21-year-old Jack Ferguson won his first HSBC Sevens World Series cap last weekend in the Dubai 7s.
He has now arrived in South Africa and is preparing with the team for this weekend’s Nelson Mandela Bay 7s in Port Elizabeth.
Predominantly plying his rugby trade, with RBS National League side, Watsonians, the centre is relishing the chance to compete on the sevens world stage.
He caught up with www.scottishrugbyorg on day one of training in the Windy City:
Scotland 7s take-on France (10.50am), Australia (1.56pm) or Fiji (5.14pm) on Saturday (7 December) at the Nelson Mandela Bay 7s. All times are UK times.
Scotland 7s squad to compete in South Africa 7s (7-8 December): Scott Riddell, Joseva Nayacavou (Heriot's), Gregor Young, Jack Ferguson (Watsonians), John Houston, Mark Robertson, Alex Glashan, Colin Gregor (captain), Mark Bennett (Glasgow Warriors), Andrew Turnbull, Lee Jones (Edinburgh Rugby) and Michael Maltman.