Murray back after wood-chopping gaffe

Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:50
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Euan Murray has joined up with the Scotland squad ahead of Saturday's match against France after missing the opening three Six Nations fixtures with a bizarre injury.
 
Prop Euan Murray has joined up with the Scotland squad ahead of Saturday's Six Nations match at home to France.
 
The big front row forward returns after missing the opening three Six Nations fixtures with a bizarre injury.
 
Murray, 33, put himself in danger of missing the entire tournament after cutting his thumb while chopping wood at a barbecue with his Worcester team-mates.
 
The veteran tighthead was still recovering from a leg problem he suffered in November, during which he won his 58th cap against Australia.
 
* Meanwhile, the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) confirmed it would submit a formal bid to host the 2018 World Cup Sevens.
 
Scotland were joined by the United States, England, South Africa, Wales, Portugal, Singapore, New Zealand, Spain, Netherlands, Fiji and Hong Kong in expressing interest in staging the event ahead of the December 5 deadline for formal bids.
 
Murrayfield hosted the inaugural World Cup Sevens back in 1993.
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FIXTURE GMT VENUE
Sat, 27 August 2016
New Zealand v Australia 07h35 Wellington
EP Kings v Western Province 14h00 Port Elizabeth
Sharks v Blue Bulls 16h10 Durban
Argentina v South Africa 19h40 Salta
Fri, 02 September 2016
Boland v Pumas 13h00 Wellington
Blue Bulls v Golden Lions 17h00 Pretoria
RESULT SCORE
Fri, 26 August 2016
Pumas v Griquas 35 | 41
Golden Lions v Boland 60 | 12
Sat, 20 August 2016
South Africa v Argentina 30 | 23
Golden Lions v Griquas 24 | 30
Australia v New Zealand 8 | 42
Fri, 19 August 2016
Blue Bulls v EP Kings 49 | 35
Western Province v Free State Cheetahs 25 | 32
Boland v Sharks 20 | 41
Sat, 13 August 2016
Free State Cheetahs v Blue Bulls 43 | 20
Golden Lions v Pumas 68 | 26
Fri, 12 August 2016
Sharks v Griquas 46 | 24
EP Kings v Boland 10 | 28
Sat, 06 August 2016
Boland v Free State Cheetahs 16 | 44
Hurricanes v Lions 20 | 3
Fri, 05 August 2016
Pumas v Sharks 10 | 33
SIX NATIONS
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Team P W D L Pts
England 5 5 0 132 10
Wales 5 3 1 1 7
Ireland 5 2 1 2 5
Scotland 5 2 0 3 4
France 5 2 0 3 4
Italy 5 0 0 5 0