Scotland Women Under-18s squad to compete in Festival at DAM Health Stadium named

Team will kick-off campaign against Wales at DAM Health Stadium this coming Saturday

Stirling County's Hannah Walker has been named in the Scotland Women Under-18s squad. Image: © Craig Watson - www.craigwatson.co.uk
Stirling County's Hannah Walker has been named in the Scotland Women Under-18s squad. Image: © Craig Watson - www.craigwatson.co.uk

A SQUAD of 26 players has been selected by Scotland Under-18s head coach Duncan Harrison ahead of the Women’s Festival, co-ordinated by Six Nations, being hosted at the DAM Health Stadium in Edinburgh, kicking off on Saturday.

The festival will involve each team playing two 35-minutes games on Saturday [9th April] with a 25 minute break in between, followed by a single match of  35-minute halves with a 15-minute half-time period the following Wednesday [13th April].

Scotland Under-18 Women’s Festival Squad –

Forwards: Alex Stewart (Edinburgh Harlequins), Chloe Brown (Stirling County), Eilidh Fleming (Stirling County), Elsa Quigley (Stirling County), Freya Gracie (Dumfries Saints), Holland Bogan (Cartha QP), Karis Poppy Craig (Currie Chieftains), Kirsty Ritchie (Biggar), Maia MacDonald (Stirling County), Megan Hyland (Dundee Rugby), Molly Gray (Tynedale), Molly Poolman (Howe of Fife), Poppy Fletcher (Heriot’s), Samaanther Taganekurukuru (Howe of Fife).

Backs: Brogan Henderson (Stirling County), Carla McDonald (Hillhead Jordanhill), Ceitidh Ainsworth (Stirling County), Hannah Dunnett (Caithness), Hannah Speer (Watsonians), Hannah Walker (Stirling County), Lucy MacRae (Stirling County), Emma Campbell (Bishop Burton Academy), Niamh Robertson-Jack (Stirling County), Nicole Flynn (Stirling County), Sky Phimister (Livingston), Sophie Langford (Heriot’s).

Under-18 Women’s Festival Fixtures –

  • Saturday 9 April: Scotland v Wales (kick-off 1.30pm)
  • Saturday 9 April: Scotland v Italy (kick-off 3:30pm)
  • Wednesday 13 April: Scotland v Italy (kick off 2:30pm)

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