John Barclay – surgery recovery update

John Barclay, the 43-times-capped Scotland back-row, is on track to return to action for the start of the 2014/15 season, following elective surgery on his shoulder.

Barclay, 27, is six weeks post-surgery and has started strength work and running at his club Llanelli Scarlets.  

He is expected to participate fully in pre-season training from early August.