Gregor Townsend backs Finn Russell and Cameron Redpath to spark Scotland

  • Russell and Redpath will start at 10 and 12 against England
  • ‘We have some outstanding attacking players,’ says Townsend

Gregor Townsend expects his new playmaking partnership of Finn Russell and Cameron Redpath to ignite Scotland’s attacking game, starting at Twickenham on Saturday when they will be seeking their first win there since 1983.

The 21-year-old centre Redpath, who played for England at under-20 level and joined Bath last year from Sale, will make his Test debut weeks after pledging his international career to Scotland, the team his father, Bryan, captained in a 60-cap career, while Russell is back at fly-half for his second appearance since a falling out with Townsend a year ago.

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