He has included all of Scotland’s British and Irish Lions representatives in the group – including 85-time capped Stuart Hogg and the vastly experienced Finn Russell, Stuart McInally and Hamish Watson.
But included in the squad is a group of a dozen players still seeking their Scotland debuts.
They’ll be hoping to make an appearance against Tonga on October 30 or in front of a sell-out crowd at BT Murrayfield the following week against Australia. South Africa are next on the schedule with Japan rounding off the four game series on November 20.
Here is a look at who could be handed their first caps by the head coach over the next month.