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Injured Duncan Taylor leaves Scotland’s tour of Japan

  • Duncan Taylor has been ruled out of Scotland’s second and final Test against Japan
  • The Saracens centre has failed to recover from a hamstring injury sustained in Scotland’s 26-13 win over Japan
  • No replacement will be flown out
Duncan Taylor has flown home from Japan after injury ruled him out of this weekend’s second Test.

The Scotland centre damaged a hamstring during Saturday’s 26-13 win and will miss the Tokyo rematch.

A statement from the Scots’ camp confirmed Taylor’s departure and said no replacement would be called.

Prop Alasdair Dickinson is also out this weekend, while John Barclay (shoulder), Willem Nel (knee) and Ryan Wilson (knee) are all being treated for injuries.