Six Nations: Scotland v Wales
Venue: Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh Date: Saturday, 9 March Kick off: 14:15 GMT

Scotland backs Sean Maitland and also Chris Harris will miss Saturday’s Six Nations game against Wales.

The duo suffered calf and foot issues on obligation with their clubs in the English Premiership of the weekend.

Fit-again flanker Hamish Watson and prop WP Nel were one of eight players added to the squad by head coach Gregor Townsend on Monday.

Exeter Chiefs Glasgow duo Grant Stewart, and Sam Skinner and also Stafford McDowall were also restored.

Townsend too called up Matt Fagerson, in Addition to London Irish prop Gordon Reid and Byron McGuigan.

Sale Sharks back-three man McGuigan and glasgow back-row Fagerson missed the squad selection through trauma.

Fly half Finn Russell played 65 minutes and scored nine points for Racing 92 within their rout having missed the defeat of Scotland by France.

But will remain unavailable as he recovers from a shoulder injury suffered in the second-round loss.

28, 30 saracens player Maitland, and Falcons centre/wing Harris, will go back with their own clubs for treatment.

39-cap Maitland’s increasing increased loss, who’s scored six tries in his last 10 Test starts, is really a blow to Townsend, especially with fellow Irish and British Lion Hogg also out.

Harris has started only two of his seven caps scored off the seat against Italy.

A total of 10 players have abandoned the squad this week, with scrum half George Horne, prop D’arcy Rae, hooker George Turner (all Glasgow) and also Edinburgh center Chris Dean additionally falling out because of trauma.

Prop Alex Allan and forwards Rob Harley have returned Glasgow, back-row John Hardie has been back together with while Duncan Weir has been published to .

’s Wales are currently chasing a Grand Slam after winning three of the matches, while Scotland possess a victory.

After fracturing a turn January 27, watson, has not featured at all, and also his return to fitness is a major boost for Townsend.


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