Edinburgh back-row forward David Denton has replaced Tim Swinson on Scotland’s bench for their Test against New Zealand at Murrayfield.
Edinburgh back-row David Denton has replaced Tim Swinson on Scotland’s bench for their Test match against New Zealand at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Swinson (Glasgow Warriors) strained his back in training on Thursday, with the decision taken to draft in Edinburgh’s Denton as his replacement.
Scotland (revised): 15 Stuart Hogg, 14 Sean Maitland, 13 Mark Bennett, 12 Alex Dunbar, 11 Tommy Seymour, 10 Finn Russell, 9 Greig Laidlaw (c), 8 Adam Ashe, 7 Blair Cowan, 6 Rob Harley, 5 Jonny Gray, 4 Richie Gray, 3 Euan Murray, 2 Ross Ford, 1 Alasdair Dickinson.
Replacements: 16 Fraser Brown, 17 Gordon Reid, 18 Geoff Cross, 19 David Denton, 20 Johnnie Beattie, 21 Chris Cusiter, 22 Duncan Weir, 23 Sean Lamont
Date: Saturday, November 15
Venue: Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Kickoff: 17:30 local (GMT)
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant Referees: Johnny Lacey (Ireland), Stuart Berry (South Africa)
TMO: Gareth Simmonds (Wales)