Falkirk Fury trio represent Scotland in Moldova

Three Falkirk Fury players have returned from the European C Championships in Moldova with a silver medal.

Falkirk Fury trio competed in Moldova
Falkirk Fury trio competed in Moldova

Rosie Wallace, Eabha Kerr and Molly Waddell were part of the 12 player Scotland under 16 girls team who finished runners–up in this year’s European C Championships. The team were defeated 69-48 by Austria in the final.

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The Scots cruised through their first two group games in the Small Nations FIBA Euro Championships with big wins over Wales, 61-48, Gibraltar, 71-34. In a tough final group game, they narrowly defeated hosts Moldova 57-53 for a final four spot.

The semi final saw them face Georgia and take a tight 63-57 win to reach the final against favorites and former Euro B side Austria. The Scots were in contention at the half – only four points behind at 31-27, but fell away in the final two quarters.

Fury head coach John Bunyan said: “To have three players represented in the side was a great achievement for the club, the girls, their parents and coaches.”