Scotland lose Peter Horne and Ryan Wilson to injuries

Peter Horne has had his tour ended prematurely by a knee injury

Scotland have lost two more players to injury on their tour of South Africa, with Ryan Wilson and Peter Horne set to fly home early.

Back-row forward Wilson damaged his shoulder in the 30-17 loss to the Springboks on Saturday, while stand-off Horne has a knee problem.

No decision has been made on possible replacements for the Glasgow duo.

Skipper Kelly Brown, hooker Pat McArthur and prop Geoff Cross all returned home last week.

And lock Jim Hamilton will miss Saturday's final match with Italy as he returns to be with his pregnant partner, which was agreed before the tour started.

Stand-off Ruaridh Jackson, who was replaced by Horne in Nelspruit, also picked up a shoulder injury but will remain with the squad and receive medical attention.

Hooker Steve Lawrie, who missed the match against South Africa with a sore back, is said to be recovering.

Stand-off Tom Heathcote was absent on Saturday after suffering concussion in the opening defeat by Samoa but should be in contention for the third-place decider in Pretoria.

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