Magnus Bradbury heading to Japan as injury cover

The Scottish Rugby union have announced that back-row Magnus Bradbury will travel to Japan on Monday as precautionary injury cover for team-mate Jamie Ritchie.

Ritchie sustained a facial injury in Scotland’s 36-9 win over Georgia at Murrayfield on Friday.

SQUAD UPDATE | Scotland back-row Magnus Bradbury will travel to Japan tomorrow as precautionary injury cover for teammate Jamie Ritchie.https://t.co/jK5CtXUl3d

— Scottish Rugby (@Scotlandteam) September 8, 2019

Following specialist scans at Spire Murrayfield Hospital, Ritchie will remain in Scotland for specialist assessment, with the outcome influencing whether he remains part of the 31-man group for the Rugby World Cup which begins later this month.