04272017

Scotland’s Strauss ruled out of Six Nations

Josh Strauss will miss the rest of the Six Nations campaign

Josh Strauss will miss the rest of the Six Nations campaign

Scotland number eight Josh Strauss has been ruled out of the rest of the Six Nations campaign through injury.

It represents a second injury blow for the Scots after captain Greig Laidlaw was also ruled out of the remainder of the championship.

Strauss, 30, suffered a kidney injury during the 22-16 defeat by France.

Strauss will now return to his club Glasgow Warriors for further care and a review of the injury will be scheduled in approximately six weeks’ time.

“After completing the [French] match, he was scanned in Paris,” said Scottish Rugby. “Both the scan, and the player, were reviewed back in Scotland, where the full extent of the injury was confirmed.”

More to follow.

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