Adamson Rings The Changes

Scotland Women head coach Lee Adamson has made a number of changes to his team for the RBS 6 Nations visit of Italy Women to Meggetland Stadium on Saturday 24 February (kick-off 12.30pm). Scotland will play their first game of the campaign at the home of Boroughmuir RFC this weekend.

Scotland Women head coach Lee Adamson has made a number of changes to his team for the RBS 6 Nations visit of Italy Women to Meggetland Stadium on Saturday 24 February (kick-off 12.30pm).

Murrayfield Wanderers back Lynsey Harley makes her Scotland debut at fullback while vice-captain Lucy Millard moves to centre in place of Donna McGrellis.

Suzi Newton starts at stand-off, swapping places with Erin Kerr, who moves to centre.

Among the forwards, Heather Lockhart starts at prop – in a straight switch for Lynne Reid, who plays at flanker.

Lana Blyth comes into the team alongside Jilly McCord at lock in place of Lindsey Wheeler, who is on the bench. Prop Beth Dickens starts on the front row.

Scotland Women’s team to face Italy Women in the RBS 6 Nations at Meggetland Stadium, Boroughmuir RFC, on Saturday 24 February, kick-off 12.30pm:

15 Lynsey Harley (Murrayfield Wanderers)
14 Cara D’Silva (Kirkcaldy)
13 Lucy Millard (Murrayfield Wanderers)
12 Erin Kerr (Richmond)
11 Veronica Fitzpatrick (Royal High Corstorphine)
10 Suzi Newton (Blaydon Team Northumbria)

9 Louise Dalgliesh (Royal High Corstrphine)

1 Heather Lockhart (Hillhead Jordanhill)
2 Gail Russell (Richmond)
3 Beth Dickens (Murrayfield Wanderers)
4 Jilly McCord (Royal High Corstorphine)
5 Lana Blyth (Murrayfield Wanderers)

6 Lynne Reid (Royal High Corstorphine)

7 Susie Brown (Hillhead Jordanhill)
8 Donna Kennedy (CAPTAIN, Royal High Corstorphine)

Substitutes:

16 Sarah-Louise Walker (Watsonians)
17 Louise Moffat (Kirkcaldy)
18 Lindsey Wheeler (Murrayfield Wanderers)
19 Sonia Cull (Royal High Corstorphine)
20 Rachael Nicolson (Hillhead Jordanhill)
21 Victoria Blakeborough (Hillhead Jordanhill)