Scotland national rugby union team (sevens)

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Scotland Sevens
Scottish rugby sevens team logo.jpg
Union Scottish Rugby Union
Coach(es) Stevie Gemmel
Captain(s) Colin Gregor
Team kit
Change kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances 4 (First in 1993)

The Scottish national rugby union sevens team compete in the IRB Sevens World Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens and the Commonwealth Games.

During 2006, the side were in danger of no longer competing in the Sevens World Series due to the financial problems faced by the Scottish Rugby Union. However, they gained a reprieve when the International Rugby Board announced that a leg of the Sevens World Series would be held at Murrayfield in Edinburgh, starting in 2007. The SRU then announced that the Scotland sevens team would compete in all eight legs of the Sevens World Series, and draw players from the country's national academy.[1]

Current squad[edit]

A 2013/14 squad for the 7s World Series:

Player
Position
Backs
James Fleming Wing/Full-back
Alex Glashan Scrum-half
Colin Gregor Scrum-half/Stand-Off
Neil Herron Centre
John Houston Centre
James Johnstone Centre
Mark Robertson Centre/Wing
Andrew Turnbull Wing
Russell Weir Scrum-half
Lewis Young Wing
RIchard Mill Utility Back
Forwards
Chris Dean Back-row/Centre
Struan Dewar Back-row
Michael Fedo Prop/Hooker
Michael Maltman Prop/Back Row
Scott Riddell Prop/Hooker
Colin Shaw Prop/Centre

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Scotland to host IRB Sevens leg". PlanetRugby.com. 2006-10-17. Retrieved 2006-10-31. [dead link]

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