Scotland Women V Netherlands Women – Update

Scotland Women have made two changes to their side which takes on Netherlands Women at the National Rugby Centre, Amsterdam this Sunday (6 November, kick-off 1pm, local).

Number 8 Susie Brown (Richmond) is replaced by second row Katherine Muir (Richmond) while on the bench, Hollie Davidson (Edinburgh University) is replaced by fellow back row forward, Tess Forsberg (Richmond). Susie will continue to travel with the squad this weekend as the Scotland Women captain.

 

On Sunday, a youth rugby tournament takes place at the stadium prior to the Women’s fixture which is followed by Netherland’s Men v Dutch Exile Men.

Scotland have met their Dutch counterparts on four previous occasions with honours even. The most recent fixture was in 2009 when the Scots won, 38-18.

Scotland Women to play Netherlands Women on Sunday 6 November at the National Rugby Stadium in Amsterdam, kick-off 1pm local time.

15 Stephanie Johnston (RHC)
14 Lauren Harris (Melrose)
13 Caroline Collie (OA Saints)
12 Laura Steven (Murrayfield Wanderers)
11 Sarah Dixon (Stirling County)
10 Lisa Ritchie (Carlisle)
9 Sarah Sexton (Murrayfield Wanderers)

1 Heather Lockhart (Hillhead / Jordanhill)
2 Sarah Quick (Murrayfield Wanderers)
3 Tracy Balmer (Worcester)
4 Anna Swan (RHC)
5 Katherine Muir (Richmond)
6 Charlotte Veale (London Wasps)
7 Ruth Slaven (Murrayfield Wanderers)
8 Lindsay Wheeler (Richmond)

Substitutes
16
Alison Macdonald (RHC)
17 Suzanne McKerlie-Hex (Murrayfield Wanderers)
18 Jemma Forsyth (Hillhead / Jordanhill)
19 Lana Skeldon (Melrose)
20 Tess Forsberg (Richmond)
21 Megan Gaffney (Murrayfield Wanderers)
22 Katy Green (Murrayfield Wanderers)

Injured

Susie Brown (Richmond) will travel with the team
Hollie Davidson (Edinburgh University)