THE SRU yesterday released two squad lists, with training groups for Scotland Women and Scotland Under-18s named.
The women are gearing up for their Six Nations campaign, which gets underway away to England on Saturday 2 February. The men’s Under-18 party, meanwhile, has been chosen following last Sunday’s national selection fixtures.
Scotland women’s squad (for RBS Six Nations training)
Forwards: Tracy Balmer (Worcester), Susie Brown (Richmond), Beth Dickens (Murrayfield Wanderers), Tess Forsberg (Richmond), Jade Konkel (Hillhead/Jordanhill), Mary Lafaiki (Hillhead/Jordanhill), Suzanne McKerlie-Hex (Murrayfield Wanderers), Nikki McLeod (Morgan), Bridget Millar-Mills (Worcester), Becca Parker (Hillhead/Jordanhill), Sarah Quick (Murrayfield Wanderers), Kelly Shields (Murrayfield Wanderers), Lindsey Smith (Hillhead/Jordanhill), Anna Stodter (Loughborough Students), Lindsay Wheeler (Richmond).
Backs: Louise Dalgliesh (RHC Cougars), Sarah Dixon (Stirling County), Megan Gaffney (Hillhead/Jordanhill), Tanya Griffith (RHC Cougars), Lauren Harris (Melrose) Gillian Inglis (Melrose), Steph Johnston (RHC Cougars), Sarah Law (Murrayfield Wanderers), Leanne Neary (RHC Cougars), Lisa Ritchie (Carlisle), Annabel Sergeant (Richmond), Laura Steven (Murrayfield Wanderers).
Scotland U18 squad (for training camp on 27/28 December at Murrayfield)
Forwards: Cameron Fenton (Strathallan/Howe of Fife), Reece Patterson (North Berwick HS), Andrew McWilliam (Edinburgh Academy/Currie), Rory Mason (Ashfield/Paviors), Angus Wallace (Aberdeen GSFP), Zandar Fagerson (Strathallan), Gary Robertson (Gala Academy/Gala Red Triangle), Rory Simpson (Edinburgh Academy), Ross Graham (Hawick PSA), Matt Poole (George Watson’s College), Ewan Bulger (Arran HS/Ayr), Nick Gray (Trent College), Neil Irvine Hess (George Watson’s College), James Ritchie (Strathallan), Magnus Bradbury (Merchiston Castle School/Oban Lorne), Scott Burnside (North Berwick HS), Ally Miller (George Watson’s College), Alastair Mackie (Dollar Academy/Stirling County). Standby: Grant Stewart (Strathaven Academy/Dalziel), Stephen Ainslie (Loretto/Berwick), Ruaridh Knott (Loretto/Highland).
Backs: Luke Earle-Wright (Robert Gordon’s College/Deeside), Duncan Swanson (Edinburgh Academy), George Horne (Strathallan/Howe of Fife), Matthew Douglas (Newcastle Academy/Hawick YM), Henry Slater (Merchiston Castle School), Richard Taylor (Loretto/Melrose), Alex Swan (Edinburgh Academy), Archie Russell (Stirling County), Angus Rennie (Gordon Schools/Aberdeen GSFP), Iain Sim (Duns), Ruaraidh Smith (Oakham/Northampton Saints), Gavin Parker (Merchiston Castle School), Gair Currie (Edinburgh Academy). Standby: Ben Vellacott (Ivybridge/Barnstable), Sean Mackle (Loretto/Boroughmuir), Rory Watt (Edinburgh Academicals).