International round-up: Taylor returns from long-term injury
Duncan Taylor returned to action in Scotland’s defeat to France on Saturday.
Taylor played his first competitive minutes since Saracens’ win over London Irish in April 2018.
The Saracens centre had been sidelined since September 2018 due to a knee injury and played 48 minutes in Nice – a positive for player, club and country.
Wales’ Liam Williams sat out of their win over England at the Principality Stadium with a tight hamstring.
Billy Vunipola, Maro Itoje and Elliot Daly started the match in Cardiff while Jack Singleton, Jamie George, George Kruis and Owen Farrell appeared off the bench.
Vincent Koch began Rugby Championship winners South Africa’s victory over Juan Figallo’s Argentina.
The former completed 78 minutes in Pretoria while the latter was introduced just before the hour.
Academy scrum-half Sam Bryan came off the bench for England Under-18s as they were narrowly beaten by South Africa.