Scottish Universities Side Announced

Nominees from Scotland's University Rugby Union sides (men) recently attended two trials to select this seasons representative team to play French and Irish Universities. From these trials 48 players have been invited to squad sessions in preparation for the first match against French Universities to be played at Myreside, Edinburgh on the 5th of February. After this game a fundraising dinner will be held in conjunction with the charity Hearts and Balls. The second fixture against Irish Universities will be in Ireland on the 19th of March.

Nominees from Scotland's University Rugby Union sides (men) recently attended two trials to select this seasons representative team to play French and Irish Universities. From these trials 48 players have been invited to squad sessions in preparation for the first match against French Universities to be played at Myreside, Edinburgh on the 5th of February. After this game a fundraising dinner will be held in conjunction with the charity Hearts and Balls. The second fixture against Irish Universities will be in Ireland on the 19th of March.

The composition of the initial squad is as follows;

Full Name: Institution:

Andrew Massie - Aberdeen
William Alvin Wardlaw - Aberdeen
Charles Dixon - Aberdeen
Niall Shannon - Aberdeen
Finlay Hay - Aberdeen
David Reekie - Aberdeen
Murray Robertson - Aberdeen
Paddy Traylor - Aberdeen
Erland Oag - Aberdeen
Redha Goodrejh - Aberdeen
Jamie Rupar - Aberdeen
Fraser Lyle - Aberdeen
Kenneth Nattrass - Abertay
Andrew Dymock - Abertay
Douglas Russell - Abertay
John Mawhinney - Dundee
Stephan Dreyer - Dundee
Ben Smith - Edinburgh
Ruairidh Iain Wilson - Edinburgh
Jamie Doubleday - Edinburgh
Jamie Tennant - Edinburgh
Matt Porter - Edinburgh Napier
Stuart Wilson - Edinburgh Napier
Iain Moody - Edinburgh Napier
Rory Drummond - Edinburgh Napier
Andy Tait - Edinburgh Napier
Andy Thompson - Glasgow
Liam Slaven - Heriot-Watt
Adam Best - Heriot-Watt
Gary Temple - Heriot-Watt
Declan Slaven - Heriot-Watt
Tinko Georgiev Hristov - Heriot-Watt
David O'Hagan - QMU
Geoff Dunne - RGU
Robbie Walsh - RGU
Paddy Cooney - RGU
Paudi Kilcoyne - RGU
Cammy Hynd - RGU
Giles Goatly - St Andrews
Chris Wardle - St Andrews
Matt Cannon - St Andrews
Duncan Browne - St Andrews
Julien Dineen - St Andrews
Stewart Coleman - St Andrews
Michael MacDonald - Stirling
Stuart McGee - Stirling
Calum MacKenzie - Strathclyde
Tom Hiddleston - UWS

The squad is coached by Chris Reekie (Head), Campbell Scott (Backs) and Mark Coupar (Forwards).