Narrow defeat for Scotland under-19s

Narrow defeat for Scotland under-19s

The Scotland under-19 development squad conceded a last minute try to Japan National Schools at Meggetland this afternoon to go down 10-7.Scotland had led for the majority of the game, following an early try by Hamish Bain, which was converted by Josh Henderson.Japan kicked a penalty through Yuta Shimotori after 10 minutes to reduce the deficit to 7-3 and that was how it stayed until the 69th minute when Japan scored.Scotland missed a penalty right at the end of the first-half and with 10 minutes to go the home side came close to a second try, but Ewan Fox was stopped short of the line.But with just a minute left on the clock Japan scored a converted try from a line-out to deny the Scots victory.At the end of the game Scotland under-19 hooker Fraser Renwick was named man of the match.Scotland under-19 development squad:15. Bruce Sorbie* (GHA RFC) 14. Ali Greig* (Stewarts Melville RFC)13. Lewis Berg (George Watson's College)12. Grant Huggan* (Hawick RFC)11. Ross McCann* (Stewarts Melville RFC) 10. Josh Henderson* (Glasgow Hawks RFC)9. Charlie Shiel* (Currie RFC) CAPTAIN 1. Ben Christie (Loughborough University)2. Fraser Renwick* (Hawick RFC)3. Daniel Winning (London Irish)4. Jamie Ure (Worthing RFC)5. Hamish Bain* (Currie RFC)6. Luke Crosbie* ( Currie RFC)7. Thomas Gordon* (Currie RFC)8. Andrew Grant-Suttie* (GHA RFC)Replacements (all used)16. Matthew Emmison* (Aberdeenshire RFC)17. Jamie Ross (Kirkham GS/ Sale)18. Blair Robertson (Kelso RFC)19. George Blackwell (Kirkham GS/ Sale)20. George Bordill (Sandbach School/ Sale)21. Andrew Simmers (Heriots RFC)22. Rob Kay (Heriots RFC)23. Sean Chapman (Hawick RFC)24. Ewan Fox* (High School of Dundee/Dundee High Rugby)*BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy Stage 2 Players

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