SCOTLAND UNDER-20s have made one change from the team that defeated Wales last time out for Friday’s Six Nations Championship match against Italy at Netherdale.
Glasgow Hawks lock Andrew Davidson replaces club-mate Scott Cummings while two changes have been made to the replacements as hooker Sam James steps in to replace Jake Kerr, who sustained a knee injury during training.
Scrum-half Ben Vellacott takes a spot on coach Sean Lineen’s bench in place of Andrew Manson.
Scotland under-20s team to face Italy under-20s at Netherdale on Friday (kick-off 7.30pm): Ruairi Howarth (Edinburgh Rugby/Gala), Ruaraidh Smith (Currie), Archie Russell (Stirling County), Patrick Kelly (Le Parc), Alec Coombes (London Scottish), Rory Hutchinson (Northampton Saints), George Horne (Glasgow Hawks), Murray McCallum (Aberdeen Grammar Rugby), Ross Graham (Hawick), Zander Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors/Glasgow Hawks), Andrew Davidson (Glasgow Warriors/Glasgow Hawks), Lewis Carmichael (Melrose), Neil Irvine-Hess (Melrose), Jamie Ritchie (Edinburgh Rugby, captain), Magnus Bradbury (Edinburgh Rugby/Boroughmuir). Replacements: Sam James (Wasps), Dan Elkington (Watsonians), Jack Owlett (Exeter Chiefs/ Exeter University), Scott Cummings (Glasgow Warriors/Glasgow Hawks), Ally Miller (Edinburgh Rugby/Watsonians), Ben Vellacott (Gloucester/Hartpury College), Tom Galbraith (Melrose), Ben Robbins (Edinburgh Rugby/Watsonians).