Scots Gray and Denton miss Dublin Test

David Denton and Jonny Gray

David Denton (far left) and Jonny Gray (far right) will not be available for Scotland against Ireland

Scotland lock Jonny Gray and back-row forward David Denton have been ruled out of Saturday’s Six Nations match against Ireland in Dublin.

Gray, 22, and fly-half Finn Russell, 23, were being monitored following last Saturday’s 29-18 win over France.

A scan showed Gray had partially torn a pectoral muscle while Denton, 26, sustained a groin injury before last month’s 36-20 defeat of Italy.

Russell was withdrawn early against France after suffering a concussion.

He is undergoing the graduated return-to-play protocol.


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