Scotland national under-18 rugby union team

The Scotland national under-18 rugby union team is the under-18 team of the Scotland national rugby union team in the sport of rugby union.

Scotland under-18
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Coach(es)Grant McKelvey
Captain(s)Chris Auld

HistoryEdit

Under-18 became a recognised age-grade in European rugby in 2004.[1]

European ChampionshipEdit

Scotland took part in the early editions of the European Under-18 Rugby Union Championship, coming third in 2005 and fourth in 2006, on both occasions playing Italy for third place. The team, after this did not take part in the competition again until 2011. Having missed out on participating in the elite division during the qualifying, the team was grouped in the tier-two first division. It won this division convincingly through victories over Romania and Germany, meeting Italy once more in the final, where Scotland won 17–12.[2]

HonoursEdit

European championshipEdit

PositionsEdit

The teams final positions in the European championship:

Year Division Tier Place
2004
2005 A Division I 3rd
2006 A Division I 4th
2007 did not participate
2008 did not participate
2009 did not participate
2010 did not participate
2011 First Division II 1st — Champions

See alsoEdit

Men's National teamsEdit

SeniorEdit

DevelopmentEdit

Age GradesEdit

Women's National teamsEdit

SeniorEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Forty years of age grade growth in Europe IRB website, published: 16 April 2009, accessed: 2 May 2010
  2. ^ SCOTS DIG DEEP TO PRESERVE UNBEATEN RECORD Scotland Rugby website, accessed: 24 April 2011

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