Scotland 7S 0 - 31 Fiji 7S

The Scotland 7s team lost to one of the most potent sides on the IRB Sevens World Series this morning. Fiji currently sit second in the overall standings after the Dubai Sevens last weekend and have finished in the top two over the past four years. However, Scotland coach Stephen Gemmell said his side showed signs of improvement from last weekend.The Scotland 7s team lost to one of the most potent sides on the IRB Sevens World Series this morning.

Fiji currently sit second in the overall standings after the Dubai Sevens last weekend and have finished in the top two over the past four years. However, Scotland coach Stephen Gemmell said his side showed signs of improvement from last weekend.

"It was a tough opener but the boys played more rugby in that game than they did all last weekend," he said.

_x001C_We kept the ball well and created one or two good opportunities. Once again, it just came down to the contact area and one or two individual errors. It's certainly given us something to work with._x001D_

Scotland 7s team v Fiji 7s: Fraser McKenzie (Edinburgh Rugby), Roddy Grant (West of Scotland)* CAPTAIN, Colin Shaw (Glasgow Warriors), Graham Hogg (Hawick)*, Rory Hutton (Hawick)*, Andrew Easson (Edinburgh Rugby), Grant Anderson (Ayr)*
Substitutes: Chris Fusaro (Heriot's)* for McKenzie, Ashleah McCulloch (Aberdeen Grammar Rugby)** for Hogg, Struan Dewar (Heriot's)** for Colin Shaw (Glasgow Warriors)

Scotland 7s squad for the Emirates Airline South Africa Sevens on 5 & 6 December:
Roddy Grant (West of Scotland)* CAPTAIN, Struan Dewar (Heriot's)**, Colin Shaw (Glasgow Warriors), Fraser McKenzie (Edinburgh Rugby), Chris Fusaro (Heriot's)*, Ashleah McCulloch (Aberdeen Grammar Rugby)**, Jamie Hunter (West of Scotland)*, Rory Hutton (Hawick)*, Andrew Easson (Edinburgh Rugby), Graham Hogg (Hawick)*, Grant Anderson (Ayr)*, Chris Kinloch (Glasgow Warriors)

* = Member of Scottish Rugby's National Academy
** = Member of Scottish Rugby's Area Institute Supported National Academy

The Emirates Airline Edinburgh 7s is the eighth and final leg of the IRB Sevens World Series. It will be held at Murrayfield on 30 and 31 May 2009.

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Rugby sevens will be one of the showpiece events of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.