McColl progresses to Premiership

Stevie McColl, who was included in the Scotland squad for the 2013 viagogo Autumn Test Series, has been signed by Aviva Premiership side Gloucester for next season.

The full-back, 25, who currently plays for Leeds Carnegie in the IPA Greene King Championship, has made the move following an impressive three seasons at Headingley.

McColl, a product of Dunfermline RFC, has also featured for Scotland 7s and age-grade sides.

Gloucester coach Nigel Davies, said: “Stevie is someone who stands out at Championship level. Leeds are a good team, who play a particularly good brand of rugby and Stevie has been a big part of their success.

“As a result of playing in the Championship, he’s gained a lot of experience and shown his quality.

“I’m very excited about this guy and know he is capable of making the step up to the Premiership and of being a huge success in the process.”