Mark Robertson (pictured) and Andrew Turnbull have been called out to New Zealand for the fifth leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Wellington, next weekend (7-8 February).
The pair are replacing John Houston and Scott Wight who fly home following the Las Vegas 7s last weekend. Head coach, Stephen Gemmell, said:
We’re delighted to be able to call on the experience of two specialist sevens players to join us in Wellington.
“John, unfortunately has suffered an injury to his hand and Scott, with the extra week between the two tournaments, will now return to Glasgow Warriors duties.”
Scotland 7s will meet Canada (Midnight, Friday 7 February), Argentina (3.09am) and USA (5.56am) on day one in New Zealand. All times are UK.
Scotland 7s squad to compete in the Wellington 7s (7-8 February): Scott Riddell, Finlay Gillies (Glasgow Warriors), Struan Dewar, Alex Glashan, Colin Gregor (captain), Mark Robertson, Lee Jones (Edinburgh Rugby), Michael Maltman, Russell Weir, Andrew Turnbull, James Johnstone and Gregor Young.
2014 Emirates Airline Glasgow 7s ticket available NOW!
Tickets for the 2014 Emirates Airline Glasgow 7s tournament, the eighth leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series, are available now on general sale, starting from only £20 per person and £10 for under-18s, students and senior citizens.
Tickets are on sale for designated stands and for designated days, with weekend passes also available from £35. Family tickets (two adults and two under-18s) can be bought for £45. Buy tickets now. The 2014 event is circus-themed, with all supporters encouraged to come in fancy dress and join in the party spirit!
For all the up-to-date news and information on next year’s tournament visit www.scottishrugby.org and follow @Glasgow 7s on Twitter.
2014 Emirates Airline Glasgow 7s
Scotland are hosting the penultimate leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series, for a third year, at The Emirates Airline Glasgow 7s at Scotstoun Stadium on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 May 2014.
The event, led by Scottish Rugby, is a partnership with Glasgow Life, Glasgow City Council, the Scottish Government and Event Scotland with the assistance of sportscotland and Glasgow City Marketing Bureau: