Prior to this year’s World Cup, Scotland will play Georgia, France, and Italy.
Prior to the World Cup hosts France’s visit to Edinburgh on August 5, Gregor Townsend’s team plays Italy at home on July 29.
Prior to Georgia’s arrival at Murrayfield on August 26, France will first host the Scots on August 12.
The World Cup Pool B opener for Townsend’s team is on September 10 against South Africa, followed by games against Tonga (September 24), Romania (September 30), and Ireland (7 October).
Monye anticipates Farrell to be fit for Scotland’s first game.
Farrell might not play in Scotland’s Six Nations opener.
Hastings will not play in the Six Nations for Scotland.
“2023 is a huge year for our national team,” the head coach asserts.
Townsend said of the last summer Tests: “All four matchups will provide significant experiences in our tournament preparation.”
“Having the chance to play three home games before we leave will give our players a sense of the support of our fans before we leave for the World Cup.
As we will spend time at our World Cup training base in Nice prior to the match and recreate the schedule our players will face throughout the tournament, the game against France on the road will be crucial.
On February 4th, Scotland will begin their Six Nations campaign away to England. In the early spring, they will play Wales at home, France away, Ireland at home, and Italy at home.