Scotland U16

Scotland U16

The Scotland U16 programme is a pivotal stage in the development of young players, with the selected home based players being split into two teams – the Reds and the Blues, and Scottish Qualified players who are residing and playing outside Scotland forming the Greens squad.

The Scotland U16 teams participated in the Regional Age-Grade Combined tournament in April which was held at locations across Wales. The Scots played fixtures against several Welsh teams including the Ospreys, Scarlets, Dragons, Blues and RGC.

The philosophy behind the festival is to enable players to develop their individual and team performance.

Following the festival, a home based squad will be selected to travel to a two-week summer training camp in Valladolid in Spain.


RAG U16 Combined tournament fixtures:

Monday 15 April – Ystrad Mynach

Ospreys 40-14 Scotland Red

Scarlets 47-28 Scotland Blue

Friday 19 April – St Helens

Cardiff Blues 38-14 Scotland Red

Dragons 38-26 Scotland Blue

Friday 19 April – Parc Eirias

RGC 53-10 Scotland Green

Monday 22 April – Parc Eirias

Scotland Blue 49-43 Scotland Green

RGC 0-67 Scotland Red


Scotland U16 squads named for 2019 Regional Age-Grade Combined tournament


Scotland U16 Reds

Forwards Backs
James Lascelles (Merchiston Castle School) Brodie Young (George Watson's College)
Conor Myles (George Watson's College) Jamie Burns (Stewart's Melville College)
Guy Napier (Merchiston Castle School) Harris Rutherford (Galashiels Academy
Jamie Gordon (Galashiels Academy) Matthew Russell (Stewart's Melville College)
Mike Cantle (George Watson's College) Murray Wilson (Galashiels Academy)
Corey Tait (Hawick High School) Zack Smith (George Heriot's School)
Sam Derrick (Earlston High School) Aidan Boyle (Stewart's Melville College)
Alex Burns (Edinburgh Academy) Elliot Stanger (Hawick High School)
Lachlan McGrigor (Stewart's Melville College) Finn Douglas (Earlston High School)
Robert Gordon (Stewart's Melville College) Ben Evans (Longridge Towers)
Taylor Wilson (Dunbar Grammar School) Matt Reid (Galashiels)
Teddy Thomson (Merchiston Castle School) Alex Callaway (Merchiston Castle School)
Rudi Brown (Merchiston Castle School)
Cameron Thompson (Kelso High School)


Scotland U16 Blues


ForwardsBacks
Alasdair Rogers (Auchenleck Academy / Cummnock)
Ben Afshar (Merchiston Castle School)
Tom Blackhall (Mackie Academy FP)
Finlay Burgess (Deeside)
Adam Flynn (High School of Dundee)
Adam Wight (Merchiston Castle School)
Archie Wilson (Lathallan School / Huntly)
Callum Beckett (Stirling County)
Archie Falconer (Ellon Rugby)
Andrew Lamb (Strathaven)
Aidan Trim (Hamilton)
Duncan Munn (West of Scotland)
Kieran McCann (Marr)
Ben Salmon (Dollar Academy)
Jake Spurway (Glenalmond College)
Nairn Calder (Marr)
Ben Buchannan Smith (Dollar Academy)
Callum Stephen (Granite City)
Callum Norrie (Strathallan School)
Charlie Kennedy (High School of Glasgow)
Ethan Parkins (Dollar Academy)
Callum Smith (Biggar)
Joss Armstrong (Balfron High School / Strathendrick)
Johnnie White (Glenalmond College)
Rory Sangster (Glenalmond College)
Gregor Thomson (Stewart’s Melville College / Dunfermline)


Scotland U16 Greens

ForwardsBacks
Archie MacArthur (Shiplake College)
Angus Findlay (Southborough High School)
Kyle McGhee (Dartmouth Academy)
Ruaridh Fowler (Grammar School at Leeds)
Lewis Antwis (Bristol Bears / Bristol Cathedral School)
Josh Hands (Chipping Campden)
Archie McCusker (Warwick School)
Josh Dunn (Guiseley School)
Murray Davidson (Bishop Stortford High School)
Lewis Naylor (Windsor Boys School)
Drew Padfield (RGS High Wycombe)
William Robinson (Wirral Grammar School)
Tom Peach (Grammar School at Leeds)
Toby Kemp (Cranleigh)
Scott Wilson-Poe (Grammar School at Leeds)
Jack Bodell (Gordons School)
Hamish Cross (Bromsgrove School)
Kyle Cummins (Buckingham Sports College)
Charlie Sinclair (Emmanuel)
Will Young (Pigott School)
Angus Walker (Sandback School)
Oscar Roberts (Austin Friars School)
Calum Fletcher (RGS Newcastle)
Haydn Sykes (Woodbridge School)

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