Scotland Women 7s captain Steph Johnston speaks about the challenges the side face this weekend as they take on the best in Europe in the southern Spanish heat.
The Scots kick-off day one by taking on the Irish at 12.04 (BST), then continue against Germany (14.36 BST), Portugal (17.08 BST) and France (20.24 BST). All matches will be streamed live.
Scotland's fifth and final pool match is tomorrow (16 June) against England (kick-off 12.50 BST) with further opponents in their remaining two matches to be decided following the pool results.
Scotland Women 7s squad in FIRA Grand Prix Series, Marbella, 15/16 June 2013
1. Lindsay Wheeler (Richmond)
2. Tess Forsberg (Richmond)
3. Lyndsay O'Donnell (Worcester)
4. Kelly Shields (Murrayfield Wanderers)
5. Megan Gaffney (Hillhead/Jordanhill)
6. Katy Green (Darlington Mowden Sharks)
7. Ruth Slaven (Murrayfield Wanderers)
8. Sarah Law (Murrayfield Wanderers)
9. Annabel Sergeant (Richmond)
10. Steph Johnston (RHC Cougars)
11. Jennifer Maxwell (Leeds Met University)
12. Sarah Smith (Hillhead Jordanhill)
Player and management biographies
Scotland entered the two-match FIRA Grand Prix Series in 11th position and after the Brive event sit in 12th place. To retain their European status they must finish in the top ten after this weekend.