Youthful Back-Up Team Defeated

ImageEdinburgh's youthful back-up team lost 35-14 against Glasgow at Whitecraigs on Monday afternoon with the two most experienced players, Ben Meyer and Calum MacRae scoring the tries.

As part of a new-look line-up, Scotland under 18 internationalists Alex Blair, youngest brother of Mike and David, and Michael Tait, son of former defence coach Alan, were included in a very inexperienced back division.

Remember you can watch Edinburgh's first team against Leinster in the Heineken Cup_on Saturday 11 October for a great value price as part of the groundbreaking "Kids Go 4 Free" scheme. When an Adult pre-purchases a ticket (priced at _20, call 0131 346 5180) they are entitled to bring up to FOUR children (under-18s) for absolutely NOTHING.

Edinburgh: Graham Hogg (Hawick), Michael Tait (Kelso), Scott Forrest (Ayr), Calum MacRae, Andrew Turnbull, Alex Blair (National Academy and Edinburgh Academicals), Ben Meyer; Kyle Traynor, Steve Lawrie, Bruce McNeil, Fraser McKenzie, Iain Nimmo (Heriot's), Sean Crombie, Chris Fusaro (National Academy and Heriot's), Tom Drennan (Edinburgh Academicals)

Replacements: Lewis Niven_ (National Academy and Edinburgh Academicals), Innes Brown_ (National Academy and Heriot's), Struan Dewar (Heriot's), Neil Rodger (Haddington), Tom Drennan (Edinburgh Academicals), Scott McCormack (Melrose), Dougie Fife (Currie).