Women’s Under-18s squad announced for Festival

Women’s Under-18s squad announced for Festival

Scotland Women’s Under-18s Head Coach Duncan Harrison has named his 26-player squad for the Under-18’s Women’s Festival, commencing this Saturday (9 April).

The squad, which consists of 14 forwards and 12 backs, will participate in the festival hosted by Scottish Rugby on the back pitches of BT Murrayfield and at DAM Health Stadium.

This is the first Under-18 Women’s Festival, co-ordinated by 6 Nations, which will run in conjunction with the men’s event in France.

The festival will start on Saturday, with 35-minute games played out with 25-minute breaks in between them.

It will then finish on Wednesday 13 April, with those matches played in 35-minute halves with a 15-minute half-time period.

Scotland take on Wales (kick off 1.30pm) and Italy (kick off 3.30pm) in the Saturday games, before taking on Italy (kick off 2.30pm) again on Wednesday in the longer format.

Entry to the festival is free for spectators on both days.

Scotland U18 Women’s squad for 2022 Under-18 Women’s Festival


Alex Stewart (Edinburgh Harlequins)
Chloe Brown (Stirling County RFC)
Eilidh Fleming – Stirling County RFC
Elsa Quigley – Stirling County RFC
Freya Gracie – Dumfries Saints RFC
Holland Bogan – Cartha Q.P. RFC
Karis Poppy Craig – Currie Chieftains RFC
Kirsty Ritchie – Biggar RFC
Maia MacDonald – Stirling County RFC
Megan Hyland – Dundee Rugby Club
Molly Gray – Tynedale RFC
Molly Poolman – Howe of Fife RFC
Poppy Fletcher – Heriot’s RFC
Samaanther Taganekurukuru – Howe of Fife RFC


Brogan Henderson – Stirling County RFC
Carla McDonald – Hillhead JordanHill RFC
Ceitidh Ainsworth – Stirling County RFC
Hannah Dunnett – Caithness RFC
Hannah Speer – Watsonians RFC
Hannah Walker – Stirling County RFC
Lucy MacRae – Stirling County RFC
Emma Campbell – Bishop Burton Academy
Niamh Robertson-Jack – Stirling County RFC
Nicole Flynn – Stirling County RFC
Sky Phimister – Livingston RFC
Sophie Langford – Heriot’s RFC

Under-18 Women’s Festival Fixtures

Saturday, 9 April

Scotland v Wales (kick-off 1.30pm)
England v Ireland (kick-off 1.30pm)
Wales v Italy (kick-off 2.30pm)
France v Ireland (kick-off 2.30pm)
Scotland v Italy (kick-off 3:30pm)
England v France (kick-off 3.30pm)

Wednesday 13 April

Ireland v Wales (kick-off 1.30pm)
Scotland v Italy (kick off 2:30pm)
England v France (kick-off 5pm)

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