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Scots pair ruled out of Wales clash

5th March 2019, 14:40 by Alex Jack

Scotland winger Sean Maitland and centre Chris Harris have both been ruled out of the Six Nations clash against Wales on Saturday.

Saracens star Maitland has picked up a foot injury, while Edinburgh's Harris is struggling with a calf injury, so both players have returned to their respective clubs for treatment.

Edinburgh flyer Darcy Graham will be pushing for a starting role on the wing, while the likes of Nick Grigg, Chris Dean and Peter Horne will be battling for a centre position alongside Sam Johnson.

Head coach Gregor Townsend will be hoping to call back some familiar faces, with prop WP Nel, flanker Hamish Watson and fly-half Finn Russell returning to fitness.

Scotland will announce their squad to face the Welsh at Murrayfield on Thursday.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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