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Fifteen Merchiston Players Pull on the International Blue Jersey

Published Tuesday 13th of March 2018 11:53:47 AM

From U16 to full International Level, Merchiston had 15 players, this weekend, competing in International Rugby. Director of Rugby, Roddy Deans, comments: “For a small school this is an incredible achievement. To have fifteen players representing Scotland from U16 through to full international is a real testament to the rugby programme at Merchiston. Our team of coaches were very proud to see so many boys playing international rugby.” International Level Fraser Brown – Scotland v Ireland Tiziano Pasquali – Italy v Wales U20 Scotland v Ireland Stafford Macdowall Finlay Richardson U19 Scotland v Romania Matthew D Lomond M U18 Scotland v Wales Rufus M (Captain), Dan G Jamie D Tyler T Kieran W Matthew C U16 Scotland The following players have been selected to represent Scotland U16 at the International Colwyn Bay Festival during April. Alex G Hector S James L This Weekend’s record adds to the rich history of Merchiston rugby: • Representation in all of the 2017/18 Scottish National Rugby Teams • 67 Merchistonians capped at full international level • Former pupil, Zach Mercer (Bath), included in England Rugby squad for 2018 Six Nations. • 3 Merchistonians capped for the British and Irish Lions.
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