Heineken Cup quarter-finalists, Edinburgh Rugby, have eight players in Scotland's starting line-up for Sunday's RBS 6 Nations clash against France at Murrayfield.
Ross Ford captains the side once again from hooker, and he is joined by clubmates Lee Jones, Greig Laidlaw, Mike Blair, Allan Jacobsen, Geoff Cross, Ross Rennie and David Denton. Glasgow Warriors full-back, Stuart Hogg, makes his first start for his country.
Six of the Toulouse side who will face Edinburgh in the Heineken Cup quarter-final at Murrayfield on Saturday, 7 April start for France in what will be the first of two massive Franco-Scottish contests in the capital.
The directors of ERC voted unanimously at a Board meeting to postpone all decisions including the release of further instalments of ERC's distributable central revenues to the six shareholder countries until 19 February next when the Board will meet again to reconsider the issue.