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Rugby: Injured Watson out of World Cup, Bradbury joins Scotland squad

Rugby: Injured Watson out of World Cup, Bradbury joins Scotland squad

23.9.2019

Rugby : Injured Watson out of World Cup, Bradbury joins Scotland squad

Scotland's poor start to the Rugby World Cup received another blow on Monday when it was confirmed that injured loose-forward Hamish Watson would ...

Watson injured his knee in Sunday’s disappointing 27-3 Pool A loss to Ireland in Yokohama and went off on a stretcher just before halftime, to be replaced in the game by Fraser Brown.

"While there is a high probability of picking up injuries during a world Cup, it's always disappointing to see someone having to head home," Scotland coach Gregor Townsend said.

The loss of Watson is another disappointment for Townsend, whose side now face a potentially crucial clash with hosts Japan on Oct 13 that could decide the second quarter-final place from the group.

Read more: CNA

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