Trio of injuries rock Scotland

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SCOTLAND were forced to reshuffle their squad after being hit by injuries on the eve of their clash with England on Sunday (2pm, Meggetland), writes NIGEL DUNCAN.

Dale Ferguson has been ruled out with a facial injury, Paul Jackson is out with an elbow problem and Shae Lyon-Fraser is carrying a shoulder knock. Jack Howieson, Ben Hellewell and Brett Phillips are drafted in.

Scotland: Jonathan Walker (Castleford Tigers), Ben Fisher (Catalan Dragons), Craig Borthwick, Callum Cockburn, Tom Murray, Dave Vernon (Edinburgh Eagles), Josh Barlow, Sam Barlow (Halifax), Adam Walker (Huddersfield Giants), David Scott (Hull KR), Liam Hood (Leeds Rhinos), Andrew Henderson, Jack Howieson, Mitch Stringer, Alex Szostak (Sheffield Eagles), Alex Hurst (Swinton Lions), Lee Patterson (unattached), Ben Hellewell (Warrington Wolves), Brett Carter, Brett Phillips (Workington Town)