Beattie for Singapore

2 months ago By Hugh Barrow

Scotland Sevens team announced

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14/04/17 Posted in Scotland 7s
Calum MacRae has named the same thirteen-man squad ahead of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Singapore this weekend.

The only change comes as Harlequins winger Robbie Nairn switches with Bobby Beattie for a place in the match-day twelve.

Mark Robertson continues his return to play protocol having picked up a head knock in Hong Kong and will feature on the basis that he is passed fit to do so later today.

Scotland have been drawn in Pool D along with New Zealand, USA and Wales.

Scotland 7s Head Coach Calum MacRae said: “To get off to a strong start in Singapore our first actions must be decisive and accurate. We grew into the tournament last week and finished strongly.

“To play Cup football we need to take the bull by the horns right from the off.

“All four teams in Pool D have the ability to progress and it will come down to who keeps their nose to the grind stone the longest.

“We enjoyed our time in Singapore last year and the crowd brought a huge energy to our performances. I expect nothing less again.”

Scotland 7s fixtures in the eighth leg of the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Series in Singapore, Saturday 15 – Sunday 16 April (kick-off in UK time)


15 April

6.14am– New Zealand 7s v Scotland 7s

9.34am – USA 7s v Scotland 7s

1.28pm – Scotland 7s v Wales 7s

16 April

TBC

Scotland 7s squad to compete in Singapore (World Series tournaments in brackets)
1. GRAYSON HART (1)

2. DOUGIE FIFE (13)

3. ALLY MILLER (3)

4. DARCY GRAHAM (1)

5. BLAIR KINGHORN (1)

6. MARK ROBERTSON (54)

7. JAMIE FARNDALE (18)

8. JO NAYACAVOU (24)

9. HUGH BLAKE (13) CO-CAPTAIN

10. SCOTT WIGHT (27) CO-CAPTAIN

11. JAMES FLEMING (40)

12. ROBBIE NAIRN (2)

13. ROBERT BEATTIE (4)

Updated 12:07 - 14 Apr 2017 by Hugh Barrow

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