How social media reacted: Squad announcement

How social media reacted: Squad announcement

Head Coach Gregor Townsend named the 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup in Japan. Hundreds of supporters turned out to see Edinburgh hooker Stuart McInally announced as captain of a group that features a split of 17 forwards and 14 backs, each of whom was announced one-by-one as part of a live squad reveal at Linlithgow Palace.

Here's a round-up from social media from the players named, supportive fans and from attendees of the event.

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The players dashed to social media to share their news of being selected to represent their country.

Edinburgh Hooker, Stuart McInally, was named as Scotland Captain for the Rugby World Cup 2019. Well wishes were shared from his former school, team mates and Scotland fans.

We have had a great amount of support for the 31-man squad that'll be travelling to Japan. Here's a few stand-out tweets and do keep them coming in for you Scotland squad.

Hundreds of supporters turned out to see the squad at Linlithgow Palace, who were announced one-by-one as part of a live squad reveal. We hope all of our fans that travelled along had a great time meeting their Scotland squad.

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