Encouraging Scots Not Enough For England

England 33, Scotland 12 Scotland faced England for the second time in the IRB Sevens World Series today since their 38-0 defeat in Dubai. A much improved performance from the last time the two sides met saw Glasgow Warriors duo Colin Shaw and Thom Evans cross the line for Scotland with an added conversion from Ben Addison.

England 33, Scotland 12
Scotland faced England for the second time in the IRB Sevens World Series today since their 38-0 defeat in Dubai.

A much improved performance from the last time the two sides met saw Glasgow Warriors duo Colin Shaw and Thom Evans cross the line for Scotland with an added conversion from Ben Addison.

Head coach Stephen Gemmell said: "We had a chance to beat England today. If we're going to achieve what we've set out to achieve, then at some point we need to win some of these big games."

Scotland 7s fixtures in Wellington, New Zealand - Day 1 (Friday 2 February)
England 7s v Scotland 7s, kick-off 1pm
Samoa 7s v Scotland 7s, kick-off 4:18pm
Scotland 7s v Papua New Guinea, kick-off 6:52pm

Scotland 7s fixtures in San Diego, USA - San Diego (Saturday 10 February)
Fiji 7s v Scotland 7s, kick-off 10:44am
Argentina 7s v Scotland 7s, kick-off 2:12pm
Scotland 7s v West Indies 7s, kick-off 4:34pm

All kick-off times are local time.

IRB Sevens World Series
The Scotland 7s team will return home on 2-3 June when the final leg of the IRB Sevens World Series comes to Scotland for the Emirates Airline Edinburgh Sevens - 2007.

Dubai, UAE - 1-2 December
George, South Africa - 8-9 December
Wellington, New Zealand - 2-3 February
San Diego, USA - 10-11 February
Hong Kong, China - 20 - 31 March & 1 April
Adelaide, Australia - 7-8 April
London, England - 26-27 May
Edinburgh, Scotland - 2-3 June