Scotland vs England rugby 2022: teams and captains for Six Nations match, kick off time and how to watch on TV
The Calcutta Cup will be contested on the opening weekend of Rugby’s Greatest Championship as Gregor Townsend’s Scots welcome Eddie Jones and England to Murrayfield.
The Scots have had the better of their rivals in recent years with Gregor Townsend’s side winning two of the last four meetings while Eddie Jones and England have won one and their has been one draw.
The match will take place in Edinburgh and will be book-ended by Ireland v Wales earlier in the day and France v Italy on Sunday.
Here is everything you need to know about how to watch the match, when and where it kicks off and how the teams will line-up:
Scotland v England Six Nations 2022 date and kick off time
Scotland v England is the second of the first round matches at the 2022 Six Nations and will kick off at 16:45 UK time on Saturday, February 5.
Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, which hosts all of Scotland’s home Six Nations fixtures, will be the venue.
The two sides will compete for the Calcutta Cup, a 150 year old trophy which is played for annually at the competition by the two nations.
Scotland are the current holders, having beaten England at the 2021 Six Nations but Eddie Jones’ side did win on their last visit to Murrayfield in 2020.
Scotland v England Six Nations 2022 team news
Both teams have already been named ahead of their 2022 Six Nations clash.
For Scotland, Stuart Hogg will captain the side which features an impressive eight British & Irish Lions in the starting XV:
The Starting XV and replacements for Scotland are:
- Rory Sutherland - Worcester Warriors - 16 caps
- George Turner - Glasgow Warriors - 20 caps
- Zander Fagerson - Glasgow Warriors - 42 caps
- Jonny Gray – Exeter Chiefs – 64 caps
- Grant Gilchrist - Edinburgh Rugby - 48 caps
- Jamie Ritchie - Edinburgh Rugby – 31 caps
- Hamish Watson - Edinburgh Rugby - 45 caps
- Matt Fagerson - Glasgow Warriors - 17 caps
- Ali Price – Glasgow Warriors - 46 caps
- Finn Russell – Racing 92 - (Vice-Captain) - 58 caps
- Duhan van der Merwe - Worcester Warriors - 13 caps
- Sam Johnson - Glasgow Warriors - 21 caps
- Chris Harris – Gloucester Rugby - 31 caps
- Darcy Graham - Edinburgh Rugby - 22 caps
- Stuart Hogg - Exeter Chiefs - 88 caps - Captain
Replacements: 16. Stuart McInally - Edinburgh Rugby - 43 caps, 17. Pierre Schoeman - Edinburgh Rugby - 4 caps, 18. WP Nel - Edinburgh Rugby - 43 caps, 19. Sam Skinner - Exeter Chiefs - 15 caps, 20. Magnus Bradbury - Edinburgh Rugby - 14 caps, 21. Ben White - London Irish - Uncapped, 22 Blair Kinghorn - Edinburgh Rugby - 28 caps, 23 Sione Tuipulotu - Glasgow Warriors - 1 cap.
England are without regular skipper Owen Farrell, who will miss the whole tournament through injury, as well as vastly experienced forward Courtney Lawes.
Tom Curry steps in as captain for the match with Scotland.
The Starting XV and replacements for England are:
- Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers, 31 caps)
- Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs, 31 caps)
- Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears, 47 caps)
- Maro Itoje (Saracens, 51 caps)
- Nick Isiekwe (Saracens, 3 caps)
- Lewis Ludlam (Northampton Saints, 10 caps)
- Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, 36 caps) - Captain
- Sam Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs, 9 caps)
- Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers, 112 caps)
- Marcus Smith (Harlequins, 5 caps)
- Joe Marchant (Harlequins, 7 caps)
- Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs, 43 caps)
- Elliot Daly (Saracens, 52 caps)
- Max Malins (Saracens, 10 caps)
- Freddie Steward (Leicester Tigers, 5 caps)
Replacements: 16. Jamie George (Saracens, 61 caps), 17. Joe Marler (Harlequins, 74 caps), 18. Will Stuart (Bath Rugby, 15 caps), 19. Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby, 26 caps), 20. Alex Dombrandt (Harlequins, 4 caps), 21. Harry Randall (Bristol Bears, 2 caps), 22. George Ford (Leicester Tigers, 77 caps), 23. Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs, 34 caps).
What Channel is Scotland v England on? How to watch Six Nations 2022 and live stream
Scotland v England will be live on BBC 1 from 16:00 UK time which is 45 minutes before the match is due to kick off.
The match will also be available via live stream on the BBC Iplayer.
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