GLASGOW WARRIORS hooker Johnny Matthews has been called up to the Scotland squad which will your Georgia and Argentina during the next month.
Meanwhile, Gloucester stand-off Adam Hastings and Glasgow Warriors utility-back Huw Jones have pulled out of the tour due to hamstring and back injuries respectively.
Liverpool born Matthew’s first came to prominence in Scotland playing in the Premiership with Boroughmuir during the 2017-18 season. He signed for Warriors, initially on a short-term deal in September 2019, and this has been a breakthrough season for the 28-year-old, who scored nine tries in 19 appearances for the club, including a hat-trick against Zebre in April. He twice picked up the McCrea Warrior of the Month award, last September and in April.
Scotland’s summer tour schedule will kick-off next Saturday with a non-cap match against Chile in Santiago, followed by three full Tests against Argentina over the next three Saturdays.