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Team News: Ross Ford, Rob Harley in for Scotland

Team News: Ford, Harley in for Scotland
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Scotland boss Scott Johnson makes two changes to the team for Saturday's Six Nations clash against Italy.

Scotland boss Scott Johnson has made two changes to the team for Saturday's Six Nations clash against Italy.

The Scots opened their campaign with a 38-18 defeat to England, but Johnson has recalled Ross Ford and Rob Harley with a view to picking up their first win of the tournament.

Hooker Ford replaces Dougie Hall, while Harley will come into the team at blindside flanker in place of Alasdair Strokosch, who suffered a facial injury at Twickenham.

Italy opened their campaign with a surprise win over France at the weekend.

Scotland team:

Stuart Hogg; Sean Maitland, Sean Lamont, Matt Scott, Tim Visser; Ruaridh Jackson, Greig Laidlaw; Ryan Grant, Ross Ford, Euan Murray, Richie Gray, Jim Hamilton, Rob Harley, Kelly Brown, Johnnie Beattie


Dougie Hall, Pat MacArthur, Moray Low, Geoff Cross, Alastair Kellock, David Denton, Henry Pyrgos, Duncan Weir, Max Evans

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