Cotter makes four changes for Wallabies clash

By | October 16, 2015

Cotter

LONDON – Scotland Coach Vern Cotter has made four changes to the side that beat Samoa for Scotland’s crunch quarter final clash against Australia at Twickenham on Sunday.

Hooker Fraser Brown and Lock Tim Swinson come straight off the bench and into the starting team for the suspended Ross Ford and Jonny Gray. Blair Cowan and Peter Horne also come into the side for Ryan Wilson and Matt Scott.

Alasdair Strokosch and Kevin Bryce come onto the bench for Brown and Swinson.

Scotland fans will be glad to see David Denton and John Hardie team up at the back with Hardie being a standout performer despite suffering a head injury during the pool stages.

Scotland team to face Australia

1 A Dickinson
2 F Brown
3 W Nel
4 T Swinson
5 R Gray
6 B Cowan
7 J Hardie
8 D Denton
9 Greig Laidlaw
10 Finn Russell
11 Tommy Seymour
12 Peter Horne
13 Mark Bennett
14 Sean Maitland
15 Stuart Hogg

Reserves

16 K Bryce 17 G Reid 18 J Welsh 19 A Strokosch 20 J Strauss 21 H Pyrgos 22 R Vernon 23 S Lamont

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