Stuart Hogg has been appointed as the new Scotland captain ahead of the Six Nations.

The 27-year-old full-back replaces Stuart McInally, who led the side during last year’s unsuccessful World Cup campaign.

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SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿38-man Scotland squad named for 2020 Guinness Six Nations Championship! #AsOne pic.twitter.com/2UxgVpjfX4

— Scottish Rugby (@Scotlandteam) January 15, 2020

With 71 caps, Hogg is the most experienced member of the 38-man squad head coach Gregor Townsend has named for the Six Nations.

The former Glasgow Warriors player, who moved to Exeter Chiefs this season, has also toured with the British and Irish Lions on two occasions.

His first Test as captain will be away to Ireland in Dublin on February 1.