On Sunday 15 November the Scotland Women squad travelled to Valladolid in Spain for a ten-day training camp which formed the backbone of their build-up to this year’s 6 Nations tournament.
The camp received significant funding through Erasmus+, a programme established by the European Commission that allows students and employees to experience cultural and work exchanges throughout Europe, through vocational and educational training.
The 37-strong playing squad included players from across the country, from the Borders to Auchterarder to Ayr, and included a mix of experience and youth, involving ten players from the BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academies.
A further training weekend in December was followed by a week-long camp in January, after which selection was made for the Six Nations matches. Head coach Shade Munro is assisted by Peter Jericevich and Graeme Young.
Friday 5 January, v England, Broadwood Stadium, Cumbernauld k/o 6pm *
Sunday 14 February, v Wales, The Gnoll, k/o 2pm
Sunday 28 February, v Italy, Campo Arcoveggio, k/o 2.30 (local, 1.30 UK)
Friday 11 March, v France, Broadwood Stadium, Cumbernauld k/o 6pm *
Sunday 20 March, v Ireland, Donnybrook, k/o 1pm
Scotland Women and Scotland Under-20 combine their matches into double-headers against England and France. Tickets are £10 (adult entry to both matches) with seniors, under-18s and Scotland Season Pass holders free. Tickets are available to buy now.