A week to forget for the wing of the selected team Scottish, Sean Maitland, which last week was involved in the tumultuous departure of a group of players summoned to play in Barbarians that broke the health bubble and forced lay off the party of Sunday before England. The rebound of that unfortunate behavior continues for the back who now was left out, for that action, of selected from Scotland.
Before Scotland’s Six Nations final clash against Wales, coach Gregor Townsend He said: “We are working hard to ensure that our training venue is kept safe in terms of Covid protocols and as such Sean’s actions last week with the Barbarians mean that he will not be able to rejoin our group now and we will review the situation in the coming weeks ”.
He Glasgow wing, Ratu Tagive, joined the squad before Saturday’s game at Llanelli as Damien Hoyland is under treatment for an ankle injury. Hooker Ewan Ashman returned to Sale, Edinburgh second row Grant Gilchrist was ruled out of the year-end series with a groin injury, but Matt Fagerson remains with the team after sustaining an ankle injury against Georgia on Friday. Exeter players Stuart Hogg, Jonny Gray and Sam Skinner joined the team after claiming the Premiership title and before that the Champions Cup.