1872 Cup: Edinburgh forced into two late changes ahead of Glasgow Warriors match

Edinburgh have been forced into two late changes ahead of their 1872 Cup match against Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun.

Jack Blain failed a late fitness test and will miss Edinburgh's match against Glasgow.

The capital club said that both Ben Toolis and Jack Blain had failed “pre-departure fitness tests”.

Jamie Hodgson has been promoted from the bench to take the place of Toolis in the second row, with Nick Haining named as a new replacement.

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Jamie Farndale comes into the side on the right wing to replace Blain.

This is the second game of the three-match series. Edinburgh won the first leg 10-7 at BT Murrayfield on January 2.

Today’s game kicks off at 5.15pm.

Glasgow Warriors: Huw Jones; Lee Jones, Nick Grigg, Robbie Fergusson, Rufus McLean; Ross Thompson, Ali Price; Aki Seiuli, George Turner, Zander Fagerson, Richie Gray, Scott Cummings, Ryan Wilson (C), Tom Gordon, Matt Fagerson.

Replacements: Johnny Matthews, Tom Lambert, Enrique Pieretto, Leone Nakarawa, Rob Harley, Jamie Dobie, Brandon Thomson, Ollie Smith.

Edinburgh: Blair Kinghorn; Jamie Farndale, Mark Bennett, Chris Dean, Eroni Sau; Jaco van der Walt, Nic Groom (Co-capt); Rory Sutherland, David Cherry, Simon Berghan, Jamie Hodgson, Grant Gilchrist (Co-capt); Magnus Bradbury, Hamish Watson, Bill Mata.

Replacements: Mike Willemse, Pierre Schoeman, WP Nel, Nick Haining, Luke Crosbie, Henry Pyrgos, Nathan Chamberlain, James Johnstone.

Referee: Mike Adamson (SRU).

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