Select Edition

Northern Northern
Southern Southern
World World
NZ NZ
Back

Hamish Watson ruled out of France match

By PA
(Photo by Getty Images)

Trending on RugbyPass

More News More News

Scotland flanker Hamish Watson will miss Saturday’s Six Nations match against France after returning a positive test for coronavirus.

ADVERTISEMENT

Edinburgh back-row Nick Haining moves into the starting XV for the Murrayfield clash and will play on the blindside, with Rory Darge switching to openside flanker.

Saracens’ Andy Christie comes into the matchday 23 and could make his Scotland debut from the bench.

Video Spacer

RugbyPass Offload with Sam Skinner | Episode 22
Video Spacer
RugbyPass Offload with Sam Skinner | Episode 22

Two members of the Scotland backroom team have also tested positive for Covid-19, and will isolate as per Scottish Government guidelines.

UPDATED SCOTLAND TEAM:
15. Stuart Hogg – Exeter Chiefs – (Captain) – 90 caps
14. Darcy Graham – Edinburgh Rugby – 24 caps
13. Chris Harris – Gloucester Rugby – 33 caps
12. Sione Tuipulotu – Glasgow Warriors – 3 caps
11. Duhan van der Merwe – Worcester Warriors – 15 caps
10. Finn Russell – Racing 92 – (Vice-Captain) – 60 caps
9. Ali Price – Glasgow Warriors – 48 caps
1. Pierre Schoeman – Edinburgh Rugby – 6 caps
2. Stuart McInally – Edinburgh Rugby – 45 caps
3. Zander Fagerson – Glasgow Warriors – 44 caps
4. Sam Skinner – Exeter Chiefs – 17 caps
5. Grant Gilchrist – Edinburgh Rugby – (Vice-Captain) – 50 caps
6. Nick Haining – Edinburgh Rugby – 10 caps
7. Rory Darge – Glasgow Warriors – 1 cap
8. Magnus Bradbury – Edinburgh Rugby – 16 caps

REPLACEMENTS:
16. George Turner – Glasgow Warriors – 22 caps
17. Oli Kebble – Glasgow Warriors – 11 caps
18. WP Nel – Edinburgh Rugby – 45 caps
19. Jamie Hodgson – Edinburgh Rugby – 3 caps
20. Andy Christie – Saracens – uncapped
21. Ben White – London Irish – 2 caps
22. Blair Kinghorn – Edinburgh Rugby – 29 caps
23. Mark Bennett – Edinburgh Rugby – 22 caps

ADVERTISEMENT

Comments

Join free and tell us what you really think!

Join Free
ADVERTISEMENT
TRENDING
TRENDING All Black among 7 more departures at Wasps All Black among 7 more departures at Wasps
Search