Six Nations of Women: Caity Mattinson is one of six nations that will face Italy in the Six Nations of Women

Scotland are seeking a first win of this year's Women's Six Nations after losing to England, Wales and France
After losing to England and Wales, Scotland is seeking a first win in this year's Women’s Six Nations.
Venue: Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, Parma Date:Saturday, April 23 Kick-off:19:20 BST
Coverage: Live on the BBC Scotland channel, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website & app

Caity Mattinson makes her Scotland debut as six changes are made by the visitors for Saturday's Women’s Six Nations game in Italy.

The scrum half, who switched allegiances from England this summer, forms a new partnership with Sarah Law as half-back, while Shona Cameron returns to the wing.

Emma Wassell is back in the second row following an injury. Rachel McLachlan takes over as openside flanker. Molly Wright is at loosehead prop.

Scotland began with three defeats.

Jade Konkel was injured and substituted in the second quarter of the France home defeat.

Bryan Easson has made three changes to the positional positions. He said that players were pushing each other during training this week, which was pleasing ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

“With two home games remaining, we want more clinical and composed performances to close our campaign against Ireland and Italy.

“We know that Italy plays from deep within its territory and kicks less than many teams in the tournament, so we are prepared and know what to expect.”

Scotland:C Rollie; R Lloyd; L Thomson; H Nelson; S Campbell, S Law, C Mattinson. M Wright, L Skeldon. C Belisle. E Wassell. S Bonar. R Malcolm (captain), R McLachlan. E Gallagher.

Substitutes for J Rettie: L Bartlett; L Bartlett; K Dougan; L McMillan; A Young, J Maxwell and H Smith.

Italy: M Furlan (captain); A Muzzo, M Sillari, B Rigoni, M Magatti; V Madia, S Stefan; M Bettoni, V Vecchini, L Gai, V Fedrighi, G Duca, B Veronese, I Arrighetti, E Giordano.

Substitutes: S Turani, G Maris, M Merlo, S Tounesi, I Locatelli, S Barattin, A D'Inca, V Minuzzi.

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