Scots U18s pack shuffled as they prepare to face Italy

AFTER a fighting performance against England in their international festival opener in Wales last Friday, Scotland's Under-18 squad regroup to take on Italy at Llandovery today at 4pm.

Stuart Hogg, Andrew Hall, Harry Leonard, Jamie Stevenson, Andrew Redmayne and Rory Sutherland are named in the starting line-up which includes the additions of Mark Bennett at centre and forwards Gavin Robertson and Ben Johnstone. The side's third and final game is on Saturday against Ireland Under-18s with 4pm kick-off.

Scotland Under-18s (v Italy today, kick-off 4pm at Llandovery RFC): Stuart Hogg (Heriot's), Andrew Hall (Strathallan), Michael Crawley (Stewart's Melville College), Mark Bennett (Cumnock RFC), Jamie Urquhart (Stirling County), Harry Leonard (Brighton College), Jamie Stevenson (Whitgift); Robin Hislop (Hawick Wanderers), George Turner (Stewart's Melville College), Gavin Robertson (Earlston High School / Melrose Wasps), Stuart Smith (North Berwick), Andrew Redmayne (Kilmarnock), Rory Sutherland (Hawick Wanderers), Ben Johnstone (Stewart's Melville College), Lawrie Seydak (Edinburgh Academy).