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Famous five! Quintet of 'Sonians in under-20 squad for Ireland

Famous five! Quintet of 'Sonians in under-20 squad for Ireland

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FOSROC Super6 men Watt, Boyle, Frostwick, Currie andJackson named to play Ireland...

Five Watsonians FOSROC Super6 squad members are in the Scotland under-20 matchday 23 for the Six Nations opener this week.

Second-row Kieran Watt, back-row Connor Boyle, scrum-half Roan Frostwick and centre Matthew Currie are due to start in Ireland at Independent Park, Cork, on Friday night (7.15pm). Hooker Rory Jackson is among the replacements.

Well done to all the boys!

Head coach Sean Lineen said:“It’s been a pretty tough selection, there’s a lot of guys who were here last year and they obviously have a point to prove. The team’s come together really well, they’re pretty tight and working really hard on different parts of their game.

“We know we will need to get our performance right against a pretty physical and clever Irish outfit who won this fixture last year away from home, so we know what type of cauldron we’re going into.

“We’ve prepared really well this week, I’ve been very impressed with their attitude and we’re going over there to give a really good performance.”

Scotland under-20 squad:

15 Ollie Smith (Ayrshire Bulls)

14 Jacob Henry (Southern Knights)

13 Matthew Currie (Watsonians Rugby)

12 Robbie McCallum (Boroughmuir Bears)

11 Jack Blain (Heriot’s Rugby)

10 Nathan Chamberlain (Hartpury College/Bristol Bears)

9 Roan Frostwick (Watsonians Rugby)

1 Alex Maxwell (Stourbridge)

2 Ewan Ashman (Sale Sharks)

3 Dan Gamble (Heriot’s Rugby)

4 Kieran Watt (Watsonians Rugby)

5 Cameron Henderson (Stirling County)

6 Jack Hill (Durham University)

7 Connor Boyle (Watsonians Rugby)

8 Rory Darge (Southern Knights, C)


16 Rory Jackson (Watsonians Rugby)

17 Mak Wilson (Southern Knights)

18 Thomas Lambert (Sydney University)

19 Jamie Campbell (Biggar)

20 Gregor Brown (Boroughmuir Bears)

21 Kyle McGhie (Boroughmuir Bears)

22 Cameron Scott (Boroughmuir Bears)

23 Rufus McLean (Boroughmuir Bears)