Girls’ Cup Qualifiers Kick Off Across Scotland

Girls’ rugby players across Scotland are gearing up for the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Girl’s Cup qualification tournaments that will take place simultaneously across the country.

Following its successful introduction last season, entries have doubled this year with 27 teams turning out in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Falkirk and Inverness as an increasing number of women and girls get into the oval ball game.

Girls’ rugby players across Scotland are gearing up for the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Girl’s Cup qualification tournaments that will take place simultaneously across the country.

Following its successful introduction last season, entries have doubled this year with 27 teams turning out in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Falkirk and Inverness as an increasing number of women and girls get into the oval ball game.

Colin Thompson the Head of Community Rugby stated that “The fact that we now have a successful and robust girls’ competition is very exciting, giving girls the opportunity to play in a competitive environment and show off their skills.

“This competition can only be of benefit to girls’ rugby and I wish every team the best of luck this weekend”.

The winning teams from the round-robin qualifiers will proceed to the national cup quarter-finals, runners-up from the cup quarter-finals will then be entered into a Shield competition (semi-final stage) while the runners-up of the qualifying round-robins go into a Bowl quarter-final.

BREWIN DOLPHIN SCOTTISH GIRLS’ CUP QUALIFIER

Canal Park, Inverness (Highland RFC), kick off 12:30pm
Plockton High School, Atholl (Joining Plockton U18), Crieff High School (Joining Plockton U18), The Gordon Schools Huntly, Ellon RFC/Academy, Grantown Grammar, Elgin Schools

Sunnyside, Dorrator, Camelon (Falkirk RFC), kick-off 12.30pm
Community School of Auchterarder, Glenwood High School, Madras College, Crieff High School U15, Denny High School, Stirling County, Stirling High School, McLaren High School, Alloa, Atholl U15s

Dumbreck, Glasgow (Cartha Queens Park RFC), kick-off 12.30pm
Stewarty Sharkettes, Argyll & Bute, Cumnock, Renfrewshire, Monklands, Hyndland Secondary, Carrick Academy, Holyrood Secondary School, Cartha Queens Park, St Andrews Secondary in Glasgow, Biggar

Peffermill, Edinburgh (kick-off 12.30pm) – Murrayfield Wanderers, Langholm, Gala, Knox Academy