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Key forwards among eight added for Wales clash

4th March 2019, 14:10 by Simon Barlow

Scotland have added flanker Hamish Watson and prop WP Nel to their Six Nations squad for Wales' visit to Murrayfield on Saturday.

Both players made their comebacks from hand and calf problems respectively on Saturday during Edinburgh's loss to Benetton.

Six others have been added to Gregor Townsend's option for the Murrayfield clash - including Exeter Chiefs forward Sam Skinner together with Glasgow duo Grant Stewart and Stafford McDowall.

But star full-back Stuart Hogg won't feature against the Welsh because he is not yet over the shoulder injury he sustained in Scotland's second-round defeat by Ireland.

Townsend has also called up London Irish prop Gordon Reid, as well as Matt Fagerson and Byron McGuigan.

Glasgow back-row Fagerson and Sale Sharks back-three man McGuigan missed the initial squad selection through injury.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Simon Barlow has a wealth of journalism experience and in-depth knowledge in a number of sports. As well as his extensive football knowledge, Simon is also well versed on cricket, tennis, American Football and cycling amongst others.

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