Six Nations: Edinburgh hooker David Cherry called into Scotland squad for Wales clash

Edinburgh hooker Dave Cherry has been called into the Scotland squad for this weekend's Six Nations clash with Wales in Cardiff.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 7th February 2022, 6:54 pm

He comes in after Jamie Ritchie and Josh Bayliss were both ruled out through injury. A statement on the Scottish Rugby Union's Twitter feed said: "Jamie Ritchie and Josh Bayliss have not met up with the squad this week through injury. Dave Cherry has joined up with the team today."

Cherry, 31, was one of seven debutants named in the 2019 Six Nations training squad by Gregor Townsend, while the hooker made his international debut in the famous away victory over England at Twickenham in February 2021.

He joined Edinburgh in the summer of 2018from French Fédérale 2 side Stade Niçois signed a one-year-deal to rejoin his hometown team.

Edinburgh hooker David Cherry returns to Scotland training at the Oriam today ahead of Saturday's match away to Wales

A product of Merchiston Castle School, Cherry played his senior rugby at Currie before moving to London Scottish in 2014.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​