Craig And Pinder Recalled To Scotland Squad

Two Glasgow players, Andy Craig and Sam Pinder, are among seven additions to the Scotland squad in preparation for the Abbey Autumn Test match against Australia at Hampden Park on Saturday.Craig played as a replacement for Scotland in the Test against Australia at Murrayfield nine days ago - his eighteenth cap. But he was released from national duty last week, and he played for Glasgow in Saturday's Celtic League match against Cardiff at The Arms Park. The uncapped Pinder was in Scotland's original squad for 37 named for the Autumn Series.All of the five others, like Craig, played in the Murrayfield international against Australia. They are Bruce Douglas (The Borders), Scott Gray (The Borders), Alastair Kellock (Edinburgh Rugby), Stuart Moffat (The Borders), and Simon Webster (Edinburgh Rugby). The seven join the 22 who were on duty weekend at McDiarmid Park, Perth, last Saturday, when Scotland posted a record 100-8 victory over Japan.Scotland's squad gathered today at Stirling to begin their preparations for their fourth meeting with Australia this year. The management intend to trim the squad to 22 after training tomorrow.Saturday's Hampden international will kick off at 2.45pm.Two Glasgow players, Andy Craig and Sam Pinder, are among seven additions to the Scotland squad in preparation for the Abbey Autumn Test match against Australia at Hampden Park on Saturday.Craig played as a replacement for Scotland in the Test against Australia at Murrayfield nine days ago - his eighteenth cap. But he was released from national duty last week, and he played for Glasgow in Saturday's Celtic League match against Cardiff at The Arms Park. The uncapped Pinder was in Scotland's original squad for 37 named for the Autumn Series.All of the five others, like Craig, played in the Murrayfield international against Australia. They are Bruce Douglas (The Borders), Scott Gray (The Borders), Alastair Kellock (Edinburgh Rugby), Stuart Moffat (The Borders), and Simon Webster (Edinburgh Rugby). The seven join the 22 who were on duty weekend at McDiarmid Park, Perth, last Saturday, when Scotland posted a record 100-8 victory over Japan.Scotland's squad gathered today at Stirling to begin their preparations for their fourth meeting with Australia this year. The management intend to trim the squad to 22 after training tomorrow.Saturday's Hampden international will kick off at 2.45pm.