Preview: Scotland U20 v Italy U20
Scotland U20 face Italy U20 at Stadio di Monigo in Treviso as they continue their Under-20 Summer Series.
What they said:
Scotland U20 Head Coach, Kenny Murray, said: “Whilst the result and performance against Wales was deeply disappointing, there were some positives to take from the second half and from the performances of some of the youngest members of our squad.
“Selection for this game against Italy has reflected that, with Afshar and Cunningham we thought they finished the game strongly last time out so we give them a chance to show what they can do from the off in this game.
“Whilst we’ve made a change to the front row, we’ve stuck with the same starting back five in the scrum to provide some much needed experience against what we know will be a physical Italian outfit.”
- 11 of the 26-players in the squad were involved when Scotland played Italy in the 2022 Under-20 Six Nations
- Andy Stirrat and Duncan Munn start in the centres for the for the sixth consecutive game.
Where to Watch
Join us in the Scottish Rugby Match Centre on Thursday for exclusive insight, match stats and live commentary.
As always we’ll bring you the big moments as they happen, along with the latest from inside the Scotland U20 camp.
Scotland U20 v Italy U20 kicks off at 7pm BST and you can watch the game live on the Scottish Rugby website.