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Last Updated: Tuesday, 4 December 2007, 16:16 GMT
Scots call up for in-form quartet
Johnnie Beattie has another chance to impress Frank Hadden
Beattie has another chance to impress head coach Frank Hadden
Scotland coach Frank Hadden has called up back-row forwards Johnnie Beattie and Ross Rennie for the first training squad ahead of next year's Six Nations.

Prop Moray Low and fly-half Phil Godman also join the players who were part of Hadden's World Cup preparations.

Hooker Dougie Hall, who missed the tournament in France with a knee injury, is included after making his comeback for Glasgow last week.

The 44-man squad meets at Murrayfield for a one-day session on 17 December.

"The consistent form of Beattie, Godman and Rennie has merited their return to the extended Scotland squad," said Hadden.

"The session will be part World Cup debrief and, as usual, will have a strength and conditioning element and a rugby element."

Godman made his first Six Nations start in the 21-9 win over Wales earlier this year.

"It's good to be back involved," the 25-year-old said.

"Obviously, missing out on the World Cup was disappointing but that's been and gone and now it's about looking forward and concentrating on playing well for Edinburgh."

Godman's club-mate Rennie is a graduate of the Under-18, Under-19 and Under-21 teams and has represented his country at Sevens level.


The 21-year-old said: "I'm lucky enough to have had a run of games for Edinburgh after a really good pre-season so I'm feeling quite fresh."

Beattie, 22, made his Scotland debut against Romania at Murrayfield in November last year.

The Glasgow number eight said: "It was obviously a massive disappointment not to be involved in the World Cup preparation squad but I had a pretty good pre-season and Glasgow's home record has been encouraging.

"For me and the rest of the boys just now it's about doing the day in, day out graft for the club but it's great news to have been included in the squad."

Backs: M Blair, N De Luca, P Godman, C MacRae, H Southwell, S Webster (all Edinburgh), C Cusiter (Perpignan), S Danielli, R Dewey (both Ulster), M Di Rollo (Toulouse), T Evans, A Henderson, G Morrison, D Parks (all Glasgow), R Lamont (Sale), S Lamont (Northampton), R Lawson, C Paterson (both Gloucester), G Ross (Saracens), N Walker (Ospreys).

Forwards: J Barclay, J Beattie, K Brown, D Hall, A Kellock, M Low, F Thomson (all Glasgow), D Callam, R Ford, A Hogg, A Jacobsen, G Kerr, R Rennie, C Smith (all Edinburgh), A Dickinson, A Strokosch (both Gloucester), J Hamilton (Leicester), N Hines (Perpignan), S Lawson, J White (both Sale), S MacLeod (Scarlets), S Murray (Montauban), E Murray (Northampton), S Taylor (Stade Francais).


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