Hot Rod Drives Scotland 7S Onward

Hot Rod Drives Scotland 7S Onward

Scotland 7s recorded a famous 33-17 win over old foes, England at Murrayfield with Edinburgh quartet, John Houston, Greig Laidlaw, Roddy Grant and Andrew Turnbull all scoring breathtaking tries.Remember you can still come and watch the match against Canada (kick off 7.04pm)_and also Sunday’s grand finale click here for more details. The fantastic four will be back wearing Black and Red next season and you can watch every moment with a 09/10 Season Ticket. Click here for details or call 0131 346 5180.Houston carried on where he had left off at Twickenham with a purposeful running line which sliced through the England defence to dot down underneath the posts.Allister Hogg then combined with Laidlaw for the second try soon afterwards, the powerful back rower holding off two defenders to pop through a pass for the skilful scrum-half to score.Sean Lamont scored a try to put Scotland in a seemingly insurmountable lead, but England managed to get on the scoreboard just before half-time.After the break, England staged a huge comeback and came within four points of drawing level with the Scots, but Grant, who made his Edinburgh debut against Ulster while still an Academy player, bulldozed his way through to score.Then it was left to the quickest player in the squad, Andrew ‘turbo Turnbull to speed through to finish the scoring and ensure that Scotland 7s chalked up their biggest ever win against England; the previous victory a narrow triumph in Wellington in 2005. Despite two tries from Grant, Scotland 7s narrowly lost their next game against Kenya with the African team scoring with the final act of the match to snatch a win.Scotland 7s put in a spirited display, but Hogg was yellow-carded just before the break and Kenya’s athleticism and finishing prowess gave them the upper hand.

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