2021, starting at full-back in the Rainbow Cup against Ulster. He has made five appearances for Edinburgh so far this season, coming off the bench against Gloucester at the weekend.

Paterson also represented Scotland 7s in the Singapore and Vancouver International 7s in 2022.

Arron Reed

Position: Winger
Age: 24
Club: Sale Sharks
Instagram account: @arron_reed

Arron Reed made his Sale Sharks debut in 2017 against Toulouse in the Challenge Cup and featured seven times across his debut season.

The 24-year-old winger made four appearances for England U20 in 2019 across the Under-20 Six Nations and the World Rugby U20 Championship.

Reed has featured in all 11 rounds of the Gallagher Premiership so far this season and hit rich try-scoring form in November when he scored five tries in three matches.

He qualifies for Scotland through his father, who was born in Linlithgow.

Will Hurd
Position: Tighthead Prop
Age: 24
Club: Leicester Tigers
Instagram account: @will_hurd

Qualifying through his grandmother from Larbert, Will Hurd made nine appearances for Scotland U20 in 2019.

A former Cardiff Metropolitan University student, the prop was included in the 2020 BUCS Super Rugby team of the year.

Hurd signed for Leicester Tigers in February 2021, making his debut two months later against Connacht in the Challenge Cup. He has made 13 appearances across all competitions for Tigers this season.

Alec Hepburn
Position: Loosehead Prop
Age: 30
Club: Exeter Chiefs
Instagram account: @alechepburn

Alec Hepburn started his professional career at London Welsh in the English Championship, making 17 appearances for the club.

In 2015, the loosehead prop signed for Exeter Chiefs. He has appeared five times for the club this season, including starting against Glasgow Warriors in the Champions Cup on Saturday.

Hepburn previously earned six caps for England, but qualifies to switch allegiances through his father, who was born in Glasgow.

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