Alex Craig named in Scotland squad for summer tour

Rob LloydNews

Scarlets second row Alex Craig has been named in Scotland’s 37-man squad for the Skyscanner Americas Tour this summer.

Craig has enjoyed an outstanding first season in Llanelli since his move from Gloucester and is in contention to add to his two previous caps in the forthcoming Tests against Canada, USA, Chile and Uruguay.

The Skyscanner Americas Tour begins in North America where Scotland will play the Canadians in Ottawa on Saturday, July 6, before journeying to Washington DC to take on USA six days later. South America is the third stop on Scotland’s travels as they return to Chile having played in Santiago in 2022. The tour will end in Uruguay where the two sides will play each other for the first time since the 1999 Rugby World Cup.

All games will be shown live in the UK and Ireland, with broadcast details confirmed in due course.

Scotland Summer Tour Fixture List 

Saturday, July 6: Canada v Scotland, TD Place, Ottawa, kick-off: 10pm UK time, 5pm local time
Friday, July 12: USA v Scotland, Audi Field, Washington DC, kick-off: 11.30pm UK time, 6.30pm local time
Saturday, July 20: Chile v Scotland, Estadio Nacional, Santiago, kick-off: 8pm UK time. 3pm local time
Saturday, July 27: Uruguay v Scotland, Estadio Charrúa, Montevideo, kick-off: 8pm UK time, 4pm local time