19 May, 11:13
There are six uncapped players in the Ireland squad for the summer tour to North America that was named this morning. An Emerging Ireland squad has also been selected for the Tblisi Cup in Georgia.
Coach Ian McGeechan (pictured) gives the uncapped Borders' centre, 26-year-old Kevin Utterson a place in the squad, and there is also a call-up for the Leeds Tykes' prop Gavin Kerr.
Scrum-half Bryan Redpath will captain a squad that includes the impressive Brendan Laney, rising young Borders star Nikki Walker and veteran wing Kenny Logan.
Scotland squad: Forwards: Ross Beattie (Bristol Shoguns), Gordon Bulloch (Glasgow), Bruce Douglas (The Borders), Stuart Grimes (Newcastle Falcons), Nathan Hines (Edinburgh), Gavin Kerr (Leeds Tykes), Martin Leslie (Edinburgh Rugby), Andrew Mower (Newcastle Falcons), Scott Murray (Edinburgh), Steve Scott (The Borders), Tom Smith (Northampton Saints), Simon Taylor (Edinburgh).
Backs: Mike Blair (Edinburgh), Andy Craig (Orrell), Brendan Laney (Edinburgh), Kenny Logan (London Wasps), Glenn Metcalfe (Glasgow), Chris Paterson (Edinburgh Rugby), Bryan Redpath capt (Sharks), Gordon Ross (Leeds Tykes), Gregor Townsend (The Borders), Kevin Utterson (The Borders).