Scottish Varsity Match Squad announcement

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University of St Andrews have selected their squads for this Saturday’s Scottish Varsity Match, which takes place at Richmond Athletic Ground, London. Entry is free and kick off is at 6pm.

The men’s 1stXV Squad, sees ten players that were in the squad to raise the trophy last season and the inclusion of three new players to the club who will get their first taste of the oldest university fixture in the world. Man of the match from last year, Danny Clink, captains the team from fullback with Alastair Pollock the vice-captain at no8.
1. Sam Bergius
2. Mattie Dawson
3. Will Kesley
4. Kris Leask
5. George Hailstone
6. Henry Baylis
7. Max Campbell
8. Alasdair Pollock
9. Yuji Takahashi
10. Scott Docherty
11. Tom Gold
12. Jack Hannay
13. Harry Jose
14. Roland Walker
15. Danny Clink (c)
16. Mike Thornton
17. Dugald Berezford
18. Ashton Squires
19. Lewis Scott
20. Joe McKay
21. Ben Taylor
22. Brodie Hunter

Coach: Mike Stubbs

The women’s 7s team that has been selected, which will take place at half time during the men’s XVs game, has worked hard all through pre-season for the match which is a first for the event and adds significantly The Scottish Varsity weekend. Agnes Chauvet captains the team which includes club president Rebecca Thompson at flyhalf and recent Scotland Women’s squad member Christianne Fahey.

1. Cat Syme
2. Christianne Fahey
3. Kylie Courtney
4. Abbey Norris
5. Rebecca Thompson
6. India Roche
7. Emma Lunney
8. Comfort Ogbonnaya
9. Lanita Gutieva
10. Agnes Chauvet

Head Coach: Gary Anderson
Assistant Coach: Claire Bain

Selections for 1st and 2nd XV’s

1st XV Squad to face Durham, meeting at The Gateway at 11am
SAM BERGUIS
MATTIE DAWSON
WILL KESLEY
KRIS LEASK
ASHTON SQUIRES
HENRY BAYLIS
JOE MCKAY
GEORGE HAILSTONE
YUJI TAKAHASHI
SCOTT DOCHERTY
BRODIE HUNTER
JACK HANNAY
HARRY JOSE
ROLAND WALKER
DANNY CLINK ©
MIKE THORNTON
SAM UMMAT
ALLY POLLOCK
FINN MURPHY

2nd XV squad to face Stirling University 1st XV, meet at Sports Centre changing rooms at 2pm
ADAM POWRIE
MALCOLM DOWN-WOOD
DUGALD BEREZFORD
JAMES BALFOUR
MATTHEW ANDERSON
ALEXI KULUKUNDIS
HENRY LAWRENCE ©
LUDOVIC MEABY
FINN MURPHY
BEN TAYLOR
JAMES GODDARD
LUKE WOMACK
CHARLIE BEHAN
TOM HYAMS
PIERRE JOFFRIN
CAMMY PRINGLE
ALEX BASCETTA
JON ROPER
RORY CAIRNS
HAMISH PAYNE
DUNCAN HARLE
BERTIE HEATH