Maxton eagerly anticipates 6 Nations

Scotland Women head coach, Jules Maxton, has named a 28 person squad for the last training camp ahead of the team’s first 6 Nations tie away to Ireland on Friday 31 January.

Scotland Women head coach, Jules Maxton and captain, Tracy Balmer

Maxton has opted for a squad consisting of 16 forwards and 12 backs for the forthcoming camp taking place at Heriot-Watt University this weekend (25-26 January).

At the launch of the 6 Nations at Hurlingham Club in London,  earlier this week, Maxton, said: “Preparation for the Championship is going well, we feel we’re well organised and we’re looking forward to the challenge. 

“There’s only a week to go so, bring it on!”

Scotland Women squad for training camp 25-26 January

Forwards from: Nikki McLeod (Morgan Academy FP), Tracy Balmer (Worcester), Samantha Beal (Hillhead-Jordanhill), Deborah McCormack (Richmond), Ruth Slaven (Murrayfield Wanderers), Tess Frosberg (Richmond), Heather Lockhart (Hillhead-Jordanhill), Lindsey Smith (Hillhead-Jordanhill), Sarah Quick (Murrayfield Wanderers), Emma Wassell (Murrayfield Wanderers), Anna Stodter (Loughborough University), Lisa Robertson (Murrayfield Wanderers), Karen Dunbar (Watsonians), Jade Konkel (Hillhead-Jordanhill), Lindsey Wheeler (Richmond) and Rachel Cook (Murrayfield Wanderers).

Backs from: Sarah Law (Murrayfield Wanderers), Lisa Martin (Murrayfield Wanderers), Megan Gaffney (Hillhead-Jordanhill), Gillian Inglis (Melrose), Annabel Sergeant (Richmond), Katy Green (Darlington Mowden Park Sharks), Stephanie Johnston (Worcester), Louise Dalgliesh (RHC Cougars), Tanya Griffith (RHC Cougars), Laura Steven (Murrayfield Wanderers), Sarah Smith (Hillhead-Jordanhill) and Emily Irving (Ayr).