Bennett blow for Scotland

Date published: March 12 2017

Scotland centre Mark Bennett is expected to miss next week's Six Nations fixture with Italy after suffering a knee injury against England.

The Scotland medical team provided a squad update after their 61-21 loss to England at Twickenham, which left several players injured.

Bennett – who replaced injured full-back Stuart Hogg in the 18th minute – left the action after four minutes with a knee and arm injury.

"He will subject to further care and assessment however it is expected that he will take no further part in the current RBS 6 Nations Championship," read a statement on Sunday.

"Three players are being treated for concussion (Hogg, Tommy Seymour and Ryan Wilson) and are now subject to the completion of the HIA protocol.

"Finn Russell, Huw Jones (knee) and Richie Gray (hamstring) will also have precautionary scans at Spire Murrayfield Hospital early in the week following musculoskeletal complaints the morning after the match."

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