Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has named the full Six Nations squad that will face Wales this weekend.
The two teams will kick off the 2018 competition at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday at 2.15pm.
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Posted by Scottish Rugby on Wednesday, 31 January 2018
John Barclay captains the side over Greig Laidlaw, who is on the bench. Ali Price will begin the game at scrum-half.
Stuart Hogg and Jonny Gray have both been named as vice-captains.
Chris Harris of the Newcastle Falcons gets his first start for Scotland after being named at outside centre.
Byron McGuigan, who got his first full debut for Scotland in a phenomenal performance against Australia in the 2017 Autumn Internationals, starts on the left wing.
The full XV is as follows:
- Gordon Reid
- Stuart McInally
- Jon Welsh
- Ben Toolis
- Jonny Gray (VC)
- John Barclay (C)
- Hamish Watson
- Cornell Du Preez
9. Ali Price
10. Finn Russell
11. Byron McGuigan
12. Huw Jones
13. Chris Harris
14. Tommy Seymour
15. Stuart Hogg (VC)
— Scottish Rugby (@Scotlandteam) January 31, 2018