Young Warriors Get National Call Up

Glasgow Warriorsa?" young stars Thom Evans and John Beattie have been named in the first Scotland training squad for the Bank of Scotland Corporate Autumn Tests.The 34-strong squad a?" which features nine Glasgow Warriors - will be training at Murrayfield on Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 October as preparations begin for the matches against Romania, Pacific Islanders and Australia in November.The Warriors selected are: John Beattie, Thom Evans, Andrew Henderson, Alastair Kellock, Scott Lawson, Donnie Macfadyen, Graeme Morrison, Euan Murray and Dan Parks.The Warriors unavailable for selection due to injury are Rory Lamont and Jon Petrie.Hadden said: a??It was the toughest ever squad to pick at this stage of the season compared to similar squads of this size Ia?"ve picked in the past, simply because we have more good players outside this squad than before.On the call-up of the 21-year-old wing Evans, Hadden said: a??I want to see him operating in this company._I see this is an opportunity for him to put a marker down for the World Cup.a??The coach is pleased about the competition for places, especially in the front-row, back-row and back three berths.The full squad is as follows:Scotland squad for training at Murrayfield on Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 OctoberBacks a?" Mike Blair (Edinburgh Gunners)*, Chris Cusiter (Border Reivers)*, Rob Dewey (Edinburgh Gunners), Marcus Di Rollo (Edinburgh Gunners), Thom Evans (Glasgow Warriors), Phil Godman (Edinburgh Gunners), Andrew Henderson (Glasgow Warriors), Robbie Kydd (Northampton Saints), Sean Lamont (Northampton Saints), Calum MacRae (Border Reivers)*, Graeme Morrison (Glasgow Warriors), Dan Parks (Glasgow Warriors), Chris Paterson (Edinburgh Gunners), Hugo Southwell (Edinburgh Gunners), Simon Webster (Edinburgh Gunners)Forwards a?" John Beattie (Glasgow Warriors)*, Kelly Brown (Border Reivers)*, Alasdair Dickinson (Edinburgh Gunners)*, Bruce Douglas (Border Reivers), Ross Ford (Border Reivers)*, Dougie Hall (Edinburgh Gunners), Nathan Hines (Perpignan), Allister Hogg (Edinburgh Gunners)*, Allan Jacobsen (Edinburgh Gunners), Alastair Kellock (Glasgow Warriors)*, Gavin Kerr (Border Reivers), Scott Lawson (Glasgow Warriors)*, Scott MacLeod (Llanelli Scarlets), Donnie Macfadyen (Glasgow Warriors), Scott Murray (Edinburgh Gunners), Euan Murray (Glasgow Warriors), Ross Rennie (Edinburgh Gunners), Craig Smith (Edinburgh Gunners), Jason White (Sale Sharks)Players unavailable for selection due to injury: Simon Danielli (Border Reivers), Rory Lamont (Glasgow Warriors), Ben MacDougall (Border Reivers), Jon Petrie (Glasgow Warriors) and Simon Taylor (Edinburgh Gunners).* = Member of Scottish Institute of SportGlasgow Warriorsa?" young stars Thom Evans and John Beattie have been named in the first Scotland training squad for the Bank of Scotland Corporate Autumn Tests.The 34-strong squad a?" which features nine Glasgow Warriors - will be training at Murrayfield on Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 October as preparations begin for the matches against Romania, Pacific Islanders and Australia in November.The Warriors selected are: John Beattie, Thom Evans, Andrew Henderson, Alastair Kellock, Scott Lawson, Donnie Macfadyen, Graeme Morrison, Euan Murray and Dan Parks.The Warriors unavailable for selection due to injury are Rory Lamont and Jon Petrie.Hadden said: a??It was the toughest ever squad to pick at this stage of the season compared to similar squads of this size Ia?"ve picked in the past, simply because we have more good players outside this squad than before.On the call-up of the 21-year-old wing Evans, Hadden said: a??I want to see him operating in this company._I see this is an opportunity for him to put a marker down for the World Cup.a??The coach is pleased about the competition for places, especially in the front-row, back-row and back three berths.The full squad is as follows:Scotland squad for training at Murrayfield on Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 OctoberBacks a?" Mike Blair (Edinburgh Gunners)*, Chris Cusiter (Border Reivers)*, Rob Dewey (Edinburgh Gunners), Marcus Di Rollo (Edinburgh Gunners), Thom Evans (Glasgow Warriors), Phil Godman (Edinburgh Gunners), Andrew Henderson (Glasgow Warriors), Robbie Kydd (Northampton Saints), Sean Lamont (Northampton Saints), Calum MacRae (Border Reivers)*, Graeme Morrison (Glasgow Warriors), Dan Parks (Glasgow Warriors), Chris Paterson (Edinburgh Gunners), Hugo Southwell (Edinburgh Gunners), Simon Webster (Edinburgh Gunners)Forwards a?" John Beattie (Glasgow Warriors)*, Kelly Brown (Border Reivers)*, Alasdair Dickinson (Edinburgh Gunners)*, Bruce Douglas (Border Reivers), Ross Ford (Border Reivers)*, Dougie Hall (Edinburgh Gunners), Nathan Hines (Perpignan), Allister Hogg (Edinburgh Gunners)*, Allan Jacobsen (Edinburgh Gunners), Alastair Kellock (Glasgow Warriors)*, Gavin Kerr (Border Reivers), Scott Lawson (Glasgow Warriors)*, Scott MacLeod (Llanelli Scarlets), Donnie Macfadyen (Glasgow Warriors), Scott Murray (Edinburgh Gunners), Euan Murray (Glasgow Warriors), Ross Rennie (Edinburgh Gunners), Craig Smith (Edinburgh Gunners), Jason White (Sale Sharks)Players unavailable for selection due to injury: Simon Danielli (Border Reivers), Rory Lamont (Glasgow Warriors), Ben MacDougall (Border Reivers), Jon Petrie (Glasgow Warriors) and Simon Taylor (Edinburgh Gunners).* = Member of Scottish Institute of Sport