Bad news for Scotland as playmaker fails return to play protocol ahead of French Test

first_imgTuesday Feb 19, 2019 Bad news for Scotland as playmaker fails return to play protocol ahead of French Test Scotland number ten Finn Russell has officially been ruled out of the upcoming Six Nations Test against France in Paris due to a head knock. The Racing 92 stand-off was under an injury cloud and it was today ruled that he will not take part in Saturday’s match. ADVERTISEMENTThe 26-year-old playmaker did not pass the requirements of the latest component of the graduated return to play protocol, meaning there is insufficient time for him to be considered for this weekend’s action.He had failed an HIA after the knock but still joined up with the Scotland team in Edinburgh, in a race to get ready for the Six Nations match.Meanwhile, France has already named their team to take on Scotland.Russell will now return to the care of Racing 92’s medical team for further treatment and monitoring.He scored a try for Racing 92 against Toulouse at the weekend, but later received a knock to the head.ADVERTISEMENTTeammate Simon Zebo shared this screengrab of Russell after he left the field.. Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error News Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Exeter vs Toulouse is off as a number of… 25 WEEKS AGO Danny Cipriani leaves Gloucester with immediate… 25 WEEKS AGO ‘Aphiwe can’t believe it. We were starting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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BYU Men’s Basketball Faces Kansas In Maui Invitational Semifinals

first_imgNovember 26, 2019 /Sports News – Local BYU Men’s Basketball Faces Kansas In Maui Invitational Semifinals FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailLAHAINA, Hawaii-After a 78-63 win over UCLA Monday evening, BYU men’s basketball (4-2) has advanced to the semifinals of the Maui Invitational against legendary power Kansas (4-1) of the Big 12 Conference.First-year BYU head coach Mark Pope (4-2, .667 at BYU, 81-58, .583 as a collegiate head coach) has the Cougars playing at a high level as they shot a torrid 62 percent (31-50) from the field against the Bruins.Presently, the Cougars average 72.2 points per game, which ties them for 187th nationally in scoring offense with Minnesota.Being forced to play without star forward Yoeli Childs until the November 30 home game against Montana Tech, the Cougars have found other stellar contributors.Senior guard Jake Toolson (16.7 points, 4.2 rebounds per game), senior guard TJ Haws (12.5 points, 2.7 rebounds per game, a team-best 22 assists) and junior guard Alex Barcello (10.8 points, a team-best 9 steals) all score in double figures on average for the Cougars. Barcello and senior forward Dalton Nixon are tied for the team lead in blocked shots with 2 apiece.BYU’s defense surrenders 67.2 points per game. This ties the Cougars for 148th nationally in scoring defense with Southern Utah and Boston College.As has traditionally been the case, Kansas comes into this game as one of the best programs in the country.In his 17th season at Lawrence, Kan., head coach Bill Self (477-107, .817 at Kansas; 684-212, .763 as a head coach including stints at Oral Roberts and Oklahoma State) has another quality Jayhawks squad.The high-scoring Jayhawks average 84 points per game which ties them for 23rd nationally in scoring offense with Western Kentucky, Duke and Iowa.Sophomore guard Devon Dotson (18.8 points, 4 rebounds per game), senior center Udoka Azubuike (13.2 points, a team-best 8 rebounds per game and a team-best 9 blocks on the season) and senior guard Isaiah Moss (11 points per game, a team-best 55.6 field goal percentage from 3-point range) all score in double figures on average for Kansas.Junior guard Marcus Garrett has a team-best 23 assists for the Jayhawks and is tied for the team lead in steals (11) with sophomore guard Ochai Agbaji.Kansas only surrenders 62.6 points per game, ranking them 88th nationally in scoring defense.The Jayhawks lead the Cougars 3-1 all-time in a series dating back to 1959. Written by Brad James Tags: BYU Basketball/Kansas Basketballlast_img read more

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