7 Jun, 15:39
ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
Brotherstone suffered a knee injury in his club's loss to London Irish yesterday. His place in the squad is taken by Steve Scott (The Borders) who is promoted from the A squad, where Glenn Metcalfe takes over as captain.
Meanwhile, it was confirmed today that on account of the twisted neck he sustained in the Bank of Scotland Pro-Rugby Cup meeting with Edinburgh at the weekend.
"We're optimistic that Jason will be fit for consideration for our Test against South Africa next Saturday," said Scotland manager Dougie Morgan.
Nathan Hines (Edinburgh Rugby) was called into the Scotland squad yesterday to provide second-row cover.