For the 2019 Rugby world cup tournament at Japan, Scotland’s team Head Coach Gregor Townsend recently Confirm 31-man squad and Stuart McInally has been pick as a captain of the side.
Hooker Stuart McInally who has been announced as a captain for the RWC 2019. With great performance in the recently McInally has been selected to wear armband ahead of the John Barclay and Greig Laidlaw.
McInally who started the Professional career in 23 June 2018 where country 44-15 defeat of Argentina. He will be also leading the side in the Japan 2019 warm-up Match against France and Georgia which to be played ahead of the rugby world cup.
“It was a very proud moment when I was asked to be captain and I’m very pleased to do it,” McInally said.
“I’m very fortunate there are a number of players [in the squad] that have captained the team before. I won’t be short of shoulders to lean on.”
Townsend said: “We’re delighted with the squad and believe we’ve picked a group capable of playing our best rugby and doing this consistently throughout the tournament.
Scotland Rugby World Cup 2019 squad
Forwards: John Barclay, Simon Berghan, Fraser Brown, Scott Cummings, Allan Dell, Zander Fagerson, Grant Gilchrist, Jonny Gray, Stuart McInally (captain), WP Nel, Gordon Reid, Jamie Ritchie, Blade Thomson, Ben Toolis, George Turner, Hamish Watson, Ryan Wilson.
Backs: Darcy Graham, Chris Harris, Adam Hastings, Stuart Hogg, George Horne, Peter Horne, Sam Johnson, Blair Kinghorn, Greig Laidlaw, Sean Maitland, Ali Price, Finn Russell, Tommy Seymour, Duncan Taylor.