Hogg will be cap­tain in Houston

Evening Telegraph (First Edition) - - Uk World Today -

STU­ART Hogg (above) will cap­tain Scot­land for the first time when they take on the USA in Houston on Satur­day.

Dark Blues head coach Gre­gor Townsend has named a re­vamped start­ing XV fol­low­ing last week­end’s 48-10 win over Canada – with seven play­ers set to win their first caps.

Hogg’s Glas­gow team­mates Matt Fager­son and Ge­orge Horne will make their in­ter­na­tional bows along­side their el­der broth­ers, with back-row Fager­son joined by prop Zan­der and scrum-half Horne lin­ing-up along­side in­side cen­tre Pete.

There will also be de­buts for the Glas­gow trio Jamie Bhatti, Ge­orge Turner and Adam Hast­ings.

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