Scotland under-16 squad selected
Following the Scotland under-16 national trial at Lochinch last Sunday (8 March), the 46-man squad has now been cut to 28, ahead of a training camp this weekend. The side, led by the new coaching team of Roddy Deans, Steve Lawrie and Davy Wilson, will compete in a match against Newcastle at BT Murrayfield on Sunday 22 March, before they take on England North, Wales Celts and England South West at the Wellington Festival next month.After this weekend's training camp the squad will be cut to 26 players. Forwards: Adam Kerr (Hutchesons' GS), Andrew O'Neill (Glenalmond College), Callum Cruickshank (Stirling County RFC/Dollar Academy), Cameron Blakemore (Stirling County RFC/Dollar Academy), Connor Clark (Stirling County RFC), Finlay Richardson (Merchiston Castle School), Finlay Darrah (Dunbar Grammar School/Dunbar RFC), Finlay Scott (Jedburgh GS/Jed Thistle RFC), Paul Cairncross (East Kilbride RFC/Kelvinside Academy), Robbie Smith (Newton Stewart RFC), Roderick Guiney (Peebles High School/Peebles RFC), Wallace Nelson (Stirling County RFC), Sean Gauld (Dundee Eagles/High School of Dundee), Martin Hughes (St. Aloysius' College), Andrew Christie (Old Bristolians RFC/Bristol GS). Backs: Calum Gaw (Ayr RFC), Cameron Symes (Stewart's Melville College/Currie RFC), Edmund Abekhe (Fettes College), Jack Paterson (Fettes College), Josh Eagers (Merchiston Castle School/Currie RFC), Kaleem Barreto (Glenalmond College), Matt Davidson (Ayr RFC/Wellington School), Peter Steele (Biggar RFC), Ross Thompson (Stewart's Melville College), Jack McCready (Glasgow Hawks RFC/The Glasgow Academy), Fraser Dingwall (Cambridge RUFC/Bedford School), Rory McMichael (Wellington College), Cameron Redpath (Kings School - Macclesfield).