Six Nations: Richie Gray ruled out of Wales v Scotland opener

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Richie Gray has been ruled out of Scotland’s Six Nations opener with Wales this Saturday, the SRU have announced.

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Richie Gray will miss the opening match with a calf injury. Picture: SNS

Richie Gray will miss the opening match with a calf injury. Picture: SNS

The Toulouse lock has been unable to recover from a calf problem in time for the match.

Scotland’s coaching staff are hopeful he’ll be able to join up with the rest of Gregor Townsend’s squad shortly.

Scottish Rugby said in a tweet: “Richie Gray has been ruled out of Scotland’s NatWest 6 Nations opener v Wales. The 64-times capped Toulouse lock will remain in France this week rehabilitating his calf in the hope of joining the squad in the near future.”

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