Scotland talisman Finn Russell has been sent home from their Six Nations training camp for a breach of discipline.
The Racing 92 stand-off will not play in Scotland’s opener against Ireland on 1 February and his involvement in the rest of the tournament appears in doubt.
Russell is one international appearance away from his 50th cap. The 27-year-old played under Gregor Townsend for Glasgow before the latter left Warriors to become Scotland head coach in 2017.
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