Six Nations 2019: Sean Maitland replaces hat-trick hero Blair Kinghorn on Scotland side

first_imgSean Maitland replaces hat-trick hero Blair Kinghorn in the Scotland starting lineup that will face Six Nations defending champion Ireland in one of four changes to the starting XV.Kinghorn will have to settle for a place on the bench at Murrayfield on Saturday despite his treble in the Round 1 victory over Italy, as wing Maitland has recovered from a hamstring injury. Prop Simon Berghan and back row Josh Strauss come into a new-look pack in the absence of Willem Nel (calf) and Sam Skinner (ankle).Gregor Townsend also handed a start to lock Jonny Gray, who has been sidelined with a shoulder injury, at the expense of Ben Toolis. Six Nations 2019: Chris Farrell to start after Robbie Henshaw added to Ireland injury list Fit-again duo Fraser Brown and Pete Horne have been named among the replacements along with uncapped prop D’Arcy Rae and flanker Rob Harley.BREAKING | Scotland make four changes for this Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations clash with Ireland @BTMurrayfield.Berghan and Strauss replace injured Nel and Skinner, Gray & Maitland return from injury for Toolis and Kinghorn who move to the bench.— Scottish Rugby (@Scotlandteam) February 7, 2019Scotland: Stuart Hogg, Tommy Seymour, Huw Jones, Sam Johnson, Sean Maitland, Finn Russell, Greig Laidlaw (captain); Allan Dell, Stuart McInally, Simon Berghan, Grant Gilchrist, Jonny Gray, Ryan Wilson, Jamie Ritchie, Josh Strauss.Replacements: Fraser Brown, Jamie Bhatti, D’Arcy Rae, Ben Toolis, Rob Harley, Ali Price, Pete Horne, Blair Kinghorn. Related Newslast_img read more