is going to be assessed by the Glasgow Warriors medics as he intends to prove his fitness in time to be considered for Scotland’s final Six Nations fixture against England.

The full back, 26, missed the declines to France and Wales after sustaining a shoulder injury against Ireland.

Gregor Townsend’s side go Twickenham on Saturday, at which they last beat England in 1983.

“Currently he is not able to accomplish full training,” Townsend said of Hogg.

“He has shown in the past he will recover well and convince us he is in a position to play after a break.

“If he is not able to accomplish full training through an assessment from the Glasgow medics afterward we wont need to bring him here [to the Scotland camp]. If he’s made an improvement, we will turn to see where he is through our medics and in training.”

Hogg was sidelined since his shoulder has been destroyed with a late speech in Ireland flanker Peter O’Mahony at the 2nd round of matches.

Scotland have endured an unhealthy and injury-hit effort, losing all three matches since their introduction victory over Italy.

Hogg’s copy, Blair Kinghorn, has been driven off during Saturday’s defeat by Wales using Adam Hastings, mainly a flyhalf, impressing off the bench from the full-back position.

“Adam was very good at 15 plus he’d come under consideration in that job after the way he played,” Townsend added.

“Byron, I thought, played very well too. He’s played in very excellent games in the past. We are going to see how he’s using his leg injury. Darcy on his very first beginning was out standing.

“Players are available in and catch opportunities of course, if it means we need to select various players next week, I’m convinced they’ll do precisely the same.”


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