Fagerson confident in under-20's Championship progress

After earning back-to-back wins against Wales and Italy, the latter coming in an impressive 45-point victory, Scotland under-20 prop, Zander Fagerson, is enjoying being part of the current age-grade setup.

Reflecting on the side’s development in the current Championship – and how they’ve progressed since their loss to France in the first round – he said: "To play away to France in your first game is always going to be hard.

"It was the first big test for the team and we can take negatives and positives from it.

"The team performance and togetherness was good but there was bits and bobs we needed to work on that weren't good enough.


"In the past two games I feel like we've really grown a better understanding between ourselves."


On the back of the Under-20’s, 36-34, victory over Wales and last Friday's convincing 45-0 defeat of Italy, Fagerson revealed his side are relishing in playing at their Galashiels home, Netherdale.

He told Six Nations: "We were really pleased with how we played against Italy.

“We played well as a team, and sure there were a few unforced errors but collectively I thought we played really well.

"The matches against Italy and Wales were significantly different to the France game.

“Obviously it's nice to play at home in front of your friends and family and that has really made a difference.

"I'm loving being involved with Scotland and there's a really positive attitude around the camp.

“We're building up some momentum now after those two wins, and we're confident that we can continue to do well in this championship."