Finn Russell banished from Scotland squad for breach of discipline

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.

Scottish Rugby

STATEMENT | Scotland team spokesperson: “Stand-off Finn Russell will play no further part in preparations for Scotland’s Six Nations opener against Ireland, having been disciplined for a breach of team protocol during the week’s camp in Edinburgh. He has returned to his club.”

January 23, 2020

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.

More details to follow …


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