ALAN Watt is to resume for Glasgow High/Kelvinside against Hawick on

Saturday, his first senior match since Scotland's international against

Ireland in mid-January. A viral complaint then forced him to drop out as

Scotland's loose head for the Paris match against France last month.

Watt returned to rugby last Saturday, playing at No.8 for McLaren FP

against his own club's Golden Oldies. The international prop reverts to

his original position at lock this week for a match GHK have to win to

ward off the threat of relegation from the first division of the

McEwan's national league.

His return, however, probably will not be in time for him to be

considered for Scotland's team for the A international against France a

week on Saturday at Rubislaw, Aberdeen. The team will be named this


Nor can Watt's GHK colleague, Shade Munro, expect to be included even

though he had a good game in Scotland's previous A international, when

they beat Ireland 22-13 at Lansdowne Road in December. The GHK lock has

played little rugby in recent weeks.

Next week's Aberdeen game could mark the return of Dale McIntosh as

either No.8 or blind-side flanker. The Pontypridd forward's

international prospects were set back when he broke a wrist during

Scotland's January trial.

Kenny Logan may be the only cap among the backs. The Stirling County

full back should be accompanied by Bridgehaugh colleague, Ian Jardine,

who was inside centre in Dublin, whereas other places could go to David

Millard, the London Scottish scrum half, Ally Donaldson, Currie's

stand-off, Chris Simmers, Edinburgh Academicals' outside centre, and

Mark Moncrieff, the Gala wing who played in the Scotland A team who beat

Spain in September.

* MIZUNO, the Japanese sports goods manufacturer, has joined The

Famous Grouse and Bass Breweries as sponsors of the Rugby World Cup

Sevens at Murrayfield from April 16 to 18.

* SCHOOLS from throughout Scotland and the North of England will be

competing in George Watson's College's third rugby and hockey sevens

tournament at Myreside on Tuesday, March 23 (2pm).

* CRAIG Chalmers, the Melrose stand-off whose right arm was broken

during Scotland's match against England on Saturday, was discharged

yesterday from hospital in Edinburgh.

* ST ALOYSIUS' College beat Marr College 20-5 in the Bank of Scotland

Schools Cup semi-final at Braidholm yesterday. In the final at

Meggetland a week today the Glasgow school will meet the winners of this

afternoon's Kelso tie between Galashiels Academy and Berwickshire High.

Tries by Kevin Devlin and John Paul Speirs and a conversion and

penalty goal by Peter Johnston gave St Aloysius' a

15-0 lead from first-half wind advantage. Kenny McInally added a try

before Andrew Watson responded for Marr.